The value of the elasticity of substitution between labour and capital (σ) is a ‘crucial’ assumption in understanding the secular decline in the labour share of income and long-run growth.
Since the 1980s, economic policy in Australia has been dominated by a policy agenda referred to by its proponents as ‘microeconomic reform’ or simply ‘reform’, based on the ideas of free trade, privatisation and reductions in the scale and scope of gov
Vasilis Sarafidis, Monash University.
Theoretically the realm of intergovernmental relations have been variously described as sites for battles of strategic interests, sites for hierarchical centralized control and sites for political ritual.
India and China are fast emerging as major maritime powers of the Indo-Pacific as part of long term shifts in the regional balance of power.
Decision-makers should be selecting interventions that optimise outcomes across the whole set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This requires economic models that project long-term costs, benefits and risks of intervention options.
In this course, you will be introduced to applied economic analysis using economy-wide, general equilibrium modelling.
Recent research has highlighted a negative impact of inequality on economic growth. We re-evaluate this hypothesis focusing on both inequality and poverty and their interaction.
Jamaica’s electricity sector faces supply-side challenges. Demand-side policies have the potential to improve electricity use efficiency and reduce the likelihood of electricity disruptions.
When asked by then Immigration Minister Tony Burke to provide services to asylum seeker children on Nauru in 2013, Save the Children was faced with a clear dilemma.
I develop a method for decomposing the elasticity of taxable income (ETI) into its constituent parts (wage income, deductions, etc.), which is not possible using the existing ‘bunching’ methods for estimating the ETI.
What explains China’s varied response in regards to intervention at the UN Security Council?
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) commenced operations on 19 December 1966. Over the subsequent 50 years, the ADB has partnered its Asia-Pacific developing member countries on a remarkable journey of transformation and poverty reduction.
International deliberations on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) have displayed a decisive shift from questions of principle toward questions of implementation, particularly in relation to the prevention of mass atrocities.
The RSE Centre for Economic History is holding a Workshop on International Finance and Trade History on 27 October 2016.
Professor Eichengreen’s lecture will examine the role of national currencies in international transactions: why the dollar is used so widely in cross-border transactions, even those that do not involve the United States; and whether the dollar’s status