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  1. Podcast24 October 2017 - The Policy Shop

    Solving the productivity puzzle

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Productivity Commission Chairman Peter Harris discusses the Shifting the Dial report.

  2. 11 October 2017 - Inside Business

    Ex-auto workers could boost clean energy industry

    As Australia's auto manufacturing industry shuts down, a University of Melbourne economist argues workers' skills could transfer to the clean energy industry.

  3. 2 August 2017 - Inside Business

    What 17 years of data tells us about Australia

    The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey has been running for 17 years, providing important insight into the financial and social wellbeing of Australians.

  4. 23 May 2017 - Inside Business

    The 2017 Budget in history

    Professor Ross Garnaut from the University of Melbourne says the 2017 Federal Budget has an important place in history, but how will it be remembered?

  5. Live ended10 May 2017 - Business & Economics

    #Budget2017: Fairness, security and opportunity?

    The latest analysis from University of Melbourne experts of the Australian Government's 2017 Budget, including housing affordability, energy policy and taxes.

  6. Podcast28 April 2017 - The Policy Shop

    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.

  7. 21 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    Sleepwalking into a deficit experiment

    The Federal Budget will deliver Australia's ninth straight deficit, but the University of Melbourne asks where is the plan for affording our ageing population?

  8. 19 December 2016 - Inside Business

    No pot of gold at end of Budget rainbow

    Professor Ross Garnaut warns that Australia's over-optimistic budget update is obscuring the need to take action to boost the economy.

  9. Podcast9 December 2016 - The Policy Shop

    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.

  10. 17 August 2016 - Public Affairs

    Responsible mining doesn’t have to be an oxymoron

    Mining in the 21st century can deliver the goods and be more socially and environmentally acceptable, a new book by Dr Sara Bice shows.