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
The buck stops here: Holding banks responsible for dishonest conduct
A University of Melbourne expert says Commissioner Ken Hayne’s report into the Australian financial services industry is a roadmap to hold the sector to account
Australia’s Banking Royal Commission: Quo vadis?
A University of Melbourne expert says that reforming Australia’s banking sector can strengthen an industry that’s already suffering from a deficit of trust.
A GFC 2.0 would remake the world in dangerous ways
We are ill-equipped to deal any new and bigger Global Financial Crisis, and the political consequences could be dire, warns a University of Melbourne expert
Misleading conduct? So what!
The Banking Royal Commission has shown us that disregard for the rule of law needs tougher penalties and rules, according to a University of Melbourne expert.
Keeping robot finance fair
Digital transformation has far reaching implications for ethical conduct in the banking sector and how it is regulated, argue University of Melbourne experts.
What comes after the housing boom?
After 5 years of rising house prices, Australians have got themselves into more debt than ever. But could Australia’s latest housing boom soon be over?
The precarious potential of megacities
As more and more of the world's population is urbanised, the potential of megacities is being scrutinised.
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.
Research helps wipe the slate clean
A pilot program that sees financial counsellors embedded in the court to give immediate advice to those facing bankruptcy is providing many with a fresh start.