CEDA research publications 2014


In 2014, CEDA's research publications focused on the G20, the economic impact of climate change, advanced manufacturing and Australia's Federation.

A Federation for the 21st Century

October 2014

CEDA's report, A Federation for the 21st Century, explores the efficiency of the Australian Federation, duplications between Commonwealth/state responsibilities and implications for public sector productivity.  

Contributors include:

  • Professorial Fellow Terry Moran AC, CEDA Board of Governors; National President and Institute of Public Administration Australia
  • Tanya Smith, Principal, Nous Group
  • Jennifer Menzies, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Griffith University
  • The Hon. John Brumby, Former Premier of Victoria

Australia's Brisbane Summit challenge: Securing G20's future

August 2014  

CEDA's publication, Australia's Brisbane Summit challenge: Securing G20's future, examines the strengths and weaknesses of the G20, specifically looking at the issues of international governance, financial regulation and taxation regulation, and what Australia can bring to the table as chair.

Contributors include:  

  • Professor Mark Beeson, Professor of International Politics, Murdoch University
  • Dr John Edwards, Board Member, Reserve Bank of Australia and CEDA
  • Professor Kerrie Sadiq, School of Accountancy, Queensland University of Technology

The Economics of Climate Change

June 2014

CEDA's publication The Economics of Climate Change examines climate change issues affecting Australia and the associated economic consequences. It explores how the responses of other countries will impact Australia and what policies will be most effective to mitigate the economic consequences of climate change.  

Contributors include:

  • Professor Quentin Grafton, Executive Director, Australian Institute of Public Policy, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
  • Professor Rodney J Keenan, Director, Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research  
  • Martijn Wilder AM, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Advanced Manufacturing: Beyond the production line

April 2014 

CEDA's publication Advanced Manufacturing: Beyond the production line examines where Australia's opportunities for advanced manufacturing lie and how they can play a role in supporting Australia's long-term growth. It brings together leading thinkers who discuss the full scope of what advanced manufacturing encapsulates and what policymakers and industry need to do to transition to improving Australia's comparative advantage and international competitiveness.    
Contributors include:    
  • Jane Drake-Brockman, Non-Executive Director, Australian Services Roundtable
  • Albert Goller, Chair, Manufacturing Excellence Tasforce Australia (META)
  • Dr Swee Mak, Director, Future Manufacturing Flagship, CSIRO
  • Professor Göran Roos, Chair, SA Advanced Manufacturing Council
  • Innes Willox, Chief Executive, Australian Industry Group