Election Nerds: The Budget and elections overseas

In which the Nerds review the 2017 Australian Federal Budget and chat about recent international elections.


  • Dr Stewart Jackson, Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney
  • Dr Amanda Elliot, Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Sydney

Joined by:

  • Dr Chris Martin, UNSW Sydney Built Environment

The focus of the conversation in on aspects of the budget with particular relevance to social housing, the nature of the housing bubble and policy responses associated with the underlying market distortion. The Nerds also review the 2017 French presidential election, and upcoming British and German votes.

With bonus post-broadcast chatter!