October 2016

Interest Rates

featuring Ebony Bennett, Richard Denniss and Matt Grudnoff

Interest rates may be one of the most discussed and least understood area of economics in Australia. Our Chief Economist and Senior Economist discuss the whats and whys of Reserve Bank policy and how interest rates really effect people and the broader economy. Contributors: Richard Denniss – @RDNS_TAI  Matt Grudnoff – @MattGrudnoff Ebony Bennett – @ebony_bennett.  Produced by

September 2016

No New Coal Mines

featuring Ebony Bennett, Rod Campbell and Richard Denniss

Can Australia live without coal? Episode 7 of Follow the Money looks at the economics of coal and how a moratorium on new mines would help stop the boom and inevitable bust cycle, and instead create a smooth transition to a low carbon future.  Contributors: Richard Denniss – @RDNS_TAI  Rod Campbell – @R_o_d_C  Ebony Bennett – @ebony_bennett.  Produced by

May 2016

April 2016

Cui Bono

featuring Ebony Bennett, Richard Denniss and David Richardson

The Australia Institute’s podcast series, Follow the Money, this week takes on Company Tax. What is it? How much does it raise? Who pays it? Who is saying that we should cut it, and ‘cui bono’ – who benefits? Contributors: Richard Denniss – @RDNS_TAI  Dave Richardson – not on twitter! Ebony Bennett – @ebony_bennett Produced by Jennifer

March 2016

Econobabble

featuring Ebony Bennett and Richard Denniss

Episode four of Follow The Money is a special edition – In conversation with Richard Denniss about the subject and title of his new book: Econobabble. So what is econobabble? Ebony Bennett talks to Richard Denniss about why we shouldn’t be afraid of upsetting ‘the markets’ and how you can call commentators on their bullsh*t. 

Double Negative

featuring Cameron Amos and Matt Grudnoff

Episode three of The Australia Institute’s exciting new podcast series Follow The Money looks at Negative Gearing. You can subscribe to Follow The Money on iTunes.  Contributors: Matt Grudnoff @MattGrudnoff Cameron Amos @CamAmos_  Frank Keany @FJKeany Find us on Twitter/Facebook.   More on Negative Gearing – recent papers from The Australia Institute: Top Gears: How negative gearing and the capital gains tax

February 2016

Super Duper

featuring Richard Denniss and Matt Grudnoff

The second episode of The Australia Institute’s exciting new podcast series Follow The Money looks at Australia’s superannuation system. You can subscribe to Follow The Money on iTunes.  Contributors: Richard Denniss @RDNS_TAI Matt Grudnoff @MattGrudnoff Francis Keaney @FJKeany Find us on Twitter/Facebook. More on Super – recent papers from The Australia Institute: A Super Waste of Money Tax Concessions

January 2016

Mining Boom-tish

featuring Rod Campbell and Richard Denniss

The first episode of The Australia Institute’s exciting new podcast series Follow The Money looks at the economics behind Australia’s mining boom. You can subscribe to Follow The Money on iTunes.  Contributors: Richard Denniss  Rod Campbell Francis Keaney Find us on Twitter/Facebook. In Follow The Money, The Australia Institute explains the economy in plain English. We’ll bust some economic

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