News and Publications

Firms should seize the openings from new Singapore-Australia pact

The Business Times, by Fraser Thompson.
Engagement with Asia has been part of the economic mantra of every Australian government since the 1980s. In that time, Australia’s trade with Asia has soared, but many of those bilateral economic relationships

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The New Basics: Big data reveals the skills young people need for the New Work Order

For FYA by AlphaBeta.
We can no longer delay investing in the future of young Australians. For the first time, big data analysis shows us that the New Work Order is here.

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ABC 7.30 Report: Dr Andrew Charlton on China’s Economic Challenges and Opportunities

7.30 Report – ABC, Reporter: Hayden Cooper
Andrew Charlton describes China’s economic challenges in five minutes on ABC 7.30. AlphaBeta has been warning that China’s growth was unsustainable since 2011.

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Workforce and productivity summit: Robots threaten youth jobs

Financial Review, by Rachel Nickless.
Business leaders are calling for simpler, consistent rules for employing young people – and a new ‘simple’ award for small business employees – as part of a national response to the worsening youth unemployment problem.

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ASEAN could be Australia’s next growth frontier

Singapore Business Times, by Fraser Thompson.
Recently, Australia brought its largest ever overseas delegation of businesses to Jakarta as part of the Indonesia-Australia Business Week. It is the latest in a series of actions that seek to build closer economic

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Regulating the new economy

AlphaBeta Report by Tarah Barzanji & Andrew Charlton.
Eight lessons from a case study of ride sharing, Uber and the ACT Government.

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Australian Economic Note: RBA Dilemma: One size doesn’t fit all

AlphaBeta Report by Andrew Charlton.
Imagine that instead of the Reserve Bank of Australia settling a single interest rate for the whole country, each State could set its own rate based on local economic conditions.

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The Lucky 8 – Preparing for the new China

AlphaBeta report by Andrew Charlton.
AlphaBeta’s recent research trip: Eight opportunities for Australian business in the new Chinese economy.

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China’s transition: Risks and opportunities for South-east Asia

AICD International Newsletter & Singapore Business Times by Fraser Thompson.
The substantial devaluation of the Reminbi against the US Dollar and the tumbling Chinese stock market have renewed global concerns that the Chinese economic miracle is coming

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