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
- 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 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...
- Aug 09 2019
Volatility and lower rates are weighing on the AUD
The Australian dollar has depreciated sharply against the USD, shedding 4 cents since mid-July amidst concerns over rising trade tensions between the US and China. Accordingly, we have rev...
- Aug 06 2019
- Aug 02 2019
Long term forecast report, August 2019
GDP growth has disappointed this year, with the economy continuing to labour against headwinds in consumer spending and residential construction. Momentum is likely to remain subdued over the next tw...
- Aug 01 2019
Apartments in Sydney Suburbs 2019-25 Update Report
Dwelling completions in Sydney have surged over the past five years and the strong supply pipeline in the unit market has seen the rapid reduction in the undersupply. Such high levels of construction...
- Aug 01 2019
Engineering Construction in Australia 2019 - 2033 July Update
Total engineering activity continued to decline in year on year terms in the March quarter 2019. The 13.7% drop was largely due to the ongoing completion of LNG projects in WA and NT, and to a lesser...
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
- Aug 06 2019
Global Risk Survey: Pessimism rises on trade war fears
Business pessimism has risen sharply, based on our latest survey of risk perceptions. With trade war fears surging to around the highest level since the survey began, around 1 in 5 respondents now vie...
- Aug 05 2019
Global: Why funding for lending will not replace rate cuts or QE
Providing cheap loans to the banking system in return for more lending to households and firms has become a common tool for some of the world’s largest central banks. However, in our view, attempts to...
- Aug 01 2019
Global: Policy rates alone won’t lift the gloom
Contrary to prevailing views that high levels of debt have made economies more sensitive to interest rates, our analysis shows the reverse: in advanced economies policy rates are becoming a less e...
- Jul 30 2019
Weakening trade and investment threaten world growth
World growth remains under downward pressure, according to our review of the latest data and the signals from our proprietary indicators. Easier financial conditions over recent months haven’t yet fed...
- Jul 26 2019
Global demographics and the future of saving rates
Having boosted global saving rates for 40 years, we expect demographic trends to now balance out, keeping global saving rates high over the next 20.
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.