CPD reaches out once again through APN regional papers Christopher Stone’s Doing less with less was published in over 30 daily and community papers False economies second instalment Doing less with less suggests sometimes cutting public service budgets can cost more than it… more
Front page of The Canberra Times! Public cuts can ‘create waste’ Doing less with less receives strong coverage CPD’s new report by research director Christopher Stone, Doing less with less, second instalment to False economies, has been covered by Ross Peake, senior reporter of… more
Why some cuts hurt more than others In Doing less with less, CPD public service Research Director Christopher Stone contends that sometimes cutting can cost more than it saves. Shifting responsibility to the private sector is not a cost-effective strategy when the public sector… more
Gunter Pauli’s goal is to create jobs, achieve multiple benefits and add value to underperforming assets. All with zero emissions and zero waste. Think he’s a dreamer? Think again. ABC’s Radio National program Big Ideas rebroadcasts inspirational entrepreneur Dr Gunter Pauli’s talk… more
Sustainable Economy Fellowship Making sustainable economic ideas matter As part of our Sustainable Economy Program, CPD are seeking applications from outstanding researchers for a new CPD Sustainable Economy Fellowship, generously sponsored by Slater & Gordon.
From the time Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy last September, most politicians and public servants have been busy trying to contain the damage of the global economic crisis, without paying much attention to the economic order that may emerge in… more
At CPD we think there are many reasons to be hopeful as we work for positive change to the policies that will affect our lives well into the 21st century. There are many things we… more
Why a Sustainable Economy Research Program is needed Today’s economic policy makers are too strongly influenced by what they see in the rear-view mirror, often failing to anticipate the potholes and opportunities ahead. Not only are we failing to prepare… more
Regina Betz and Iain MacGill’s case against carbon compensation is featured in Mark Diesendorf’s new book Climate Action. They make the case that good governance in a national Emissions Trading Scheme requires 100% auctioning.