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The first major study of the enforcement of Australia’s insider trading laws has shown the number of insider trading cases brought by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is increasing, and the regulator is having better success with its cases.

Skilled migrants are enjoying better jobs and higher levels of employment thanks to a shift in policy, according to a new study by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne.

John Pollaers has been appointed as an Executive-in-Residence and Fellow of the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Business and Economics.

Five University of Melbourne students have been awarded American Australian Association Education Fund Fellowships for up to US$40,000 to undertake advanced research at prestigious American institutions.

Clothing makers in Melbourne working from home are earning less than half of the hourly minimum wage, while working an average of 51 hours a week, found a University of Melbourne report.

Only 37 per cent of Australia’s manufacturing businesses are taking measures that boost profit, productivity and market share, University of Melbourne research released today by the Centre for Workplace Leadership has found.

The Australia India Institute at the University of Melbourne will receive $3 million from the Federal Government, announced yesterday by Prime Minister Tony Abbott during his visit to India.

Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century has provoked a global debate about rising inequality and what to do about it.

The University of Melbourne recently hosted a panel discussion these issues, with pannelists Professor Ross Garnaut, Dr Mark Triffitt and Dr Helen Szoke. The panellists discussed Australia's wealth and opportunity gap, particularly in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis. 

Half of women and a quarter of men have experienced discrimination in the workplace because of family obligations. Associate Professor Susan Ainsworth told ABC News 24 that there were some positives in the latest survey by the Human Rights Commission.

The income for the top 1% of Australian earners has not increased for nearly a decade, according to tax data analysed by the Melbourne Institute at the University of Melbourne.

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