Innovation & Business Growth

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20 February 2017

New biotechnology projects take time to progress through the development pipeline making such investments inherently risky. Tax incentives and other policy mechanisms provided by the Australian Government to mitigate these risks have social benefits beyond the financial success of individual firms. 

16 February 2017

Derived from an analysis of the Regional Development Australia Northern Inland Committee, this paper find that regional economic strategies may tend to reflect a bias towards structured processes, transactional relationships and hierarchical decisions, which eschew practical complexities. It identifies some striking future risks for regional development if extant practice continues.

13 February 2017

Using a data mining clustering method, this paper identifies patterns of economic resilience in regions by industry categories. Preliminary results show different resilience patterns and varied stability to this resilience for industry/functional regions ranging from non-resilient to very resilient regions.

31 January 2017

This paper examines whether a company tax cut is likely to boost foreign investment in Australia.

25 January 2017

This report summarizes how NGOs worldwide use web and email communications, online and mobile fundraising tools, and social and mobile media.

24 January 2017

This McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing automation’s full potential requires people and technology to work hand in hand.

22 January 2017

Sydney’s economic dividend continues, but so do its divides. This report reviews the evidence, analyses some key trends shaping Sydney and then recommends some interventions of strategic significance.

4 January 2017

This presentation discusses the concentration of economic growth in cities - and the implications for productivity.