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  1. 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

  2. 4 June 2020 - Inside Business

    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.

  3. 26 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  4. 9 August 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  5. 2 July 2019 - Humanities

    Negotiating trade post-Brexit

    Australia will show little nostalgia for the 'old country' in talks on any post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 7 June 2019 - Science Matters

    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

  7. 8 March 2019 - Under the Microscope

    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

  8. 21 February 2019 - Design

    Post-capitalism: Life within environmental limits

    University of Melbourne experts say capitalism’s limitless growth on a finite planet could end soon. But the key to sustainable change comes at the grassroots.

  9. 1 January 2019 - Under the Microscope

    Discoveries that blew our minds in 2018: Part Two

    This year was a big year for research - we asked University of Melbourne experts to review some of the amazing research, discoveries and big thinking of 2018.

  10. 15 August 2018 - Science Matters

    The great (climate) depression

    New University of Melbourne modelling shows the economics of some countries could collapse if global temperatures rise by 4 degrees Celsius this century.