Drivers of economic pessimism


Consumer economic pessimism has increased in Australia as at late 2019, to the highest level since the Global Financial Crisis.  This may make consumers less willing to take on a large financial commitment.  Why has this happened so suddenly?  How can sentiment be turned around?  Our analysis has some surprising answers.  There are implications here for the federal government and the Reserve Bank of Australia.

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