Kirsten Martinus

Conference paper

The corporate geography of Australian cities: tracking change in ASX-listed firm headquarters in Australian cities, 2013-2016

The geography of firm location is a longstanding focus in urban studies. This paper examines the distribution of Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listed headquarters in Australian cities. It focusses on change in the distribution of firm locations between 2013 and 2016 by sector, with a...

Committee for Perth: a decade of positive impact

The past decade has been one of the most dramatic in Perth's history. Against the background of a dynamic global economy and expansion of the State's minerals and energy sectors, the city has experienced an economic, social and cultural transformation. This transformation has posed numerous...
Discussion paper

Stimulating innovation in Western Australia: laying the foundations

This report seeks a more nuanced understanding of WA’s current innovation system and its constituent networks and clusters. It argues that this is needed before effective policies are developed.
Journal article

Endogenous Growth, Local Competitiveness and Regional Development: Western Australia ' s Regional Cities, 2001-2011

Recent policy discourse on the dynamics of regional development has centred on growing levels of uneven development - the patchwork economy - and the importance of local competitiveness as a driver of growth. In this paper,we examine both of these issues in the context of...
Conference paper

Sufficiency of Employment Self-Sufficiency Targets in Reducing the Need to Travel

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research. This paper was presented at SOAC 6, held in Sydney from 26-29 November 2013.