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  1. 30 January 2020 - Legal Affairs

    One year on, is our trust being restored?

    One year after Australia's banking Royal Commission into misconduct handed down its report, a University of Melbourne expert looks at what has actually changed.

  2. 11 December 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    How difficult decisions change our brains

    New University of Melbourne research finds making a difficult choice between two desirable things can change the way our brains think about future preferences.

  3. 15 August 2018 - Inside Business

    Making the financial industry more like a health service

    Financial services need to rediscover their social mission in the wake of the latest misconduct revelations in Australia, argue University of Melbourne experts

  4. 18 May 2017 - Inside Business

    Picturing the Credit Crunch

    Economists at the University of Melbourne have created a ground-breaking model of the global financial crisis in the hope of preventing it from happening again.

  5. 4 September 2016 - Inside Business

    Climate change action unleashes global innovation

    Climate change action makes economic sense. Effective government policies are necessary to motivate business and investors globally.

  6. 25 July 2016 - Inside Business

    Finance + Psychology: Finding a way to fight obesity

    Could we be on our way to combating or controlling obesity? Researchers have discovered how the environment impacts obese people differently to others.

  7. 26 May 2016 - Inside Business

    Taking the risk out of decision-making

    How we assess risk is influenced by how others are behaving, so the trick is to keep your head while those around you are losing their heads.

  8. 30 October 2015 - Inside Business

    8 tips for preparing financially savvy teenagers

    Eight expert tips to prepare your teenager for financial independence, from understanding compound interest to always reading the fine print.

  9. 7 October 2015 - Inside Business

    Bubbly personality: how our biology hits budgets

    New research is taking the human element of financial decision-making into consideration, by combining economics with psychology and neuroscience.