16 June 2016

Digital disruption: STEM graduates and more regulation not the answer

A complacent government could easily adopt a wait-and-see approach when it comes to the effects of technology on our economy, but a report from the Productivity Commission advocates what governments need to do to confront digital disruption – get out of its way.

14 April 2016

Uber: Victoria must allow ride-sharing despite the costs

The traditional taxi industry does not welcome change but the potential benefits to the broader community are greater than the costs.

11 June 2014

The silver lining: how small business can catch the cloud revolution

Cloud computing is one of the big innovations of our time. It¹s time for small business to make better use of it.

21 March 2014

Innovation: Time for the lucky country to make its own luck

Much innovation is led by entrepreneurs scattered across the economy. What, if anything, can policymakers do to tip the balance towards success?

12 May 2013

Grattan launches innovation and productivity series with Google

The Spreading Smart Ideas series will identify policy reform opportunities to accelerate the spread of innovation.