The Policy Shop
A podcast series which ran between 2016 and 2018 about public policy and the way it affects Australia and the world.
Kaggle founder talks Big Data
Big Data is revolutionising how we live and work. This episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast discusses the opportunities and challenges.
To quota or not to quota
The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop considers whether quotas or 'targets with teeth' will address the lack of women in Australian business and politics.
What is a fair amount for university students to pay?
In the latest episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, a panel of experts consider cuts to higher education in the 2017 Federal Budget.
Deaths of despair
In the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Angus Deaton of Princeton University discusses the social crisis facing many white middle-aged Americans.
The battle for academic freedom in Europe
The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast examines the Central European University's campaign against new Hungarian laws threatening academic freedom.
Where did all the money go?
The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast considers the 2017 Australian Federal Budget, looking in particular at the deficit and housing affordability.
Family violence: Ending the hidden crime
Family violence has many causes, including societal attitudes towards women and many possible solutions, including attitudinal change programs and legal reform.
Why are we so angry?
Why are we so angry, even though the world has never had it so good? Professor Peter Singer discusses what it means for the future.
What is a refugee?
As numbers of displaced people reach record levels around the world, nations have to find ways of dealing with the growing crisis.
Why Australia needs a business plan
Australia's drop in the innovation rankings and the lack of collaboration between industry and universities are the focus of this episode of The Policy Shop.