The Global Economy
Australia may be an island continent, but it is no more immune to global economic influences than are other countries which share physical borders with their nearest neighbours. Australia is very much exposed to global swings in commodity prices, and to fluctuations in major advanced economies and (increasingly) to business cycles in key emerging economies such as China. Australia’s financial markets are increasingly integrated with the their global counterparts. And Australian economic policy-makers cannot ignore changes in monetary, fiscal and other economic policy settings in the world’s major economies. Hence, an awareness of trends in the global economy is an essential element of understanding Australian economic conditions.
The risks of recessions in Europe, the US and AustraliaEconomic Policies, News, Recent Media Interview, The Australian Economy, The Global Economy | 13th July 2022
Saul talks to Alan Kohler about the risks of recessions in Europe, the US and Australia stemming from the combination of sharply higher energy prices and higher interest rates, 13th July 2022. And now, here’s Saul Eslake, independent economist. Well, Saul, is it even possible for Australia to have a recession with the labour […]
Global economic trends affecting the Australian wine industryThe Australian Economy, The Global Economy | 27th June 2022
Presentation to the 18th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference in Adelaide, 27th June 2022
Will the world’s mega economies create the mega decade?The Australian Economy, The Global Economy | 28th March 2022
Presentation to the Australian Investors’ Association 2022 National Conference on the Gold Coast, Queensland (spoiler alert: my answer is “no”).
Interview with Eureka Report’s Alan Kohler, 15th December 2021Housing, Recent Media Interview, The Australian Economy, The Global Economy | 15th December 2021
Saul talks to the Eureka Report’s Alan Kohler about this week’s US Federal Reserve and other leading central bank meetings, inflation and house prices AK: Now, here’s Saul Eslake, independent economist and his business is called Corinna Economic Advisory. Saul, there’s a lot of central bank meetings this week, starting with the Federal Reserve, but […]