Economics Working papers 2000-2009

WP No. 09-01: Regulating Financial Innovations Without Apology

By Eduardo Pol


WP No. 09-02: The Financial Sector and Economic Growth

By Arusha Cooray


 WP No. 09-03: Community Valuations of Environmental Quality in Coastal Lakes: Lake Illawarra Case Study

By Ann Hodkginson & Abbas Valadkhani


WP No. 09-04: Emission Abatement with Per Capita and Trade Considerations

By Amnon Levy and Jonathon Livermore 


WP No. 09-05: Theoretical Implications of Endogenously Changing Carrying Capacity and Concern for the World’s Population and Environment

By Amnon Levy and Peter Berck 


WP No. 09-06: Resource Price Turbulence and Macroeconomic Adjustment for a Resource Exporter: a conceptual framework for policy analysis

By Charles Harvie and Grant Cox


WP No. 09-07: How can Iran’s black market exchange rate be managed?

By Abbas Valadkhani, Amin Reza Kamalian, Majid Nameni


WP No. 09-08: Do Retail Petrol Prices Rise More Rapidly Than They Fall in Australia’s Capital Cities?

By Abbas Valadkhani 


WP No. 09-09: How Useful is Growth Literature for Policies in the Developing Countries?

By B. Bhaskara Rao and Arusha Cooray


WP No. 09-10: Ricardian equivalence and the efficacy of fiscal policy in Australia

By Shane Brittle 


WP No. 09-11: Modelling Australian Stock Market Volatility: A Multivariate GARCH Approach

By Indika Karunanayake, Abbas Valadkhani, Martin O’Brien


WP No. 09-12: Analysing the Asymmetric Effects of Inflation on Real Investment: the Case of Iran

By Abbas Valadkhani, Amin Reza Kamalian, Mosayeb Pahlavani 


WP No. 09-13: Trade and investment liberalisation and industrial per capita emissions in China: 1990 to 2007

By Kankesu Jayanthakumaran and Ying Liu 


WP No. 09-14: A sensitivity test of the bilateral trade balance to exchange rates: A review of the Australian bilateral trade balance with Japan between 1988 and 2007

By Yumiko Meloche 


WP No. 09-15: International Emission Inequality: Abatement on a Per Capita Basis with Rewards

By Amnon Levy, Khorshed Chowdhury and Jonathan Livermore


WP No. 09-16: An Analysis of the World’s Environment and Population with Varying Carrying Capacity and Concerns

By Amnon Levy, Khorshed Chowdhury and Peter Berck

WP No. 08-01: The Australian Labour Market in 2007

By Martin O'Brien, Abbas Valadkhani, Keith Townsend


WP No. 08-02: The Price Elasticity of Demand for Pharmaceuticals amongst High Income Older People in Australia: A Natural Experiment

By Peter Siminski 


WP No. 08-03: Identifying the Most Research Intensive Faculties of Business in Australia: A Multidimensional Approach

By Abbas Valadkhani and Simon Ville


WP No. 08-04: The Recipient Value and Distributional Impact of the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card in 2007

By Peter Siminski


WP No. 08-05: What Would the Average Public Sector Employee be Paid in the Private Sector?

By Peter Siminski


WP No. 08-06: An Empirical Analysis of Sustainability of Trade Deficit: Evidence from Sri Lanka

By Nelson Perera & Reetu Verma


WP No. 08-07: Ramsey with Environmental Awareness

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 08-08: Travail to No Avail? Working Poverty in Australia

By Douglas Robson & Joan R Rodgers


WP No. 08-09: Social Innovation: Buzz Word or Enduring Term?

By Eduardo Pol & Simon Ville


WP No. 08-10: Environmental Concern and Rational Production, Consumption and Rehabilitation (Initial version published as WP 08-07, May 2008)

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 08-11: Changes in Poverty Rates During the Howard Era

By Joan R Rodgers, Peter Siminski & James Bishop


WP No. 08-12: Exploring student engagement for Generation Y: a pilot in Environmental Economics

By Ann Hodgkinson & Alisa Percy


WP No. 08-13: Identifying productivity change in Botswana’s financial institutions: an application of Malmquist productivity indices.

By Abbas Valadkhani & Boitnmelo Moffat & Charles Harvie


WP No. 08-14: Technical efficiency in Botswana’s financial institutions: a DEA approach

By Abbas Valadkhani & Boitnmelo Moffat


WP No. 08-15: Do Government Benefits for High Income Retirees Encourage Saving?

By Peter Siminski

WP No. 07-01: A Theoretical Analysis of Rational Diet of Healthy and Junk Foods

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 07-02: A Mean-Variance Portfolio Analysis of the Demand and Supply of a Potentially Infectious Service

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 07-03: An initial push for successful transition from import substitution to export-orientation in Taiwan and China: The FDI-led hypothesis

By Kankesu Jayanthalumaran and Shao-Wei Lee


WP No. 07-04: Lebanon's Fiscal Crisis and Economic Reconstruction after War: the case of a bridge too far?

By Charles Harvie and Ali Salman Saleh


WP No. 07-05: Are the Real Exchange Rate Indices of Australia Non-Stationary in the Presence of Structural Break?

By Khorshed Chowdhury


WP No. 07-06: Statistically Significant Changes in the Poverty-Rate, 1997-98 to 2002-03

By Joan Rodgers


WP No. 07-07: Pair-Wise Output Convergence in East Asia and the Pacific: An Application of Stochastic Unit Root Test

By Khorshed Chowdhury and Girijasankar Mallik


WP No. 07-08: Wealth, Social Capital and Happiness: The Case of Status Sensitive People

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 07-09: Testing the Keynesian Proposition of Twin Deficits in the Presence of Trade Liberalisation: Evidence from Sri Lanka

By Khorshed Chowdhury and Ali Salman Saleh


WP No. 07-10: Optimal Control of Locusts in Subsistence Farming Areas

By Amnon Levy and Michael R. Caputo


WP No. 07-11: Balassa-Samuelson Effect Approaching Fifty Years: Is it Retiring Early in Australia?

By Khorshed Chowdhury


WP No. 07-12: A Disciplinary Analysis of the PhD Completions in Australian Universities

By Abbas Valadkhani and Simon Ville


WP No. 07-13: An Empirical Analysis of the Thai and Major International Stock Markets

By Abbas Valadkhani and Surachai Chancharat


WP No. 07-14: Macroeconometric Modelling in an Oil Exporting Country: The Case of Iran

By Abbas Valadkhani


WP No. 07-15: Testing for the Random Walk Hypothesis and Structural Breaks in International Stock Prices

By Abbas Valadkhani and Surachai Chancharat


WP No. 07-16: New Developments in the Australian Labour Market in 2006

By Martin O’Brien, Abbas Valadkhani, Peter Waring and Richard Denniss


WP No. 07-17: An Appreciative Model of Schumpeterian Evolution

By Eduardo Pol


WP No. 07-18: The Determinants of Price in Online Auctions: More Evidence from Quantile Regression

By Chia-Hung Sun


WP No. 07-19: Composition of Trade between Australia and Latin America: Gravity Model

By Maria Cortes


WP No. 07-20: Examining Patterns of Bilateral Trade between Australia and Colombia by Using Cointegration Analysis and Error-Correction Models

By Maria Cortes

WP No. 06-01: The Consequences of Trade Liberalisation on the Australian Passenger Motor Vehicle Industry

By Elias Sanidas and Kankesu Jayanthakumaran


WP No. 06-02: Identifying Structural Breaks in the Lebanese Economy 1970-2003: An Application of the Zivot and Andrews Test

By Charles Harvie, Mosayeb Pahlavani and Ali Salman Saleh


WP No. 06-03: SME Development in Malaysia: Domestic and Global Challenges

By Ali Salman Saleh and Nelson Oly Ndubisi


WP No. 06-04: Innovation in Small and Medium Enterprises: A Study of Businesses in New South Wales, Australia

By Jane Olsen, Boon-Chye Lee and Ann Hodgkinson


WP No. 06-05: Partnership with Partial Commitment

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 06-06: Australia and New Zealand CER Agreement and Breakpoints in Bilateral Trade: An Application of the Wald-type Test

By Kankesu Jayanthakumaran and Mosayeb Pahlavani


WP No. 06-07: Revisiting Budget and Trade Deficits in Lebanon: A Critique

By Hazem Marashdeh and Ali Salman Saleh


WP No. 06-08: The Youth Labour Market in Australia - Implications From Work Choices Legislation

By Martin O'Brien


WP No. 06-09: Testing for Structural Breaks in the Korean Economy 1980-2005: An Application of the Innovational Outlier and Additive Outlier Models

By Charles Harvie and Mosayeb Pahlavani


WP No. 06-10: Optimal Control of Locusts in Subsistence Farming Areas

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 06-11: What Determines the Demand for Money in the Asian-Pacific Countries? An Empirical Panel Investigation

By Abbas Valadkhani


WP No. 06-12: Structural Breaks in Trade and Income Per Capita in ASEAN-5 Countries: An Application of Innovational Outlier Models

By Kankesu Jayanthakumaran and Mosayeb Pahlavani

WP No. 05-01: Deterrence Capacity, Relative Performance, Adjustment Costs, Hazard, Killing Aversion and the Optimal Enlistment Age

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 05-02: Testing for Structural Breaks in Australia's Monetary Aggregates and Interest Rates: An Application of the Innovational Outlier and Additive Outlier Models

By Mosayeb Pahlavani, Abbas Valadkhani and Andrew Worthington


WP No. 05-03: Export Performance and Destination Characteristics of Irish Manufacturing Industry

By Frances Ruane and Julie Sutherland


WP No. 05-04: Older Male Workers and Job Mobility in Australia

By Martin O'Brien


WP No. 05-05: Structural Changes in the Iranian Economy: An Empirical Analysis with Endogenously Determined Breaks

By Mosayeb Pahlavani, Ed Wilson and Abbas Valadkhani


WP No. 05-06: A Sequential Procedure for Testing Unit Roots in the Presence of Structural Break in Time Series Data

By Min B. Shrestha and Khorshed Chowdhury


WP No. 05-07: Which Industries Create More Employment? A Cross-Country Analysis

By Abbas Valadkhani


WP No. 05-08: Pre- and Post-Dynamic GST Effects on Goods and Services Included in the CPI Basket

By Abbas Valadkhani


WP No. 05-09: Korea's Fading Economic Miracle 1990-97

By Charles Harvie and Hyun-Hoon Lee


WP No. 05-10: Macroeconometric Modelling: Approaches and Experiences in Developing Countries

By Abbas Valadkhani


WP No. 05-11: Export Price Volatility in Australia: An Application of ARCH and GARCH Models

By Abbas Valadkhani, Allan P. Layton and Neil D. Karunaratne


WP No. 05-12: An Analysis of the Output and Conversion Matrices of Australia's Economy

By Abbas Valadkhani and Tim Robinson


WP No. 05-13: Health-Risking Informal Service: Price, Prevalence and Law Enformcement

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 05-14: The Impact of Unilateral and Regional Trade Liberalisation on the Intra-ASEAN 5 Founding Nations' Exports and Export-GDP Nexus

By Kankesu Jayanthakumaran and Elias Sanidas


WP No. 05-15: ARDL Modelling Approach to Testing the Financial Liberalisation Hypothesis

By Min B. Shrestha and Khorshed Chowdhury


WP No. 05-16: The Double Paradox of Elementary Economics Education

By Eduardo Pol and Peter Carroll


WP No. 05-17: Multiple Structural Breaks in Australia's Macroeconomic Data: An Application of the Lumsdaine and Papell Test

By Abbas Valadkhani, Allan P. Layton and Mosayeb Pahlavani


WP No. 05-18: Ranking of Australian Economics Departments Based on Their Total and Per Academic Staff Research Output

By Joan R. Rodgers and Abbas Valadkhani


WP No. 05-19: Ranking and Clustering Australian University Research Performance, 1998-2002

By Abbas Valadkhani and Andrew Worthington


WP No. 05-20: Catastrophic Shocks and Capital markets: A Comparative Analysis by Disaster and Sector

By Andrew Worthington and Abbas Valadkhani


WP No. 05-21: Do Students Benefit From Supplemental Instruction? Evidence From a First-Year Statistics Subject in Economics and Business

By Don Lewis, Martin O'Brien, Sally Rogan and Brett Shorten


WP No. 05-22: Structural Changes in the Middle East Stock Markets: The case of Israel and Arab Countries

By Hazem Marashdeh and E.J. Wilson


WP No. 05-23: Savings, Investment, Foreign Inflows and Economic Growth of the Indian Economy 1950-2001

By R. Verma and E.J. Wilson


WP No. 05-24: A Multivariate Analysis of Savings, Investment, and Growth in India

By R. Verma and E.J. Wilson


WP No. 05-25: Analysing the Trade-GDP Nexus in Iran: A Bounds Testing Approach

By Mosayeb Pahlavani


WP No. 05-26: The Distribution of Research Performance Across Australian Universities, 1992-2003, and Its Implications for Higher Education Funding Models

By Simon Ville, Abbas Valadkhani and Martin O'Brien


WP No. 05-27: Stock Market Integration in the MENA Region: An Application of the ARDL Bounds Testing Approach

By Hazem Marashdeh


WP No. 05-28: The Relationship Between Trade and Economic Growth in Iran: An Application of a New Cointegration Technique in the Presence of Structural Breaks

By Mosayeb Pahlavani


WP No. 05-29: The Australian Dollar's Long-Term Fluctuations and Trend: The Commodity Prices-cum-Economic Cycles Hypothesis

By Elias Sanidas

WP No. 05-30: Assessing the Impact of the Workplace Relations Act From 1996 to 2004: Increasing Flexibility or Decreasing Collectivism?

By Ann Hodgkinson and Raymond Markey

WP No. 04-01: Structural Change and the Older Male Worker in Australia

By Martin O'Brien


WP No. 04-02: Hidden Unemployment and Older Male Workers

By Martin O'Brien


WP No. 04-03: A Lean-Against-the-Wind Rule for Controlling Low-Skill and Illegal Immigration

By Amnon Levy and João Ricardo Faria


WP No. 04-04: Should They Be Enlisted at Eighteen Years of Age?

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 04-05: Social Capital: An Insight Revealed or a Concept Too Many?

By Simon Ville


WP No. 04-06: Trucefully Yours: Hatred and the Prospects of Genuine and Stable Peace

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 04-07: Convergence of Per Capita GDP Across SAARC Countries

By Khorshed Chowdhury


WP No. 04-08: Income Disparities and Trends in Manufactured Exports Across the States and Territories of Australia: 1989/90 - 2000/01

By Frank Neri and Kankesu Jayanthakumaran


WP No. 04-09: Trade Reforms and Changes in Australian Manufactured Exports

By Kankesu Jayanthakumaran and Frank Neri


WP No. 04-10: Lemons on the Web: A Signalling Approach to the Problem of Trust in Internet Commerce

By Boon-Chye Lee, Lawrence Ang and Chris Dubelaar


WP No. 04-11: An Empirical Assessment of the Impact of Inter-Industry Trade on Employment: Australia 1989/90-2000/01

By Kankesu Jayanthakumaran


WP No. 04-12: Australia-Thailand Free Trade Agreement: Challenges and Opportunities for Bilateral Trade Policy and Closer Economic Relations

By Tran Van Hoa


WP No. 04-13: Economic and Financial Crisis Management in Asia: A Critical Analysis

By Tran Van Hoe


WP No. 04-14: Export Performance in Small and Medium Enterprises in New South Wales: Sectoral and Regional Dimensions

By Ann Hodgkinson and Paul McPhee


WP No. 04-15: Regional Economic and Monetary Integration: A Modelling and Policy Analysis

By Charles Harvie


WP No. 04-16: East Asian SME Capacity Building, Competitiveness and Market Opportunities in a Global Economy

By Charles Harvie


WP No. 04-17: Water-Price Differential and the Efficient Population Size and Urban-Rural Composition of a Distant, Large, Arid Island

By Amnon Levy and Reza Zamani


WP No. 04-18: Deficit Financing in LDCs: Evidence From South Asia

By Khorshed Chowdhury


WP No. 04-19: The Australia-Korea Economic Relationship and Prospects for an FTA

By Charles Harvie


WP No. 04-20: The Efficient Market Hypothesis: Is It Applicable to the Foreign Exchange Market?

By James Nguyen


WP No. 04-21: Innovation Heterogeneity, Schumpeterian Growth and Evolutionary Theorizing

By Eduardo Pol and Peter Carroll


WP No. 04-22: Macroeconomic Aspects of Substance Abuse: Diffusion, Productivity and Optimal Control

By Amnon Levy and Frank Neri

WP No. 03-01: Export-Led Industrialisation and Growth - Korea's Economic Miracle 1962-89

By Charles Harvie and Hyun-Hoon Lee


WP No. 03-02: Growth of Asian Regional Trade and Income Convergence: Evidence from ASEAN+3 Based on Extended Helpman-Krugman Hypothesis and Flexible Modelling Approach

By Tran Van Hoa


WP No. 03-03: New Asian Regionalism: Evidence of ASEAN+3 Free Trade Agreement From Extended Gravity Theory and New Modelling Approach

By Tran Van Hoa


WP No. 03-04: Schooling, Labour Force Quality and the Growth of Nations: Comment

By Frank Neri


WP No. 03-05: A Comparison of the Performance of SMEs in Korea and Taiwan: Policy Implications for Turbulent Times

By Chris Hall and Charles Harvie


WP No. 03-06: A Theory of LTR Junk-food Consumption

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 03-07: The Contribution of Micro-enterprises to Economic Recovery and Poverty Alleviation in East Asia

By Charles Harvie


WP No. 03-08: Illegal Immigration and Migrant Networks: Is There an Optimal Immigration Quota Policy?

By Joao Ricardo Faria and Amnon Levy


WP No. 03-09: Drugs and Growth-Efficient Prevention: An Inter-temporal Portfolio of Machos, Narcos and Angels

By Amnon Levy and Frank Neri


WP No. 03-10: Trade Reforms and the Survival of the Passenger Motor Vehicle Industry in Australia

By Elias Sanidas and Kankesu Jayanthakumaran


WP No. 03-11: Measuring Overweight: A Note

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 03-12: The Budget Deficit and Economic Performance: A Survey

By Ali Salman Saleh


WP No. 03-13: A Decision Rule for Transplanting Non-Cadaveric Organs (revised version of WP02-02)

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 03-14: Public Sector Deficits and Macroeconomic Performance in Lebanon: A Simulation Analysis

By Ali Salman Saleh


WP No. 03-15: Korea, the Pharmaceutical Industry and Non-commercial Use in the TRIPS Agreement

By Daya Shanker


WP No. 03-16: Environmental Hazard and Residential Value, Location and Dispersion

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 03-17: A Unit Record Analysis of Older Male Labour Force Participation

By Martin O'Brien


WP No. 03-18: Public Policy and Small and Medium Enterprise Development

By Charles Harvie and Boon-Chye Lee

WP No. 02-01: Legitimacy and the TRIPS Agreement

By Daya Shanker


WP No. 02-02: To Transplant or Not to Transplant: The Case of Cystic Fibrosis

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 02-03: An Overview of Export Processing Zones: Selected Asian Countries

By Kankesu Jayanthakumaran


WP No. 02-04: WTO Membership for China and Its Impact on Growth, Investment and Consumption: A New Flexible Keynesian Approach

By Tran Van Hoa


WP No. 02-05: Greening the Neoclassical Optimal Economic Growth Model

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 02-06: Organizational Innovations of Firms From the 1850s in the USA and Japan

By Elias Sanidas


WP No. 02-07: The Impact of Trade Liberalisation on Manufacturing Sector Performance in Developing Countries: A Survey of the Literature

By Kankesu Jayanthakumaran


WP No. 02-08: SME Information Sourcing for Innovation and Export Market Development: From Local or External Networks?

By Ann Hodgkinson and Paul McPhee


WP No. 02-09: Manufacturing Sectoral Growth in the USA and Japan: Relevance to SMEs, Organizational Innovations, and Recent Economic Growth

By Elias Sanidas


WP No. 02-10: New Regionalism in East Asia: How Does It Relate to the East Asian Economic Development Model?

By Charles Harvie and Hyun-Hoon Lee


WP No. 02-11: A Theory of Rational Junk-Food Consumption

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 02-12: Korean SMEs in the Wake of the Financial Crisis: Strategies, Constraints and Performance in a Global Economy

By Gary Gregory, Charles Harvie and Hyun-Hoon Lee


WP No. 02-13: Korea, China and Japan: Their Trade with the World and Its Impact on New Asian Regionalism ASEAN+3

By Tran Van Hoa


WP No. 02-14: The Relocation of the Market for Australian Wool, 1880-1939

By Simon Ville


WP No. 02-15: Equality, Infancy and Efficiency in Allocating Internal Research Funds to Faculty Members

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 02-16: A Theory of Chronic Loss, Suffering and Alcoholism

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 02-17: The Impact of Different HRM Regimes on Labour Productivity: National Results and a Regional Perspective

By Ann Hodgkinson


WP No. 02-18: Regulation and the New Economy

By Boon-Chye Lee


WP No. 02-19: Conflict, Political Structure and Economic Growth in Dual-Population Lands

By Amnon Levy and João Ricardo Faria


WP No. 02-20: Leading Manufacturing Sectors in the USA and Japan During 1899-1937 and Organizational Innovations: Embeddedness for Corporate Strategy

By Elias Sanidas

WP No. 01-01: A New Taxonomy of Economic Sectors With a View to Policy Implications

By Eduardo Pol, Peter Carroll and Paul Robertson


WP No. 01-02: The Successful Imitation of the Japanese Lean Production System by American Firms: Impact on American Economic Growth

By Elias Sanidas


WP No. 01-03: The Accord and Strikes: An International Perspective

By L.J. Perry and Patrick J. Wilson


WP No. 01-04: A Lifetime Portfolio of Risky and Risk-Free Sexual Behaviour and the Prevalence of AIDS

By Amnon Levy


WP No. 01-05: The Illawarra at Work: A Summary of the Major Findings of the Illawarra Regional Workplace Industrial Relations Survey

By Ray Markey, Ann Hodgkinson, Terri Mylett and Simon Pomfret, with Maree Murray and Michael Zanko


WP No. 01-06: Schooling Quality and Economic Growth

By Frank Neri


WP No. 01-07: Gender, Part-time Employment and Employee Participation in the Workplace: Comparing Australia and the European Union

By Ray Markey, Ann Hodgkinson, Jo Kowalczyk and Simon Pomfret


WP No. 01-08: Part-time Employment, Gender and Employee Participation in the Workplace: An Illawarra Reconnaissance

By Ray Markey, Jo Kowalczyk and Simon Pomfret


WP No. 01-09: Poverty Rates Among Part-Time and Casual Workers

By Joan R. Rodgers


WP No. 01-10: Competition Policy and SMEs in Vietnam

By Charles Harvie


WP No. 01-11: Additional Forms of Employee Representation in Australia

By Paul J. Gollan, Ray Markey and Iain Ross


WP No. 01-12: Taxonomy of Operations, Costs and Benefits Relevant to the Creation, Existence, Evolution and Growth of Firms

By Elias Sanidas


WP No. 01-13: Managers' Perceptions of Cooperation and Joint Decision-Making with Trade Unions: A Regional Case Study in the Illawarra (Australia)

By Ray Markey and Simon Pomfret


WP No. 01-14: Works Councils: Lessons from Europe for Australia

By Herman Knudsen and Raymond Markey


WP No. 01-15: Federation and Labour 1880-1914: National, State and Local Dimensions

By Ray Markey