Business & Economics

Research
28 July 2015

Australia's agricultural future is bright but faces challenges. This report delivers evidence-based research and interdisciplinary findings to support policy development in areas of importance to...

Commentary
27 July 2015

Australia’s largest retail banks – known as the big four – have been praised as leaders in corporate sustainability reporting. Despite receiving numerous sustainability awards, a closer...

Research
22 July 2015

How has the view of our demographic future changed over time? And to what extent has it turn out to be correct? This fact sheet provides some answers.

Commentary
21 July 2015

Redesigning the market and supporting deliberative development are the keys to achieving good, affordable apartments.

Research
21 July 2015

This report shows that complex and entrenched disadvantage is experienced by a small but persistent number of locations in each state and territory across Australia.

Commentary
21 July 2015

Tony Abbott has argued that “Coal is good for humanity, coal is good for prosperity, coal is an essential part of our economic future, here in Australia, and right around the world.” It seems,...

Commentary
21 July 2015

The immediate effect of the 2012 carbon price was to increase the costs faced by most electricity generators. Simple economics suggests that two effects should have followed.

Research
20 July 2015

The low interest rate environment, relatively strong population growth and growing appetite of investors have exacerbated the housing supply imbalance in Sydney.

Research
20 July 2015

In 2013-14, labour productivity growth in both the Australian economy and the 12-industry market sector (which accounts for 65 per cent of the economy) was close to the trend of the last two and...

Research
17 July 2015

Australia’s largest retail banks – often known as the big four – have been praised as leaders in corporate sustainability reporting. Despite receiving numerous sustainability awards, a closer...