Business enterprises--Technological innovations
This discussion paper argues that public policy should seek to accelerate automation to reap the productivity benefits, while building new institutions to ensure the dividends of technological change are broadly shared.
This report provides a summary overview of occupational skills information practices in selected countries and organisations, with the aim of highlighting the approaches adopted by each to the design, content, update and provision of skills information. In addition, it showcases good practice in ensuring such...
The Australia’s International Business Survey (AIBS) aids in the understanding of Australia’s international business activity, as well in evaluating the impact of international economic trends on Australian businesses.
Australia's new copyright legislation is a step in the right direction, but it doesn’t go far enough to create an environment that fosters Australian innovation, argues Kylie Pappalardo.
Is competitive pressure in Australia weak? How costly to Australia is market power? This report assesses the evidence and proposes policies to increase competitive pressure.
This white paper sets out a long-term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the United Kingdom.
Australia’s 2.2 million small to medium enterprises (SMEs) employ two thirds of Australian workers and create a substantial proportion of new jobs. Ensuring that businesses have access to capital is important for the growth of their businesses and to create jobs in the economy.
This working paper explores the changing nature of work and what this means for government, employers, and workers. In particular, it focuses on the implications of digitalisation for skilled migration in high-income countries such as Australia.
ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims, outlines how the Harper competition reforms and the establishment of an analytics unit within the ACCC will help protect consumers from incidents of e-collusion from the rise of big data.
This report shares useful insights for individuals, families and organisations about what can be done today to shape a positive future of work for all Australians.
The climate challenge is an opportunity - one in which the private sector is ready to invest. Businesses are increasingly finding innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions at a profit in sectors like renewable energy, climate-smart agriculture (CSA), green buildings, and sustainable transport, while generating...
Urban thinker Julie Wagner describes how so-called innovation districts in cities around the world evolve or are planned, and how their reliance on the physical and the local — in even the most high tech of industries — serves to foster creativity and collaboration.
This independent review reports on how the artificial intelligence (AI) industry can be grown in the United Kingdom.
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....
This resource outlines Australia's cyber affairs agenda for the next three years, with the hope of creating the environment for digital trade to generate economic growth and opportunities for Australia.
This report explores Queenslanders' perceptions and attitudes towards innovation, specifically looking at how the Queensland public define innovation, their overall level of interest in it and the barriers and enablers to achieving an innovative culture.
A key element of this study is quantifying the extent of uncertainty about likely future trends. These uncertainties reflect the challenging task of balancing all the macro trends that might influence the future of work.
The Australian government has announced it will develop a national Digital Economy Strategy, which will focus on ways that governments, businesses and the community can adjust to seize the benefits of digital transformation.
This report argues that as humans and machines collaborate more closely, and AI innovations come out of the research lab and into the mainstream, the transformational possibilities are staggering.