Jonathan Hambur

Working paper

The career effects of labour market conditions at entry

This paper explores the effects of labour market conditions at graduation on an individual’s work‑life over the following decade.
Discussion paper

MARTIN has its place: a macroeconometric model of the Australian economy

This paper introduces MARTIN – the Reserve Bank of Australia's current model of the Australian economy. MARTIN is an economy-wide model used to produce forecasts and conduct counterfactual scenario analysis.
Working paper

Wage growth in Australia: lessons from longitudinal microdata

This paper uses novel microdata sources spanning 2001-02 to 2015-16 to explore the structural drivers of wage growth in Australia, with a view to better understanding recent weak wage growth – a phenomenon observed across a range of advanced economies.
Discussion paper

Do interest rates affect business investment? Evidence from Australian company-level data

This paper examines the distribution of borrowing rates paid by companies, and the relationship between corporate borrowing rates and fixed capital investment, using a unique hand-collected dataset.