Outlook for selected critical minerals in Australia 2019 report
This report focuses on six critical minerals: niobium, rare earths, cobalt, antimony, magnesium and tungsten. The report outlines market developments, world production and consumption dynamics, and Australia’s role and potential.
Trends in the market concentration of Australian industries
This study investigates changes in the market concentration of Australia industries. It also tries to characterise the industries where market concentration have been increasing and whether the increase implies a drop in competition.
This report updates some of the statistics previously presented in Entrepreneurship dynamics in Australia: lessons from microdata. It covers additional years and uses the most recent version of the BLADE. The updates reveal an upward trend in entrepreneurship after 2013.
This paper develops firm-level management capability scores for Australian firms and shows the association between these scores, firms’ characteristics, and performance measures. These scores are replicable by other researchers and are important data items for future empirical research on management capability.
The 2019 Coal in Indiareport updates the latest statistics and policy developments underpinning the outlook for India’s coal consumption, production and imports. It also examines opportunities for Australian coal and METS companies.
Do manufacturing entrepreneurs in Australia have (or develop) a productivity advantage?
This staff research paper investigates whether young manufacturing entrepreneurs have, or develop, a productivity advantage. It finds that a small number of businesses grow very fast and have a productivity advantage.