Mechanical boon: will automation advance Australia?
Thousands of jobs have been automated over the past few decades due to the increasing capability of technology. There has been considerable debate on which workers are most at risk of being displaced by automation. This research paper considers whether automation will advance Australia.
The employment dynamics of Australian entrepreneurship
This research paper is the first in a series to explore the dynamics of employment and productivity growth in Australian firms. The paper examines the contribution of young firms (particularly startups) to net job creation between 2001 and 2011.
The Business Size Distribution in Australia research paper identifies trends and features in the business size structure (by employment) in Australia. It also investigates some of the drivers of these trends.
Regulation Reform Agendas: Guide for Growth Centres
This is a guide to help Growth Centres develop their Regulation Reform Agendas. Delivery of a reform agenda is a requirement under the Industry Growth Centre Initiative. The guide explains what to consider when preparing evidence-based regulation reform agendas.
Regional impacts of the accelerated decline of the manufacturing sector in Australia
Manufacturing employment in Australia declined significantly in the 5 years to December 2013. In the Regional Impacts of the Accelerated Decline of the Manufacturing Sector in Australia research paper, we investigate how Australia adapted to this considerable decline.