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Index of Economic Roundup feature articles, speeches and submissions by topic, 1988-2006

Date

speeches in italics, with initials

Speeches and submissions by topic, 1988-2006

Balance of payments and international trade

Australia’s international investment income flows

Winter 2006

Australia’s manufactures exports (submission)

Winter 2006

Australia’s services exports (submission)

Winter 2006

Perspectives on Australia’s current account deficit (DG)

Summer 2006

A tale of two terms-of-trade booms (DG)

Summer 2006

Mining and commodities exports

Spring 2005

Road to Hong Kong: the Doha Round

Spring 2005

Household debt, imported goods and CAD (submission)

Autumn 2005

Measuring trends in Australia’s economic remoteness

Summer 04-05

Why have Australia’s imports increased so much?

Summer 04-05

Net income deficit over the past two decades

Centenary 2001

Australia’s experience with the Variable Deposit Requirement

Winter 1999

Trends in foreign direct investment flows

Spring 1997

Role of competition law and policy in international trade

Spring 1996

Trade in banking services (IR)

Spring 1995

Trade practices: international cargo shipping

Spring 1993

OECD structural indicators project

Spring 1992

Elaborately transformed manufactured exports

Winter 1992

External debt stabilisation

Summer 1991

Manufactured exports

Winter 1991

Current account deficit and overseas debt (submission)

Autumn 1991

A possible Tasman regional exchange rate regime (TH)

June 1990

Banking and finance

International links in banking

Spring 2006

Recent developments in Australian bond yields

Spring 2005

Globalisation: institution building in the financial sector

Summer 03-04

Drivers and inhibitors to consumer electronic commerce

Summer 2000

Reform of the Australian financial system

Winter 1998

Financial system inquiry (submission)

Summer 1997

Evolving financial system (TE)

Spring 1996

Code of banking practice

Summer 93-94

Credit card interest rates (submission)

Autumn 1993

Managed funds in Australia: trends and structure

Winter 1993

Commercial new lending and business credit

Autumn 1992

Australian banking industry (submission)

Spring 1991

Business income and investment

OECD: Government assistance to industry

Spring 1993

Recent behaviour and influences on profit shares

Winter 1992

Manufacturing sector performance

Autumn 1992

Non-farm stocks and the Australian economy

Winter 1991

Strategic targeting for industrial development

January 1990

Interpreting survey expectations of investment

October 1988

National accounts measures of company income

June 1988

Capital markets

Implications of the globalisation of financial markets

Spring 1999

Financial products, service providers and markets

Autumn 1999

Initiatives to improve fund raising in capital markets

Spring 1998

Market for corporate control: productive investment

Winter 1998

Government’s debt management strategy

Winter 1997

Australia’s experience with indexed bonds (PM)

Winter 1997

Infrastructure borrowings

Spring 1995

Developments in insolvencies and new incorporations

Spring 1992

Corporate regulation

Improving global frameworks for corporate regulation

Spring 2004

Fair trading (submission)

Autumn 1997

Economic Forecasting

Economic forecasting: history and procedures

Autumn 2005

Forecasting the macroeconomy

Autum
n 2005

The business cycle — economy’s response to disturbances

Summer 1998

Macroeconomic forecasts: purpose, methods, performance

Autumn 1996

Economic forecasting

Autumn 1992

Economic Policy

Managing prosperity (KH)

Spring 2006

Reflections on global economy and Aust. mining boom (DG)

Spring 2006

China’s re-emergence and the fiscal & economic outlook (KH)

Winter 2006

Australia’s medium-term challenges (MP)

Summer 04-05

Sustaining growth in Australia’s living standards

Winter 2003

Spreading the benefits of ‘globalisation’ (KH)

Autumn 2002

Australia’s economic development (KH)

Spring 2001

Policy to strengthen the ‘new economy’ (PC) Higgins memorial

Spring 2000

Shaping globalisation to benefit all (PC)

Winter 2000

Maintaining low inflation and strong growth

Autumn 2000

Economic policy reform and recent economic performance

Autumn 1999

Occupational regulation (DP)

Spring 1997

Rocky road to reform (Prof. Hilmer) Higgins memorial lecture

Spring 1995

Sustaining growth (TE)

Winter 1994

Australia: a perspective from abroad (TE) Higgins memorial

Winter 1993

Living standards and the role of microeconomic reform

Summer 1990

Remarks to Young Presidents’ Organisation (CH)

Summer 1990

Education and health

Educational attainment in Australia

Autumn 2006

Health promotion

Winter 2005

Economic impact of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

Winter 2003

Educational attainment and labour force participation

Winter 2003

Environment

Water and Australia’s future economic growth

Summer 2006

Renewable energy — a clean alternative

Spring 2002

Sustainable development — to what end?

Spring 2002

Public good conservation and environmental measures (TE)

Centenary 2001

Pricing, taxation and environmental externalities (RS)

Summer 1991

Economic instruments for climate change agreement

Spring 1991

Uses of Australia’s forest & timber resources (submission)

Summer 1990

Ecologically sustainable development strategies

June 1990

Economic analysis and environmental objectives (JF)

May 1990

Developing policy responses to the greenhouse effect

November 1989

Fiscal Federalism

Reform of Commonwealth-State financial relations

Autumn 1999

State and territory fiscal reform

Summer 1995

Horizontal fiscal equalisation: report to Premiers’ Conference

Spring 1994

State government sector financial information

November 1988

Fiscal policy

Budget policy and risk expenditures

Spring 2006

Future Fund and fiscal policy

Winter 2006

Fiscal sustainability and pre-funding in OECD

Winter 2005

Structural fiscal indicators: an overview

Autumn 2005

A survey of international fiscal policy issues

Winter 2002

Assessing fiscal policy in an accrual environment (MCL)

Spring 1997

Australian government foreign debt management (AJ)

Spring 1997

Being fiscally responsible in policy development (SF)

Spring 1997

Historical net debt series

Spring 1996

Public financial enterprises: a dying breed?

Summer 1996

Fiscal responsibility legislation (submission)

Spring 1995

Government assistance to industry (submission)

Spring 1993

Financing the public sector (JF)

Summer 1991

Foreign aid and debt relief

Indonesian economy after the tsunami & Treasury’s role

Winter 2006

Debt initiative for heavily indebted poor countries

Spring 1996

Australia’s aid programme (submission)

Spring 1996

Paris club initiative for poorest debtor countries

Summer 1995

Foreign investment policy

Foreign investment issues in Australia-US FTA

Summer 04-05

Transparency obligations in investment agreements

Winter 2004

Foreign investment — brief history and recent developments

Spring 1999

Liberalisation of foreign investment in financial sector

Spring 1997

Foreign investment policy and the Review Board (TH)

Summer 1997

Policy perspectives on Foreign Investment Review Board

Spring 1996

Docklands and Australia’s foreign investment policy (TH)

Winter 1996

APEC work on investment (NH)

Summer 1996

APEC investment principles

Summer 1995

Housing and household sector balance sheets

Recent developments in the Australian housing market

Summer 03-04

First home buyers in Australia

Summer 03-04

Household balance sheet in Australia

Spring 2001

Taxation and household saving

Summer 1995

Household interest income and payments

Summer 93-94

Housing cycles

Autumn 1993

Inflation

Potential output, the output gap and inflation

Autumn 1996

Treasury’s underlying rate of inflation

Summer 1995

Australia’s inflation performance

Summer 1991

Home ownership and interest charges in the CPI

January 1989

Infrastructure

Developments in electricity

Spring 1999

Price regulation of utilities

Summer 1999

Competition review of Australian Postal Commission (sub)

Spring 1997

Telecommunications (submission)

Winter 1995

Infrastructure financing mechanisms (GS)

Spring 1994

Electricity reform in Australia: lessons from UK

Winter 1993

Private investment in public infrastructure — tax aspects

Winter 1992

Microeconomic reform in Australian railways

Autumn 1992

Current reform processes for Australian electricity supply

Autumn 1991

Funding the infrastructure

Summer 1990

International — Asia/Pacific

An economic survey of developing countries in the Pacific

Spring 2006

The Chinese currency: how undervalued?

Spring 2005

The changing pattern on East Asia’s growth

Summer 04-05

Foreign reserve accumulation in Asia: can it be sustained?

Spring 2004

East Asian capital flows

Spring 2003

Restoring growth to the east Asian region: APEC ministers (KH)

Summer 2002

Australian support for East Asian adjustment programmes

Summer 1998

APEC, investment and Pacific island economies (NH)

Autumn 1997

East Asian miracle — economic growth and public policy

Summer 93-94

Economic outlook for Asia-Pacific

Spring 1993

Australia’s international financial markets relations with Asia

Autumn 1992

International institutions

Australia and the international financial architecture

Spring 2003

IMF and challenge of relevance in international finance

Winter 2003

Role of the IMF in crisis resolution

Autumn 2003

International financial reform — report of task force

Summer 1999

Asia, the IMF and Australia (TE)

Autumn 1998

IMF’s new arrangements to borrow

Autumn 1997

Australian Government objectives for the World Bank (NH)

Spring 1994

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Autumn 1991

International – Other

Reflections on the global economy (DG)

Spring 2006

Might the US continue to run large current
account deficits?

Winter 2004

Japanese economy and future growth prospects

Autumn 2004

Developments in the United States labour market

Autumn 2004

International house prices

Autumn 2003

Developments in crude oil prices

Autumn 2003

Risks to the global economic outlook

Spring 2002

European economic and monetary union

Autumn 1998

World economic outlook

Winter 1997

Is the world heading towards synchronised growth? (NH)

Spring 1996

Sustainable developments in developing world

Winter 1994

Growth patterns in world economy and Australia’s MTPs

Autumn 1993

Labour market and demographics

Participation modelling project

Spring 2006

Older men bounce back

Spring 2006

Demographic challenges and migration

Summer 2006

Compositional developments in the labour market

Autumn 2004

Teenage unemployment

Winter 1999

Factors influencing medium-term employment growth

Winter 1999

Recent movements in labour force participation rate

Summer 1999

Interpreting wage measures

Summer 1998

OECD jobs study

Winter 1997

Reform of occupational regulation in Australia

Spring 1997

Addressing Australia’s unemployment problem (TE)

Spring 1996

The relationship between vacancies and employment growth

Winter 1996

Labour standards (submission)

Spring 1995

Peak to trough changes in occupational employment

Autumn 1993

Interpreting employment expectations data

Summer 1992

Compositional changes in the labour market

Summer 1992

Other

100th Economic Roundup

Spring 2006

Brilliant minds: the Nobel Prize in Economics

Autumn 2006

Australia’s century since Federation at a glance

Centenary 2001

Eulogy for Robert J. Whitelaw (TE)

Winter 2000

The measurement of saving in Australia

Spring 1999

Treatment of census forms (submission)

Spring 1997

Heritage access (submission)

Autumn 1997

Fair trading (submission)

Autumn 1997

Sir Roland Wilson: eulogy by Ian Castles

Summer 1997

Sir Roland Wilson: eulogy (JS)

Summer 1997

Sir Roland Wilson: obituary by Ian Castles

Spring 1996

Economic role of copyright

Autumn 1996

Strategies for Darwin (submission)

Winter 1994

Public release of TRYM model of Australian economy

Winter 1993

Real interest rates

Winter 1992

Responsibilities of government business enterprises

May 1990

Poverty and income distribution

Poverty, inequality and the distribution of income in G-20

Autumn 2003

Global poverty and inequality in the 20th century

Centenary 2001

Does demand create supply? Critique of distribution analyses (MC)

Spring 1998

Productivity

Does Australia’s geography affect labour productivity?

Summer 2006

Understanding productivity trends

Summer 2006

Comparing Australian and United States productivity

Autumn 2005

A more productive Australia — policy and technology

Winter 2001

Demographic influences on long-term economic growth

Spring 2000

Trends in productivity

Autumn 1992

Research and Innovation

Innovation across the OECD: a review of recent studies

Summer 206

International comparisons of R&D

Spring 2005

Cost effectiveness of R&D tax concession

Winter 1995

Commercialisation of research and development

Winter 1992

Retirement incomes and superannuation

Superannuation and retirement living standards (submission)

Winter 2002

Towards higher retirement incomes: history of the system

Centenary 2001

Retirement income modelling task force

Autumn 1995

Rural sector

Agriculture and Food Policy Group (submission)

Summer 2005

Impact of 2002-03 drought on economy and employment

Autumn 2004

Rural adjustment scheme (submission)

Summer 1997

Taxation

A brief history of Australia’s tax system

Winter 2006

Flat personal income taxes: Eastern Europe

Spring 2005

Net tax threshold for Australian families

Winter 2005

Tax system complexity and compliance costs

Winter 2005

The coherent principles approach to tax law design

Autumn 2005

International trends in company tax rates

Spring 2004

Review of aspects of income tax self assessment

Autumn 2004

Structure and distributional effects of tax system (Submission)

Spring 2003

Preliminary assessment of the impact of the new tax system

Autumn 2003

Board of Taxation: its role and current activities

Spring 2001

Financial capital and taxation policy: the way forward

Winter 2001

GST and general insurance

Spring 2000

The taxation of hybrid financial arrangements

Autumn 1999

Taxation of financial arrangements: the trading regime (RW)

Summer 1998

Wholesale sales tax: sixty eight years on

Summer 1998

Taxation of financial arrangements (RW)

Autumn 1997

Hypothecation

Summer 1996

Some systemic issues in business income taxation (AP)

Winter 1995

Cost effectiveness of R&D tax concession

Winter 1995

OECD report on taxation and household saving

Summer 1995

Taxation treatment of state trading enterprises

Spring 1994

Taxation policy and Australia’s competitiveness (AP)

Spring 1994

Taxation treatment of deferred income projects

Winter 1993

Private investment in public infrastructure — tax aspects

Winter 1992

Pricing, taxation and environmental externalities

Summer 1991

Well-being

Wellbeing and happiness in OECD countries

Autumn 2006

Risk, wellbeing and public policy

Winter 2004

Policy advice and Treasury’s wellbeing framework

Winter 2004

AJ: Andrew Johnson, AP: Alan Preston, DG: David Gruen, DP: David Parker, JF: John Fraser, JS:JohnStone, KH: Ken Henry, MC: Michael Carnahan, MCL: Michael Clark-Lewis; MP: Martin Parkinson, NH: Neil Hyden, PC: Hon Peter Costello, PM: Peter McCray, RS: R Shorgen, RW: Richard Wood, SF:SteveFrench, TE:TedEvans.