FAULT LINES 
An independent review into Australia’s response to COVID-19

Peter Shergold AC
Jillian Broadbent AC
Isobel Marshall
Peter Varghese AO

Constructing real time estimates of Australian consumer
spending using bank transactions

Today we released a new working paper describing the methodological construction of the Spendtracker, a real-time indicator of Australian consumer spending published by the e61 Institute

The e61 Institute has published new research to help guide policymakers and stakeholders at the upcoming jobs and skills summit being held in Canberra on 1-2 September 2022. The research identifies five key facts using detailed analysis of firm-level and worker-level data. 

Labour shortages in Australia: what role for missing migrants?

The e61 Institute has published a new Research Note to help inform the current debate around migration policy reform and the impact of recent declines in net overseas migration on labour supply. The Research Note quantifies the role of ‘missing’ migrant workers in Australia’s current labour shortages and highlights those industries which have been most severely affected.

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