Profits v Wages, what’s driving inflation? – Rerun | Summer Series

featuring Ebony Bennett and Richard Denniss


Our summer podcast series brings you some of the best conversations from our webinars and live events in 2023.

This episode, we’re listening back to one of our most popular episodes from the year with our Executive Director Richard Denniss, digging into the cycle of corporate profits, inflation, and low wages.

This was recorded on Wednesday 7th June 2023 and things may have changed since recording. // @theausinstitute


Richard Denniss, Executive Director, the Australia Institute // @RDNS_TAI

Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director, the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett

Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey

Edited by: Emily Perkins

Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions

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