Economics

Research report

9 Oct 2018

The objective of the audit was to assess whether effective arrangements have been established by Finance to achieve value for money outcomes for Commonwealth leased office property.

Discussion paper

9 Oct 2018

The credit card market offers consumers a wide range of options when choosing a card. While many factors may influence this choice, this paper focuses on the main financial costs and benefits of holding a credit card.

Journal article

8 Oct 2018

Climate policies that integrate the price of greenhouse gas emissions into the price of food commodities in Australia are compatible with public health objectives to reduce diet‐related disease mortality.

Research report

ARC Linkage Project: LP150100160: Local Government and Housing in the 21st Century
8 Oct 2018

This survey is part of an Australian Research Council Linkage Project investigating the role of local government in housing Australians in the 21st Century. This report compares the responses of councils in Sydney (17 Sydney councils responded to the survey) to the response of councils...

Research report

5 Oct 2018

The data in this report shows that growth in the number of larger, emission-intensive vehicles is undermining the gains from zero-emission electric vehicles (EVs).

Guide

3 Oct 2018

This guidance note sets out how the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) will include the medium‐term financial impacts of election commitments in the next post‐election report.

Research report

3 Oct 2018

The former managing director of Goulburn Murray Water claimed - and the former chair approved - reimbursement to which he was not entitled for items including household furniture and alcohol, the Victorian Ombudsman has found.

Research report

3 Oct 2018

Significant barriers remain in the role of middle managers in progressing gender equity in the public service, according to this report. Published in partnership with the Ministry for Women, the report was carried out as part of a wider project and in light of recent...

Discussion paper

2 Oct 2018

In the right circumstances, superannuation funds could provide capital for growth to SME’s and business more generally, complementing more traditional capital sources such as banks, according to this discussion paper.

Discussion paper

2 Oct 2018

This inquiry will have a particular focus on the purchase of foreign cash, and the transfer or remittance of money overseas. It will also consider other ways that consumers and small businesses perform foreign currency transactions, such as via credit, debit or pre-paid travel cards....

Research report

1 Oct 2018

‘Big Australia’ means an inordinate appeal to high population growth in order to boost growth in aggregate GDP, and in so doing, devaluing the environmental and social consequences. Why so, asks this report, and must it remain so?

Audio interview

1 Oct 2018

How do we decide the value of art? And who is best equipped to do so?

Guide

28 Sep 2018

This guide sets out our approach to the approval and oversight of a monitoring body’s compliance scheme and how we expect a scheme to operate on an ongoing basis.

Research report

28 Sep 2018

The Commission’s work, so far, has shown conduct by financial services entities that has brought public condemnation. Some conduct was already known to regulators and the public - some was not. Why did it happen? The answer seems to be greed – the pursuit of...

Research report

27 Sep 2018

The purpose of this report is to describe a mixed methods research project aimed at improving our understanding of the experience of energy vulnerable households under changes to electricity tariff structures.

Research report

27 Sep 2018

With many major food producing countries experiencing a decline in cereal production in 2018, there are fears that the world could face a looming shortage of key food commodities. That fear is misplaced, however, due to the large volume of food commodities that have been...

Research report

27 Sep 2018

This report concludes that to unlock innovation in New Zealand in the future, it is important for policy-makers, universities and investors to consider focusing on strengthening the contribution of universities to innovation.

Research report

26 Sep 2018

This booklet brings together Devpolicy Blog posts on Pacific labour mobility from 2017 to 2018.

Research report

Information, insight and observation for the benefit of donors and fundraisers
26 Sep 2018

The concept of a charitable organisation may need to be reimagined, as governments look to pay for success, donors move away from hand-outs and charity leaders have begun to reposition their organisations as sustainable social enterprises, according to this report.

Discussion paper

26 Sep 2018

This issues paper will assist interested parties in making submissions to the ACCC’s wine grape market study. The paper outlines the issues that the ACCC plans to explore during the market study, based on our previous consultation with the industry, issues raised during various inquiries,...

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