Research Discussion Papers – 2014

The Research Discussion Paper (RDP) series is intended to make the results of current economic research within the Reserve Bank of Australia available for discussion and comment. The views expressed in these papers are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Reserve Bank. Abstracts or introductions of all RDPs are available online; the full text of RDPs published since 1983 are available in PDF format.

RDP 2014-14 The Evolution of Payment Costs in Australia

Chris Stewart, Iris Chan, Crystal Ossolinski, David Halperin and Paul Ryan

RDP 2014-13 Mortgage-related Financial Difficulties: Evidence from Australian Micro-level Data

Matthew Read, Chris Stewart and Gianni La Cava

RDP 2014-12 A State-space Approach to Australian GDP Measurement

Daniel Rees, David Lancaster and Richard Finlay

RDP 2014-11 Exchange Rate Movements and the Australian Economy

Josef Manalo, Dilhan Perera and Daniel Rees

RDP 2014-10 Financial Reform in Australia and China

Alexander Ballantyne, Jonathan Hambur, Ivan Roberts and Michelle Wright

RDP 2014-09 Predicting Dwelling Prices with Consideration of the Sales Mechanism

David Genesove and James Hansen

RDP 2014-08 The Effect of the Mining Boom on the Australian Economy

Peter Downes, Kevin Hanslow and Peter Tulip

RDP 2014-06 Is Housing Overvalued?

Ryan Fox and Peter Tulip

RDP 2014-05 The Changing Way We Pay: Trends in Consumer Payments

Crystal Ossolinski, Tai Lam and David Emery

RDP 2014-04 Home Price Beliefs in Australia

Callan Windsor, Gianni La Cava and James Hansen

RDP 2014-03 Household Saving in Australia

Richard Finlay and Fiona Price

RDP 2014-02 Fiscal Policy and the Inflation Target

Peter Tulip

RDP 2014-01 Macroeconomic Consequences of Terms of Trade Episodes, Past and Present

Tim Atkin, Mark Caputo, Tim Robinson and Hao Wang