The Conversation | 23 August 2013

Where will Australia’s future growth come from?Fiona Katauskas cartoon for productivity chapter

After the mining boom.

Another chapter from CPD’s Pushing our luck makes an appearance in The Conversation. Roy Green’s chapter ‘After the boom: where will growth come from?’ focuses on jobs, productivity and investment areas after the end of the mining boom. An edited extract from the chapter outlines how Australia got to this point and the problems we face.

“The resources investment of recent years may well bring additional production and exports, but it’s becoming clear that the boost to our national income growth from the high commodity prices from Australia’s latest mining boom is coming to an end, revealing a serious and potentially damaging fall in productivity.”

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