Office of the Chief Economist
Providing objective, robust and high quality economic analysis to inform policy
industry, innovation, resources, energy and evaluation.
The Industry Monitor is an online and dynamic publication that tracks Australia’s progress in the areas identified in the department’s Strategic Plan.
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Recent reports and research papers are provided below. You can also view all publications which includes the future releases schedule.
The interactive National Innovation Map tool identifies the location of innovation activities and business creation across Australia over time. Business creation and innovation is influenced by proximity to other innovative activity including that of research organisations. Geographic location is therefore a major influence on innovation and business creation. This tool can help you understand innovation and entrepreneurship trends in your region.
|Australian Innovation System - annual series
An annual series of reference reports that compile and analyse quantitative and qualitative data on business innovation and outline achievements and actions of Australian innovators.
Australian petroleum statistics
This monthly publication collects national and state statistical information on sales of petroleum products, exports and imports of petroleum products and crude oil, production of crude oil and condensate, refinery input and output, and stocks of petroleum products.
Patent Box Policies
This report reviews the literature on ‘patent box’ policies and discusses the likely impacts of adopting a patent box in Australia. A patent box is a policy tool that reduces the rate of corporation tax levied on the income generated from certain types of qualifying intellectual property (IP), particularly patents.
The Office of the Chief Economist produces research papers on a wide range of economic issues. Papers are of an analytical nature and attempt to address research questions relvant to the department’s portfolio responsibilities.
The Chief Economist is available to discuss the contents of publications with media outlets, and to present the findings at industry events. Enquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org