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Economics

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.

20 Apr 2020

Women at the frontline (and the rear) of COVID-19

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

Women are being left behind in key decisions for COVID-19 even though they are at the frontline of the economic shock.

13 Mar 2020

Quantifying quantitative easing

David Plank | Head of Australian Economics at ANZ

The impact of COVID-19 suggests the hurdle for quantitative easing in Australia might be cleared sooner than first thought.

06 Mar 2020

Uncertainty in an era of disrupted trade

Khalil Hegarty, Kristen Bondietti & Jon Berry | Directors, ITS Global

The US-China trade war and coronavirus have disrupted trade more than any other events in recent history. Can businesses continue to prosper?

05 Mar 2020

IWD2020: equal economic ecosystems

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

If economic policy is designed with men in mind, no wonder women feel left behind.