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Committee for Economic Development of Australia

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Committee for Economic Development of Australia

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CEDA

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Research report

15 May 2012

The world is wrestling with the challenge of ensuring an ongoing supply of energy that does not damage the environment while enabling billions of people to appreciate the benefits of modern life. Global interest in renewable technologies is accelerating the maturity of many of these energy...

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30 Mar 2012

Australian governments are under constant pressure to intervene to support the economies of particular regions, particularly those that grow more slowly.

The most prominent recent example is the Commonwealth Government’s “Commitment to Regional Australia” in September 2010 1...

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23 Mar 2012

Introduction

Demography and politics

The population of Australia was estimated at 22.8 million in February 2012, making it the 51st most populous country in the world. With a settlement pattern dominated by six major cities, Australia is one of the...

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09 Nov 2011

Introduction

In the following policy perspective CEDA examines the environmental and economic issues associated with nuclear power and sets out a real options approach to enabling its future development.

Australia's energy options

Australia...

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03 Dec 2008

In recent years, Australians have begun to realise the contribution that telecommunications and competitive media can make to the development of a prosperous and socially viable nation. With that realisation, broadband has moved to the centre of the policy agenda. This report focuses on the...

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19 Mar 2008

The Australian federal system must be judged as one of the most successful in modern history, argues Jonathan Pincus. In this paper he argues that a key to its success is the evolution of Australian federal arrangements in response to changing circumstances. Federalism can continue to assist...

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13 Feb 2008

Reducing the flow of greenhouse gas emissions will require substantial changes in human behaviour, both on the demand and production sides. Technological change holds the key. Effective policy toward climate change requires a global approach which is considered to involve placing a price on...

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Research report

24 May 2007

The latest edition of the world's leading competitiveness survey shows Australia's economic infrastructure continues to perform poorly relative to most other areas of the economy.

The World Competitiveness Yearbook 2007, released in Australia by CEDA, has underlined Australia's long-term...

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Commentary

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23 Jan 2007

Australia's governments should ensure that many different broadband systems can be brought to different parts of Australia argues Joshua Gans.

And the nation should avoid building a monolithic new national broadband Internet network. The Local Broadband Imperative finds that...

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17 Oct 2006

Cutting company tax appears to offer the most effective means of spurring economic growth through tax cuts. It should be brought back onto the agenda of public discussion for policy makers and commentators argues Nicholas Gruen. This is the lesson from both recent economic theory and from...

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