2016 Most Viewed - Business & Economics

The most popular Business & Economics publications posted on APO during 2016.

29 January 2016

The cost of living is the biggest issue across all demographics, except for Australians over 50, where access to healthcare is the biggest issue, this report shows.

18 November 2016

A universal basic income (UBI) is a payment made to all adult individuals that allows people to meet their basic needs. Debates over basic income proposals have moved from the fringe to mainstream...

28 April 2016

Examines the cost of youth homelessness in Australia and outlines the economic and social benefits that could be gained by adopting tailored early intervention strategies and policies.

2 June 2016

This paper lists ten key policy levers that have been invoked in other countries to support manufacturing – and which could play a positive role here, too, so long as government gives the sector...

29 February 2016

Australia’s 10 biggest polluters – all energy and mining companies – continue to rely on last century’s fuels to generate energy and conduct their businesses.

16 March 2016

Maps unemployment 'hotspots' for those aged 15 to 24 across Australia – with some regions grappling with rates above 20 per cent.

5 October 2016

This Topic Guide provides an overview of the development of social impact bonds, a mechanism for using private investment funds to finance social programs, together with links to reports and...

20 April 2016

This report analyses big data to show for the first time that the New Work Order is here, revealing that employers are placing a premium on enterprise skills at a time of significant change in our...

15 August 2016

This report is the first major independent joint study of the economic relationship between Australia and China.

Briefing paper
7 March 2016

This report reveals how Australian women are financially disadvantaged at every key stage of their life.