Reserve Bank of Australia

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Discussion paper

24 Aug 2015

Investigates the relationship between housing wealth and consumption using postcode-level variation in house prices and administrative data on new passenger vehicle registrations as a proxy for consumption.

Research report

23 Sep 2014

Provides the Bank's assessment of the current condition of the financial system and potential risks to financial stability.

Overview The global financial system continues to be buoyed by strong investor risk appetite. International financial markets have been remarkably stable for much of the...

Research report

22 Aug 2014

Abstract: This paper estimates the effects of the mining boom in Australia, using a large-scale structural macroeconometric model, AUS-M. We estimate that the mining boom boosted real per capita household disposable income by 13 per cent by 2013. The boom has contributed to a...

Research report

14 Jul 2014

This paper examines whether it is more expensive to own a house or to rent. The paper assesses houses as ‘overvalued’ if home buyers pay too much, in the sense that they would be better off renting than buying. This involves comparing the financial cost...

Research report

27 Mar 2013

Global financial conditions have improved significantly since the previous Financial Stability Review , despite the new uncertainty created by the proposed sovereign bailout for Cyprus in the past few weeks. Some earlier European policy initiatives had been seen as demonstrating a strong commitment to deal...

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