Economic development

Audio program
29 March 2017

While the mining sector remains an important part of the Australian economy, experts warn too many reports, commissioned by industry insiders, exaggerate the importance of different sectors in...

Report
28 March 2017

The report, commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia, shows that the mining and METS sector accounts for around 15% of the Australia’s gross domestic product (GDP) – representing a major...

Report
28 March 2017

The report, commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia, shows that the mining and METS sector accounts for around 15% of the Australia’s gross domestic product (GDP) – representing a major...

Audio lecture/presentation
3 March 2017

Speaking at the 2017 Higher Education Conference, Dutch economist and author, Antoine van Agtmael, describes the process of transitioning a nation’s economy from uncompetitive 'rust belt'...

Audio program
23 February 2017

The influential former head of treasury, Ken Henry, has again hit out at the political process today in some of his strongest language yet about the dangers of economic inaction.

Conference paper
16 February 2017

This paper investigates the role of local government in the organisation and promotion of economic development. It argues there is more need for dialogue between different tiers of government to...

Conference paper
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...

Report
16 February 2017

Expenditure by foreign military forces visiting northern Australia has had significant impact on local economies.

Report
15 February 2017

CEDA's 2017 Economic and Political Overview (EPO) provides economic and political insights and also examines where growth will come from in 2017, ongoing domestic challenges, the prospect of a...

Report
14 February 2017

The pace of change in Asia and new and more flexible sources of finance mean that the Asian Development Bank needs to continue to demonstrate its relevance to donors and borrowers.