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CEDA's 2015 Economic and Political Overview (EPO) provides economic and political forecasts and also examines funding options from the finance sector and some proposed market-based reforms and equity issues in Australia.

2015 EPO

CEDA's 2015 Economic and Political Overview (EPO) provides economic and political forecasts and also examines funding options from the finance sector and some proposed market-based reforms and equity issues in Australia.

Download 2015 EPO publication (pdf)

View 2015 EPO as e-book

Read media release - CEDA report: Productivity lift needed to protect living standards

Read opinion piece - Economic reform as a result of crisis is not what we want by Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin

2015 EPO launch event

The launch of CEDA's 2015 EPO publication discussing the year ahead with speakers from politics, business and media including a keynote address by the Premier of New South Wales, the Hon. Mike Baird was live streamed from Sydney on Friday, 13 February 2015.

Videos from the 2015 Economic and Political Overview launch are available here
CEDA has an extensive video archive from CEDA events and research launches. Click here to view CEDA's video archive.

2015 EPO authors

Economic outlook

Warren Hogan, Chief Economist ANZ

Political outlook

Michele Levine, CEO, Roy Morgan

Finance and funding

Professor Rodney Maddock, Adjunct Professor of Economics, Monash University; Vice Chancellor's Fellow, Victoria University; and President, Economic Society of Australia (Victorian branch)

Funding social equity

Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)

2015 EPO events

Sydney - Friday, 13 February 2015

Read article and watch videos from the launch event.

Brisbane - Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Read article and watch videos from the Brisbane event.

Hobart - Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Read article from this event

Adelaide - Friday, 20 February 2015

Read article from this event.

Canberra - Friday, 20 February 2015

Read article from this event

Townsville - Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Melbourne - Friday, 27 February 2015

Perth - Friday, 27 February 2015

Darwin - date to be advised

Past EPOs

Economic and Political Overview 2014

CEDA's EPO 2014 provides economic and political forecasts, and examines government productivity, red tape, and how external factors will shape Australia's economy. The publication was launched with a series of events in capital cities across Australia during February and March. Read the EPO 2014 media release or the opinion piece by CEDA Chief Executive, Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin.

Click here to download pdf copy of the EPO 2014

 

Economic and Political Overview 2013

CEDA's EPO 2013 examines the Australian economy and politics at state and federal levels with insights and information on the operating environment over 2013. The publication was launched with a series of events in capital cities across Australia. These events examined the important issues of electricity prices and the future of work as well as providing economic and political outlooks for 2013. Click here to access summary, articles and videos from the 2013 EPO.

Click here to download pdf copy of the 2013 EPO. 

 

Economic and Political Overview 2012

CEDA’s EPO 2012 examines the challenges faced by our multi-speed economy; the likely impact of key policies including the carbon tax, mining tax, poker machine reforms; Australia's productivity performance over the past decade and how to improve productivity. The publication launched with a series of events across Australia. These events examined the important issues of productivity and federal/state financial relations, and provided economic and political outlooks for 2012.

Click here to download pdf copy of the 2012 EPO. 

  See our archive of EPOs from previous years.

About the EPO

CEDA's EPO is Australia's premier publication and series of briefings on the Australian economy and politics for the year ahead. Running for more than 30 years, the EPO brings together political, economic and business leaders and provides CEDA members with business intelligence on the environment they will be operating in over the next 12 months.

Read Professor Ian Marsh's article on the longevity of the EPO.