This discussion paper seeks the public's views about how the Australian government can incentivise businesses to invest in cyber security, including through possible regulatory changes.
Adopting and modifying the approach used by Hines and Rice (1994), this paper investigates the extent of cross-border profit shifting activities by foreign-owned Australian companies (FOACs) and evaluate the effectiveness of the measures implemented by the Australian government to combat base erosion and profit shifting...
The broader context for this research is the significant structural changes that have taken place across the Australian economy over the past 100 years. These changes are often discussed in the context of Australia industrialising away from its agrarian base, then de-industrialising in the shift...
This paper documents the evolution of firm mark-ups in the Australian economy using a large and representative database derived from administrative tax data.
This report summarises research conducted into mergers of disability services providers during the period since 2014. It forms part of The Market Designs and Evolutions for Better Outcomes Research Program. Key findings The introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the quasi-market model...
Conceding that while the Canadian regional dynamic will never be fully immunised from economic inequities, the authors of this report believe that the proposals they outline will provide a workable, place-responsive, and efficient means of leveraging the post-COVID recovery as a catalyst for a stronger...
The digital economy is key to securing Australia's economic future and recovery from COVID-19. This strategy targets investments that will hopefully underpin improvements in jobs and productivity, and make Australia’s economy more resilient.
Trade secret theft is estimated to cost hundreds of billions of dollars annually. As a result, governments worldwide are developing legislation to mitigate these losses. This paper looks at the growing importance of trade secrets globally, corporations’ responsibilities to protect their trade secrets, and how...
Australia’s economy, like that of almost all other rich countries, is increasingly dominated by its service sector. This paper sheds light on the evolution of the services sector in Australia, busts some common misconceptions about services, and highlights the challenges associated with services productivity measurement...
This report uncovers further insights about effective initiatives to improve gender equality across Australia’s workplaces, by identifying the top performers who have consistently taken steps to improve gender equality outcomes over the last seven years.