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Research Forum - Friday 20 June 2008

Evidence Based Policy: the challenges, hopes and possibilities

Sponsored by DETA

Who is the speaker?

Dr Peter Crossman: Dr Peter Crossman is Assistant Under-Treasurer, Office of Economic and Statistical Research and Government Statistician, Queensland Treasury. Peter is primarily responsible for Treasury's economic and statistical research programs and activities. Before joining Treasury he was an Associate Professor in Economics at James Cook University and is a Life Member of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. He is currently an adjunct professor at Griffith University.

When and Where is it held?

Friday 20 June, 9:15am registration for a 9:30am start to 11:00am

Conference Room, Floor 12, Education House

This Forum is presented free-of-charge to participants.

What is the Focus of the Session?

Dr Peter Crossman will present his reflections on government and researcher access to, and use of, data and information in the context of evidence-based and research-informed policy development. The presentation will examine the role of improved access to information, and better quality data content in advancing (1) the economic objective of sustained productivity growth and (2) the societal objective of improving the wellbeing of the population.

Flyer (new window) 80K Adobe PDF document

Presentation (new window) 223K Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations


How to Register

To register, please contact Elenny Frost on (07) 323 71281 or via e-mail

Morning tea will be provided.

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