Our office provides objective, robust and high-quality analysis and insights to inform industry, innovation, resources and energy policy development. We also evaluate programs in our department and across government.
What we do
Michelle Dowdell leads the Office of the Chief Economist.
Economic analysis and research reports
Data management and tools
Jul 2021 Department of Industry, Science and Resources
Our data strategy outlines how we will continue to build our data capabilities and resources. This will ensure our policies and programs are informed by the best available evidence.
Jun 2019 Office of the Chief Economist
Get insights into the businesses participating in our department’s programs.
Jul 2020 Office of the Chief Economist
The research papers produced by the Office of the Chief Economist deal with topical issues of interest relevant to the department.
Jun 2018 Office of the Chief Economist
The most effective government policies, programs and services are informed by accurate, high quality data.