Tougher environmental policies can create economic winners
New University of Melbourne research shows if Australia adopts tougher environmental policies, economic growth can be improved, not undermined as often assumed.
The power of the Indigenous business sector
Each year, Indigenous businesses bring in around $A5 billion, now University of Melbourne research reveals the extent of the power of Indigenous business.
Kicking Australia’s superannuation problem into the future
A University of Melbourne expert says there are serious problems with people accessing their superannuation during COVID-19 in Australia’s Early Release Scheme.
The do’s and don’ts of bolstering your financial resilience
A University of Melbourne expert says there are some key steps all Australians can take to bolster their financial resilience as COVID-19 impacts on our economy
Rebelling against modern slavery
On International Women's Day, modern slavery means we need to change what we buy to help end exploitation of women, says University of Melbourne research.
The diversity of the globalised cultural economy
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how understanding context can help us change the lives of artists and cultural workers for the better.
Good policy vs poor politics at Outlook 2018
University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018 highlighted widespread concerns that politics isn't working when it comes to needed policy
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
Solving the productivity puzzle
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Productivity Commission Chairman Peter Harris discusses the Shifting the Dial report.
Why do we measure everything and value nothing?
President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins questions neoliberalism and prioritising the economy over people, on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.