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.
|Resources and energy major projects
Over the past six months four projects worth $1.2 billion received a positive Final Investment Decision amid an environment of low prices and cost cutting according to the Resource and Energy Major Projects October 2015.
Australian Innovation System - annual series
The Australian Innovation System Report 2015, the sixth in the series, explores innovation through the lens of innovative entrepreneurship. It analyses the potential of new business ventures to contribute to Australian innovation and growth after the mining boom.
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.
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