A growing number of economists are predicting a US recession is on the cards, which could lead to a recession in Australia and globally.
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.
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.
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.
The latte line shows the socioeconomic divide in Sydney's East and West.
Record low interest rates will almost certainly drive up property prices. But they will also drive down unemployment and boost investment generally.
Combined, APRA and the Reserve Bank are about to give households on $150,000 up to $120,000 more borrowing power.
Policies proposed for the federal election risk making a bad situation worse, says UNSW Business School's Jonathan Reeves.
Prices are off, but from unprecedented highs. It could be a one-time adjustment.
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.