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APEC Economic Policy Report 2016

APEC Economic Policy Report 2016

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum has published its Economic Policy report for 2016. The report provides lessons and guidance for countries when pursuing services and structural reform. APEC asked Aegis to prepare one of the five case studies used by the report to assess and identify reform lessons. The Aegis case study can be found in Annex A of the Report and concerns the reform of electricity services in New Zealand between 1987 and 2015. Visit http://publications.apec.org/publication-detail , or read the full report : Read more
The Right Policy Path For Superannuation Default Funds And Governance

The right policy path for superannuation default funds and governance

In 2014 the Australian Government commissioned an Inquiry into the financial services system. This submission details how the government can prioritise and preserve the interests of workers using default superannuation funds. We prepared this submission for ClubPlus Superannuation, a fund used by workers in the club and hospitality sector. For more information about the financial services inquiry visit either http://www.treasury.gov.au/ or http://fsi.gov.au/ Read more
Costs And Benefits Of Rail Services Privatisation: International Comparisons

Costs and benefits of rail services privatisation: international comparisons

We prepared the Infrastructure Partnerships Australia paper in 2012 on the costs and benefits of NSW rail franchising. Our analysis underpins the IPA’s efforts to increase government outsourcing for rail services. Read more
Economic And Social Value Of The Australian Zoo Industry

Economic and social value of the Australian zoo industry

The zoo and aquarium industry’s contribution to conservation, education, tourism and biosecurity has often been overlooked by policy makers. Our economic and social impact assessment of all these issues was the first of its kind in Australia and was published internationally. It has given the industry a platform to advocate its value to the economy and society. Read more
Generations Of Reports That Never Save Us From Our Future

Generations of reports that never save us from our future

The Intergenerational Report series has been citing the same problems for years. Yet the fixes on productivity and participation proposed by both sides of politics only serve their own political needs.
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