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Jobs in the Australian App Economy

Is Australia ready for the digital economy? This is obviously a subject of great debate, intertwined with decisions about investments in the National Broadband Network…

How Public-Private Partnerships Can Get America Moving Again

Nowhere is America’s chronic underinvestment in infrastructure more visible than in the nation’s transportation systems, which present a sorry picture of crumbling bridges, congested freeways,…

Where are the Big Data Jobs?

The recent White House report on big data has garnered a great deal of public attention, both for its strong support for big data as…

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CS Monitor: Whither summer jobs? They’re coming back, but the road is long, experts say.

Diana Carew, PPI economist and director of the Younger American Prosperity Project, was quoted on youth unemployment in The CS Monitor. “You see overall progress,”…

Australia Associated Press: Australia’s technology sector outpacing US, UK: report

The Australia Associated Press’ Paddy Wood discussed the Australian tech sector’s boom since the takeoff of the smartphone era in his article, “Australia’s technology sector…

International Business Times: Australia’s Tech Sector Outperforms US and UK with App Development Generating Billions

In the International Business Times, Reissa Su lauds the growth of Australia’s tech sector, with a focus on their growth relative to the US and UK. Su cites…

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Immigration Conversation with Australian MP Andrew Leigh

This morning the PPI hosted a breakfast and conversation with special guest, Andrew Leigh. Leigh is an economist and Member of the Australian House of Representatives. He…

Giving up on economic growth?

Growth should be at the centre of the social democratic agenda. Raising levels of economic security and equality are important goals, but it’s economic growth…

Book review: Reclaiming America’s fiscal freedom

There’s a lull in Washington’s budget battles, but it won’t last. Inevitably, the fight will flare up again, because the nation’s spending and tax policies…

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