This publication summarises joint work by members of IIASA and OECD on how systems thinking can improve policymaking. It focuses on four main areas of mutual interest; new economic paradigms, approaches and methodologies; the environment and sustainable development; social and economic change; and systemic risk...
This paper offers recommendations on the policies that China might pursue to achieve its macroeconomic goals and step up to take a leadership role in World Trade Organization (WTO) reform.
This review of the broad economic geography literature reveals the widespread use and misuse of first generation and semi-endogenous growth techniques.
China’s economic growth has fallen to its slowest rate since 1990, and this deceleration looks set to continue. This paper argues that to reverse this trend, China will need a wide-ranging policy approach that mimics the policies implemented by Japan and Korea at a similar...
The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2019-20 (MYEFO) has been prepared in accordance with the Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998. The Charter requires that the government provide a mid-year budget report which provides updated information on the Australian government’s fiscal position.
Can government policies that drive strong economic outcomes for the private sector alleviate poverty?
This paper discusses how the adoption of pro-growth policies tends to result in lower levels of poverty, especially through opportunities for job creation. In particular, the paper calls for policies that promote greater access to credit and the protection of minority investors, in order to...
As efforts to reach a withdrawal agreement with the EU reach a crescendo, government and business are also preparing frantically for the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. This report discusses the variety of harms that the government may want to address, and highlights some of...
This report is an experimental net assessment that addresses China's emergence as a global superpower, and its competition with the United States.
This report suggests that meeting the financing demands of the Agenda 2030 requires rebuilding multilateralism around the idea of a Global Green New Deal, and pursuing a financial future very different from the recent past.