What’s really driving inflation?

featuring Ebony Bennett and Richard Denniss

Why is everything so expensive? And will a wage increase just make it worse? New research shows that only a trivial portion of Australia’s inflation has come from wages this year, while rising prices continue to drive not just inflation, but profits to record highs.

This was recorded on Tuesday 26th July 2022 and things may have changed since recording.

The Australia Institute // @theausinstitute
Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director, the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett
Guest: Richard Denniss, Chief Economist at the Australia Institute // @RDNS_TAI
Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey
Edited by: Mikayla McGuirck-Scolaro
Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions