The South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES) is a self-funding applied research unit of the University of Adelaide.
SACES was established in 1982 with a principal role to review, research and report on economic and public policy issues of relevance to South Australia and Australia as a whole. The Centre aims to increase the quality of analysis and debate regarding issues within the State, and to establish itself as a pre-eminent economic research centre in Australia.
Selection of indicators for South Australia providing a snapshot of recent economic and social trends in the State.
Results of independent applied research, particularly on issues relevant to regional and national economic growth and development.
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In today's edition of the Data Wrap, we review the latest labour market and population growth data for South Australia and consider recent national data on consumer confidence and retail sales which provide insight into the emerging impact of coronavirus on economic activity.Read more about Data Wrap - labour market conditions relatively stable prior to coronavirus impact
In this edition of the Data Wrap we review today's Gross Domestic Product figures. We also recap the latest outcomes for South Australia in respect of building approvals, resources exploration activity, and price inflation faced by the local government sector.Read more about Data Wrap - GDP beats expectations, but conditions in South Australia remain weak
Eighty per cent of South Australian tourism businesses were impacted by the recent summer bushfires, with a slight majority (51 per cent) reporting they have been impacted to a moderate or significant extent, the December 2019 quarter edition of the SA Tourism Barometer report shows.Read more about Bushfires and weather hurt SA tourism activity, while coronavirus dampens the outlook