Gross domestic product

Research report

6 Dec 2017

This paper analyses Papua New Guinea's economy by considering macroeconomic stability as well as fiscal policy and debt.

Statistics

9 Nov 2017

Includes the latest data on New Zealand’s economic growth, unemployment, inflation, merchandise trade and balance of payments figures, along with certain financial data (such as the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate).

Statistics

17 Oct 2017

Includes the latest data on New Zealand’s economic growth, unemployment, inflation, merchandise trade and balance of payments figures, along with certain financial data (such as the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate).

Research report

16 Oct 2017

Provides a detailed snapshot of the latest trends in Australia’s international investment position.

Statistics

31 Jul 2017

The Winter 2017 edition of the NSW Economic Update presents a current snapshot of the NSW economy and provides relevant points of comparison with other Australian States and Territories.

Research report

11 Jul 2017

Includes the latest data on New Zealand’s economic growth, unemployment, inflation, merchandise trade and balance of payments figures, along with certain financial data (such as the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate).

Research report

13 Jun 2017

Includes the latest data on New Zealand’s economic growth, unemployment, inflation, merchandise trade and balance of payments figures, along with certain financial data (such as the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate).

Research report

6 Dec 2016

Australian cities are orphans. Responsibilities for management of their economy (in terms of taxation, planning, infrastructure provision, regulation and economic development) fall between all tiers of government. Official statistics tend not to recognise the importance of cities, with economic data often not published at that...

Journal article

14 Oct 2016

This research demonstrates growth in GDP ultimately cannot be decoupled from growth in material and energy use. It argues for discarding GDP growth as the goal in favor of more comprehensive measures of societal wellbeing.

Statistics

28 Jul 2016

Overview

The Winter 2016 edition of the NSW Economic Update presents a current snapshot of the NSW economy and provides relevant points of comparison with other Australian States and Territories.

NSW continued to be one of the best performing States in Australia...

Research report

4 May 2016

Summary

According to the Commonwealth Bank, since the beginning of 2016 NSW has been Australia’s top performing economy, slightly ahead of Victoria and maintaining a healthy lead over other States and Territories. The April 2016 State of the States report found that NSW...

Statistics

11 Apr 2016

The Monthly Economic Review is an overview of the New Zealand economy. It includes the latest data on New Zealand’s economic growth, unemployment, inflation, merchandise trade and balance of payments figures, along with certain financial data (such as the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate). The...

Research report

3 Jan 2016

Summary

The housing market has been the driving force behind the NSW economy’s recent resurgence – driving dwelling investment, generating wealth and catalysing household consumption growth.

The first half of the year saw the median house price in Sydney breach the million...

Research report

12 Oct 2015

House price rises have underpinned the continuation of positive headline economic results over the past year or so, flowing onto other areas of the NSW economy, in particular residential construction.

Summary

The continued surge in house prices was the major story to...

Research report

2 Sep 2015

This paper argues that all regions benefit from the NBN but the economic effects are greater in the major cities because of their larger economic activity.

Executive summary

This paper is a partial summary of a study undertaken in the Centre for...

Statistics

10 Aug 2015

This paper outlines key demographic and economic facts and figures for Western Sydney. Australia’s third largest economy, Western Sydney is home to 47% of Sydney’s total population and produces 31% of Sydney’s Gross Regional Product.

Overview

Western Sydney is Australia’s third largest...

Statistics

7 Aug 2015

Includes the latest data on New Zealand’s economic growth, unemployment, inflation, merchandise trade and balance of payments figures, along with certain financial data (such as the Reserve Bank’s official cash rate). The unemployment rate, economic growth and central bank interest rates for several of our...

Research report

20 Jul 2015

Summary: The surge in house prices was the major story to come out of the State economy this quarter and was in the headlines most recently when the Domain Group reported that Sydney's median house price had “smashed through the magic $1 million mark”...

Book

7 Jul 2015

China’s new growth rate is both slower and imposing difficult structural change. This book offers both global context and domestic insight into this challenging new phase of China’s domestic economic transformation.

Overview

The phrase ‘New Normal’ captures the ongoing shift in the...

Working paper

30 Jun 2015

Explores technological diffusion among New Zealand firms using a model of convergence in which a firm’s multi-factor productivity (MFP) growth depends on its ability to catch up to its industry’s productivity frontier.

Summary

New Zealand has a poor productivity track record at...