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Centre for International Economics


Economic cost of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability

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Kirsten Armstrong, Sarina Lacey, Grant Lian, David Qi, Nansi Richards, Tomas Berry
The Disability Royal Commission contracted Taylor Fry and the Centre for International Economics to cost violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation experienced by people with disability in Australia. This report documents the project’s findings, in line with the Commission's agreed scope of work.

Proposal to include minimum accessibility standards for housing in the National Construction Code

Finding suitable accommodation is important to all Australians and is a prerequisite for a happy, stable and dignified life. This Regulatory Impact Statement examines the likely costs and benefits associated with five different options being considered for the mandatory inclusion of accessible housing features in...

Tax concessions for public interest journalism

This report considers the case for tax concessions to encourage additional public interest journalism, and examines the potential application of the R&D model to the news media sector.

Decision regulation impact statement – energy efficiency of commercial buildings

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has been requested to consider potential stringency changes to the energy efficiency provisions in relation to commercial buildings in the 2019 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC). More specifically, the ABCB was tasked to develop updates to the...

Australian trade and investment liberalisation: analysis of the economic and distributional impacts on Victoria

This report estimates how the trade and investment liberalisation undertaken by Australia over the 1986–2016 period has impacted the Victorian economy, as well as how the incidence of these reforms varies across different Victorian households.