Research Discussion Paper – RDP 2011-08 The Mining Industry: From Bust to Boom


This paper was first presented at the Reserve Bank of Australia Conference on ‘The Australian Economy in the 2000s’ at the H.C. Coombs Centre for Financial Studies, Kirribilli, on 15–16 August 2011. We would like to thank our colleagues at the RBA and participants at the Conference for their helpful comments. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Responsibility for any remaining errors rests with us.