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  1. Podcast15 July 2016 - Up Close

    Freedom from extreme poverty as a human right

    Philip Alston argues that the conversation around human rights has yet to take seriously how the world’s very poor are excluded from a life of dignity.

  2. Podcast20 May 2016 - Up Close

    Emerging insights into the way we choose

    Professor Peter Bossaerts argues that investigating brain activity as we make decisions is generating new insights into how we deal with uncertainty and risk.

  3. 5 May 2016 - Inside Business

    Reality versus rainbow world

    Professor Ross Garnaut says the 2016 Budget Papers take Australians into a world where everything is OK, when it’s not.

  4. 1 December 2015 - Inside Business

    Tax reform: Why and how?

    With tax reform on the horizon, University of Melbourne economist Professor John Freebairn outlines three reform packages to improve national productivity.

  5. 30 October 2015 - Inside Business

    New Outlook

    Prof Jensen: Why it is important for Australia’s policymakers and leading academics to discuss the future of the nation’s economic and social agendas together

  6. 30 October 2015 - Inside Business

    ESOC 2015: Replay our blog

    Live updates from the 2015 Economic and Social Outlook Conference

  7. 14 October 2015 - Inside Business

    China, Australia and the African frontier

    With a growing working age population and resource-rich environs, could Africa hold the future of sustainable economic growth for China and Australia?

  8. 24 August 2015 - Inside Business

    Smart customers save

    Want to save on your energy bills? University of Melbourne researchers found that you can save up to $50 on bills just by being informed about your energy use.