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A Brief History of Blogging

The Big Aussie Short

When the Money Supply is Really Money Demand

The Super Wars, Again

Risk-Taking for Thee but Not for Me

Avoiding US-style demographic stagnation

How Phil Lowe Learned to Stop Worrying and Love QE

The RBA Finally Delivers on QE

Dating the Australian Business Cycle

RBA Starts Talking Quantity Effects

The RBA Steps Up

The Federal Budget’s Nominal GDP Gap

Welcome Back Jack

The Reserve Bank Doesn’t Need to Wait on the Budget

Paul Keating’s Spray at the RBA

Debelle Talks-Up RBA Balance Sheet Expansion

The Myth of ‘Stealth’ QE

The Super Wars

The Fed's new inflation targeting strategy

Who Stole My Fiscal Multiplier?

Membership of the Select Rogues Gallery Continues to Expand

Using Put Options to Reinforce the Credibility of YCC

Governor Lowe Concedes the RBA Could Do More

What MMTers Won’t Tell You About Local Currency Debt Default

The RBA’s Yield Curve Control Trap

US Dollar Bears and Gold Bulls

My Guest Apperance on the BIP Show

Why Philip Lowe is the Best Friend MMT Ever Had

The Moral Panic Over the Early Release of Super

Enduring partners: The US-Australia investment relationship

Does the RBA Already Follow an Implicit, Forward-Looking Nominal GDP Targeting Rule?

What the FOMC Really Thinks About Australia’s Yield Curve Control

Guy Debelle ‘Reassures’ the Inflationistas

My interview with David Beckworth's Macro Musings podcast

What János Kornai can teach us about housing affordability

A Series of Unfortunate Events

The Case for Negative Interest Rates in Australia

Globalisation and labour productivity in the OECD: What are the implications for post-pandemic recovery and resilience?

The Australian and US NGDP Gaps

Are external RBA Board members conflicted?

RBA’s bond taper underscores its lack of ambition, not its genius

Birmingham on thin ice challenging China to take Australia to the WTO

Now is no time to turn our backs on globalisation

Philip Lowe’s Ever Receding North Star

Real-time measures of US economy show collapse in activity and employment

US Q1 GDP will be bad, but will sound worse to Australians than it really is

Pandemics Depress the Economy, Public Health Interventions Do Not: Evidence from the 1918 Flu

Asking the right questions about critical minerals

What COVID-19 means for Australian productivity

Coronavirus means globalisation has suffered

When you're not very good at accepting valid feedback on your job application...

Failure to converge?

My interview with Scott Sumner

US business conditions and the Australian output gap

The US Labour Market in the Great Suppression

RBA needs to follow the Fed and go all-in

Financial markets need to stay open

RBA leaves the bazooka on the table

What the RBA will do today

Monetary policy is not doing enough

Coronavirus reignites debate on 'the good and the bad' of globalisation

My AER Policy Forum article

RBA’s foot-dragging leaves economy dangerously exposed

The evidence suggests Reserve Bank rate cuts don’t hurt confidence

Monetary Policy and Sentiment in the US and Australia

US-China trade deal is spin for Trump's failed protectionism

Judy Shelton's threat to global free trade

Don't bank on US dollar's demise