The House is in session: Key committees in the 116th Congress
As Democrats take control of the House of Representatives and its powerful committees, new research by USSC Visiting Fellow Bruce Wolpe looks at key committee leadership changes, the challenges that committee oversight and investigations will present the Trump administration, and where Australia should be watching for impacts on US foreign policy and trade.
Australia's energy crisis, America's energy surplus
Why is US energy so inexpensive? Why is its electricity more reliable and pricing more transparent than Australia’s? Why are its carbon emissions declining faster relative to Australia? In this report we answer those questions, clarifying what’s at stake if Australian policymakers do not change course.
Myths, crises and complacency: Innovation policy in the United States and Australia
Given the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to growing an economy’s capacity to develop new enterprises and areas of specialisation, what roles can (and should) government organisations have in supporting them? Our latest report looks at the US example for inspiration.