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Latest Australia analysis
- Mar 12 2019
GDP growth disappoints in Q4, outlook for FY19 downgraded to 2.3%
GDP growth was once again weaker than expected in Q4 2018 at 0.2% q/q. Momentum in consumer spending remains subdued, held back by anaemic income growth. Further, the anticipated downturn in dwelling...
- Mar 05 2019
Late cycle? Not necessarily: lessons from wizardry of Aus
Amid growing concerns that global expansions are showing increased evidence of age-related vulnerabilities, Australia’s unbroken 28-year expansion is an important reminder that softer landings are fea...
- Mar 01 2019
Australian economy can ride out housing price adjustment
Due to a combination of weak income growth and the low savings rate, our forecast is for household consumption growth to be subdued over the next two years. Falling house prices may present another he...
- Feb 28 2019
Road Construction in Australia 2019-33 (February release)
Although quarterly road construction work done declined by 18% in the September quarter, annual work done remains 4.2% higher than last year. Our latest forecasts for road construction now point towa...
- Feb 27 2019
Building & Construction New Zealand Conference Slides 2019
Managing Director Robert Mellor provides an outlook for New Zealand building and construction activity over the next two years.
- Feb 25 2019
Long Term Forecasts 2019 - 2033
Our latest Long Term Forecasts release takes stock of Australia's current economic cycle, the external environment, the major risks to the economy, and our expectations for the economy over the mediu...
- Feb 21 2019
High frequency data implies weak growth momentum
Our Economic Momentum Indictor (EMI), indicates that underlying momentum in the economy remains somewhat subdued. After hitting a peak in Q1 2018, the index has trended down, highlighting the ongoing...
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Latest Global Analysis
- Feb 12 2019
Soft landings: Difficult but by no means impossible
Policymakers have rarely engineered soft landings, but central banks may be better placed to do so this time around. Crucially though, this relies on central banks being willing and able to use unconv...
- Feb 11 2019
Soft landings: Lessons from history
The evidence from the post-war period is that soft economic landings are relatively rare. What’s more, peaks in the US, UK and German/eurozone policy rates have on average been followed by a recession...
- Feb 08 2019
The wisdom of crowds: 3 years of the Global Risk Survey
The Oxford Economics Global Risk Survey contains useful information about the economic outlook, based on our analysis of business perceptions over the past three years. The latest results point to the...
- Feb 08 2019
Oxford Economics Global Risk Survey: Q1 2019
Business gloom about the global economy has continued to increase, based on our latest survey of risk perceptions. More businesses judge that the probability of a sharp slowdown has increased over the...
- Feb 07 2019
The EM debt bubble may already have burst
Most emerging markets have had credit booms in the last five years, and history suggests that up to two-thirds of such booms end in growth slowdowns or financial crises. Evidence of slowdowns is alrea...
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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.
A comprehensive overview of the long run Australia residential and non-residential outlook. Includes detailed forecasts by sector, including houses, apartments, offices, retail, warehouses, accommodation, education and health.
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.