Since 1960, CEDA has produced more than 3000 publications, research reports and articles.

Research publications

CEDA's research publications highlight emerging issues and directions in a diverse range of policy areas.

2018 research publications 

In June 2018, CEDA released the results of its first nation-wide poll of community attitudes to growth and development, in Community pulse 2018: the economic disconnect. Connecting people with progress: securing future economic development was released in November 2018 and was a pivotal document aimed at recalibrating the priorities for economic development to secure future progress that is tangible and relatable to the Australian community in line with the findings from CEDA’s report on community attitudes to economic growth. In 2018 CEDA also released How unequal? Insights on inequality.

Recent CEDA research has covered:

Special publications 

In 2018, CEDA released CEDA's Top 10 Energy speeches 2007-2017, a collated set of speeches delivered at CEDA energy events from 2007–17 that highlight the importance and focus of evolving energy policy. CEDA also released a special collection of speeches to show the evolution of economic issues of concern to Prime Ministers as well as how those issues have been communicated in our Top 10 Speeches Prime Ministers on the CEDA stage. The collection starts with William (Billy) McMahon and runs through to Malcolm Turnbull.

In 2016, CEDA released Regional development in Western Australia which presents the culmination of the State of the Regions event series, providing key insights from the series along with overarching actions to help ensure Western Australia’s Regions continue to thrive and prosper. 

In 2016, CEDA also released CEDA's Top 10 Speeches: Disruption and innovation 2011-2016, to mark five years of engaging and forward-thinking speeches on the CEDA stage – discussing the technologies, skills and attitudes Australia will need to embrace the fourth industrial revolution.

CEDA released a compilation of the most influential and interesting Women in Leadership speeches on the CEDA stage: CEDA’s Top 10 Speeches: Women in Leadership 2010–2015.

Annual publications

CEDA also delivers a range of annual publications including: