THE ECONOMISTS' CORNER: How is the economy tracking?

Via CEDA: The latest GDP figures have just been released, and they show the economy has recovered to its pre-pandemic size a year since the start of the economic downturn.

Given Australia’s surprisingly strong recent growth, we’re keen to see what’s next for the recovery, in particular the impact of the lockdown in Melbourne.

To get a view on the March quarter figures and how the economy is currently tracking, CEDA Chief Economist Jarrod Ball spoke with BIS Oxford Economics Chief Economist for Australia, Sarah Hunter.

But first, Jarrod is joined by CEDA Chief Executive Melinda Cilento to discuss some of the issues we’re thinking about at CEDA this week.

Watch the full discussion below:

Topics: Economic outlook, Coronavirus, Covid19