This report presents the Australian Treasury's analysis on the first six months of the JobKeeper Payment (to 27 September 2020), reflecting on the design and initial impacts of JobKeeper as a key element of the federal government’s macroeconomic response to COVID-19.
The inequalities across the UK is starting to play out in our politics. People do not believe that their voices are being heard and feel disempowered. This report outlines policy options to aid in creating an economy that delivers both prosperity and justice for all...
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: how successful has the furlough scheme been and what should happen next?
This report, based on the final official data before the furlough scheme is due to close, assesses the most radical economic policy the UK government enacted in response to coronavirus – and supports the government’s decision to bring it to a close later this month.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...