house prices

Crosswalk, people crossing in downtown

A growing number of economists are predicting a US recession is on the cards, which could lead to a recession in Australia and globally.

Woman holding a child against her shoulder

UNSW and ACOSS partnership research report finds a widening gap between those who bought homes when they were affordable and those shut out of home ownership.

gettyimages-1386010216.jpg

With the cost of living rising, housing interest rates going up and financial markets in turmoil, the following UNSW Sydney experts are available to comment on economic issues.

australia suburb aerial view

A new UNSW report recommends a Royal Commission and broader RBA remit to address the effect of soaring house prices on productivity, economic instability and inequality.

sydney housing estate

The latte line shows the socioeconomic divide in Sydney's East and West. 

building construction

Record low interest rates will almost certainly drive up property prices. But they will also drive down unemployment and boost investment generally.

climbing_into_higher_debt.jpg

Combined, APRA and the Reserve Bank are about to give households on $150,000 up to $120,000 more borrowing power.

housing_bubble.jpg

Policies proposed for the federal election risk making a bad situation worse, says UNSW Business School's Jonathan Reeves.

house prices.jpg

Prices are off, but from unprecedented highs. It could be a one-time adjustment.

housing bubble.jpg

The Reserve Bank is worried that a further tightening of lending standards could take the air out of the housing bubble very quickly. Here's the way it could happen.

Pages