Too many eggs in the property wealth basket
HILDA Survey shows Australians' wealth is heavily dependent on property, which is a worry given falling business ownership says University of Melbourne expert
Could microfinance help rebuild Australia’s post-pandemic economy?
A University of Melbourne expert says providing microfinance loans to good business ideas with no capital may offer a path to economic recovery after COVID-19.
Small business: Not the jobs engine we think
The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey finds the number of self-employed entrepreneurs in Australia doing well enough to hire staff is shrinking.
Bringing uni research to market
Research commercialisation is core to universities, but broadening goals beyond just revenue generation could lift success says a University of Melbourne expert
Kaggle founder talks Big Data
Big Data is revolutionising how we live and work. This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast discusses the opportunities and challenges.
The next big things in on-demand
The on-demand economy is changing how we consume everything from holidays to takeaways. Three University of Melbourne alumni share some industry insights.
Why are Australian start-ups failing?
Australian start-up businesses are failing to grow, the University of Melbourne finds out where entrepreneurs are going wrong.
Mixing social with business
Business models are key to finding the value of social enterprises
Young Australians worry about job prospects
Research finds young Australians are worried about their job prospects and reluctant to join a start-up. Paul Kofman discusses the changing labour landscape.
How we can turn research into big business
Fresh thinking and new models are needed to marry universities and big business to get Australia’s innovation engine moving faster.