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Australian Manufacturing Industry - Productivity Commission submission

Released: 17 Sep 2021

The Productivity Commission made a submission to the Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into the Australian Manufacturing Industry. The submission addresses the role that the Australian manufacturing industry has played, is playing and

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/manufacturing-industry

Prudential Regulation of Investment in Australia's Export Industries - Productivity Commission submission

Released: 29 Apr 2021

The Productivity Commission made a submission in April 2021 to the Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth Inquiry into Prudential Regulation of Investment in Australia's Export Industries. This submission draws on a range of work

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/export-investment-regulation

Certain Aspects of the Treaty-Making Process in Australia - Productivity Commission submission

Released: 6 Aug 2020

The Productivity Commission made a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties in reference to its inquiry into Certain Aspects of the Treaty-Making Process in Australia. This submission draws on a range of work undertaken by the

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/treaty-making

Australia's Oil and Gas Reserves - Productivity Commission submission

Released: 11 Nov 2019

The submission summarises some observations from various Commission studies. The first section of the submission explores the reasons for government regulation of petroleum (oil and gas) resources. The rest of the submission briefly discusses the

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/oil-gas-reserves

Supporting Australia's Exports and Attracting Investment - Productivity Commission submission

Released: 7 Oct 2019

This submission responds to a request from the Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth: Inquiry into supporting Australia's exports and attracting investment. The request was that the Commission provide material over the past five

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/supporting-exports

Growing the Digital Economy and Maximising Opportunities for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) - Commission...

Released: 14 Feb 2019

This joint Australian and New Zealand report looks at the broad challenges and opportunities created by the digital economy and at what institutional and regulatory settings by the Australian and New Zealand Governments would be most effective.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/growing-digital-economy

Introducing Bilateral Exchange Rates in Global CGE Models - Staff Research Note

Released: 4 May 2018

This research note discusses the role of national currencies and nominal exchange rates in CGE models. It uses a prototype model to demonstrate the theoretical properties of a multi-country CGE model with currencies and exchange rates.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/bilateral-exchange-rates

Rules of Origin: can the noodle bowl of trade agreements be untangled? - Staff Research Note

Released: 3 May 2017

This research note seeks to answer some questions about Rules of Origin and Preferential Trade Agreements.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/rules-of-origin

Productivity in Financial and Insurance Services - Staff Research Note

Released: 18 Feb 2016

As the first service sector to be examined, there are new questions as to what is actually being measured and how well it reflects the underlying concept of productivity.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/productivity-financial-insurance-services

Effects of Mutual Recognition of Imputation Credits - Conference Paper

Released: 21 Apr 2015

This paper by Tim Murray was released on 21 April 2015. It uses a small, custom-built, international computable general equilibrium (CGE) model to analyse the potential impacts of implementing the mutual recognition of imputation credits (MRIC)

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/mutual-recognition-imputation-credits

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