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  1. 17 March 2020 - Inside Business

    The COVID-19 shock to supply chains

    The coronavirus pandemic is a shock to supply chains; a University of Melbourne expert says COVID-19 is a wake-up call to businesses to better prepare for risks

  2. 9 May 2018 - Inside Business

    2018 Budget: The big takeaways

    University of Melbourne economists worry the Government's flatter tax system plan will stoke inequality while the 2018-19 budget dodges the major challenges.

  3. 2 May 2018 - Inside Business

    It's official: Power creates a narcissist

    Power increases narcissism among people with high testosterone levels, University of Melbourne research has found, so watch out for self-obsessed managers.

  4. 11 January 2018 - Inside Business

    China’s economic evolution in the Year of the Dog

    As China prepares to enter the Year of the Dog, the country's economic focus is shifting. A University of Melbourne expert analyses what this might mean in 2018

  5. 11 October 2017 - Inside Business

    Ex-auto workers could boost clean energy industry

    As Australia's auto manufacturing industry shuts down, a University of Melbourne economist argues workers' skills could transfer to the clean energy industry.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.