The flawed algorithm at the heart of Robodebt
Robodebt shows us that automated decision-making algorithms encode the biases of the people and policies that conceive them, say University of Melbourne experts
Time for a Universal Basic Income?
The socio-economic crisis brought by COVID-19 reveals cracks in social welfare and the need for radical transformation says a University of Melbourne expert.
Caring for India’s elderly during COVID-19
India’s COVID-19 lockdown is particularly difficult for the country’s elderly but University of Melbourne experts say steps than can be taken to ease the burden
Securing India’s food supply during COVID-19
India’s old system of subsidised crop prices for farmers and the needy is proving its worth during the COVID-19 crisis, say University of Melbourne experts
The promise of a Minimum Income Guarantee in the Indian elections
A University of Melbourne experts says that as Indians prepare to vote, a pre-election promise could bring wage equality to the tens of millions of India’s poor
Henderson’s legacy: Revisiting universal basic income
Many view a Universal Basic Income as controversial, but a University of Melbourne expert and former Deputy PM argues the idea is now more relevant than ever.