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Paul Dales speaks to Bloomberg about the outlook for interest rates and GDP growth in Australia 30 November 2015

30 November 2015

Paul Dales, chief Australia and New Zealand economist at Capital Economics, Australia’s economy, China’s economy and their outlooks for the next few months. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Angie Lau on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)

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Paul Dales on Australian outlook

Roger Bootle debates quantitative easing

25 November 2015

Capital Economics’ Roger Bootle took part in Intelligence Squared’s debate speaking for the motion that “Central banks can print prosperity”

Capital Economics Opens Sydney Office

16 November 2015

Capital Economics Opens Sydney Office.

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new office in Sydney. The office will further enhance our ability to provide local clients with comprehensive and insightful economic and market analysis, while strengthening our regional expertise for the benefit of clients worldwide. The Sydney office builds on our existing regional presence, sitting alongside our Singapore office which will continue to service our Asian clients.

The Sydney office will be led by Paul Dales, Capital Economics’ Chief Australia & New Zealand Economist. He is a recognised expert on developed economies, is well known within the investment community and is frequently quoted in the media. Paul will continue to lead our coverage of Australia and New Zealand and will also provide clients in these two countries with an overview of our views on all other major economies.

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12 November 2015

Capital Economics Greek Debt Sustainability Model

08 October 2015

Capital Economics Greek Debt Sustainability Model.

Clients and subscribers can explore the effects on the Greek debt outlook of different assumptions for the economy and budget position. Simply input numbers for real GDP growth, inflation and the primary budget surplus to see the projected path of the ratio of public sector debt to GDP. The debt projections made by the IMF in its fifth review of Greece’s bailout in 2014 and its recent updated analysis published on June 26th 2015 are included for comparison.

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Annual Conference 2015 – London

29 September 2015

Once again, Capital Economics hosted another highly successful series of annual conferences in London, Stockholm, Zurich and Amsterdam (New York is next in November).

Over 300 clients attended the London event with presentations by:

Roger Bootle, Executive Chairman
Jonathan Loynes, Chief European Economist
Jennifer McKeown, Senior European Economist
Vicky Redwood, Chief UK Economist
Julian Jessop, Chief Global Economist

Watch Roger Bootle’s introduction above.

1. What is wrong with Europe?

In it, Roger covers:

  • Relative economic growth performance compared to other parts of the world.
  • The role of the euro.
  • Other factors holding the EU back.

Watch the presentations from our other speakers below:

2. Is the Greek crisis finally over?

A presentation by Jonathan Loynes, Chief European Economist

  • Why Grexit is still likely.
  • Effects on the rest of the euro-zone.
  • Are other peripheral countries vulnerable?

3. Prospects for core Europe

A presentation by Jennifer McKeown, Senior European Economist

  • Can Germany heal the euro-zone through stronger growth and looser fiscal policy?
  • Can France reform and catch up with Germany?
  • The way ahead to fiscal and political union.


A presentation by Vicky Redwood, Chief UK Economist.

  • Gains and losses for the UK if it leaves the EU.
  • How likely is BREXIT and what will swing the vote?
  • Implications of BREXIT for the rest of the EU.
  • Alternative visions of a future for the EU.

5. Is China now the bigger threat?

A presentation by Julian Jessop, Chief Global Economist.

  • The potential fall-out from a “hard landing” in China
  • Winners and losers from lower commodity prices
  • Outlook for US interest rates and the dollar
  • Summary of our forecasts for Europe and the rest of the world

6. Q&A with the audience

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