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The Money looks at Australia and the world through an economic lens. It explores how economics influences everything else.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 440 Ratings

The Money looks at Australia and the world through an economic lens. It explores how economics influences everything else.

    The big business of online sports betting

    The big business of online sports betting

    The big business of sports betting and all that it involves.

    • 30 min
    The value of the British monarchy and streaming services

    The value of the British monarchy and streaming services

    What economic value does the British monarch bring to the UK economy and the complexities of streaming services

    • 30 min
    Deciphering the Reserve Bank's language; China's economy and the bank of mum and dad

    Deciphering the Reserve Bank's language; China's economy and the bank of mum and dad

    What is the RBA Governor Philip Lowe actually saying? What's happening within the Chinese economy and the bank of mum and dad.

    • 30 min
    The Job Summit: changing jobs and the care economy; and financial stress despite low unemployment

    The Job Summit: changing jobs and the care economy; and financial stress despite low unemployment

    Changing jobs can help improve wages but there needs to be better support in place to help people make the leap. Better support with increased wages and better working conditions will also be discussed for those, mainly women, working in the care economy. And why are we still so financially and mentally stressed with the re-opening of the economy and record high employment levels? 

    • 30 min
    Andrew Leigh on a more dynamic economy; Europe's drought economies; inflationary psychology

    Andrew Leigh on a more dynamic economy; Europe's drought economies; inflationary psychology

    Labor MP Andrew Leigh discusses why Australia's productivity has slowed down and most importantly how we can reignite the economy.

    • 30 min
    ALP changes to the safeguard mechanism; repairing the environment from the Black Summer Fires; and Green Capitalism

    ALP changes to the safeguard mechanism; repairing the environment from the Black Summer Fires; and Green Capitalism

    The Albanese Government has released a discussion paper outlining changes to the safeguard mechanism ensuring high industrial polluters decarbonise to levels set. Hugh Grossman from RepuTex Energy explains what this means. Meanwhile the University of Queensland in conjunction with the WWF-Australia have put a dollar figure on how much funding is needed to repair the damage to habitat caused by the Black Summer Fires.  Dr Michelle Ward breaks down the numbers. And green capitalism. Adrienne Buller discusses why acting on climate change through the prism of capital markets does not work in her book, The Value of a Whale. 

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
440 Ratings

440 Ratings

lamamandemilly ,

Always interesting, Great Voice

I love this podcast: so informative and explains complex issues with such clarity. Richard is really excellent at his job and his voice sounds so good; it’s never monotonous! Thank you Richard.

chateau10 ,

Another great podcast for all

This is another very informative program. Richard is fantastic too. Looking forward to its return and thank you for The Economists whilst we wait for your return.

FrauNickel ,

Complex issues explained well

The Money manages to explain complex economic issues very well without oversimplifying them.

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