Paying over the odds: Bailout ‘stigma’ and its role in saving the world economy
Following the 2008 crisis, those tasked with steering the global economy out of a recession through corporate bailouts had one thing on their mind.
How rising temperatures impact our economic preferences
Some places might soon be too hot for inhabitants to make optimal economic decisions.
What stops women entering politics?
A new study following female candidates in India points to an under-acknowledged cause: procedural fairness.
Healing power of playtime for refugee camp mums and kids
Encouraging play for children and their mothers living in Rohingya refugee camps has far-reaching impacts.
Is ‘local shock’ the key to overcoming vaccine hesitancy?
Members of close-knit ethnic communities who resisted vaccinating against COVID-19 changed their minds when the virus struck close to home.
Real or fake? How art experts help push up the prices of the Old Masters
Science is increasingly solving authentication issues, but art experts continue to play a crucial role in affecting the prices of traded paintings.
The profile of a distressed worker: Young, female and in casual work
The most detailed picture yet of those most affected by economic downturns shows young women suffer the greatest increase in psychological distress.
The inside story of how the AFL tackled its racism
The AFL used collaborative governance to address the racial vilification of Indigenous players. What can we learn from this?
Loneliness is not just a health burden; it also has an economic cost
Loneliness has an economic cost. As a new study reveals its link with mental health in Australia, what can be done?
How the K-pop phenomenon helps students learn economics
Diversifying pop culture classroom resources with the use of K-pop videos has helped students studying economics.
Birds of a feather: how friends shape our political opinions
How much influence do your friends' opinions have on your own political views? Quite a bit according to research.