Energy costs and export competitiveness: evidence from Australian industries
This research paper aims to inform energy policy. It provides evidence on whether energy price rises drive industries to improve energy efficiency; and whether energy costs impact the ability of industries to compete in international markets.
Updating investment estimates for Australia’s organisational capital
Organisational capital refers broadly to internal practices, processes and systems that help firms to create value. This staff research paper presents an updated experimental estimate of organisational capital in the Australian market sector.
This paper investigates the likelihood of firms of different age, size and innovation intensity to seek debt or equity finance. Surveys in Australia and across the OECD suggest that obtaining adequate access to capital is one of the biggest hurdles to growing innovative firms.