Socio-economic implications of COVID-19

Amidst the global health crisis of COVID-19, our academics continue to turn their research towards answering urgent questions facing society. There is much uncertainty about how the virus will affect the world, and it is more important than ever for leaders in governments and organisations to be using robust and quality analysis to inform their policies and responses.

Hear from our researchers:

Revenue Contingent Loans for COVID-19 Economic Recovery

By Professor Bruce Chapman and Castaly Haddon.

As COVID cases rise, rates should stay low

Featuring comments by Dr Timo Henckel. Originally published In the ANU Newsroom.

COVID tracing app needs a makeover, not new laws to keep privacy safe

By Dr Priya Dev. Originally published by the Sydney Morning Herald.

Virtually in the Know with CBE – Superannuation and the implications of COVID-19

A recorded interview with Associate Professor Geoff Warren

Transitioning from JobKeeper

By Professor Bruce Chapman and Professor John Piggott – originally published by the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research.

Trading our way out of the Covid-19 lockdown

By Professor Rabee Tourky, Professor Rohan Pitchford and June Ma – originally published by the Lowy Institute

Plan for unlocking the Australian economy during the COVID-19 mobility lockdowns

By Professor Steven Roberts and Professor Rabee Tourky

Hibernating the economy through COVID-19

CBE academics are behind the Australian Government’s approach to hibernate the economy.

Secure worker entitlements before passing the JobKeeper corporate subsidy scheme

By Professor Rabee Tourky and Professor Rohan Pitchford

The Hibernating Economy: State of Play Briefing (April 1, 2020)

By June Ma, Professor Rohan Pitchford, and Professor Rabee Tourky

Wage subsidies during the COVID-19 crisis are a bad idea

By June Ma, Professor Rohan Pitchford, and Professor Rabee Tourky

Extending HECS-style loans during the COVID-19 crisis is a bad idea

By Professor Rohan Pitchford and Professor Rabee Tourky