Economic development

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901785

Research report

13 Feb 2018

In Afghanistan, China recognises several economic and strategic opportunities to advance its goals in the region and beyond, including the opportunity to acquire access to much of Afghanistan’s mineral wealth.

Report

9 Feb 2018

The State of the Nation report this year is the eleventh report the Salvation Army’s Social Policy Parliamentary Unit has completed. New Zealand as a nation has changed in many ways over this time and each of these reports have served as markers along the...

Report

7 Feb 2018

One focus of this paper is on the fiscal incentives faced by state governments and how these incentives cause regulatory problems. This suggests reforms to the federation, worthwhile for many reasons, will also assist in cutting back Australia’s red tape burden.

Report

2 Feb 2018

Australia’s sound governance, political stability and transparent regulatory system build economic resilience and minimise sovereign risk. In an uncertain world, Australia is a safe and secure place to invest and do business.

Strategy

30 Jan 2018

This strategy document aims to contribute to the wellbeing and prosperity of all Australians by strengthening Australia's innovation performance to become a leading innovation nation.

Working paper

24 Jan 2018

This working paper presents three case examples demonstrating the potential for overseas migration to improve population growth, sustain a skilled labour pool, and grow the economy in northern and remote Australia.

Draft report

15 Jan 2018

Creative Barkly is a three-year Australian Research Council Linkage project (2016-2019) that aims to investigate the arts and creative sector in the Barkly, and how it contributes to economic and social development in the region.

Book

8 Jan 2018

This volume describes the state of play in Asian economic integration but also looks forward to the region’s future and the role it might play in defending the global system that has underwritten its historic rise.

Report

11 Dec 2017

This report tracks Tasmania’s progress towards the attainment of improved results in jobs, construction, exports, new businesses, housing, health status and educational achievement.

Report

8 Dec 2017

Despite impressive economic performance, Vietnam’s strong trade and investment gains have yet to fully overcome the vestiges of its economic past.

Report

7 Dec 2017

The purpose of these reports is to provide additional detail on the impacts of economic scenarios on the medium-term budget position, including the effects on major revenue and expenditure areas of the budget.

Report

6 Dec 2017

This report explores five sectors where Australian strengths can leverage and benefit from demand and opportunity in a reforming Argentina: energy and resources; agriculture; infrastructure; education and training; and the digital economy.

Research report

6 Dec 2017

This paper analyses Papua New Guinea's economy by considering macroeconomic stability as well as fiscal policy and debt.

Research report

6 Dec 2017

This paper briefly reviews several key infrastructure sectors in Papua New Guinea - telecommunications, transport, energy, and urban water - to provide snapshots of their status, identify challenges, and where possible make relevant international comparisons.

Research report

6 Dec 2017

This paper examines scenarios for Papua New Guinea's political future.

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.

Research report

5 Dec 2017

Indonesia has been ignoring its leadership role in ASEAN, even though that organisation has the potential to be a valuable tool for extending Indonesian influence.

Strategy

4 Dec 2017

As Australia’s seventh largest city, Greater Newcastle faces a new future with investment in aviation, transport, education, health and tourism. This first-ever draft plan aims to drive sustainable growth.

Strategy

30 Nov 2017

This report outlines why the Western Australian Auditor-General feels there is still time for Tourism WA to achieve its goal of doubling tourism spend - although it will be challenging.

Research report

29 Nov 2017

This research argues that there is definite potential for Indigenous-owned businessto act as a major stimulant for economic development.