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Making better economic forecasts

Dr Nicholas Gruen examines how we can make better economic forecasts.  Read more…


Outlook highlights risks, a dash of politics doesn’t help

Australia faces real economic risks this year as it looks to respond to an environment that is very different to the last 20 years.
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Raising the Rate would boost economy

On the release of their Deloitte Access Economics report for ACOSS modelling the impact of a $75 per week increase in Newstart payments on the nation's economy, Ben Guttmann and Chris Richardson write such an increase would benefit the least well off in Australia and provide a boost to the economy.  Read more…


Reform for a more effective Federation

Ahead of his appearance at the 2020 Economic and Political Overview launch event in Sydney, NSW Review of Federal Financial Relations Chairman, David Thodey AO, discusses how we can reform the relationship between the states and the Commonwealth to better meet the needs of today's Australia. Read more…


Shifting the dial on Australia’s economic and social reform agenda

Impact investment is an evolution in thinking about capital markets that can transform how we tackle social and environmental issues, writes Rosemary Addis. Read more…


State of the Nation: The new economy - how do we get there from here?

In this piece originally published on The Conversation, Professor Mardi Dungey discusses transitioning to the new economy after discussions at CEDA's State of the Nation conference.
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The Australian economy needs a spark

With 2019 coming to a close, CEDA Chief Economist, Jarrod Ball, and Senior Economist Meg Cuddihy discussed the state of the Australian economy and the issues it will face in 2020. They say that while infrastructure investment and export demand has kept the economy afloat, consumer spending and business investment will need to increase if it is to reach its earlier heights.  Read more…


The Brexit draft agreement and its implications for Australia

With British Prime Minister Theresa May opting to postpone the planned 12 December vote on the agreement outlining the historic Brexit agreement, Dr Sophie Di Francesco-Mayot unpacks what is in the agreement and how it might affect Australia’s relations with Europe if passed.  Read more…


Three big-picture themes shaping Australia’s global trade agenda in 2020

As CEDA's 2020 Economic and Political Overview series continues, Asialink Business CEO, Mukund Narayanamurti, discusses the trends in global trade that will shape the year ahead.   Read more…


Australia is fast becoming an Asian destination

The predominant number of international visitors that will come to our country between now and the year 2020 will come from the north of us, Tourism Australia Managing Director, John O’Sullivan said at a CEDA event on tourism in Brisbane. Read more…