What we can expect from the 2023 economic ‘misery index’
University of Melbourne experts say Australia’s high interest rates and low GDP growth are pushing our Economic Misery Index higher, but hopefully not for long.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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