Three issues of importance to decision-makers in regional Australia

Giddings, Mark, and Monypenny, Richard (2009) Three issues of importance to decision-makers in regional Australia. In: Proceeding of the 13th National Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia (SEGRA) Conference 2009, - . From: 13th National Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia (SEGRA) Conference 2009, 27-29 October 2009, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA, Australia.

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Abstract

Regional Australia is going through a period of significant change as it passes with the rest of Australia through a period of turmoil. Maintaining employment, continued economic growth and creating new opportunities in a changing economic environment are all challenges to be met. As we increase our efficiency at maximising capital productivity, one of the possible solutions is research to increase our social and human capital to extract the most we can from our finite economic resources.

This paper examines the role and effect of monetary and fiscal management; consistent balance of payment deficits; and human and social capital in regional economic development.

The focus of this paper is on what we can draw from the economics literature, which is applicable to Regional Australia and is likely to be most useful for decision making over the next five to ten years.

Item ID: 4769
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: decision-makers, regional Australia
ISBN: 978 -0-9802833-6-5
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2010 00:31
FoR Codes: 14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140218 Urban and Regional Economics @ 100%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9199 Other Economic Framework > 919999 Economic Framework not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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