Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (ANU)

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What has been the impact of COVID-19 on debt? Turning a wave into a tsunami

This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on debt, puts recent debt developments and prospects in historical context, and analyses new policy challenges associated with debt resolution.
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Stuck at home: housing demand during the COVID-19 pandemic

This paper presents both empirical evidence and quantitative modelling analysis that show that the shift towards at-home activity was associated with a significant increase in house prices in the United States.
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Did the great influenza of 1918-1920 trigger a reversal of the first era of globalisation?

In this paper, the author revisits the 1918-20 pandemic and ask whether it led to a reversal in the rise of trade and financial globalisation that preceded it.
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Fuel prices and road deaths: motorcyclists are different

This study estimates the effect of gasoline prices on road deaths by vehicle mode using annual data for 62 countries for 2000–2018 and all states of the United States (US) for 1998–2018.
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Mitigating climate change: growth-friendly policies to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

This paper examines climate mitigation strategies to reach net-zero emissions by mid-century, focusing on smoothing macroeconomic costs in the short- to medium-term — the horizon highly relevant for policy-makers.