Current Issues

Current Issues

Quantitative easing or monetary financing?

With inflation now entrenched in major economies, central banks are scurrying to reduce their balance sheets after pumping over $US11 trillion into the global economy in response to COVID-19 through quantitative easing programs. Now, there is a shift to quantitative tightening.


Big Data and the digital economy

In March 2022, Actuaries Institute CEO Elayne Grace presented her conference paper 'Big Data and the Digital Economy: Benefits and Pitfalls in the Insurance Industry' at the Economic implications of the digital economy conference. Anita He recaps the key points from Elayne’s address.