Office of the Chief Economist

Providing objective, robust and high quality economic analysis to inform policy development across industry, innovation, resources, energy and evaluation.


Industry Monitor

Provides macroeconomic data and indicators relevant to the portfolio.

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We provide publically accessible data on resources, energy, innovation and industry. Analysis contained in our publications and research papers helps bring this data to life and enhances discoverability.

Research papers and Evaluations reports

The Office of the Chief Economist produces research papers on a wide range of economic issues. Papers are of an analytical nature and attempt to address research questions relevant to the department’s portfolio responsibilities.


The Chief Economist is available to discuss the contents of publications with media outlets, and to present the findings at industry events.

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