2005 Impacts of Advances in Medical Technology- Productivity Commission

2005 Impacts of Advances in Medical Technology- Productivity Commission • Advances in medical technology have brought large benefits but have also been a major driver of increased health spending in recent years. – In many cases, increased expenditure on new medical technologies reflects improved treatment and a significant increase in the number of people treated. […]

2004 IT Enabled Productivity Growth – Australian Services Sector DCITA

2004 IT Enabled Productivity Growth – Australian Services Sector DCITA The paper reflects the extensive interest in the economic literature and in policy circles in the drivers of productivity growth and in particular on the specific role of ICT in raising productivity. A broad consensus has emerged in the literature that ICT has played a […]

2005 Achieving Value From ICT – Key Mgt Strategies Opticon DCITA

2005 Achieving Value From ICT – Key Mgt Strategies Opticon DCITA This study demonstrates that the effective management of information and communications technology (ICT) can improve firm productivity and performance regardless of the size of an organisation or the industry in which it operates. The study identifies management practices and strategies that are critical for […]

2004 ICT Use – A Synthesis From Case Studies Productivity Commission

2004 ICT Use – A Synthesis From Case Studies Productivity Commission The role of information and communications technology (ICT) in promoting productivity growth is an issue that has attracted particular attention not only in Australia, but also overseas, in the context of the ‘new economy’ debate. Whilst it is now generally agreed that the use […]

2004 IT Enabled Productivity Growth – Australian Manufacturing Sector DCITA

2004 IT Enabled Productivity Growth – Australian Manufacturing Sector DCITA The paper reflects the extensive interest in the economic literature and in policy circles in the drivers of productivity growth and in particular on the specific role of ICT in raising productivity. A broad consensus has emerged in the literature that ICT has played a […]

Productivity & Organisational Change – Optimising ICT Investment – Ovum DCITA February 2003

An increasing number of organisations understand the benefits of investing in information and communications technologies (ICT) to increase productivity, improve processes and strategically position their businesses. Investment in ICT is not a task to be taken lightly. It requires consistent firm and ICT strategies, effective internal and external communication and a careful assessment of risk. […]

2000 Returns to Investment in Higher Education Melb Inst 2000

Returns to Investment in Higher Education – Melbourne Institute 2000

Full-time employed graduates receive a substantial wage premium over non-graduates, on average of the order of 65 per cent; that is controlling for age, experience and other characteristics usually included in such analysis, an employed graduate receives on average about 65 per cent more than an employed person without a degree. It is generally accepted […]