Over the last 21 years, the highest earners received the most tax relief
Despite average tax rates trending downwards, high-income earners are getting the most benefits, shows the University of Melbourne's HILDA survey.
Is it time to stamp out stamp duty?
Stamp duty is highly inefficient, say University of Melbourne experts, but there are options to replace it with an alternative tax, although controversial.
What you need to know about the major parties’ policies on personal income tax
Australia's election may be fought over income tax cuts; a University of Melbourne expert looks at difference between the Coalition and Labor's taxation plan.
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
Is it time to tax ‘old money’?
University of Melbourne philosopher Daniel Halliday argues it is time to tax old money to arrest the widening social inequality in Australia.
Encore: Unexpected outcome in bagging area
Environmental psychologist Wouter Portinga visited the University of Melbourne to discuss how the plastic bag tax in the UK radically changed consumer habits.
Budget hits political reset
The Federal government's 2017-18 budget is as much about politics as economics, says University of Melbourne policy analyst Nick Reece
Time to put tracking numbers on directors
The unscrupulous are using phoenix companies to rip off creditors that is costing the economy billions. Experts now say it's time to number track directors
No pot of gold at end of Budget rainbow
Professor Ross Garnaut warns that Australia's over-optimistic budget update is obscuring the need to take action to boost the economy.
Have you been nudged today?
Nudge Theory draws on human behaviour to create subtle policy 'nudges' that encourage people to make good or healthier choices. The Policy Shop investigates.