Economic policy

FAST Record ID: 
902025

Report

15 Jun 2018

The Singapore economy faces significant challenges in coming years, including disruptions caused by new technologies, changing structures of international competitiveness and growing economic nationalism.

Guide

23 Apr 2018

This guide details the research process, the key insights into how people reason about the economy, and detailed analysis of the key narrative and language shifts that move persuadable audiences toward progressive policy.

Report

22 Apr 2018

This policy paper proposes a new framework for UK macroeconomic policy.

Report

17 Apr 2018

The Northern Territory’s controversial lease of the strategically-important Port of Darwin to a Chinese company with People’s Liberation Army links, highlights the type of tensions that might increase between the federal government and the States and Territories over the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and...

Research report

12 Feb 2018

This paper provides a broad overview of Victoria’s economy using key indicators. The indicators used aim to measure different aspects of the economy and specific economic trends. Data and trends are also compared to other states and territories in order to assess Victoria’s economic position...

Essay

10 Dec 2017

This resource argues that there is evidence of growing complacency and reform fatigue, including backsliding on fiscal policy in Australia.

Report

6 Dec 2017

This report examines Australian high-growth firms (HGFs) and their relationship to innovation. HGFs are defined as firms that experience rapid growth over a three year period, measured in terms of turnover, employment and research and development expenditure.

Journal article

5 Dec 2017

Neoclassical economics is an imposing theoretical edifice. But at another level it provides detailed operational guidance for public policy. At this operational level it is a technocratic tool that gives the appearance of scientific precision and evidence-based policy to underpin the day-to-day work that public...

Journal article

13 Nov 2017

This article analyses recent trends and determinants of chief executive (CEO) pay in the New Zealand public sector, and of numbers and pay of senior managers in the sector.

Report

10 Nov 2017

This paper is a detailed analysis of the change in China’s political and policy making system as well as the emergence of key economic policy makers during the Xi Jinping era. It also explores how policy is made in China’s complexed and multilayered system through...

Briefing paper

NZIER Insight 74/2017
1 Nov 2017

This paper discusses the alternatives to inflation-targeting in the post-GFC environment.

Research report

11 Oct 2017

We examine the phenomenon of globalisation as it affects New Zealand. We look at its impact on New Zealand and ask whether it is a force which has had its day (peak globalisation) or is it continuing to morph and evolve.

Research report

6 Oct 2017

Many consider Airbnb as one of the most disruptive developments in tourism over the past decade. This BCEC feature report looks at the rapid growth of the sharing economy in recent years and how it has challenged traditional economies in many countries around the globe....

Discussion paper

26 Sep 2017

This paper provides a platform for discussions on future improvement and policy options for South Australia and provides the data to help contextualise the historic performance of the state's economy in a relative sense against interstate comparators.

Commentary

16 Aug 2017

Britain has spiralled into political failure since voting to leave the European Union. What happened, and what happens next? David Hayes takes a look.

Research report

14 Aug 2017

The phenomenon of the rapidly growing cohort of American men who are out of work is not unique to the United States. Australia, it seems, has its own silent crisis in male employment.

Journal article

14 Aug 2017

Examines the quality of the New Zealand regulatory system with a focus on economic aspects of regulation and on the high-level design factors that ensure that our regulatory mechanisms are fit for purpose, and remain fit for purpose.

Research report

19 Jul 2017

This research paper outlines a three pronged strategy that would help achieve better outcomes for all Australians and foster public confidence in open markets.

Working paper

30 Jun 2017

This paper argues that a new approach to competition policy is necessary, switching emphasis from ‘increasing competition wherever possible’ to ‘optimisation’. Consumers, industry, the environment and society will be the beneficiaries.

Research report

AHURI Final Report 285
28 Jun 2017

This research presents evidence on how housing policies might promote labour force participation and economic growth through four channels - housing supply responsiveness, labour mobility, employment decisions and consumption.