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Authors: Shah, Chandra
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Abstract: In the year to February 2002, one in every five of the 9.8 million people who worked in Australia experienced at least one job separation. This paper looks at the determinants of job separation within... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Abstract: The parameters in duration models are usually estimated by a Quasi Maximum Likelihood Estimator [QMLE]. This estimator is efficient if the errors are iid and exponentially distributed. Otherwise, it m... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Abstract: We present an approach to improve forecast accuracy by simultaneously forecasting a group of products that exhibit similar seasonal demand patterns. Better seasonality estimates can be made by using i... More
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Authors: Frost, Warwick
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Abstract: There is a recent trend for the rebranding of small rural towns as 'villages'. Often taking their cue from film and television, these towns are re-imagined as 'old world' relics which offer a quaint a... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Abstract: The low standard of occupational safety in China is an issue of human rights and is an ethical concern at an international level. No country in history has industrialised at the same rate as China has... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Abstract: We derive general formulae for the asymptotic distribution of the LIML estimator for the coefficients of both endogenous and exogenous variables in a partially identified linear structural equation. W... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Abstract: This article identifies the environmental factors that impact on established foreign subsidiaries operating in Australia. It also clarifies whether these environmental factors are the same as traditio... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Abstract: This working paper is largely reproduced from a report to the Australian National Training Authority and is published with their permission.
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Abstract: This paper develops a general equilibrium 3-good Ricardian model that extends Professor Samuelson's example on the impact of productivity progress published in JEP (summer 2004). Our model highlights ... More
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Authors: Sun, Guang-Zhen
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Abstract: We offer simple and intuitive proofs of the Euler equation and the maximum principle based on Gossen's Second Law, one of the best known results in economics.
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Abstract: Many developed countries are net recipients of skilled health professionals from developing countries. Potentially these movements provide major economic benefits to developed countries. The distribut... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Abstract: Fluctuations in commodity prices are a major concern to many market participants. This paper uses realized volatility methods to calculate daily volatility and correlation estimates for three grain fu... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Abstract: Migration patterns to and from Australia are becoming complex with migration programmes increasingly targeted towards meeting the needs of the labour market and regional development. This paper provid... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Abstract: Poskitt and Skeels (2003) provide a new approximation to the sampling distribution of the IV estimator in a simultaneous equations model, the approximation is appropriate when the concentration parame... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Abstract: Responding to internal market and social pressures that centre on the inadequate protection accorded to workers' rights, China's government has begun constructing a tripartite industrial relations reg... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Abstract: Transformational changes to "doing more with less" in organizations have been rapid, recurrent, and structural; and many failures in these changes are due to employees' resistance. In this paper, we d... More
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