The Dismal Science
By The Australian Institute of Company Directors
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Stephen and Ivan discuss the economic news that directors need to be across.
||Clean20 - Scepticism with Chinese characteristics||Stephen and Ivan catch up on the budget and discuss the fragile Chinese economy.||7 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19 - iPhone X factor||In the first episode of the year, Stephen and Ivan catch up on the 'boomy' November retail sales and the surprising midyear budget review.||24 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(20)18 - HNY||Stephen and Ivan look ahead to 2018.||30 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17 - Retail of woe||Stephen and Ivan talk about the 'terrible' August retail sales and the better than expected FY17 budget position.||16 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16 - Change in the change||In this catch-up episode recorded in September, Stephen and Ivan talk about June quarter GDP and the August jobs report. Then AICD policy adviser Matt McGirr comes in to explain the newly passed safe harbour reforms.||16 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15 - I dream of Gini||Stephen and Ivan talk inequality||8 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14 - Dollar dazzler||Stephen and Ivan discuss the recent spike in the Australian dollar, what it means for the RBA's growth forecasts and whether you should be buying foreign currency for that overseas holiday now.||12 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13 - Labour market Lowedown||Stephen and Ivan do a close reading of RBA governor Philip Lowe's latest speech on the labour market.||27 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12 - Take a minute||Stephen and Ivan take a look at why the minutes from the RBA board's July meeting moved markets.||26 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11 - In the realm of the census||We're back!||4 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10 - BONUS EPISODE: Jeff Gramm talks shareholder activism||Ivan interviews Jeff Gramm, hedge fund manager and author of Dear Chairman||3 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9 - Taxes, not axes||It's our bumper Budget episode: axes are out, taxes are in. RIP 2014.||14 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8 - Of budgets and birthdays||It’s Stephen’s birthday and it’s the budget! What a time to be the AICD Chief Economist.||4 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7 - On target||Stephen and Ivan take credit for the Treasurer getting religion on debt and discuss inflation coming back within the Reserve Bank’s target range.||30 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6 - Talk infra to me||Stephen and Ivan talk about making infrastructure sexy again, as well as the latest labour market data and the ongoing jobs/housing dilemma of the RBA.||21 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 - The Blueprint||Stephen and Ivan discuss the regulator crackdown on interest-only loans and the AICD's Blueprint for Growth.||8 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4 - Safe harbour||Stephen and Ivan talk Brexit and welcome their first guest, AICD Senior Policy Adviser Lysarne Pelling, who came in to discuss proposed safe harbour laws that could save companies from painful insolvencies.||31 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 - Is it a bubble?||In this special episode of The Dismal Science, Stephen and Ivan discuss the housing market. Is it a bubble? Should regulators be concerned? And what can we do to make housing more affordable?||23 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|19||CleanVideo2 - Jobs disaster||In the second episode of the AICD’s new weekly economics podcast, Stephen and Ivan discuss the ‘disaster’ that was the February jobs numbers, Western Australia’s economy post mining boom and the AICD’s number of the week.||17 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|20||CleanVideo1 - RBA's ctrl+c||In the first episode of the AICD’s new weekly economics podcast, Stephen and Ivan discuss the Reserve Bank’s copy-and-paste interest rate decision, society’s anxieties about the robot revolution and the AICD’s number of the week.||9 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
When will there be more episodes?
This has been so great for Aussie Directors overseas...will there be a series return?
Very Useful for CEO's
Quite a useful summary for busy CEO's