Report

The impact of design rights on Australian firms

IP Australia commissioned researchers at the Centre for Transformative Innovation to assess the impact of past policy changes and whether Australia’s design rights system is providing incentives for Australians to invest in design. This report outlines the research findings.
Report

Evidence-based policy: Data needed for robust evaluation of industry policies

This paper is a review of how Australia can improve is evidence based policy making, in particular by using currently restricted micro datasets from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Working paper

Hospital markets and the effect of competition on quality

This paper investigates the effects of competition on hospital quality.
Working paper

The effect of raising the Australian statutory inventive step on the Australian global production system

This paper analyses the effect of raising the inventive step requirements in the Patents Act 1990 on Australia’s position in the global supply chain.