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Mark Ouliaris

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Evidence-based policy research project 2022

Blueprint Institute worked with Per Capita as part of the Evidence-Based Policy Research Project's 2022 iteration. This analysis used the Wiltshire Criteria to assess the evidence base for 20 federal and state bills.
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Logging off: a cost-benefit analysis of land use options for the native forests of the Central Highlands, Victoria

Australia is home to some of the world’s most ancient forests. This paper offers policy-makers a blueprint for assessing the true value of our native forests. Recognising the inherent preferencing of the quantitative (particularly when it comes to Expenditure Review Committee processes), the authors conduct...
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Ensuring choice: a mechanism to control non-government school fees

Australia has one of the highest proportions of students enrolled in non-government schools in the OECD. Over the last decade, fees at independent schools have risen by over 50% nationwide - far outstripping both inflation and wage growth, and creating an affordability crisis for families...
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Breaking new ground

The emerging clean energy economy offers a window of opportunity for Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The authors of this report argue that capturing this potential requires a targeted and proactive policy approach that leverages the region’s entrenched advantages and lays the bedrock for sustained prosperity.
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Budget blueprint 2022: from recovery to resilience

The Australian Federal Budget is a major annual event. It’s an opportunity for the government of the day to set out its vision for Australia’s future. This paper outlines the Blueprint Institute's assessment of the fiscal position Australia finds itself in.