Providing economic analysis and insights
Michelle Dowdell leads the Office of the Chief Economist. The office provides objective, robust and high-quality analysis and insights to inform industry, innovation, resources and energy policy development.
Economic analysis and research reports
Informing policy development
We use data to inform and evaluate policies in our department and across government.
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.