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ABC (Australia)

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

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

AUD: The ups and downs of the Aussie dollar

6/28/2018
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The Aussie dollar up, down, steady. It's news. But why exactly? How does the movement of the dollar affect you? What are the factors that make it move and why is it one of the most highly traded currencies in the world?

Duration:00:28:27

The economics of hearing loss

6/21/2018
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One in six Australians is affected by hearing loss. With an ageing population, this is expected to increase to one in four by 2050.

Duration:00:28:28

Kick Off: The Economics of 2018 FIFA World Cup

6/14/2018
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The World Cup is the biggest sporting event on the planet.

Duration:00:28:27

Global domination: A game for the whole family

6/7/2018
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Computer or video games is the fastest growing part of the global entertainment market.

Duration:00:28:27

In Vino Veritas: Wine Economics

5/31/2018
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Wine is a unique agricultural product. It attracts an intense interest, almost a romance, that we never afford to broccoli, or cauliflower.

Duration:00:28:22

The ABC of budget cuts

5/24/2018
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Funding for public broadcasting is in decline around the world. It's not just the ABC, which will lose $84 million from the middle of 2019 and, when you adjust for inflation, has lost 28% of its funding over the last three decades.

Duration:00:28:22

How much is that doggy in the window?

5/17/2018
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Australia is a pet mad nation. We spend about 12 billion dollars a year on them, but we also save a lot with health benefits we're only just beginning to understand.

Duration:00:28:21

The pros and cons of a corporate tax cut

5/10/2018
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Tax has become a central platform of the government's push to stimulate the economy. It wants to cut income tax so some of us can spend more, and it wants to cut corporate tax to promote business investment.

Duration:00:28:22