Pages tagged by "Chris Vas"

Increasing Australia’s edge through Asian value chains

Why we need to think smarter and act faster.

Dealing with dependency

Resource dependent countries like Ghana and Indonesia need to promote trade and productivity-boosting policy change, according to the authors of a new paper from the HC Coombs Policy Forum.

The productivity conundrum

The year ahead is likely to see increased debate and discussion about Australia's productivity and competitiveness, writes CHRISTOPHER VAS.

Financial frenemy

Are innovation, research and development ways to get out of economic trouble, or further into it? PAUL HARRIS writes that the answer lies in doing better innovation, instead of more of it.

Mapping the future

How do you take the complexity of an entire country’s policy landscape and turn it into a single ‘systems map’? CHRISTOPHER VAS offers some insights.

Unpicking productivity

What does productivity actually mean? And what happens to the economy if we aren’t able to make satisfactory progress in increasing it? Those are some of the questions addressed in a new issues paper.

USA and Australia share growing pains

The long-term challenges facing Australia to sustain productivity growth, and what we can learn from the US experience, are the focus of a two-day HC Coombs Policy Forum conference starting on Monday.

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