This analysis reviews Indonesia’s recent economic performance and sets out why the present growth path is inadequate. It analyses structural problems with the current growth model and assesses to what extent Jokowi’s policy efforts have improved Indonesia’s growth trajectory.
Afghanistan and the US share a relationship that dates back to the early 1920s. The relationship has been predicated upon providing advantage to the US - a situation that seems likely to continue into the future.
This brief paper summarises South Australia's results of nation-wide polling exploring Australians’ attitudes to work, education, health, community and the economy.
This brief paper summarises Queensland results of nation-wide polling exploring Australians’ attitudes to work, education, health, community and the economy.
From the 20th Century process of policy trial and error, the nations that married the strengths of markets and government came out ahead.
Reduced violence in homes and communities, tough criminal laws and criminal sentences and a higher minimum wage were all issues that rated more important to Victorians compared to other states in a nation-wide poll.
This inquiry examined the current state of northern Australia’s tourism industry, opportunities for growth, challenges and economic impediments that tourism operators face in northern Australia.
The first step to Australia regaining momentum for broad-based economic reform is better understanding what the community really cares about. CEDA commissioned this research to understand Australian public perceptions of and attitudes to growth and economic development, and what they think the important issues are...
The Singapore economy faces significant challenges in coming years, including disruptions caused by new technologies, changing structures of international competitiveness and growing economic nationalism.
This report is not just about government initiatives and activity - it is about the efforts of the business sector, civil society, academia, communities and individuals. Australians are contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through their work in the care economy, by...
This paper argues that depending on the choices that its members make, the emergence of an African middle class will either assist the development of African agriculture or further increase the continent’s reliance on food imports.
'Red tape' is often a poorly defined term, used in different contexts to mean different things. What one person considers red tape could, to another, be an indispensable piece of regulation. To provide direction to public policy, it is important that there is a clear...
In February 2016, Infrastructure Australia (IA) presented its Australian Infrastructure Plan to the Australian Government, detailing the economic impact of proposed policy reforms through changes to gross domestic product (GDP), GDP per capita and GDP per household. As an input into the Australian Infrastructure Plan,...
The Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Michaelia Cash, has released the Turnbull Government’s response to ISA’s 2030 Plan.
This report summarises the key recommendations arising from discussions on shared opportunities for trade, investment and increased mutual understanding, held as part of the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney in March 2018.
This reports suggest that Australia’s aid spending, already at record lows, could be cut further, making our aid contribution proportionately lower than that of Greece.
The authors in this interdisciplinary collection draw on their in‑depth knowledge of peacebuilding and development contexts in different parts of Asia, the Pacific and Africa to examine the messy and dynamic realities of hybridity ‘on the ground’.