Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research
Celebrating 60 years of research
We are Australia’s pre-eminent economic and social policy research centre. For 60 years our world-class economists have conducted rigorous, independent research and analysis, providing an evidence base for effective policy reform. We help to solve some of the most pressing and complex issues affecting ordinary Australians, striving to advance opportunity, equity and prosperity for our nation.
Our latest Research Insight examines the impact of NAPLAN data released via the My School website on school socioeconomic composition.
Our latest TTPN Survey explores Australians' ability to make ends meet and the support services accessed when financially challenged.
Our latest Research Insight explores household attitudes towards super in the policy debate, suggesting that discontent with superannuation has long been underestimated in policy circles.
The Melbourne Institute Annual Report 2022 highlights the stories, impact and achievements from the Institute's 60th year.