Will only the big sharks be left after the ravages of the pandemic? (ep3)
Small businesses have predictably taken the brunt of the pandemic wave. But with some innovation, flexibility – and a little accounting – some have managed to resist the undercurrent. With Tracey Danaher, Ralph Kober, Paul Thambar and Martin Halphen.
The marathon ride: driving the Australian economy through a pandemic (ep2)
The marathon ride. Record budget, record spending, record debt. Is this the right way to drive the Australian economy through a pandemic? With Professor Heather Anderson, Professor Giovanni Caggiano and Associate Professor Gaurav Datt.
Mental health – two small words, one very big cost (Ep 1)
Productivity Commissioner Dr Stephen King spent two years trying to identify the economic cost of mental illness and suicide. The human cost is even greater. And Dr Zen Goh explains how we can actually thrive at work.
The fourth industrial revolution and what happens next: Professor Simon Wilkie
The future does not belong to the robots. With Head of Monash Business School, Professor Simon Wilkie.
Forecasts are always wrong (but we need them anyway)
From weather-watchers to the lovelorn, ancient conquerers to prison wardens; we all want to know what lies in our future. With Professor Rob Hyndman.
The dirty business secret of modern slavery
Human trafficking, forced labour, bonded labour, slavery. It's in the products we use everyday. With Dr Ingrid Landau.
‘People before profit’ – how mutuals are teaching banks a lesson
Mutuals and co-ops are having their moment. With Professor Matthew Hall and Dr Paul Thambar.
Sustainability, after a fashion
Is the environmentally conscious consumer a trend, fad or just something at the margin? With Dr Rebecca Dare.
The economics of energy policy (it’s complicated)
Australia needs to reduce its carbon emissions. But that's about the only thing we agree upon, it seems. With Dr Gordon Leslie.
Can entrepreneurship be taught?
"There were probably three or four things that could have happened on any odd day that would have really shut the business down." Can entrepreneurship be taught?
Caught between two powers, where does Australia’s future lie?
The escalating trade dispute between China and the United States has Australia caught between its key trading partner and its key security partner. Should we be taking sides? And can our economy dodge the global fallout? With Dr Giovanni Di Lieto.