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Rebalancing Monetary and Fiscal Policies
Peter Abelson and Tim Dalton,
Economics Society of Australia, Annual Conference, Sydney, 2017.

The potential impact of a removal of accountants from the Australian Government’s medium to long-term skilled occupations list
Professor Glenn Withers, Dr Janine Dixon, Professor Peter Abelson
Applied Economics, Prepared for CPA Australia. July 2017

The Labour Market for Accountants and the Skilled Occupations List
Professor Phil Lewis, Professor Glenn Withers AO and Professor Peter Abelson
Applied Economics, Prepared for CPA Australia & Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, November 2016

Economic modelling and forecasting
Peter Abelson,
Chapter 5, pp. 94-115, in Evidence for Policy and Decision Making, ed: G. Argyrous, UNSW Press, 2009.

Contribution of Taronga and Western Plains Zoos to the Economy of New South Wales
Applied Economics in association with Aegis Consulting Australia
Prepared for the Zoological Parks Board of NSW, October 2005

Economic and Environmental Sustainability in Shanghai
Peter Abelson
in Pugh, C. Sustainable Cities in Developing Countries, p.185-202, 1999

Power Point Presentation

Is Australia still the Lucky Country? A View of the Australian Economy: From the Inside
Peter Abelson
Applied Economics
Presentation to the International Consulting Economists Association, London, June, 2014

Selected References

The Social Sciences Shape the Nation
Glenn Withers (Working Group Chair), with P.Hanasz, L.West, J.Beaton, M Radcliffe, and S. Kumar,
Canberra: Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, 2017
http://www.assa.edu.au/publication/the-social-sciences-shape-the-nation/

Inclusive Growth: Hybrid policies into the future
Glenn Withers
in R. Breunig and M. Fabian (eds), Hybrid Public Policy Innovations: Contemporary Policy Beyond Ideology, London: Routledge (in press), 2016
https://www.ceda.com.au/CEDA/media/ResearchCatalogueDocuments/Research%20and%20Policy/PDF/32509-CEDAMigrationReportNovember2016Final.pdf

Ensuring Immigration Benefits All
Glenn Withers in Migration: the Economic Debate, Melbourne, CEDA, pp. 80-99, 2016
https://www.ceda.com.au/CEDA/media/ResearchCatalogueDocuments/Research%20and%20Policy/PDF/32509-CEDAMigrationReportNovember2016Final.pdf

Responding to Negative Public Attitudes towards Immigration through Analysis and Policy: regional and unemployment dimensions
Glenn Withers, K. Golebiowska and A. Elnasri,
Australian Geographer, 2016

The labour market
Glenn Withers and T. Hatton,
in S.Ville & G.Withers (ed.),
The Cambridge Economic History of Australia, Cambridge University Press, 351-372, 2015,

Australia’s Political Economic Future
Glenn Withers,
Australian Journal of Political Science, 50 (4), 735-744, 2015.

Australia's Comparative Advantage. Final Report
Glenn Withers (with Nitin Gupta, Natalie Larkins and Lyndal Curtis),
Melbourne: Australian Council of Learned Academies, 2015.
https://acola.org.au/wp/PDF/SAF01/SAF01%20full%20lo%20res.pdf

A View of the Australian Economy: Is Australia still the Lucky Country?
Peter Abelson,
Presentation to the International Consulting Economists Association, London, June, 2014.

Immigration in a Population Context
Glenn Withers,
Australian Economic Review, 47(2), 2014.

People Movements and the National Interest
Glenn Withers
in J.Farrar, M.Hiscock and V.Lo (eds), Withers, G., The Australian ‘National Interest’ in the Asian Century: Trade, Investment and Security, Singapore: World Scientific, 2014.

Which of the real money gap or nominal money gap helped predict inflation in Europe? A retrospective analysis
Joyeux, R., Dufrénot, G. and A. Péguin-Feissolle,
Banks and Bank Systems, 3, 91-102, 2014.

The Labour Market
Withers, G.,
(with T. Hatton) in S.Ville and G.Withers (eds) Cambridge Economic History of Australia, Cambridge: CUP, 2014.

Macro Fundamentals as a Source of Stock Market Volatility in China: A GARCH-MIDAS Approach
Joyeux, R. and E. Girardin,
Economic Modelling, 34, 59-68, 2013.

Defeating Distance
Glenn Withers and Nestor Stancanelli (ed),
Under the Southern Cross: Australia-Argentina-A Comparative Analysis, Buenos Aires, Eudeba, 2012,

The Future of Population Policy
Withers, G.,
in Jonathan Pincus and Graeme Hugo (eds),
A Greater Australia: Population, Policies and Governance, Melbourne: CEDA, 224-232. 2012,

The Tyranny of Distance Revisited
Withers, G.,
in N. Stancanelli (ed), Under the Southern Cross: Australia-Argentina-A Comparative Analysis, Buenos Aires, Eudeba, 2012

Forecasting Demand for Australian Passports
Roselyne Joyeux with G. Milunovich and J. Rigg,
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 17, 100-119, 2012.

Scenario Analysis for Strategic Thinking
Glenn Withers and G. Saliba
in G. Argyrous (ed), Evidence for Policy and Policy-Making, Sydney: UNSW Press, 2010.

Population and Australia’s Future Labour Force,
Glenn Withers and P. McDonald
Occasional Paper, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, 1. 2008

Choosing the Social Discount Rate for Australia
Peter Abelson and Tim Dalton1
Applied Economics, 2018

The Treatment of Value Uplift in Cost-Benefit Analysis
Peter Abelson
Applied Economics. Prepared for Infrastructure Australia, June 2016

Cost-Benefit Evaluation of Mining Projects
Peter Abelson*
Applied Economics and NSW Treasury (part-time). 2015

Forecasting in Cost-Benefit Studies
Peter Abelson
Applied Economics. Paper prepared for Economic Society of Australia, NSW Branch. Cost-Benefit Forum, 14 October 2015.

Evaluating Major Events and Avoiding the Mercantilist Fallacy
Peter Abelson
Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Sydney, 2011

Estimating the value of undergrounding electricity and telecommunications networks
Ben McNaira,* and Peter Abelsonb
Australian Economic Review, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 376-388, 2010.

Establishing Monetary Values for Lives and Life Years Saved
Peter Abelson
Applied Economics and Department of Economics, Sydney University, 2008

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Adult and Community Education in New South Wales
Dr. Peter Abelson
Applied Economics. Prepared for the NSW Board of Adult and Community Education, January 2007

2005 Australian Formula One Grand Prix: Cost-Benefit Analysis for the State of Victoria
Applied Economics
Prepared for Auditor-General Victoria, September 2006

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Proposed New Health Warnings on Tobacco Products
Applied Economics
Report Prepared for Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, December 2003

Valuing the Public Benefits of Heritage Listing of Commercial Buildings
Applied Economics
Prepared for the New South Wales Heritage Office, November 2000

PowerPoint Presentation

Cost Benefit Analysis Forum: Issues & Challenges
Peter Abelson
Applied Economics | NSW Treasury
paper presented at One-Day Conference on Cost-Benefit Analysis,
Economic Society of Australia (NSW Branch), July 2014

The Ranking of Economics Journals by the Economic Society of Australia
Peter Abelson
Department of Economics, University of Sydney , 2009

Realising Australia’s Commitment to Young People
Applied Economics
Prepared for the Dusseldorp Skills Forum, November 2002

Surveying university student standards in economics
Peter Abelson*
Macquarie University 2005

Young Persons Education and Training Outcomes
Applied Economics
Prepared for the Business Council of Australia and Dusseldorp Skills Forum, July 2002

Selected References

Book Review: Education Matters: Global Schooling Gains from the 19th Century to the 21st Century, R J Barro and J W. Lee Oxford University Press, New York
Glenn Withers
Asia Pacific Economic Literature, 30(2), 127-128, November 2016.

The State of the Universities
Glenn Withers,
in M. Thornton (ed.), Through a Glass Darkly. The Social Sciences Look at the Neoliberal University, ANU Press, 103-117, 2014.

Knowledge Capital
Glenn Withers,
in “Fairness, Opportunity and Security”, J. Menadue and M. Keating (eds), Adelaide: ATF, 2014.

Creating the New University
Withers, G.,
in G. Bammer (ed), Disciplining Interdisciplinarity, ANU E-Press, 375-380, 2013.

Broadcasting
Withers, G.,
in R.Towse and C.Handke (eds), Handbook on the Digital Creative Economy, Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar, 409-415, 2013.

Policy Innovation for Innovation: Income-Contingent Loans
Withers, G.,
in V. Fitzgerald and N.Taylor (eds), Australia Adjusting: Optimising National Prosperity, Melbourne: CEDA, 123-131, with N.Gupta, 2013

International Education and Its Benefits
Withers, G.,
in Population Flows, Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2012

The Twentieth Century University
Withers, G.,
in T. Cutler (ed), Deep Practice: designing knowledge and innovation, RMIT, 2011.

Creating the New University
Withers, G.,
in G. Bammer (ed), Promoting Interdisciplinary Research: Problems and Prospects, A Report for the Australian Council of Learned Academies, ANU E-Press. 2011.

Costs for diagnostic imaging capital expenditure
Applied Economics Pty Ltd
Final Report. Prepared for Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, July 2010

A Guide to Estimating the Cost of Foodborne Disease and to Evaluating Regulation of Food Production
Applied Economics
Prepared for Food Standards Australia New Zealand, September 2010

Establishing a Monetary Value for Lives Saved: Issues and Controversies
Peter Abelson
Applied Economics and Department of Economics, Sydney University
Prepared for Cost-Benefit Conference, Office of Best Practice Regulation, Canberra, November 2007

Northern Beaches Strategy, Site Assessment Economic Appraisal
Applied Economics
Prepared for NSW Health, September 2005

Is Injury Compensation Excessive?
Peter Abelson
Department of Economics, Macquarie University.
Economic Papers
23, 129-39, 2004

The Value of Life and Health for Public Policy
Peter Abelson
Economic Record
, 79, Conference Edition, S2 – S13, 2003

Selected References

The economic cost of foodborne disease in New Zealand
Prepared for: New Zealand Food Safety Authority
November 2010

Harmacy:The Political Economy of Community Pharmacy in Australia
David Gadiel
Papers in Health and Ageing (5). CIS Policy Monograph 89, 2008

Economic Evaluation of Hepatitis C in Australia
Report prepared for: The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
Applied Economics
August 2005

Medi-mess: rational federalism and patient cost-sharing for public hospital sustainability in Australia
David Gadiel and J. Sammut,
Centre for Independent Studies, Research Report, RR30. 2017
https://www.cis.org.au/app/uploads/2017/07/rr30.pdf

Towards a more competitive Medicare: The case for deregulating medical fees and co-payments in Australia
David Gadiel,
Centre for Independent Studies, Research Report 1, 2015
http://www.cis.org.au/app/uploads/2015/07/rr1.pdf

Health
Gadiel D. and J. Sammut,
in D. Clune and R. Smith (eds), From Carr to Keneally, Labor in Office in NSW 1995-2011, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 124 – 137. 2012
http://www.cis.org.au/images/stories/policy-monographs/pm-128.pdf

Applying a market screen to NSW Health
Gadiel, D. and J. Sammut,
Business Spectator, July, 2012.
http://www.cis.org.au/media-information/opinion-pieces/article/4454-applying-a-market-screen-to-nsw-health

Housing Costs and Policies
Peter Abelson
Prepared for NSW Treasury, May 2016

Residential Building Activity in Sydney
Applied Economics
Prepared for NSW Treasury, May 2010

Commentary: Housing and Tax: The Triumph of Politics over Economics
Peter Abelson
pp. 267-271 in Australian’s Future Tax System: The Prospects after Henry, eds: C. Evans, R. Krever and P. Mellor, Thomson Reuters, 2010.

A Review of Funding Measures for Urban Infrastructure
Peter Abelson
Department of Economics, University of Sydney, 2010

Price and efficiency effects of taxes and subsidies for Australian housing
Peter Abelson* and Roselyne Joyeux**
Applied Economics,
Economic Papers
26, 147-69, 2007

Affordable Housing: Concepts and Policies
Peter Abelson*
Department of Economics, University of Sydney
Economic Paper
s, 28, 1, 27-38, 2009

The Real Story of Housing Prices in Australia from 1970 to 2003
Peter Abelson and Demi Chung
Macquarie University, 2006

Financing Public Infrastructure for Urban Development
Applied Economics Pty Ltd, September 2003

PowerPoint Presentation

House Prices, Rents, Home Ownership and Affordability: The Facts and a Mainstream Economics Explanation
Peter Abelson
Applied Economics P/L
Presentation: Sydney University, 31 May 2018

Solving the House Price Problem in 10 Minutes! With Special Reference to the Role of the Three Levels of Government
Peter Abelson,
Presentation to Local Government NSW Association, Parliament House, May 2017

Selected References

Modelling House Prices across Sydney
P.Abelson, R. Joyeux and S. Mahateau,
Australian Economic Review
, 46, 269-285, 2016

The Real Story of Housing Prices in Australia from 1970 to 2003
Peter Abelson and Demi Chung
Australian Economic Review
, August 2005, 38, 3, 1-17, 2005

Explaining House Prices in Australia: 1970 to 2003
Peter Abelson, Roselyn Joyeux, George, Milunovich, and Demi Chung,
Economic Record
, 81, S1-S8. 2005.

Setting Efficient Public Transport Fares when Roads are Under-Priced
Peter Abelson
Applied Economics, June 2014

The High Costs of Taxi Regulation with Special Reference to Sydney
Peter Abelson
Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Sydney*
Agenda
, A Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform, 17, 73-94, 2010

The Wider Economic Impacts of Transport Infrastructure
Peter Abelson
Department of Economics, University of Sydney, 2009

Financing transport infrastructure: Public finance issues
Peter Abelson
Macquarie University, 2004

Audit of Economic Models for Aviation, Tourism and the Australian Economy
Applied Economics in association with the Sustainable Tourism CRC’s Centre for Tourism Economics and Policy Research
Prepared for the Australian Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources, April 2006

Selected References

International Gas Market Integration
Joyeux, R.,
The Energy Journal
, 35, 159-179, with R. Li and R. Ripple, 2014,

Regional Electricity Consumption and Economic Growth in China
Joyeux, R.,
in Yao, S. and Herrerias, M.J. (eds.) Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth in China, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Short- and long-run causality between energy consumption and Economic growth: Evidence across regions in China
Joyeux, R.,
Applied Energy
, 112, 1484-1492, with M.J. Herrerias and E. Girardin. 2013.

Energy Consumption and Real Income: A Panel Cointegration Multi-country Study
Joyeux, R.,
The Energy Journal, 32, 107-141, with R. Ripple, 2011.

An Analysis of Value Capture Instruments
Peter Abelson
Prepared for Workshop on “Federal Relations and Tax Reform”. University of Adelaide. August 28-29, 2017

The Optimal Size of Local Government with Special Reference to New South Wales
Peter Abelson
Applied Economics,
Agenda
, A Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform, 23, 1, 31-46, 2016

The Size of Local Government in a Three-Tier Federal Government System with Special Reference to New South Wales, Australia
Peter Abelson1
Applied Economics,
The Governance of Local Communities
, 259-276 Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2016

Smoke and Mirrors: Fallacies in the NSW Government’s Views on Local Government Financial Capacity
Peter Abelson and Roselyne Joyeux
Applied Economics, 2015

Review of Implementation of the Nation Building and Jobs Plan in NSW and Potential Applications for Other Projects
Dr Neil Shepherd AM and Dr Peter Abelson,
4cast Consulting Pty Ltd, Applied Economics Pty Ltd, October 2010

Australia’s Federal Future
Anne Twomey and Glenn Withers
Applied Economics. A report for the Council for the Australian Federation, April 2007

Can Distance Be Defeated?
Glenn Withers
Published in I. Marsh (ed), Competing From A Distance, Melbourne: CEDA, 2007.

Local Government Taxes and Charges
Peter Abelson
Applied Economics, 2006

Pricing Public Services
Peter Abelson
Department of Economics, Macquarie University

National public broadcasting benefit
Marion Powall and Glenn Withers
Applied Economics, A report commissioned by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 20 April 2000

Guidelines for the review of regulation of the professions under national competition policy
Professor Glenn Withers and Ms Marion Powall
COAG Committee on Regulatory Reform 1999

Selected References

Side constrained optimization to capture capacity of choices in the multinomial logit model; case study of the income tax policy of the United States prior to the 2009 economic crisis using logit models
Glenn Withers and S. Bagloee,
International Journal of Operations Research, 2016
.

Future Directions for Income Contingent Loan Theory
Glenn Withers,
in Stiglitz, J. Chapman, B. and Higgins, T. (eds), Income Contingent Loans: Theory, Practice and Prospects, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Income Contingent Loans for Business Innovation
Glenn Withers,
in Stiglitz, J. Chapman, B. and Higgins, T. (eds), Income Contingent Loans: Theory, Practice and Prospects, Palgrave Macmillan with N.Gupta 2015.

Estimating the Revenue Raising Capacity of the States and Territories and the Implications for the Equitable Distribution of GST
Abelson, P.
‘Revenue’Economic Papers, 30, 1-12, 2011.

Public Broadcasting
Withers, G.,
in R. Towse (ed) A Handbook of Cultural Economics, 2E, Edward Elgar, with K. Alford, 2011

Innovation Financing and Use of Income Contingent Loans
Glenn Withers, A. Denniss and M. Yuan
Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 12(2), 2009.

Community Attitudes to Income Contingent Loans
Glenn Withers and T. Higgins
Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 12(2), 2009.

The economic and social contribution of the zoological industry in Australia
V. Beri and A. Tranent
International Zoo Yearbook, 44, 192-200, with, 2010.


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