Committee for Economic Development of Australia


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Research report

9 Nov 2011


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 is at a critical moment in determining...

Research report

3 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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Research report

18 Jun 2014

This report examines the economic impact of climate change for Australia, explores the responses of other nations and considers what policies will be most effective for Australia to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change.

Executive summary

The politics of...

Research report

22 May 2014

The IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook compares and ranks 60 countries on business competitiveness criteria and is the world's most renowned and comprehensive annual report on the competitiveness of nations.

The rankings are part of Switzerland based IMD's 2014 World Competitiveness Yearbook, compiled from statistical...

Research report

30 Apr 2014

Executive summary

Rumours of the death of manufacturing in Australia are greatly exaggerated. However, today’s successful manufacturers are enjoying a life very different to what has been known in the past. Rather than the mass production and assembly of final products (traditional manufacturing...

Research report

6 Nov 2013

The recommendations form the basis of a National Productivity Policy (NPP) to drive a sustained improvement to Australia’s productivity so that the nation can realise ongoing economic growth.

Reform agenda for an open economy

To remain competitive and economically strong, Australia will...

Research report

16 Aug 2013

Australia’s two-decade economic expansion has not been simply a function of chance or benefiting from the nation’s rich natural endowments. This historic growth period has occurred despite the Asian Financial Crisis; the Russian and Long Term Capital Management (LTCM) crises; the 2001 bursting of the...

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