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.
Our economists are expert at applying advanced economic tools to provide valuable insights into today’s most pressing business, financial, and policy issues.
Latest Australia analysis
- May 17 2019
Housing an unsung drag on CPI inflation
Headline CPI inflation has been below the RBA's target range for most of the past five years. While fluctuations in tradeable goods inflation can drive inflation from one quarter to the next (as it di...
- May 14 2019
Rates on hold in May, but chances of a 2019 rate cut have increased
The disconnect between the labour market and other economic indicators continues. Jobs growth remains solid and the unemployment rate is holding fast at 5%. But business and consumer surveys are still...
- May 14 2019
The Outlook for Residential Land in Melbourne Update Report 2018
Falling house prices in the Melbourne residential market are impacting demand for land as land values also decline. Lower land prices will place pressure on settlement of lots that have been pre-sold...
- May 10 2019
High frequency data pointing to slower growth momentum
Our Economic Momentum Indicator (EMI) suggests that underlying momentum in the economy has slowed in the first quarter of 2019. The EMI has been trending down since Q1 2018, and took a sharper turn do...
- May 03 2019
Market turmoil and a Chinese slowdown remain key risks
We expect economic growth will improve gradually over 2019 and settle at around 2.9% over the medium term. However, this forecast assumes steady growth in the global economy. In this piece we utilise...
- Apr 30 2019
Engineering Construction in Australia 2019 - 2033 April Update
The ongoing completion of LNG projects in WA and NT resulted in headline engineering construction work done falling year-on-year in the December quarter, 2018. But this result hides generally increas...
- Apr 26 2019
Contribution from tourism slowing but still positive
The tourism sector has grown robustly over the past five years, benefitting from the positive upturn in global growth momentum and the depreciation of the AUD. As international travel has become more...
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
- Jul 12 2019
Lull before the trade war storm
Markets remain vulnerable to renewed tensions, despite the US-China trade war truce. In our review of 80 trade war events since President Trump’s election, we find: (i) consistent, broadly symmetr...
- Jul 10 2019
Who’s most vulnerable in a housing market downturn
Our analysis suggests that in a global housing slump, the worst hit economies would include the Nordic countries, New Zealand, Australia, and the UK.
- Jul 05 2019
Weak real activity indicators in May for EM
May brought a series of negative real activity data in China and this determined an overall negative trend for the EM realm. Considered without China an overall picture is less bleak, as some of the l...
- Jul 04 2019
Global: Lowflation is here to stay, but deflation isn’t a big worry
The recent collapse in advanced economy bond yields and market-based inflation expectations overstates the likelihood of a global recession and the risks of sustained deflation.
- Jul 04 2019
Inflation stuck in a deep demographic ditch
Ageing populations will stifle inflation for at least the next decade, according to our detailed assessment, just as they contributed to below-target inflation over the last one. But rebellious forces...
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.