Selected reports on economic development and the workforce.
Australia in the Asian Century White Paper. Australia's roadmap for navigating the Asian century. 2012
Australia to 2050: Future Challenges ([PDF, 1MB) 2010, Treasury, Canberra.
A comprehensive study of the challenges that Australia will face over the next 40 years.
Eslake, S. and M. Walsh. Australia's productivity challenge - A Grattan report (PDF) 2011, Melbourne, Grattan Institute.
Australia’s productivity has declined and we need to make improvements to education and training amongst other actions.
Taylor, C et al. Beyond the boom: Australia's productivity imperative. 2012, McKinsey Global Institute.
Industries to fly and fall in 2013 IBISWorld report.
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, Inquiry into raising the level of productivity growth in the Australian Economy, 2010, Parliament, Canberra.
Productivity growth will be a key determinant of Australia’s long-term economic outlook.
Manufacturing the future: The next era of global growth and innovation. 2012 McKinsey Global Institute.
Productivity Matters: The impact of Apprenticeships on the UK economy. 2013, Centre for Economic and Business Research.
State of Australian Cities 2013, Department of Infrastructure and Transport.
A report that compares our cities with each other and cities internationally.
State of the States: State & territory economic performance report. January 2013, CommSec.
Trends in the distribution of income in Australia. 2013, Productivity Commission.