Ellis Connolly

Discussion paper

The mining industry: from bust to boom

Australia’s macroeconomic performance during the decade was much more stable than during the earlier mining booms, reflecting a stronger institutional framework.

The effect of the Australian Superannuation Guarantee on household saving behaviour

Individual pension accounts are growing in importance as a pillar of retirement incomes policy in the developed world. Policy-makers have generally assumed that by introducing pre-funded pension schemes, they can increase household wealth and thereby raise retirement incomes. However, there has been relatively little empirical...