BIS Oxford Economics is Australia’s leading provider of macroeconomics and industry forecasts, underpinned by over 50 years of experience and a team of 30 economists and analysts.
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Latest Australia analysis
- Aug 30 2019
New Zealand: Building and Construction in New Zealand 2019-2023: Q3 2019 Update
Construction work done is expected to remain elevated throughout the outlook period to 2023 at over NZ$23 billion per annum (with the sector pushing up against capacity constraints), supported by a h...
- Aug 28 2019
Melbourne Industrial Property Prospects 2019-2029
The Melbourne industrial market continues to perform well. Despite slowing over the last year (in line with a slowing Victorian economy), net absorption of industrial space remains healthy. Even with...
- Aug 28 2019
Canberra Commercial Property Prospects 2019-2029
The latest data confirms that Canberra's office market recovery is progressing very slowly. Downward corrections of ABS labour force data mean that both public and private employment growth remains we...
- Aug 26 2019
Research briefing: South-east Asia construction in the trade war firing line
Trade wars generally produce no winners, and with businesses becoming increasingly reluctant to invest, construction activity in Asia is at risk of becoming collateral damage. But our analysis shows...
- Aug 22 2019
Low inflation expectations a challenge for the RBA
Drawing together information from consumers, businesses, forecasters and financial markets, we have constructed a composite measure of inflation expectations. This measure has trended lower ove...
- Aug 16 2019
Positive outlook for the mining sector as investment turns
Australian commodity exports have grown strongly over the past 12 months, driving what is expected to be a 0.7%pt contribution to GDP growth from net exports in the June quarter. LNG production contin...
- Aug 13 2019
Inflation remains weak, while volatility and lower interest rates weigh on the AUD
The monthly data continue to give mixed signals on the economic outlook. Business confidence remains weak, and uncertainty around global prospects and trade tensions are likely to weigh on firms in th...
As part of the Oxford Economics Group we are the largest independent economics research house worldwide. Our team are experts at applying advanced economic and research techniques to provide valuable insights into today’s most pressing business, financial, and policy issues. Thanks to our multi-disciplinary team and our wide access to sector experts, executives and policy-makers we can dig deep into the business, economic, industry, financial, regulatory, technology, and social issues that organisations have to face.
Latest Global Analysis
- Sep 16 2019
Global: The “reversal rate” of interest may be lower than you think
The “reversal interest rate” – the point at which further cuts in the policy rate do more harm than good – varies over time and is difficult to measure. On balance, we think that the ECB and other cen...
- Sep 13 2019
One in three chance of a global recession in 2020
The deepening industrial recession is threatening to spread to the rest of the economy. However, our analysis shows that our baseline forecast for a slowdown stopping short of a recession remains the...
- Sep 13 2019
Global Macro Themes and Asset Views Chartbook, September 2019
In our global macro chartbook for September, we summarise our views on current global themes and asset markets, and link to our research highlights over the last month. We forecast that world GDP this...
- Sep 11 2019
Seven signs a recession may be looming
Of seven indicators that have been strongly associated with global recessions over the last forty-five years, only two are currently sending recession signals. However, one of these two – the US yield...
- Sep 09 2019
Why we aren’t predicting a global recession
Fears that the global economy is heading into a recession are rising. But while we cannot ignore the risks that a recession could be brewing, our baseline assumption is still for a modest growth slowd...
Engineering Construction in Australia provides the best analysis, insights and forecasts of Australia’s dynamic civil construction market across transport (roads, bridges, railways, harbours), utilities (water, sewerage, electricity, telecommunications), recreation, pipelines and mining and heavy industry construction. Updated quarterly, including an extensive databank, detailed forecasts and project lists.
Report contains a three year forecast outlook for median house and unit prices for Australia’s state and territory capital cities and selected regional centres. Analysis and forecasts of key drivers, including economic indicators, migration, population growth and underlying demand and supply are also included.