Office of the Chief Economist
Providing objective, robust and high quality economic analysis to inform policy development across resources and energy, industry and innovation, skills 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.
|Resources and energy quarterly
The Resource and Energy Quarterly provides an overview of the global macroeconomic situation, up-to-date data on global production and consumption of key commodities, export forecasts for Australian resource and energy commodities and an analysis of key topics and issues of relevance to the sector.
End-use energy intensity in Australia
The End-use Energy Intensity in Australia report examines trends in Australia’s final energy consumption, energy intensity and factors underlying these trends (activity, structural and energy productivity changes) over the period 1980-81 to 2012-13.
The Evaluation Strategy outlines the department’s approach to performance measurement and reporting, according to good evaluation practice.
Australian petroleum statistics
The May 2015 edition 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. Enquires can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org