Australia


  • 10-December-2018

    English

    Some Australians are at a significant risk of poverty, despite the strong economy

    Australia is a successful economy with high living standards. It has recorded 27 years of uninterrupted GDP growth. Incomes have grown strongly across the entire range of the income distribution and the incidence of both absolute and relative poverty have declined.

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  • 10-December-2018

    English

    Australia’s cooling housing market; is the economy at risk?

    Australia's housing market is a source of vulnerability. Prices have more than doubled in real terms since the early 2000s and household debt has surged. The

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  • 9-December-2018

    English

    Economic Survey of Australia 2018

    Economic growth has been resilient, exports and investment will support the economy and wage growth and price inflation will gradually pick up

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  • 8-June-2017

    English

    Boosting R&D outcomes in Australia

    R&D activity can play a central role in raising productivity.

  • 8-June-2017

    English

    Creating good conditions for innovation-driven productivity gains in Australia

    Innovation is key to boosting Australia’s productivity and inclusiveness.

  • 17-March-2017

    English, PDF, 100kb

    Going for Growth 2017 - Australia

    This country note from Going for Growth 2017 for Australia identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.

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  • 9-March-2017

    English

    Australia’s economy, good track record but challenges ahead

    Australia’s economy has enjoyed considerable success in recent decades, gross domestic product per capita is high and the country generally ranks favourably in well-being

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  • 8-April-2015

    English

    Improving taxes and transfers in Australia

    This review particularly recommends shifting away from income taxation to indirect taxation, for instance by raising more revenue from the Goods and Services Tax.

  • 8-April-2015

    English

    Federal-state relations in Australia

    The government’s current review of the federal system, focusing on both spending and tax responsibilities, is welcome, as is the “whole of government” approach to the process.

  • 9-February-2015

    English, PDF, 93kb

    Going for growth 2015 - Australia

    This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Australia identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.

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