David McCloskey


Australia’s 'jobs and growth’ strategy: pathway to a low productivity economy

This report outlines how Australia’s current economic growth is almost entirely attributable to increases in hours worked. The Coalition Government’s vaunted capacity as an economic manager has been reduced to dependence on extra work inputs, most of which are due to its high net overseas...

Downward economic mobility in Australia

This report documents the patterns of declining economic mobility around Australia. It also provides a foundation for further research, exploring factors associated with the trends outlined.

The housing affordability crisis in Sydney and Melbourne report one: the demographic foundations

Provides a new interpretation of Sydney and Melbourne’s housing affordability crisis. It is based on new household and dwelling projections for Sydney and Melbourne for the period 2012 to 2022.