Regional development

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'...

Conference paper
16 February 2017

A broad range of papers from academics, policy advisors and practitioners was presented to the 40th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Regional Science Association International...

Conference paper
16 February 2017

Following the Australian state of Tasmania’s adoption of its international education policy, Tasmania’s Place in the Asian Century White Paper, an increasing number of Chinese international...

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...

Conference paper
16 February 2017

This paper explores whether the loss of regional capital from regional areas is inevitable. It poses a number of questions for discussion such as: Are there non-traditional ways in which regional...

Conference paper
16 February 2017

This paper argues that an aspect of dysfunctionality is the potential impact of planning laws made at the centre which inhibit the flow of capital into a regional town. It asks, is it time to...

Article
9 January 2017

This article explores how economic productivity and growth are enhanced by infrastructure, how government investors can generate revenue infrastructure projects and how communities build the...

Report
20 December 2016

Proposes the establishment of three demarcation zones for public policy reform in the Far North, Rotorua and Gisborne disctricts of New Zealand.

Evaluation
19 December 2016

This performance audit examined the National Stronger Regions Fund - a competitive grants program designed to ‘fund investment ready projects which support economic growth and sustainability of...