Journal article

Australia and resources in the Asian century

Ross Garnaut

AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND RESOURCE ECONOMICS | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2014

Abstract

The Australian Government's White Paper 'Australia in the Asian Century' is the first large-scale official look in the twenty-first century at economic change in Asia and how it affects Australian opportunities and challenges. This paper comments on the analysis embodied in and the objectives defined by the White Paper, especially as it relates to Australian resources. This paper generally endorses the aspirations of the White Paper and notes that their achievement is going to require efforts and changes beyond those that are currently contemplated. It comments briefly on six things: the development context of twenty-first century Asian growth; growth and structural change in Asia and Austra..

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