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The Money is a weekly 30 minute program that explains how the Australian economy and everything in it works, and how this all connects to the global economy.

The Money is a weekly 30 minute program that explains how the Australian economy and everything in it works, and how this all connects to the global economy.
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Australia

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The Money is a weekly 30 minute program that explains how the Australian economy and everything in it works, and how this all connects to the global economy.

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English


Episodes

The tyranny of measurement

11/15/2018
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Is the unavoidable need to measure leading us astray in our personal choices or in our economies?

Duration:00:31:32

Ageing Australia

11/8/2018
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Australia’s population is set to rapidly age. What are the implications and what will have to change?

Duration:00:28:36

Today or later? Time preference economics

11/1/2018
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How we value the future has economic implications - especially when it comes to caring for the future of the planet.

Duration:00:28:34

A nudge is all we need

10/25/2018
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A nudge that's useful, timely, and easy may be all we need to make better decisions.

Duration:00:28:36

The economics of expectations and norms

10/18/2018
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Social conventions or expectations have economic consequences. They can also cause people to make choices that seem contrary to their best individual interests. Gigi Foster and Peter Martin discuss the hidden forces of norms.

Duration:00:28:43

What is money?

10/11/2018
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From cold hard cash, precious metals, shells or an IOU or Bitcoin - what is money? How is it made and trusted?

Duration:00:28:27

Treasure houses: money and museums

10/4/2018
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Behind the scenes at the Museum(s).

Duration:00:28:27

Up in the air: the drone revolution

9/27/2018
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Meet the drone developers driving unmanned aerial vehicle use and productivity in every sector of the economy.

Duration:00:28:27

The fantastic, epic, superheroic rise of Comic-Con

9/20/2018
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Comic-Con - you can hang out with your tribe, dress-up, talk to writers and artists behind your favourite shows and it's all based on fictional worlds. The Money takes a look at Comic-Con.

Duration:00:28:27

Can new challenger banks shake up the sector?

9/13/2018
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New banks are entering the Australian market after legal changes to encourage more competition in the sector. How are they different to the incumbents and will they make banking better?

Duration:00:28:27

Lying for Money: fraud and the workings of our world

9/6/2018
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From the basic rip-off to the complexities of modern market crimes, economist Dan Davies explores the inner workings of commercial fraud.

Duration:00:28:27

Dragonomics: How China’s economy got big and how it uses economic power

8/30/2018
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A guide to China’s economy and 40 years of astonishing economic reform.

Duration:00:28:28

Hot or not: the economics of beauty

8/23/2018
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Ideal beauty - we're primed to notice it. In the world of social media, you can't miss it. What are spending to look our best?

Duration:00:28:26

The big dry: how drought affects economies

8/16/2018
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When drought grips the land, what are the consequences for an economy?

Duration:00:28:22

Personal data: what's it worth?

8/9/2018
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What's your data worth? Might some consumers start to take advantage of their data and trade it for money or services?

Duration:00:28:26

D-I-V-O-R-$-E

8/2/2018
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You're divorcing or separating. It’s emotional, confusing and the consequences for your finances, home and children can be significant.

Duration:00:28:26

Maponomics: Maps and the spatial information industry

7/26/2018
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No longer confined to a street directory or big of bit paper that you unfold - maps are now everywhere. They're on our phones, on the net and they underpin a vast set of services and businesses.

Duration:00:28:24

We are the product: the economics of Facebook

7/19/2018
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Facebook has two billion users and is worth 500 billion dollars.

Duration:00:28:27

Beancounters: The triumph of the accountants and how they broke capitalism

7/12/2018
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Journalist and former tax inspector Richard Brooks charts the changes in the global accountancy and auditing industry and its underappreciated role in the financial crash of 2008.

Duration:00:28:27

The burden of malaria and the bid to defeat it

7/5/2018
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In recent years there have been major gains in the control and eradication of malaria. But in 2016, the number of malaria cases in the world went up. What does the malaria battle cost, what do we spend and what do we stand to gain through eradication?

Duration:00:28:27