University of Adelaide economists say that they expect the South Australian economy to continue growing in 2018/19.
However, growth expectations have been revised down during the course of 2018, as a consequence of slower growth internationally and nationally, and because of slow household income growth in South Australia.
The University’s South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES) […]
Latest annual data on gaming machine activity in hotels and clubs suggests that gambling expenditure – i.e. player losses – has partially recovered in the key northern regional economies of Whyalla, Port Augusta and the group of councils comprising Roxby Downs, Coober Pedy and Flinders Ranges. These recoveries follow relatively large falls over earlier years […]
University of Adelaide economists say the outlook for the South Australian economy in 2018 is for a modest improvement in growth outside of the farm sector as a result of stronger conditions in the national and international economies. But this will be offset to a significant extent by a fall in farm production.
There have been […]
Latest labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) for January 2017 show South Australia’s total employment increased by 11,300 persons (1.4 per cent) to 819,500 persons over the last 12 months. Full-time employment rose by 5,300.
Employment growth for Australia as a whole was actually weaker than in South Australia. It rose […]
Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on the 20th January 2016 (US time). In a focus article in the SA Centre for Economic Studies’s December 2016 Economic Briefing Report, Darryl Gobbett considered the macroeconomic implications of Donald Trump’s economic policies. The economic consequences of various broad policy […]
A copy of the slides used by Steve Whetton in his presentation on the national and South Australian economies is available for download. The slide pack include a few additional slides not used in Steve’s presentation.
In the report Responsible Gambling and Casinos, commissioned by Gambling Research Australia, the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies provides the nation’s first detailed snapshot of the Australian casino gambling environment, including information from casino gambling operators and patrons, and an assessment of various responsible gambling practices.
The report considers the evolution of the casino industry, […]
SACES’s Issues Paper series provides commentary on topical issues affecting South Australia and Australia, including global economic developments.
Papers prepared during the course of the year are now publicly available. These papers include:
Exceeding the Speed Limit: How Excessive Speeding Fines May Undermine Community Engagement with Government Road Safety Policies;
Should South Australians Really be “Down in the Mouth”? […]
The Centre’s December 2015 Economic Briefing Report, which provides an analysis of recent developments in the South Australian, national and global economies, was launched today at a presentation held at Crowne Plaza Adelaide.
The report finds that recent data on unemployment are somewhat at odds with other economic indicators for the South Australian economy which suggest that the economy […]
Results for the December quarter 2014 of the Local Government Price Index (LGPI) have been released today. The LGPI measures price movements faced by Local Government in South Australia in respect of their purchases of goods and services.
The latest LGPI data incorporates updated expenditure weights for the 2013/14 financial year.
The LGPI rose by 0.3 per […]