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The University of Melbourne’s in-house entrepreneur incubator, the Melbourne Accelerator Program, has been ranked 13th in the world by the leading Swedish-based UBI Index.

The majority of whistleblower protection laws in G20 countries fail to meet best international standards despite a public pledge to shield whistleblowers from retaliation, a new report has found.

Australia's largest household survey has revealed that retirees are dependent on government benefits, men are doing dramatically less housework than women and that 'female breadwinners' are on the rise.

Australian workplaces and households have changed dramatically over the past decade. This episode of VISIONS looks at the latest data from Australia's largest nationally representative survey, HILDA. Since 2001 economists from the Melbourne Institute have collected data from the same group of several thousands Australians to develop a 'moving picture' of how their lives are changing. Read more here.

The landslide victory by the Narendra Modi led BJP in the Indian election will please business leaders, says Dr Pradeep Taneja. 

World-leading academics in the fields of poverty, experimental finance and consumer empowerment will join the University's Faculty of Business and Economics, bolstering research and teaching capacity.

Savvy bosses shouldn't prohibit their staff from using work computers for personal web surfing, according to a University of Melbourne study. In this 'Vintage Visions' episode — first aired in 2009 — Dr Brent Coker explains how surfing the net at work for pleasure actually increases a worker's concentration levels and helps them be more productive. 

The Commission of Audit will likely recommend privatisation and removal of duplication to reduce government spending and bring the federal budget to surplus in its extensive report, released today.

Many high school students are struggling with financial literacy, especially students living in rural and regional areas, new University of Melbourne research has found.

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