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This paper provides a platform for discussions on future improvement and policy options for South Australia and provides the data to help contextualise the historic performance of the state's economy in a relative sense against interstate comparators.
Housing, employment and economic conditions in many nations have changed greatly over the past decades. This paper explores the ways in which changing housing markets, economic conditions and government policies have affected vulnerable individuals and households, using Australia as a case study. The paper finds...
Europe’s economic crisis has been shaking financial markets for the past three years. Countries like Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and even Italy are in danger of defaulting on their debt. The continent’s banking system looks fragile. A whole generation of young Europeans faces an uncertain...
The recent stock market plunge should remind Australians that they live in a vulnerable country as well as a lucky country. While there may be severe problems ahead, over the past two years Australians have been fortunate enough to be debating what to do about...
Public policy in Australia underwent a major change during the last quarter of the 20th century. From the Whitlam Government to the Howard Government public policy has sought to modernise Australian society and its economy. This Research Note is the first in a series that...
The Singapore economy faces significant challenges in coming years, including disruptions caused by new technologies, changing structures of international competitiveness and growing economic nationalism.
This report establishes quantitative and qualitative information on what Pacific New Zealanders’ contributions are to the economy, from a living standards perspective. This is a critical component in our understanding of the range of capital stocks and assets that Pacific New Zealanders possess and use...
This report and briefing note examine the macroeconomic outlook for Asian and Pacific economies and its main drivers, with a focus on the prospects of the region’s MICs. The report then offers recommendations for donors and development partners to adapt and tailor their instruments, modalities...
This paper argues that to increase potential growth, Russia needs comprehensive economic and institutional reforms that, in turn, will be conditioned by political reforms and by improved economic and political relationships with the United States, the European Union and Russia’s neighbours.
The China Story Yearbook 2017: Prosperity surveys the important events, pronouncements, and personalitites that defined 2017. It also presents a range of perspectives, from the global to the individual, the official to the unofficial, from mainland China to Hong Kong and Taiwan.