Welcome to Independent Economics
"Econtech Pty Ltd was established in 1994 and adopted the trading name of Independent Economics
in 2011. This trading name reflects our commitment to robust, independent economic analysis. I invite you to read more about
Chris Murphy, Director, Independent Economics.
Independent Economics is a leading independent provider of economic modelling services.
We assist clients through model-informed economic policy analysis and
forecasting. For some clients we provide reports on modelling that we undertake, while for others we develop and support models that they use themselves.
Our modelling has an economy-wide focus. We are strongly committed to independent economic modelling that provides
leading-edge analysis and real solutions to meet client needs. In Australia, we provide services relating to
labour markets and
macro policy and forecasts. We also provide services
Chris Murphy, who is a well known modeller, policy analyst and forecaster, is
the Director of Independent Economics. He and the rest of the Independent team
have developed a suite of Independent Australian economic models. These policy and
forecasting models are used in a wide variety of client work, including to model tax reform options, to
model labour market policies, including for migration and education, and to
provide macroeconomic analysis. Internationally, Independent Economics provides services to the Governments
of Singapore, Malaysia and Abu Dhabi, constructing and supporting national economic models.