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  1. 9 January 2024 - Inside Business

    Australia’s electric vehicle future must be priced right

    If Australia is going to hit its Net Zero emissions target, governments need to encourage electric vehicle adoption says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 19 October 2023 - Inside Business

    Avoiding the cliff and the freefall into poverty

    For over 20 years, Anti-Poverty Week has campaigned for every Australian to have food and shelter. A University of Melbourne expert asks how far have we come?

  3. 13 September 2023 - Inside Business

    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

  4. 24 March 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. 15 March 2023 - Inside Business

    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

  6. 9 March 2023 - Inside Business

    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.

  7. 26 October 2022 - Inside Business

    Using evidence to design Australia’s economic policy

    The Government has many economic challenges; the Economic and Social Outlook Conference underscores evidence-based policy, says University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 10 November 2021 - Inside Business

    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

  9. 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

  10. 22 July 2020 - Inside Business

    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