Monthly Archives: March 2017

National Australia Bank State Economic Handbook – March 2017

The National Australia Bank recently released its latest State Economic Handbook, which provides a brief review of economic conditions in the various states and territories.┬áThe NAB expects that South Australia will continue to experience moderate economic growth. The negative impacts associated with automotive closures are expected to be partially mitigated by infrastructure spending and shipbuilding […]

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Women in Economics Network Launch Event

The Women in Economics Network will be launched in South Australia at a free event to held next Friday, March 24, at the Samstag Museum.┬áThe network, which is associated with the Economic Society of Australia, has been established to promote and support the career development of women in the economics profession in Australia. Further details […]

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Renationalising Australia’s electricity grid risks creating another policy mess – Paul Kerin

In his latest article for The Australian, “Unlock Energy Gridlock”, Paul Kerin argues that calls to renationalise Australia’s electricity grid to address existing electricity supply issues risks creating another policy disaster. He argues that efforts should instead be focused on fixing existing policy and regulatory mistakes. The full article is available here.

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