Google’s merger with Fitbit puts our health data at risk. It should be opposed.
If Google is given the green light to acquire Fitbit, sensitive health data could find its way to advertisers and insurance companies, to the detriment of global consumers.
Are cleaner energy policies possible for India post-COVID-19?
India's energy sector was already experiencing production issues, so does COVID-19 present an opportunity to introduce more renewables?
Why depression can be contagious, with lasting effects into adulthood
Girls exposed to negative influences in their teenage peer group experience 'contagious' depression that continues into adulthood, ground-breaking research reveals.
Post-communist countries: a new ‘business as usual’?
Following the end of the former Soviet Union, communist countries were forced to open their economies. Some 30 years along, how have they fared?
The way students size up their chances at high school influences their future studies
Students’ beliefs about whether they will complete high school predict whether they go on to further education.
How to boost Australian jobs: construction and manufacturing
With three possible scenarios for the Australian economy, only one will get us out of recession faster – boost jobs in construction and manufacturing.
Can friendship networks help pinpoint those most in need?
When it comes to handing out aid, friendship networks can provide a way of determining who are the neediest in the community.
As they were driven from their homes, these refugees clung to one thing
A unique study of economic history reveals those forcefully uprooted go on to invest in assets they can take with them – such as education.
The economics of energy policy (it’s complicated)
Australia needs to reduce its carbon emissions. But that's about the only thing we agree upon, it seems. With Dr Gordon Leslie.
Caught between two powers, where does Australia’s future lie?
The escalating trade dispute between China and the United States has Australia caught between its key trading partner and its key security partner. Should we be taking sides? And can our economy dodge the global fallout? With Dr Giovanni Di Lieto.