Committee for Economic Development of Australia


Economic and policy outlook 2023

CEDA’s Economic and Policy Outlook 2023 looks at the key issues likely to shape economic and policy outcomes in the year ahead. It provides valuable analysis to help policy-makers and business respond to critical issues.
Discussion paper

Australia's future migration system

In response to the discussion paper for the federal government’s migration policy review released in November 2022, this paper outlines future trends that Australia’s migration system will confront, the principles that should guide the future system, and policy recommendations in line with these principles.

Mental health and the workplace: how can employers improve productivity through wellbeing?

Poor mental health is a cost to individuals, the community and the economy. This report focuses on the interventions and investments that businesses can make to improve productivity through wellbeing.
Discussion paper

Double jeopardy: the economic and social costs of keeping women behind bars

This paper provides a foundational framework outlining the clear need to reform the imprisonment of women in Australia. It seeks to highlight the key issues and emphasise the urgent need to reduce rates of female imprisonment through a nationally consistent approach.

Harnessing science x technology to drive Australian innovation and growth

In mid-2022, CEDA convened a series of workshops and one-on-one discussions with leaders from Australian industry, government and academia on how our nation might better harness Australia’s science and technology potential to drive innovation and economic growth. This paper discusses some of the opportunities.