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IPA State Economic Scorecard 2024 – Western Australia Best Performing State, Victoria Economic Basket Case
12 March 2024

IPA State Economic Scorecard 2024 – Western Australia Best Performing State, Victoria Economic Basket Case

“Although the focus of economic policy is usually at the federal level, decisions made by state governments have real-world consequences for families and businesses. With economic headwinds gathering, measuring state government performance is critical,” said Lachlan Clark, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released its State Economic Scorecard 2024, ranking the performance of Australian states
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State Economic Scorecard 2024
12 March 2024

State Economic Scorecard 2024

Key Findings This research note assesses the performance of each Australian state across ten key economic measures, to develop a state economic scorecard. The measures use the most recently available data across a variety of macroeconomic metrics, and finds: Table A: Relative strengths and weaknesses of Australian states in key economic measures
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Women Pay The Price For The Prime Minister’s Productivity Problems
13 November 2023

Women Pay The Price For The Prime Minister’s Productivity Problems

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 13 November 2023 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication.  It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. Despite a rapidly declining birth rate across the Western world, new research out
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The War On Motherhood
2 August 2022

The War On Motherhood

Women have come a long way in the struggle for equality in society, but what started as a noble project has been hijacked to fuel the grievance industry. Big business are the winners in this game, and families the losers. In July, KPMG released She’s Price(d)less, their taxpayer-funded report into the gender wage gap commissioned by the Diversity Council of Australia
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