Economic data can tell us a lot about what’s happening in society and the economy. Welcome to the Autralia Institute’s brand new podcast, Dollars & Sense, with Greg Jericho, Chief Economist at the Australia Institute and the Centre for Future Work and popular columnist of Grogonomics with Guardian Australia.
In Dollars & Sense, each week, Greg Jericho will dive into the latest economic figures, and explain what they can tell us about what’s happening in the economy, how it will impact you and where things are headed.
In this episode, Greg unpacks the latest wage price data and why lots of Australians got a payrise in the September quarter.
Host: Greg Jericho, Chief Economist, the Australia Institute and Centre for Future Work
Producer: Jennifer Macey
Theme Music: Blue Dot Sessions
If the Albanese government were looking for some political cover to remove the chokehold of the $254 billion stage three income tax cuts on the budget, it could do worse than look to the International Monetary Fund’s latest advice.
Historically high corporate profits must take a hit if workers are to claw back real wage losses from the inflationary crisis, according to new research from the Australia Institute’s Centre for Future Work.