New TTPI Working Papers

Improving tax compliance without increasing revenue: Evidence from population-wide randomized controlled trials in Papua New Guinea, TTPI Working Paper 7/2020 By Christopher Hoy, Luke McKenzie… Read More ›

Australia’s Unemployment Jumps to 7.1 per cent

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released latest employment figures. It was revealed seasonally adjusted employment in Australia decreased by 227,700 people between April and… Read More ›

Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre PhD Scholarships

The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) is offering two fully funded Higher Degree by Research (HDR) research scholarships under the Research Training Program (RTP) scheme.… Read More ›

Institute for Fiscal Studies Report: COVID-19 and Inequalities

COVID-19 and Inequalities By Richard Blundell, Monica Costa Dias, Robert Joyce & Xiaowei Xu (UK Institute for Fiscal Studies) Much of the debate about the… Read More ›

Melbourne Institute Research Insight: Did JobSeeker and JobKeeper Achieve Its Aims?

Did JobSeeker and JobKeeper achieve its aims? Melbourne Institute Research Insight no. 12/20 By Nicolas Hérault, Jan Kabátek, Guyonne Kalb, Jordy Meekes & Mael Guillou… Read More ›

OECD Releases Latest Economic Outlook

The OECD has released its latest Economic Outlook. With unprecedented uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the OECD has taken the unusual step of presenting… Read More ›

PwC Report: Where Next for Australia’s Tax System?

PwC recently released a report, ‘Where next for Australia’s tax system?’, analysing how tax reform can help Australia reboots its economic prosperity in a post-COVID-19… Read More ›

Treasury Explains $60 billion JobKeeper Estimates Variation

On 9 June, Treasury Secretary Dr Steven Kennedy appeared before the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19 to explain the $60 billion JobKeeper estimates variation. His… Read More ›

Instant Asset Write-Off Scheme Extended Until End of 2020

The $150,000 instant asset write-off introduced by the Australian Government as part of its COVID-19 economic response package has been extended for six months to… Read More ›

Free Childcare to End Next Month, Returning to CCS Scheme

The Australian Government announced its free childcare scheme during the COVID-19 crisis would be turned off on 12 July and it would return to the… Read More ›