27 Aug 2020

Stateometer: point of contraction

Cherelle Murphy | Senior Economist, ANZ

The impact of the pandemic drove all of Australia’s states into a sharp contraction in the June quarter.

28 Jul 2020

Female financial literacy, participation needed in crisis

Cherelle Murphy | Senior Economist, ANZ

Women are being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. It’s time for them to take real control of their finances.

21 Jul 2020

Dial a doctor: pandemic pressures healthcare system

Prof Anthony Scott | Health & Healthcare theme lead, The Melbourne Institute

Australia’s healthcare system may not have been overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases as initially expected but the economic impacts have not gone unnoticed.

15 Jul 2020

Defence future spend accelerates over decade

Cherelle Murphy & Bansi Madhavani | Senior Economist & Economist, ANZ

Australia’s Defence Force will see a dramatic increase in spending over the next decade. And responding to the pandemic is on the to-do list.

06 Jul 2020

What if banks broke the buck?

James Culham | Director, Institutional Portfolio Management, ANZ

Is MMT the post-COVID normal for monetary policy or an inflation trap?

11 Jun 2020

Abstract climate change ends with pandemic

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

COVID-19 has forced the world to pause and consider what aspects of “normal” need to return once the crisis passes if another existential crisis is to be averted.

05 Jun 2020

Indebted to the future

James Culham | Director, Institutional Portfolio Management, ANZ

Is government debt a burden for future generations or merely a debt we owe ourselves? Could it even represent net wealth?

21 May 2020

Stateometer: the first shock waves

Cherelle Murphy | Senior Economist, ANZ

The beginnings of the COVID-19 economic shock became apparent in the states and territories’ trade channels.

18 May 2020

Economic dignity: a way forward

Dr Jeremiah Brown | ANZ Tony Nicholson Research Fellow

All Australians must support the most vulnerable members of society with dignity and respect. It’s in all our interests.

14 May 2020

Pandemic lays housing recovery low

Felicity Emmett & Adelaide Timbrell | Senior Economist and Economist at ANZ

Australia’s housing market will be impacted on many fronts because of COVID-19. And the effects will be seen both immediately and longer-term.

08 May 2020

Yield curve control: back to the future

James Culham | Director, Institutional Portfolio Management, ANZ

Governments and central banks can find much to learn from previous crises in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

22 Apr 2020

Dirty money goes digital

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

People are turning to contactless payments to avoid touching cash or payments terminals. This trend might exist in a post-COVID-19 world.