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  1. 11 October 2021 - Inside Business

    The power shift in global economics

    Low interest rates and the shock of COVID-19 mean governments, not central banks now control the world’s key economic levers says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 31 January 2021 - Inside Business

    Home ownership stays a pipe dream for many

    Despite rising new home loan numbers amid the COVID-19 economic recovery the outlook for housing affordability remains bleak says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 13 July 2020 - Science Matters

    What could Australia’s clean energy future look like?

    The COVID crisis has created opportunities to accelerate technologies to make Australia a renewable energy superpower, say University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 28 May 2020 - Inside Business

    The impact of COVID-19 on Australia’s housing market

    As the global economy contracts due to COVID-19, University of Melbourne research finds Australia’s house prices are likely to fall for months – even years.

  5. 26 May 2020 - Inside Business

    Who’s hit hardest by the COVID-19 economic shutdown?

    Using HILDA data, a University of Melbourne expert highlights the people most vulnerable to the COVID-19 downturn – low-wage earners, women and the young

  6. 17 May 2020 - Design

    Where to now for Australian property?

    Australia's different property markets face varying roads to recovery following COVID-19 and the already existing trends, say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 23 March 2020 - Design

    Reduce, reuse and recycle for a circular economy

    Using a University of Melbourne campus as a ‘living laboratory’, a new study evaluates what materials universities use and how to reduce environmental effects.

  8. 2 August 2019 - Humanities

    The power of Garma

    The Garma Festival is more than policy talk. University of Melbourne academics discover it is about connection between Aboriginal and non-Indigenous Australia.

  9. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Is wages growth really as weak as we think?

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA Survey finds that hourly wages of the median full-time worker have actually been rising ahead of the cost of living

  10. 15 May 2019 - Inside Business

    Will slow wage growth decide Australia’s election?

    Australia's slow wage growth is a hot button issue for the election and the stark policy divide may be decisive in who wins, say University of Melbourne experts