Economic development

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Report

Managing conflicts and disasters: exploring collaboration between employers’ and workers’ organizations

This report looks at the potential for collaboration between employer and business membership organizations (EBMOs) and workers’ organizations in crises arising from conflicts and disasters.
Briefing paper

Mobilizing the Indo-Pacific infrastructure response to China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast Asia

This policy brief makes several practical recommendations that would allow the trilateral partners to compete more effectively with China while simultaneously promoting more sustainable development outcomes.
Briefing paper

Reinforcing New Zealand’s trade relationships after COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and economic lockdown means many countries are looking inwards. But global cooperation will be an important lever out of the economic and social consequences of the virus. This paper suggests that the New Zealand government should embrace the opportunity to reinforce its...
Discussion paper

Some facts about debt

This paper outlines some facts about debt that address the myths that have been circulated, for far too long, about the nature of our economy and its capacity to support a high standard of living for every Australian.
Report

Centring culture in public engagement on climate change adaptation: re-shaping the future of the NZ tourism sector

This report outlines the key findings of a research project on climate change adaptation in the specific context of tourism in New Zealand, and how understanding the interface between culture and climate change can help respond to the challenges of adaptation.
Policy report

Western Australia and India: the need for a state strategy to recover and grow the economic relationship

This publication discusses how deeper economic ties with India will help ensure Western Australia remains connected into the corridors of regional and global growth.
Guide

Destination Management guidelines

Destination Management (DM) is an ongoing process that requires destinations to plan for the future and considers the social, economic, cultural and environmental risks and opportunities. This document describes what DM is and how to go about creating a DM plan.
Report

Road to ruin: challenging the sustainability of nickel-based production for electric vehicle batteries

Examining the value chain production of nickel in the Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park (IMIP), this study highlights various compromises experienced when electric vehicle production is presented both as a climate solution and a driver for economic development.
Report

Global Innovation Index 2019

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is a source of insight into the multidimensional facets of innovation-driven growth. In this year’s edition, it analyzes the medical innovation landscape of the next decade, looking at how technological and non-technological medical innovation will transform the delivery of healthcare...
Book

Doing business 2020: comparing business regulations in 190 economies

Doing Business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. It provides quantitative indicators covering 12 areas of the business environment in 190 economies.