Economic stimulus

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Stimulus payment
NARROWER TERMS
Working paper

Democracy and fiscal-policy responses to COVID-19

In this paper, the authors investigate the relationship between the level of democracy and fiscal-policy response to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report

Trade and assistance review 2019-20

This report delivers the Productivity Commission’s estimates of assistance provided to businesses for the year to June 2020. The review is set against a background of unprecedented industry assistance to counter the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, although most of this assistance has been...
Discussion paper

Treasury says: productivity matters but Coalition policy doesn’t

This paper argues that Australian Treasury do not believe that any of the Coalition Governments major economic policies announced in the last six years will deliver lasting benefits to the economy.
Report

Business in arrears: preventing collapse in sectors hardest hit by COVID-19

This report reviews the differing experiences of UK economic sectors during the COVID-19 crisis so far, the support offered by the government, and why the financial viability of many businesses still looks precarious.
Report

Future directions: ways forward for the economies of Blacktown, Cumberland, Parramatta and The Hills – the Central City District of Sydney

The report examines the economic trajectory of the Central City District economies of Western Sydney in the boom years prior to the COVID-19 recession.
Briefing paper

Women and men in arts and entertainment

As Australia continues to experience the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and looks to economic recovery, this paper argues that the arts and entertainment sector should be a key target for economic support.
Strategy

Community-rooted economic inclusion: a strategic action playbook

The guidance in this playbook is derived from a pilot initiative implemented in Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Philadelphia between fall 2019 and January 2021. The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), in collaboration with national and local funders, supported the implementation of community-rooted economic inclusion in...
Strategy

Shifting gear: three steps to safely, quickly and permanently reopen Australia

This strategy report from the Business Council of Australia provides three clear steps to reopen the country and let people get on with their lives.
Working paper

COVID-19 fiscal support and its effectiveness

This paper uses a threshold-augmented Global VAR model to quantify the macroeconomic effects of countries’ discretionary fiscal actions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its fallout.
Policy report

The shifting roles of monetary and fiscal policy in light of COVID-19

This white paper aims to understand how varying economies have changed their monetary and fiscal policies to respond to the pandemic-induced economic crisis.