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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

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

Down and Under: the economics of poker machines in Australia

5/3/2018
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Australia has more poker machines than anywhere else in the world, and we lose around 15 billion dollars a year on them.

Duration:00:28:21

The Barbell Economy: How high can it go?

4/26/2018
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The fitness industry is booming. Australians are spending billions of dollars each year. But the industry is experiencing significant change and many argue the market is close to saturation.

Duration:00:28:21

The Growth Delusion: An interview with David Pilling

4/19/2018
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Australia has avoided recession for 26 years and the economy is growing, albeit slowly.

Duration:00:28:21

Rewind and Fast Forward: the economics of analogue

4/12/2018
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If you fancy making some money it's time to unpack the box of vinyl in the garage, take the cover off the typewriter and hunt out the old camera and film projector.

Duration:00:28:31

The last goodbye: the economics of funerals

4/5/2018
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Death is the great taboo in our society. We don't like to talk or think about it. But we do have an ancient ceremony for it - the funeral.

Duration:00:28:22

When it comes to spending money, do we care what other people think?

3/29/2018
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Is greed the engine of the market place? Traditional economists believe so.

Duration:00:28:21