Philip Lowe

Philip Lowe officially named next RBA governor

As current RBA deputy governor, Lowe replaces his long-time boss Glenn Stevens, and will be joined on the RBA board by another highly experienced public policy expert whose board appointment was announced today, Professor Ian Harper. Read More

Philip Lowe: what is the new normal for economic policy?

Policy makers and government economists are being confronted with a once-in-a-generation low interest rate phenomena, which could mean Australia is in for a repeat of the tepid growth that plagued the Japanese economy of the last 20 years. RBA deputy governor Philip Lowe reflects on what it means as Australia struggles with the double challenge of low yields and the transition out of the mining boom. Read More