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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Latest from the Economic policy forum
In today’s Data Wrap we review several indicators that are relevant to the building sector, including lending activity, building approvals and office vacancy rates, and consider the latest retail sales data.Read more about Data Wrap - some positive signs for new housing activity, but retail sales disappoint
In the first Data Wrap of 2020, we review today’s labour force figures, and briefly recap other key statistical releases from recent weeks which provide insight into various aspects of South Australia’s recent economic performance.Read more about Data Wrap - unemployment steady at end of 2019, but employment falls
South Australian economic growth will be much slower in 2019/20 as a consequence of the slowdown in the national economy becoming entrenched and the global economy losing further momentum, according to the latest Economic Briefing Report from SACES.Read more about Slower economic growth predicted for 2019/20 and further interest rate cuts will not help