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  1. 24 July 2017 - Inside Business

    Outlook 2017: What we learned

    Participants in the University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2017 discussed pressing issues including energy policy and welfare reform.

  2. 19 July 2017 - Inside Business

    Why the Channel Ten brand will live on

    Despite going into voluntary administration the Channel Ten brand is likely to survive the company's current woes, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 12 July 2017 - Inside Business

    Lack of women in economics ‘bad for business’

    There are too few women in senior roles in Australian economics and it's bad for business, argues senior University of Melbourne economist Abigail Payne.

  4. 26 April 2017 - Inside Business

    5 ways to validate your start-up idea

    Advice to aspiring entrepreneurs about how to validate the market for a start-up business idea, from the University of Melbourne experts who’ve studied it.

  5. 18 April 2017 - Inside Business

    The next big things in on-demand

    The on-demand economy is changing how we consume everything from holidays to takeaways. Three University of Melbourne alumni share some industry insights.

  6. 6 April 2017 - Inside Business

    Why are Australian start-ups failing?

    Australian start-up businesses are failing to grow, the University of Melbourne finds out where entrepreneurs are going wrong.

  7. 29 March 2017 - Inside Business

    Equity crowdfunding: Seeing through the hard sell

    A controversial form of crowdfunding takes the platform to a new level – but shrewd investors are seeing through the hard sell, new research finds

  8. 27 January 2016 - Inside Business

    Too old at 21, you’re fired!

    Minimum wage policies in the Netherlands are making employees barely in their twenties too expensive to keep. Are there lessons for Australia?

  9. 20 January 2016 - Public Affairs

    Mixing social with business

    Business models are key to finding the value of social enterprises

  10. 18 January 2016 - Inside Business

    Delivering results for today's corporations

    Results-based performance systems have been controversial, with companies like Best Buy moving away from them. But, implemented correctly, they can still work.