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Does South Australia have an unemployment problem?

Labour

In this post we examine the veracity of the view that the recent increase in South Australia’s unemployment rate is due to increased numbers of people looking for work as workers’ confidence in the South Australian economy has increased.

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Data Wrap - final demand growth slows to a standstill

numbers

In this edition of the Data Wrap we consider what today's National Accounts say about South Australia's recent macroeconomic performance, and review the latest statistical releases in respect of construction activity and retail sales.

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Small venues initiative provides economic boost and blueprint for undertaking reforms

ebenezer place - a small venue

The State Government's small license initiative has revitalised Adelaide's CBD, help change drinking culture, supported the creation of at least 1,250 jobs and provides a case study in how to cut through bureaucratic inertia, the first research report released on behalf of the SACES Independent Research Fund reveals.

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Data wrap – unemployment rises while wages growth remains weak

numbers

In today’s Data Wrap we review recent key statistical releases for the South Australian economy, including the latest results for the labour market, wages growth, business confidence and inflation for the local government sector.

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Report: Australia should learn from global hydrogen focus

Panels

Countries around the world are now making rapid advances in hydrogen energy technologies and strategy – and Australia has much to learn from their experience, according to the authors of a new report by the University of Adelaide.

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Data wrap – employment growth continues but building approvals remain weak

numbers

In today's Data Wrap we review the latest statistical releases for South Australia in respect of the labour market, job vacancies, retail trade, building approvals and house prices.

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Betting operations tax revenue options

Coins

Department of Treasury and Finance has released a report prepared by SACES regarding the revenue impacts of the Betting Operations Tax (BOT). 

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Judgement day for the Doctor

judgement

In the final episode of our series exploring the current and historical nature of regulation in South Australia, The Doctor makes her final defence against breaching the state’s shop trading laws.

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Global and national slow down affecting SA economy

Economic briefing report

In their latest Economic Briefing Report University of Adelaide economists from SACES are predicting that South Australia’s economic performance will continue to be affected by slowdowns round the country and overseas, as well as weakening employment growth and household spending.

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Taking on the system

justice

In this week’s edition of our Dr Who series, The Doctor’s attempts to flout South Australia’s shop trading laws have finally caught up with her.

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