Will overtourism be a problem again?

Posted by Eva McGrath-Olivan on Feb 25, 2021 9:28:01 AM

Growing year-on-year for the past decade, increasing global tourism activity has contributed significantly to economic growth and development,...

Five reasons remote work is harder than you think

Posted by Edward Cone on Feb 23, 2021 7:28:24 PM

Widespread adoption of remote work is expected to be a lasting legacy of the pandemic. But this huge shift in where and how people do their jobs...

Does Keynesianism exist on the frontier?

Posted by Jacques Nel on Feb 15, 2021 3:12:00 PM

Economic policy discussions that take place at a global level are more often than not deliberations over the best way forward for advanced...

We are not all Keynesians

Posted by Jacques Verreynne on Feb 11, 2021 2:30:00 PM

Globally, human behaviour had already seen significant changes in recent years, and these changes have accelerated during the pandemic. Albeit...

Australia’s Tourism Industry: Not so lucky

Posted by Michael Shoory on Feb 9, 2021 11:22:03 AM

While it is true that Australia’s experience with the COVID-19 pandemic has at least to an extent fitted Australia’s traditional moniker as the...

Australia, the lucky country once again?

Posted by Sarah Hunter on Feb 1, 2021 10:07:30 AM

Australia’s experience with the COVID-19 pandemic fits the country’s moniker as the Lucky Country. The number of cases has been exceptionally low...

Are we all Keynesians now? Is there much choice?

Posted by Innes McFee on Jan 20, 2021 1:30:00 PM

Over the past thirty years Richard Nixon’s famous comment “we are all Keynesians now” could hardly have rung more hollow. Since the introduction...

In November 2020 Microsoft founder Bill Gates predicted that more than 50% of business travel would disappear as a result of the pandemic. We...

Hopes have risen in recent years over the potential contribution of machine learning in economic forecasting. But the pandemic has posed a major...

Responding to my colleague Ben May’s recent piece on the key macro themes driving the 2021 economic outlook, this blog looks at the key sectoral...