The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre invites you to the launch of the next report in the Focus on the States report series – Positioned for an Ideas Boom? Productivity and Innovation in Australia.
New sources of growth have become a global policy priority where post Global Financial Crisis (GFC) has seen lacklustre growth across much of the globe. Governments are trying to grapple with the policy dilemmas of slow productivity growth, disruptive technologies, and population changes. In Australia, we have seen the Government take steps aimed at improving economic growth, prosperity, increased productivity and innovation. Most recently, these initiatives have emerged through the Government’s Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda and the National Innovation and Science Agenda.
- Tuesday 22 March 2016
- 7.15am - 9am
- The Hyatt, Grand Ballroom 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000
- There is no charge to attend this event, but registrations are essential
The report will examine Australia’s current productivity growth profile, and will assess Australia’s capacity to innovate and absorb new technologies to transition to a knowledge based economy.
About the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre
The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre is an independent economic and social research organisation located within the Curtin Business School at Curtin University. The Centre was established in 2012 through the generous support from Bankwest (a division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia), with a core mission to examine the key economic and social policy issues that contribute to the sustainability of Western Australia and the wellbeing of WA households.
For information, please visit Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre website.