Sid Shanks


Measuring progress in Queensland's remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

This paper provides a first step at measuring and communicating progress in Queensland's discrete Indigenous communities. The framework in this paper is intended to illustrate an approach to measuring progress that can be further subdivided to provide a more detailed analysis of the key drivers...

Econometric modelling of R and D and Australia's productivity

In this staff working paper, Sid Shanks and Simon Zheng undertake a series of modelling exercises that took advantage of the additional available data to explore the effects of research and development on Australian productivity. A major message from the analysis is that, at least...