Office of the Chief Economist

We perform economic analysis to help develop policy.

Providing economic analysis and insights

 

    Russell Campbell
    Chief Economist
    Russell Campbell 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.
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    Informing policy development

    We use data to inform and evaluate policies in our department and across government. 

    Jul 2021 Department of Industry, Science and Resources

    Data strategy 2021–2024

    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

    Program Analytics Tool

    Get insights into the businesses participating in our department’s programs.
    Sep 2017 Office of the Chief Economist

    Business Longitudinal Analysis Data Environment (BLADE)

    A statistical resource that contains information on Australian businesses.

    Previous work

    Jul 2020 Office of the Chief Economist

    Office of the Chief Economist staff research papers

    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

    Australian Government data integration and analysis project

    The most effective government policies, programs and services are informed by accurate, high quality data.