The Wages Crisis

featuring Ebony Bennett and Jim Stanford

Why is Australia in the midst of a wages crisis? In this episode, Follow the Money explains how we got here. 

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

Contributors: Jim Stanford, economist and director of the Centre for Future Work // @jimbostanford 

Troy Henderson, economist at the Centre for Future Work // @troychenderson

Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey // Additional editing by Lizzie Jack.

Title Track: Jonathan McFeat pulseandthrum.com Find us on Twitter @theausinstitute // Facebook.

This episode was recorded on 3 April 2019. Find the Centre for Future Work  futurework.org.au // You can subscribe to The Australia Institute’s podcast series Follow The Money on iTunes. Each episode busts some economic myths, interprets econobabble and helps you sound really smart at your next dinner party.

Centre for Future work research:

> [2019] Tax cuts can’t compensate for flat wages

> [2019] Open letter: 124 policy experts call for measures to promote stronger wage growth

> [2019] 8 things to know about the living wage

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