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  1. Podcast2 June 2017 - Up Close

    China in Africa: Who benefits?

    Economist Dr Lauren Johnston examines the evolving political and economic relationships between China and developing nations of Africa.

  2. 31 May 2017 - Inside Business

    The algorithm for accessing child care

    University of Melbourne research looks at how an economic theory could form an algorithm to help parents secure a much sought-after spot in child care.

  3. 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?

  4. 18 May 2017 - Inside Business

    Picturing the Credit Crunch

    Economists at the University of Melbourne have created a ground-breaking model of the global financial crisis in the hope of preventing it from happening again.

  5. 1 May 2017 - Inside Business

    Taking the pulse of general practice

    A major University of Melbourne / ANZ report into general practice in Australia reveals the number of GPs is declining in real terms and their morale is falling

  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. 6 April 2017 - Inside Business

    Why are Australian start-ups failing?

    Australian start-up businesses are failing to grow, the University of Melbourne finds out where entrepreneurs are going wrong.

  8. Podcast21 October 2016 - Up Close

    Ageing workers: Old and in the way?

    Legal scholar Mia Rönnmar joins host Lynne Haultain for an international perspective on the place and plight of older workers in the workplace.

  9. Podcast11 August 2016 - The Policy Shop

    How to advance Australia fair

    Australia, the land of the fair go, isn’t looking so fair with a widening divide between the haves and have nots. What can be done is dissected in this podcast.

  10. 18 July 2016 - Under the Microscope

    The economist who knows us all

    Overseeing the Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey has given Professor Roger Wilkins a unique insight into the state of Australia.