Economic development

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Conference paper

The development of a neo-industrial organisation methodology for describing & comparing construction supply chains

A review of the trends in the supply chain literature indicate there is a need to develop a model to describe the industrial organisation of the construction industry through supply chain structure. This paper begins to develop a language for describing the structure and behaviour...
Strategy

Australia’s economic reconstruction after COVID-19: a national jobs plan and five ways to get started

In this strategy document, the ACTU calls for a government-led national economic reconstruction plan, and offers up five ideas that are designed to create and save jobs, protect and nurture whole industries, support public and private sector jobs, invest in future skills and training, and...
Working paper

Migration as opportunity: innovation, policies and practice

This working paper reviews existing practice and proposes a typology to identify the different types of programmatic and policy intervention that can maximise migration’s socioeconomic benefits – described here as ‘productive migration’ interventions.
Report

Enduring partners: the US-Australia investment partnership

This report argues that as Australia seeks to develop even more sophisticated and high-value goods and services, partnerships and investment by US companies will continue to be vital for Australia’s technology and research sectors, helping to keep us at the cutting edge of productive innovation...
Briefing paper

ASEAN economic prospects amid emerging turbulence

This paper examines recent development in ASEAN countries and the impacts of ongoing global turbulence, the U.S.-China trade war, and the COVID-19 crisis on ASEAN economies. The paper discusses the strategic priorities that ASEAN countries should take in formulating strategies to achieve their development aspirations.
Working paper

Trust and productivity growth - an empirical analysis

Policymakers concerned about the slowdown in productivity growth since the mid-2000s should consider the role of trust or social capital.
Report

The rule of law and sustainable development

Rule of law is widely recognised as essential to governance and sustainable development, but is complex to define. This new report examines how trends in development policy have shaped global support for the rule of law and explores how to enhance its impact on development.
Interactive resource

Emerging from COVID, securing Australia’s future: policy responses to the pandemic

Through this interactive resource, Lowy Institute experts provide policy recommendations for Australia to address issues that are critical to our nation’s — and the world’s — successful emergence from the pandemic.
Policy report

No one left behind: implementing the Sustainable Development Goals in Australia

This research project aims to identify the emergent national best practice examples of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) implementation – including governance structures, policy and planning – to assist Australia to improve its SDG performance for the benefit of all Australians.
Report

Civil society after COVID: on re-building a virtuous civic culture

Australia faces an unprecedented economic and social challenge. In addition to economic recovery, the equally crucial work of civic repair is required as part of the social transition out of the Covid-19 pandemic. This paper argues that a strong civic culture will be integral to...