Business & Economics

Report
29 September 2016

Despite the desperate need and global commitment to ditch fossil fuels, our latest report reveals fossil fuel companies are continuing to search for more unburnable carbon. Many are even...

Report
28 September 2016

The effect of house prices on households’ financial decisions has been an important question facing researchers and policy-makers. Increases in house prices may lead households to take on...

Article
27 September 2016

This article discusses National Public Radio's (NPR) real-time fact checking assessments on a live transcript of the first US Presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Article
26 September 2016

This article provides a status update on the draft National Action Plan that will articulate how the Federal government intends to promote open government and finalise membership to the Open...

Working paper
26 September 2016

This paper combines survey and administrative data for about 13,000 firms from 2005 to 2013 to study the inter-relationships among firm characteristics, intangible investment and firm performance...

Report
25 September 2016

Soaring South Australian wholesale electricity prices in July have exposed the urgent need for Australia to develop climate change and energy policies that combine to maintain reliable, affordable...

Report
22 September 2016

This report's preliminary finding is that there are six priority areas where introducing greater competition, contestability and informed user choice could improve outcomes for people who use...

Report
20 September 2016

The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the design process for the Rural Research and Development for Profit Programme, including performance measurement and reporting...

Report
20 September 2016

This paper was released to assist participants in preparing a submission to the public inquiry into Superannuation Alternative Default Models.