Research Discussion Paper – RDP 2019-04 A History of Australian Equities


I would like to thank Leon Berkelmans, Peter Tulip, Marion Kohler, John Simon, John Handley and seminar participants at the Reserve Bank of Australia and at the Australian Conference of Economists for their helpful comments and suggestions. I would also like to thank all those involved in the data collection process, including Susan Black, Jenny Hancock, Mitch Kosev, Anna Nitschke, Jon Kijurina, Mina Roberts, Dale Rodriguez, Anngalee Toth, Lisa Zhou, Hero Chheath, Robin Shen, Praveen Samarasinha and Xavier Foster-Pullman. I would also like to thank the staff of the AS Holmes Library, particularly Rosie Wisbey and Stephen Cupper, for their invaluable assistance. Any errors that remain are my own responsibility, and the views expressed in this paper are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Reserve Bank of Australia.