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Regulatory Technology - Information Paper

Released: 9 Oct 2020

This information paper has its origins in the Council of Federal Financial Relations, and is intended to support consideration of opportunities to improve regulatory administration and compliance through technology.

Foreign Investment in Australia - Commission Research Paper

Released: 23 Jun 2020

This research paper looks at the trends, drivers and effects of foreign investment in Australia, and the Australian Government’s foreign investment policy. Foreign investment is beneficial for the Australian economy, but brings some risk which can

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.

Digital Disruption: What do governments need to do? - Commission Research Paper

Released: 15 Jun 2016

This paper focuses on the role of government in the face of potentially disruptive technological change.

The effects of ICTs and complementary innovations on Australian productivity growth - Productivity...

Released: 9 Dec 2002

A shortened version of the paper, Uptake and Impacts of the ICTs in The Australian Economy: Evidence from Aggregate, Sectoral and Firm Levels, which represents part of the work in progress on a joint research project of the Productivity Commission,

Genetically Modified Products: A Consumer Choice Framework - Productivity Commission Staff Working Paper

Released: 20 Jul 2000

This paper presents an economic framework to examine issues related to GM products and consumer choice, and briefly reviews several policy options.

The Role of Training and Innovation in Workplace Performance - Productivity Commission Staff Research Paper

Released: 16 Dec 1999

This paper examines the importance of employee training and workplace innovation in determining both labour productivity levels and growth in Australian workplaces.

Framework for Greenhouse Emission Trading in Australia - Industry Commission Staff Research Paper

Released: 1 Dec 1997

Framework for Greenhouse Emission Trading in Australia

Industry Commission Submission to the JCPA Inquiry into Internet Commerce - Industry Commission Submission

Released: 1 Oct 1997

An Industry Commission submission to the Joint Committee of Public Accounts (JCPA) Inquiry into Internet Commerce.

Extending Patent Life: Is it in Australia's Economic Interests? - Industry Commission Staff Information...

Released: 3 Jun 1996

Extending Patent Life: Is it in Australia's Economic Interests?