Think the best footy players earn too much? Here’s why they should be paid more
The pursuit for competitive balance means teams underpay AFL’s top players, even those sitting on million-dollar contracts, say University of Melbourne experts
Putting people before profits for global health
Commercial interests shape our world, so how can we shift the focus from raising profits to improving global health, ask University of Melbourne experts.
A sustainable solution to Australia’s engineering skills shortage
To solve our skills shortage, we need to go beyond temporary migration and inspire a stronger connection with engineering, says a University of Melbourne expert
Q&A: Australia’s COP26 report card
A University of Melbourne expert says, globally, Australia lags behind in climate change policy, but has policy potential in the zero emissions global economy
The economics of COVID-19
Policy makers need a new roadmap for navigating the balance between managing the pandemic and supporting the economy, argues a University of Melbourne expert
Cutting the commute for students with a disability
University of Melbourne and Caltech research uses ‘experimental economics’ and specialist software to reform travel services for students with disability.
Why being the fairest of them all still pays
New University of Melbourne research finds economic inequality can actually incentivise some women to use their attractiveness or beauty to try to get ahead.
Revealing the true value of fashion
Entrepreneurs, designers and fashion businesses are rethinking the human and environmental costs of clothing says a University of Melbourne researcher.
The costs and benefits of a clean economy
As the cost of renewable energy falls, Australia’s transition to clean energy makes sound economic and environmental sense says a University of Melbourne expert
The economics of good health
Health economists face the challenge of convincing clinicians and patients that they’re about more than just cutting costs says a University of Melbourne expert