Economics

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Economic management
Economic policy
Economy
Macroeconomics
NARROWER TERMS


Report

Domestic arts tourism: connecting the country

Domestic arts tourism supports local jobs and economies, while enriching and connecting Australians through creative experiences This report draws on Tourism Research Australia data and other resources to provide insights into the behaviour of people travelling within Australia.
Report

'Deep roots': agriculture, national security and nation-building in northern Australia

This report offers a multi-disciplinary analysis of the various components that make up and influence the vast and complex agriculture industry network in northern Australia. The report also examines biosecurity vulnerabilities, mitigation strategies for those vulnerabilities and their strategic and national security implications.
Discussion paper

Discussion paper for the Climate and Recovery Initiative ninth roundtable

This paper highlights areas of policy that will be relevant for addressing current and persistent challenges related to energy markets, climate change, economic policy and inflation.
Discussion paper

An economy that works for people

Full and secure employment should be the top macroeconomic goal of the Albanese Government, according to the ACTU in this paper released ahead of the Jobs Summit in early September.
Report

Community housing sector growth opportunities: collaboration between government and industry to drive supply

This report highlights how a collaboration between the WA Government and industry, in partnership with the community housing sector, can drive the supply of social and affordable housing.
Discussion paper

Fuelling efficiency

Fuel efficiency standards in Australia have been recommended by two separate government inquiries, committed to by multiple governments but never adopted, and recommended in multiple government reports stretching back over a decade. This paper argues that introducing fleet fuel efficiency standards would reduce transport emissions...
Working paper

The value of data in digital-based business models: measurement and economic policy implications

A defining aspect of the digital age is data and its business use. This paper puts data and data investments in a framework amenable to measurement and policy analysis aimed at sharpening our understanding of modern economies.
Report

The nuisance cost of tariffs: research paper

This report argues that in Australia’s low tariff-rate environment, the costs of the tariffs arise primarily from the complexity of the tariff system, rather than from distortions to the economy. These costs are in addition to the tariff itself and increase costs of businesses, and...
Report

Australia’s debt disaster: estimating interest repayments on federal government debt by 2030

The research in this report explores three scenarios which model the impact that rising cash rates will have on government bond yields and interest repayments on debt being rolled over, as well as new debt being added to Australia's balance sheet.
Report

Trade and assistance review 2020-21

This annual review contains the Commission’s latest quantitative estimates of Australian government assistance to industry, and provides a summary of developments in industry assistance, trade policy and foreign investment over the past year.
Report

Breaking new ground

The emerging clean energy economy offers a window of opportunity for Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The authors of this report argue that capturing this potential requires a targeted and proactive policy approach that leverages the region’s entrenched advantages and lays the bedrock for sustained prosperity.
Report

2022 Women’s report card: an indicator report of Western Australian women’s progress

This publication presents fact-based information to raise awareness of the status of Western Australian women. It contributes to the evidence base which underpins actions to address the barriers to women’s progress and promote the benefits of greater gender equity.
Strategy

Adapt and thrive: building a climate-resilient New Zealand

Aotearoa New Zealand’s first national adaptation plan contains strategies, policies and actions that will help New Zealanders adapt to the changing climate and its effects – to reduce the potential harm of climate change, as well as seize the opportunities that arise.
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Advice on NZ ETS unit limits and price control settings for 2023-2027

This is the Climate Change Commission’s first advice to the Minister of Climate Change on updating the New Zealand ETS unit limits and price control settings. It has been developed in line with the intent of the government’s emissions budgets and its emissions reduction plan...
Report

5-year Productivity Inquiry: the key to prosperity - interim report

Improving Australia’s productivity performance requires overcoming specific challenges. This document sets out areas of policy focus which, in the Commission's judgment, best reflect the balance of challenges and opportunities that Australia faces.
Report

Breaking down the barriers to Industry 4.0 in the north

Innovation in northern Australia is thriving. It’s not clear why there’s a culture of innovation in the north, and perhaps that represents a focus for social research. This special report highlights how innovators in the north are at the leading edge of the fourth industrial...
Strategy

Queensland climate action plan: laying the foundation for a successful climate transformation

Queensland’s current policies cover many of the critical elements of a climate strategy, such as renewable energy and transport. While efforts have accelerated since 2017, the research in this document suggests that progress could be faster.
Strategy

Getting to 1.2 million: our roadmap to create a thriving Australian tech workforce

This strategy document sets out Australia’s tech jobs opportunity, the barriers the nation faces to meet this opportunity, and what industry and government can do to reduce these barriers.
Report

China’s role in supplying critical minerals for the global energy transition: what could the future hold?

The world faces major challenges in responsibly sourcing large quantities of minerals that are critical for the transition to low-carbon energy sources. This report analyses how China's strategic position in regard to critical minerals may evolve, to shed light on current and emerging challenges for...
Report

Gas inquiry 2017–2025: interim report - July 2022

This is the thirteenth interim report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) inquiry into gas supply arrangements in Australia. The ACCC has continued its focus on the operation of the East Coast Gas Market, where there are immediate and longer-term concerns.