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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Podcast15 July 2016 - Up Close

    Freedom from extreme poverty as a human right

    Philip Alston argues that the conversation around human rights has yet to take seriously how the world’s very poor are excluded from a life of dignity.

  6. Podcast20 May 2016 - Up Close

    Emerging insights into the way we choose

    Professor Peter Bossaerts argues that investigating brain activity as we make decisions is generating new insights into how we deal with uncertainty and risk.

  7. 5 May 2016 - Inside Business

    Reality versus rainbow world

    Professor Ross Garnaut says the 2016 Budget Papers take Australians into a world where everything is OK, when it’s not.

  8. 1 December 2015 - Inside Business

    Tax reform: Why and how?

    With tax reform on the horizon, University of Melbourne economist Professor John Freebairn outlines three reform packages to improve national productivity.

  9. 30 October 2015 - Inside Business

    New Outlook

    Prof Jensen: Why it is important for Australia’s policymakers and leading academics to discuss the future of the nation’s economic and social agendas together

  10. 30 October 2015 - Inside Business

    ESOC 2015: Replay our blog

    Live updates from the 2015 Economic and Social Outlook Conference