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.
What are the keys to a successful urban innovation district?
Urban thinker Julie Wagner on how city innovation districts grow, and how their reliance on the physical and the local serves to foster creative industries.
Australia’s housing: Hard crash or soft landing?
University of Melbourne research looks at whether Australia's housing market is still booming, or blinded by euphoria?
#Budget2017: Fairness, security and opportunity?
The latest analysis from University of Melbourne experts of the Australian Government's 2017 Budget, including housing affordability, energy policy and taxes.
Sleepwalking into a deficit experiment
The Federal Budget will deliver Australia's ninth straight deficit, but the University of Melbourne asks where is the plan for affording our ageing population?
Greater density or urban sprawl – solving the housing challenge
What is the solution for Melbourne's property demands? Can we successfully negotiate the trade-offs between location and dwelling type?
President Trump: What it means for the world’s economies
Donald Trump's economic policies could have huge impact on the world – but exactly what that impact will be remains unclear.
Costing us dearly: The toll of austerity policy on public health
Sociologist David Stuckler argues that austerity policies imposed by national governments in response to economic crises serve to worsen public health.
Watch the video: The verdict on ESOC 2015
Watch the video: The key takeouts for three University of Melbourne academics from the Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2015.