Economics

Report

20 Feb 2019

The primary aim of this project was to determine how online distribution is changing the environment for operating a creative micro-enterprise, and with it, the larger relationship between public and private spheres. A key research question was - what are the ‘self-making’ skills required to...

Report

A report from National Disability Services’ Annual Market Survey
19 Feb 2019

This report finds that the sector, struggling with disruption caused by the rollout of the NDIS, is becoming increasingly precarious.

Policy report

19 Feb 2019

The principles of free market, liberal, democratic capitalism are under assault. The threats to the core freedoms, values and institutions of Western Civilisation are diverse. An exploration of these threats is outlined in this essay by Emeritus Professor Wolfgang Kasper.

Discussion paper

Guidelines for an outcome-based trial – raising productivity and engagement
19 Feb 2019

This paper contains practical guidelines and considerations for those considering flexible working arrangements (FWAs), including:

Five recent case studies (with links to video interviews) of business leaders and employees who have experienced the Four-Day Week trial and are responsible for managing the policy across...

Report

18 Feb 2019

This research paper examines the use of human rights impact assessments in developing trade agreements, considering developing practice in this area and their usefulness as policy tools for states.

Commentary

18 Feb 2019

They are highly effective at exposing wrongdoing, but do they influence policy development? A two-stage approach might be more effective, say the authors.

Report

Inquiry into access to free trade agreements by small and medium enterprises
18 Feb 2019

This report urges the Australian government to continue including specific small and medium enterprises (SMEs) chapters in trade agreements, as well as introducing a focus on e-commerce in future free trade agreements.

Strategy

14 Feb 2019

This strategy document outlines the Australian government’s policy and long-term reform agenda for the Australian resources sector.

Strategy

14 Feb 2019

The 2019 Infrastructure Priority List details nationally significant investments, providing decision makers with advice and guidance on specific infrastructure investments in Australia.

Report

14 Feb 2019

CEDA’s 2019 Economic and Political Overview looks back at the economic and political events that shaped 2018, as well as looking ahead to 2019. A new addition for 2019 is an overview of policy and how it relates to economic and political outcomes. Issues are...

Report

14 Feb 2019

An inquiry into the 2018-19 Budget measure, the Great Barrier Reef 2050 Partnership Program.

Report

14 Feb 2019

The Committee reports on its Inquiry into Australia's relationship with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Briefing paper

14 Feb 2019

In recent years China has announced big changes to its agricultural policies - changes which are likely to have an impact on Australian agricultural exporters. ABARES recently analysed these changes and their potential implications for Australia’s beef, dairy and grains industries in a detailed report...

Report

14 Feb 2019

This joint Australian and New Zealand report looks at the broad challenges and opportunities created by the digital economy and at what institutional and regulatory settings by the Australian and New Zealand Governments would be most effective.

Report

14 Feb 2019

Based on the direction of China’s agricultural policies and Australia's growth in trade with China, there are potential areas for greater focus to achieve outcomes that are in the interest of both countries. At present, agricultural cooperation in the areas of biosecurity, genetics, food safety...

Report

14 Feb 2019

This report is the result of the Inquiry into the appropriateness and effectiveness of the objectives, design, implementation and evaluation of the Australian public employment service, jobactive.

Report

12 Feb 2019

The committee reports on the fourth round of hearings, held in October 2018, which focused on the major banks' responses to the interim report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.

Report

ImagineSydney: Create, Live, Work and Play: What will it take to drive a more prosperous Sydney?
12 Feb 2019

ImagineSydney: Play, is the third in a four-part series which sets out to uncover what makes Sydney a complete city, full of buzz, opportunity and excitement.

Policy report

12 Feb 2019

This paper discusses the history of cash refunds of excess franking credits, and the impact abolition would have on taxpayers, markets and revenue.

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