2015 Australian Conference of Economists

QUT Gardens Point campus

 
July 7, 2015
 
07:45 to 18:00Registration Desk Open , GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
08:15 to 08:30Welcome to the PhD Colloquium, GP-Z303
 
 
08:30 to 10:30PhD Parallel Paper Sessions
 
 
10:30 to 11:00Morning Tea, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
11:00 to 12:30PhD Parallel Paper Sessions
 
 
11:00 to 12:30Research Presentation Skills Workshop I, GP-Z302
 
 
11:00 to 15:00Professional Development Seminar: Cost Benefit Analysis, GP-Z303
 
 
12:30 to 13:30Lunch, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
13:30 to 15:00Research Presentation Skills Workshop II, GP-Z302
 
 
13:30 to 15:00Careers Presentation: A day in the life of a professional economist, GP-Z306
 
 
13:30 to 15:00Academic Writing Session: Writing for Publication Purposes, GP-Z305
 
 
15:00 to 15:30Afternoon Tea, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
15:30 to 17:00Young Economists Debate, GP-Z411
 
 
17:00 to 19:00Welcome Reception, Old Government House and Lady Bowen Lawns, QUT Gardens Point
 
 
 
July 8, 2015
 
07:30 to 17:30Registration Desk Open, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
08:15 to 08:45Opening Ceremony: Welcome by Professor Peter Coaldrake, QUT Vice Chancellor, GP-Z411
 
 
08:45 to 10:00Keynote - Ariel Rubinstein, Tel-Aviv and NYU, GP-Z411
 
 
10:00 to 10:30Morning Tea, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
10:30 to 14:30Profesional Development Seminar: Econometrics for Big Data, GP-Z304
 
 
10:30 to 12:30Parallel Paper Sessions
 
 
12:30 to 13:30Lunch, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
12:45 to 13:30Global Trends in Open Access, Gemma Hersh, Policy Director, Access and Policy, Elsevier, GP-Z303
 
 
12:30 to 13:30Heads of School Meeting, GP-U214 (Chancellery Building)
 
 
13:30 to 15:45Parallel Paper Sessions
 
 
14:30 to 15:45Keynote Address by Federico M Bandi, Johns Hopkins, GP-Z411
 
 
15:45 to 16:00Afternoon Tea, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
16:00 to 17:30Policy Panel: Higher Education Deregulation, GP-Z411
 
 
16:00 to 17:30Policy Panel: Tax Policy - Where to Following the Release of the Government’s Discussion Paper, GP-Z401
 
 
16:00 to 17:30Policy Panel: Health Economics - How much will the future look like the past? How should we change the future?, GP-Z406
 
 
 
July 9, 2015
 
08:00 to 17:00Registration Desk Open , GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
08:30 to 09:45Keynote Address by Paul J Ferraro, Georgia State, GP-Z411
 
 
09:45 to 10:15Morning Tea, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
10:15 to 12:15Parallel Paper Sessions
 
 
11:00 to 15:00Professional Development Seminar: Behavioural Economics, GP-Z304
 
 
12:15 to 13:15Lunch, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
12:30 to 13:00Book Presentation by Andrew Leigh, MP, Shadow Assistant Treasurer, Shadow Minister for Competition and Member for Fraser (ACT), GP-Z303
 
 
12:15 to 15:15Economic Society Central Council Meeting, GP-U214 (Chancellery Building)
 
 
13:15 to 15:15Parallel Paper Sessions
 
 
15:15 to 15:45Afternoon Tea, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
15:45 to 17:15Policy Panel: Public Policy and Behavioural Economics, GP-Z401
 
 
15:45 to 17:15Policy Panel: Competition Policy Review, GP-Z406
 
 
18:30 to 21:30Conference Dinner, Customs House, 399 Queen Street
 
 
 
July 10, 2015
 
08:00 to 16:30Registration Desk Open, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
08:30 to 08:45Welcome remarks by the Honourable Curtis Pitt MP, Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships., GP-Z411
 
 
08:45 to 10:00Keynote Address by Paul Klemperer, GP-Z411
 
 
10:00 to 10:30Morning Tea, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
10:30 to 12:00Policy Panel: Does Australia have a Public Debt Problem? Lessons from US and Europe, GP-Z401
 
 
10:30 to 12:00Policy Panel: Energy Policy, GP-Z406
 
 
12:00 to 14:30Luncheon with John Fraser, Secretary to the Treasury, Royal on the Park, 152 Alice Street
 
 
12:00 to 13:00Lunch, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
13:00 to 15:00Parallel Paper Session
 
 
14:30 to 15:00Keynote address by David Kalisch, Australian Statistician: The State of Economic Statistics in Australia, GP-Z411
 
 
15:00 to 15:15Afternoon Tea, GP-Z Block, Level 4 Atrium
 
 
15:15 to 16:30Keynote Address by Wendy Carlin, UCL, GP-Z401
 
 
15:15 to 16:30Economists Outlook Panel, GP-Z411
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Welcome to the PhD Colloquium
GP-Z303
July 7, 2015 08:15 to 08:30

PhD Parallel Paper Sessions
July 7, 2015 08:30 to 10:30
 
PhD: Financial Economics, GP-Z301
PhD: Energy, GP-Z302
PhD: Experimental Economics, GP-Z305
PhD: Empirical Microeconomics, GP-Z309
PhD: Productivity, GP-Z306
PhD: Empirical Macroeconomics, GP-Z308

PhD Parallel Paper Sessions
July 7, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
 
PhD: International Trade, GP-Z306
PhD: Vietnam Issues, GP-Z309
PhD: Family/education/health, GP-Z305
PhD: Econometric Techniques, GP-Z301

Research Presentation Skills Workshop I
GP-Z302
July 7, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
 
(registered attendees only)

Research Presentation Skills Workshop II
GP-Z302
July 7, 2015 13:30 to 15:00
 
(registered attendees only)

Young Economists Debate
GP-Z411
July 7, 2015 15:30 to 17:00

Opening Ceremony: Welcome by Professor Peter Coaldrake, QUT Vice Chancellor
GP-Z411
July 8, 2015 08:15 to 08:45

Keynote - Ariel Rubinstein, Tel-Aviv and NYU
GP-Z411
July 8, 2015 08:45 to 10:00

Parallel Paper Sessions
July 8, 2015 10:30 to 12:30
 
General Equilibrium and Networks, GP-Z401
Determinants of Physical and Mental Health, Crime and Terrorism, GP-Z306
Economic Growth, Development and Technical Change, GP-Z305
Higher Education, GP-Z308
Housing/Quality of Life, GP-Z406
Contemporary Relevance of the History of Economic Thought, GP-Z301
International Economics Group 1, GP-Z309
International Spillovers & Financial Markets, GP-Z303
Production, Growth and Uncertainty, GP-Z411
Urban Water Conservation, Natural Disasters and Ecology, GP-Z302

Global Trends in Open Access, Gemma Hersh, Policy Director, Access and Policy, Elsevier
GP-Z303
July 8, 2015 12:45 to 13:30
 
(please bring your lunch)

Parallel Paper Sessions
July 8, 2015 13:30 to 15:45
 
Economy, Growth, Emissions and Climate Variability, GP-Z302
Experimental Economics: Theory and Methods, GP-Z306
Health care services, markets and insurance, GP-Z406
Policy Incentives on Household Decisions, GP-Z303
Sectoral, and Spatial Dimensions of Productivity, GP-Z305
Unemployment and Uncertainty in the Labour Market, GP-Z401

Keynote Address by Federico M Bandi, Johns Hopkins
GP-Z411
July 8, 2015 14:30 to 15:45

Keynote Address by Paul J Ferraro, Georgia State
GP-Z411
July 9, 2015 08:30 to 09:45

Parallel Paper Sessions
July 9, 2015 10:15 to 12:15
 
Asset Pricing and Volatility, GP-Z401
Evolutionary Economics, GP-Z301
Experiments on Applied Topics, GP-Z306
Fiscal and Monetary Policies, GP-Z411
Gender Difference in the Labour Market, GP-Z303
Industrial Organisation (Empirical Approaches), GP-Z308
Industry, Institution and Macroeconomy of China, GP-Z406
International Economics Group 2, GP-Z309
Issues in Agricultural Economics, GP-Z302
Mathematical and Quantitative Methods, GP-Z305

Book Presentation by Andrew Leigh, MP, Shadow Assistant Treasurer, Shadow Minister for Competition and Member for Fraser (ACT)
GP-Z303
July 9, 2015 12:30 to 13:00
 
(please bring your lunch)

Parallel Paper Sessions
July 9, 2015 13:15 to 15:15
 
Experiments on Social Preferences / Fairness, GP-Z301
Corporate Finance, GP-Z401
Energy, GP-Z302
Housing, Monetary Policy & Financial Markets, GP-Z303
Industrial Organisation (Theory), GP-Z308
International Economics Group 3, GP-Z309
International Trade of Asian Economies, GP-Z406
Public Economics I, GP-Z411
Urban and Regional Economics I, GP-Z305

Conference Dinner
Customs House, 399 Queen Street
July 9, 2015 18:30 to 21:30
 
(Pre-purchased ticket required)

Welcome remarks by the Honourable Curtis Pitt MP, Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships.
GP-Z411
July 10, 2015 08:30 to 08:45

Keynote Address by Paul Klemperer
GP-Z411
July 10, 2015 08:45 to 10:00

Luncheon with John Fraser, Secretary to the Treasury
Royal on the Park, 152 Alice Street
July 10, 2015 12:00 to 14:30
 
(Pre-purchased ticket required)

Parallel Paper Session
July 10, 2015 13:00 to 15:00
 
Health Care, Poverty and Policy in the Developing World, GP-Z302
Microeconomics, GP-Z308
Monetary Policy in Australia and Internationally, GP-Z303
Public Economics II, GP-Z304
Risk, GP-Z309
The Future of Economics Education, GP-Z301
Urban and Regional Economics II, GP-Z305
Law and Economics, GP-Z401
Investment, Financial and Resource Constraints, GP-Z406

Keynote address by David Kalisch, Australian Statistician: The State of Economic Statistics in Australia
GP-Z411
July 10, 2015 14:30 to 15:00

Keynote Address by Wendy Carlin, UCL
GP-Z401
July 10, 2015 15:15 to 16:30

 

Summary of All Sessions

Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
July 7, 2015
8:30-10:30
GP-Z301 PhD: Financial Economics4
July 7, 2015
8:30-10:30
GP-Z302 PhD: Energy4
July 7, 2015
8:30-10:30
GP-Z305 PhD: Experimental Economics3
July 7, 2015
8:30-10:30
GP-Z309 PhD: Empirical Microeconomics4
July 7, 2015
8:30-10:30
GP-Z306 PhD: Productivity3
July 7, 2015
8:30-10:30
GP-Z308 PhD: Empirical Macroeconomics4
July 7, 2015
11:00-12:30
GP-Z306 PhD: International Trade3
July 7, 2015
11:00-12:30
GP-Z309 PhD: Vietnam Issues3
July 7, 2015
11:00-12:30
GP-Z305 PhD: Family/education/health3
July 7, 2015
11:00-12:30
GP-Z301 PhD: Econometric Techniques2
July 8, 2015
10:30-12:30
GP-Z401 General Equilibrium and Networks3
July 8, 2015
10:30-12:30
GP-Z306 Determinants of Physical and Mental Health, Crime and Terrorism4
July 8, 2015
10:30-12:30
GP-Z305 Economic Growth, Development and Technical Change4
July 8, 2015
10:30-12:30
GP-Z308 Higher Education4
July 8, 2015
10:30-12:30
GP-Z301 Contemporary Relevance of the History of Economic Thought4
July 8, 2015
10:30-12:30
GP-Z406 Housing/Quality of Life4
July 8, 2015
10:30-12:30
GP-Z309 International Economics Group 14
July 8, 2015
10:30-12:30
GP-Z303 International Spillovers & Financial Markets4
July 8, 2015
10:30-12:30
GP-Z411 Production, Growth and Uncertainty4
July 8, 2015
10:30-12:30
GP-Z302 Urban Water Conservation, Natural Disasters and Ecology4
July 8, 2015
13:30-15:45
GP-Z302 Economy, Growth, Emissions and Climate Variability4
July 8, 2015
13:30-15:45
GP-Z306 Experimental Economics: Theory and Methods4
July 8, 2015
13:30-15:45
GP-Z406 Health care services, markets and insurance3
July 8, 2015
13:30-15:45
GP-Z303 Policy Incentives on Household Decisions4
July 8, 2015
13:30-15:45
GP-Z305 Sectoral, and Spatial Dimensions of Productivity3
July 8, 2015
13:30-15:45
GP-Z401 Unemployment and Uncertainty in the Labour Market3
July 9, 2015
10:15-12:15
GP-Z401 Asset Pricing and Volatility3
July 9, 2015
10:15-12:15
GP-Z301 Evolutionary Economics4
July 9, 2015
10:15-12:15
GP-Z306 Experiments on Applied Topics3
July 9, 2015
10:15-12:15
GP-Z411 Fiscal and Monetary Policies4
July 9, 2015
10:15-12:15
GP-Z303 Gender Difference in the Labour Market4
July 9, 2015
10:15-12:15
GP-Z308 Industrial Organisation (Empirical Approaches)4
July 9, 2015
10:15-12:15
GP-Z406 Industry, Institution and Macroeconomy of China4
July 9, 2015
10:15-12:15
GP-Z309 International Economics Group 23
July 9, 2015
10:15-12:15
GP-Z302 Issues in Agricultural Economics3
July 9, 2015
10:15-12:15
GP-Z305 Mathematical and Quantitative Methods4
July 9, 2015
13:15-15:15
GP-Z301 Experiments on Social Preferences / Fairness4
July 9, 2015
13:15-15:15
GP-Z401 Corporate Finance3
July 9, 2015
13:15-15:15
GP-Z302 Energy3
July 9, 2015
13:15-15:15
GP-Z303 Housing, Monetary Policy & Financial Markets3
July 9, 2015
13:15-15:15
GP-Z308 Industrial Organisation (Theory)4
July 9, 2015
13:15-15:15
GP-Z309 International Economics Group 33
July 9, 2015
13:15-15:15
GP-Z406 International Trade of Asian Economies3
July 9, 2015
13:15-15:15
GP-Z411 Public Economics I4
July 9, 2015
13:15-15:15
GP-Z305 Urban and Regional Economics I4
July 10, 2015
13:00-15:00
GP-Z302 Health Care, Poverty and Policy in the Developing World4
July 10, 2015
13:00-15:00
GP-Z308 Microeconomics4
July 10, 2015
13:00-15:00
GP-Z303 Monetary Policy in Australia and Internationally4
July 10, 2015
13:00-15:00
GP-Z304 Public Economics II3
July 10, 2015
13:00-15:00
GP-Z309 Risk3
July 10, 2015
13:00-15:00
GP-Z301 The Future of Economics Education4
July 10, 2015
13:00-15:00
GP-Z305 Urban and Regional Economics II4
July 10, 2015
13:00-15:00
GP-Z401 Law and Economics4
July 10, 2015
13:00-15:00
GP-Z406 Investment, Financial and Resource Constraints4
 

54 sessions, 194 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

2015 Australian Conference of Economists

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session: PhD: Financial Economics
July 7, 2015 8:30 to 10:30
GP-Z301
 
Session Chair: Abdulaziz Abdulsaleh, Griffith University
 

1. The Real Effect of the Primary and Secondary Equity Markets on Economic Growth and Firm Performance
By Andriansyah Andriansyah; Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University
   Presented by: Andriansyah Andriansyah, Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University
   Discussant:   Natalya Zelenyuk, UQ Business School, UQ
 

2. Advertising Capital: Causal Effect on Bank Performance
By Natalya Zelenyuk; UQ Business School, UQ
   Presented by: Natalya Zelenyuk, UQ Business School, UQ
   Discussant:   Nor Nazihah Chuweni, Queensland University of Technology
 

3. ISLAMIC FUNDS AND ASSET MANAGEMENT: THE OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES OF ISLAMIC REITS
By Nor Nazihah Chuweni; Queensland University of Technology
Chris Eves; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Nor Nazihah Chuweni, Queensland University of Technology
   Discussant:   Abdulaziz Abdulsaleh, Griffith University
 

4. Providing for ongoing financing needs: The financing preferences of SMEs owner-managers in Libya
By Abdulaziz Abdulsaleh; Griffith University
Andrew Worthington; Griffith University
   Presented by: Abdulaziz Abdulsaleh, Griffith University
   Discussant:   Andriansyah Andriansyah, Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University
 
Session: PhD: Energy
July 7, 2015 8:30 to 10:30
GP-Z302
 
Session Chair: Kelly Neill, University of Western Australia
 

1. Mandated Energy Efficiency Policy Revisited: Mechanical Effect versus Rebound Effect
By Jiayu Wang; The University of Queensland
John Quiggin; The University of Queensland
   Presented by: Jiayu Wang, The University of Queensland
   Discussant:   Xuemei Zheng,
 

2. Consumers’ Preferences for Green Electricity and Regulatory Incentives
By Xuemei Zheng
   Presented by: Xuemei Zheng,
   Discussant:   Andrea La Nauze, University of Melbourne
 

3. Do households respond to opportunity cost? Evidence from the electricity consumption of households with solar panels
By Andrea La Nauze; University of Melbourne
   Presented by: Andrea La Nauze, University of Melbourne
   Discussant:   Kelly Neill, University of Western Australia
 

4. Modelling Western Australia’s domestic gas reservation policy
By Kelly Neill; University of Western Australia
   Presented by: Kelly Neill, University of Western Australia
   Discussant:   Jiayu Wang, The University of Queensland
 
Session: PhD: Experimental Economics
July 7, 2015 8:30 to 10:30
GP-Z305
 
Session Chair: Ailin Leng, University of Queensland
 

1. The Take Option in Dictator Games: A Robustness Check
By Matthias Oldham; UNSW
   Presented by: Matthias Oldham, UNSW
   Discussant:   Ann-Kathrin Koessler, Queensland University of Technology
 

2. Promises in situations with uncertain outcomes
By Ann-Kathrin Koessler; Queensland University of Technology
Markus Schaffner; Queensland University of Technology
Benno Torgler; QUT
Uwe Dulleck; Queensland University of Technology
Rudolf Kerschbamer; University Innsbruck
   Presented by: Ann-Kathrin Koessler, Queensland University of Technology
   Discussant:   Ailin Leng, University of Queensland
 

3. A Continuous Minimum Effort Game
By Ailin Leng; University of Queensland
   Presented by: Ailin Leng, University of Queensland
   Discussant:   Matthias Oldham, UNSW
 
Session: PhD: Empirical Microeconomics
July 7, 2015 8:30 to 10:30
GP-Z309
 
Session Chair: Khanh Phan, University of Sydney
 

1. Impact of Aircraft Noise on Residential Property Prices
[slides]
By Kanwal Kaur; La Trobe University
   Presented by: Kanwal Kaur, La Trobe University
   Discussant:   Mary Stephan, ANU
 

2. Distributional Australian Gender Wage Gap over time
By Mary Stephan; ANU
   Presented by: Mary Stephan, ANU
   Discussant:   Thamarasi Kularatne, Queensland University of Technology
 

3. Tourists’ preferences for nature: do they change after their experience?
By Thamarasi Kularatne; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Thamarasi Kularatne, Queensland University of Technology
   Discussant:   Khanh Phan, University of Sydney
 

4. Mergers in a Mixed Oligopoly
By Khanh Phan; University of Sydney
   Presented by: Khanh Phan, University of Sydney
   Discussant:   Kanwal Kaur, La Trobe University
 
Session: PhD: Productivity
July 7, 2015 8:30 to 10:30
GP-Z306
 
Session Chair: Maneka Jayasinghe, Griffith University
 

1. Climate change adaptation and technical efficiency: Insights from rice farmers in Nepal
By Uttam Khanal; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Uttam Khanal, Queensland University of Technology
   Discussant:   Eucabeth Majiwa, QUT
 

2. UNDESIRABLE OUTPUT AND TOTAL FACTOR PRODUCTIVITY IN AGRICULTURE: MULTI-LATERAL MULTI OUTPUT ANALYSIS OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES
By Eucabeth Majiwa; QUT
   Presented by: Eucabeth Majiwa, QUT
   Discussant:   Maneka Jayasinghe, Griffith University
 

3. Time trends in food consumption economies of scale in Sri Lanka: An equivalence scale based analysis
By Maneka Jayasinghe; Griffith University
   Presented by: Maneka Jayasinghe, Griffith University
   Discussant:   Uttam Khanal, Queensland University of Technology
 
Session: PhD: Empirical Macroeconomics
July 7, 2015 8:30 to 10:30
GP-Z308
 
Session Chair: Christopher Soldi, QUT
 

1. Understanding Indonesia's External Debt Crisis: A Penalized Logistic Regression Approach
[slides]
By Riznaldi Akbar; University of Western Australia
   Presented by: Riznaldi Akbar, University of Western Australia
   Discussant:   Kalaichelvi Ravinthirakumaran, Griffith University
 

2. Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Sri Lanka
By Kalaichelvi Ravinthirakumaran; Griffith University
   Presented by: Kalaichelvi Ravinthirakumaran, Griffith University
   Discussant:   Mehdee Araee, University of Wollongong
 

3. Democracy and Political Instability in Cross-Country Economic Growth Analysis: Conceptual and Empirical Issues
[slides]
By Mehdee Araee; University of Wollongong
   Presented by: Mehdee Araee, University of Wollongong
   Discussant:   Christopher Soldi, QUT
 

4. What Determines Weight Loss Behaviour in Australia? Evidence from the HILDA Survey
By Christopher Soldi; QUT
Viet-Ngu Hoang; Queensland University of Technology
Clevo Wilson; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Christopher Soldi, QUT
   Discussant:   Riznaldi Akbar, University of Western Australia
 
Session: PhD: International Trade
July 7, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
GP-Z306
 
Session Chair: Nalini Prasad Prasad, The University of NSW
 

1. Export Performance of the Apparel Industry in the Post-MFA Era: Evidence from Major Exporters
By Md Samsul Alam; Griffith Univeristy
   Presented by: Md Samsul Alam, Griffith Univeristy
   Discussant:   Farai Manwa, Southern Cross University
 

2. SACUNOMICS: An Analysis of Trade Liberalisation in South Africa
By Farai Manwa; Southern Cross University
   Presented by: Farai Manwa, Southern Cross University
   Discussant:   Nalini Prasad Prasad, The University of NSW
 

3. The Role of Macroeconomic Policy in Explaining China's Current Account Surplus
By Nalini Prasad Prasad; The University of NSW
   Presented by: Nalini Prasad Prasad, The University of NSW
   Discussant:   Md Samsul Alam, Griffith Univeristy
 
Session: PhD: Vietnam Issues
July 7, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
GP-Z309
 
Session Chair: Tuan Pham, QUT
 

1. Financial development and the Electronic banking in Vietnam
By Long Nguyen; Griffith University
   Presented by: Long Nguyen, Griffith University
   Discussant:   Cuong Vu, QUT
 

2. Trade liberalization impacts on the welfare of rice farmers in Vietnam
By Cuong Vu; QUT
   Presented by: Cuong Vu, QUT
   Discussant:   Tuan Pham, QUT
 

3. Monetary Policy Inefficiencies in Vietnam: Evidence from a trilemma analysis
By Tuan Pham; QUT
   Presented by: Tuan Pham, QUT
   Discussant:   Long Nguyen, Griffith University
 
Session: PhD: Family/education/health
July 7, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
GP-Z305
 
Session Chair: Cameron Murray, The University of Queensland
 

1. The Quality Quantity Trade-off in Australian Children
By Suzanne Bonner; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Suzanne Bonner, Queensland University of Technology
   Discussant:   Sharmila Gamlath, Queensland University of Technology
 

2. ASSORTATIVE MATING IN THE ONLINE MARKET FOR SPERM DONATION
By Stephen Whyte; Queensland University of Technology
Benno Torgler; QUT
   Presented by: Stephen Whyte, Queensland University of Technology
   Discussant:   Suzanne Bonner, Queensland University of Technology
 

3. The Link between Parental Longevity and the Human Capital of Their Offspring
By Sharmila Gamlath; Queensland University of Technology
Radhika Lahiri; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Sharmila Gamlath, Queensland University of Technology
   Discussant:   Stephen Whyte, Queensland University of Technology
 
Session: PhD: Econometric Techniques
July 7, 2015 11:00 to 12:30
GP-Z301
 
Session Chair: Akshay Shanker,
 

1. Evaluating the accuracy of scope economies: comparisons among Delta method, Bootstrap, and Bayesian approach
By Liang-Cheng Zhang; Griffith University
Andrew Worthington; Griffith University
   Presented by: Liang-Cheng Zhang, Griffith University
   Discussant:   Akshay Shanker,
 

2. Dynamic optimisation on infinite dimensions: existence of solutions, Euler and transversality conditions}
By Akshay Shanker
   Presented by: Akshay Shanker,
   Discussant:   Liang-Cheng Zhang, Griffith University
 
Session: General Equilibrium and Networks
July 8, 2015 10:30 to 12:30
GP-Z401
 
Session Chair: Valentyn Panchenko, UNSW
 

1. Incompleteness of the New Classical General Equilibrium Model and Its Implications
By Haiou Zhou; Monash University
Elias Khalil; Monash University
   Presented by: Haiou Zhou, Monash University
 

2. Network Formation and Financial Fragility
By Danilo Lopomo Beteto Wegner; The University of Queensland
   Presented by: Danilo Lopomo Beteto Wegner, The University of Queensland
 

3. Connecting the Dots: Econometric Methods for Uncovering Networks with an Application to the Australian Financial Institutions
By Mikhail Anufriev; UTS
Valentyn Panchenko; UNSW
   Presented by: Valentyn Panchenko, UNSW
 
Session: Determinants of Physical and Mental Health, Crime and Terrorism
July 8, 2015 10:30 to 12:30
GP-Z306
 
Session Chair: Margarita Vorsina, Griffith University
 

1. The Effect of Incapacitation on Crime: The Role of Compulsory Education, Training and Work Participation
By Nikhil Jha; Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
   Presented by: Nikhil Jha, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
 

2. Investigating Dietary Patterns
[slides]
By Pat McGregor; University of Ulster
Dr Ann Kirby; University College Cork
   Presented by: Dr Ann Kirby, University College Cork
 

3. Depression, anxiety and household finances
By Carsten Murawski; The University of Melbourne
   Presented by: Carsten Murawski, The University of Melbourne
 

4. The welfare cost of terrorism
By Margarita Vorsina; Griffith University
Matthew Manning; The Australian National University
Christopher Fleming; Griffith University
Christopher Ambrey; Griffith University
Christine Smith; Griffith University
   Presented by: Margarita Vorsina, Griffith University
 
Session: Economic Growth, Development and Technical Change
July 8, 2015 10:30 to 12:30
GP-Z305
 
Session Chair: Ryan Edwards, ANU
 

1. Technical Change, Variable Elasticity of Substitution and Economic Growth
By Sharmila Gamlath; Queensland University of Technology
Radhika Lahiri; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Sharmila Gamlath, Queensland University of Technology
 

2. The economic freedom: One of the determinants on the economic growth
By Kai Du; The University of Queensland
   Presented by: Kai Du, The University of Queensland
 

3. Without Scale Effects, Does Population Growth Matter?
By Yi-Chia Wang; National Taipei University
   Presented by: Yi-Chia Wang, National Taipei University
 

4. Palm oil and poverty in Indonesia
By Ryan Edwards; ANU
   Presented by: Ryan Edwards, ANU
 
Session: Higher Education
July 8, 2015 10:30 to 12:30
GP-Z308
 
Session Chair: Glenn Anderson, Curtin Sydney
 

1. The older the bolder: Does relative age among peers influence children's confidence and risk attitudes?
By Juliana Silva-Goncalves; QUT
   Presented by: Juliana Silva-Goncalves, QUT
 

2. Socioeconomic status and student outcomes in higher education in Australia, 2009-13: Some new evidence
By George Messinis; Victoria University
   Presented by: George Messinis, Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies
 

3. Do universities shape their students’ personality?
By Stefanie Schurer; University of Sydney
Sonja Kassenboehmer; Monash University
Felix Leung; University of Sydney
   Presented by: Felix Leung, University of Sydney
 

4. Beyond HELP: Implementing Income-Contingent Loans in a Deregulated Environment
[slides]
By Glenn Anderson; Curtin Sydney
   Presented by: Glenn Anderson, Curtin Sydney
 
Session: Contemporary Relevance of the History of Economic Thought
July 8, 2015 10:30 to 12:30
GP-Z301
 
Session Chair: Paul Oslington, Alphacrucis College
 

1. THE ORIGINS OF THE RISK-UNCERTAINTY DISTINCTION AND THE LIGHT IT THROWS ON CONTEMPORARY ECONOMICS
By Rod O'Donnell; University of Technology, Sydney
   Presented by: Rod O'Donnell, University of Technology, Sydney
 

2. Colin Clark;Queensland's greatest economist
By Alex Millmow; Federation university
   Presented by: Alex Millmow, Federation university
 

3. Was there a ‘Pigou-McKenna School’ on Britain’s Return to the Gold Standard?
By Michael McLure; University of Western Australia
   Presented by: Michael McLure, University of Western Australia
 

4. The Contribution of the History of Economics to the Contemporary Economics Profession
By Paul Oslington; Alphacrucis College
   Presented by: Paul Oslington, Alphacrucis College
 
Session: Housing/Quality of Life
July 8, 2015 10:30 to 12:30
GP-Z406
 
Session Chair: Peter Tulip, Reserve Bank of Australia
 

1. Happy to Stay: Job Satisfaction and Retirement
By Andrew Clark; Paris School of Economics
Kostas Mavromaras; Flinders University
Zhang Wei; Flinders University
   Presented by: Zhang Wei, Flinders University
 

2. Clean money in a dirty system: Land rezoning in Queensland
By Cameron Murray; The University of Queensland
   Presented by: Cameron Murray, The University of Queensland
 

3. Revealed Preference Measures of Quality of Life in Australia's Urban and Regional Areas
By Daniel Melser; RMIT University
Grace Gao; Curtin University
   Presented by: Daniel Melser, RMIT University
 

4. Is Housing Overvalued?
By Peter Tulip; Reserve Bank of Australia
Ryan Fox; Reserve Bank of Australia
   Presented by: Peter Tulip, Reserve Bank of Australia
 
Session: International Economics Group 1
July 8, 2015 10:30 to 12:30
GP-Z309
 
Session Chair: Anil Mishra, University of Western Sydney
 

1. Institutional aspects of banking crises
By Rasahd Hasanov
   Presented by: Rasahd Hasanov,
 

2. Financial Integration in Asia
By Shawn Leu; University of New England
   Presented by: Shawn Leu, University of New England
 

3. Impact of foreign banks on local banks in Vietnam
[slides]
By Lien Dinh; Griffith University, Nathan campus, QLD
   Presented by: Lien Dinh, Griffith University, Nathan campus, QLD
 

4. Foreign Bias in Australian Domiciled Mutual Fund Holdings
By Anil Mishra; University of Western Sydney
   Presented by: Anil Mishra, University of Western Sydney
 
Session: International Spillovers & Financial Markets
July 8, 2015 10:30 to 12:30
GP-Z303
 
Session Chair: David Savage, Bond
 

1. What protects emerging markets from developed countries unconventional monetary policy spillover?
By Eko Sumando; Universitas Gadjah Mada
   Presented by: Eko Sumando, Universitas Gadjah Mada
 

2. Stock Prices, Exchange Rates and Portfolio Equity Flows: Toda-Yamamoto approach for Granger non-causality test in heterogeneous panels
By Andriansyah Andriansyah; Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University
George Messinis; Victoria University
   Presented by: Andriansyah Andriansyah, Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University
 

3. Does Inflation Targeting Outperform Alternative Policies during Global Downturns
By Renee Fry-McKibbin; Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU
chen wang; The Australian National University
   Presented by: Renee Fry-McKibbin, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU
 

4. Hic Sunt Leones: The role of national identity on aggressiveness between national football teams
By David Savage; Bond
   Presented by: David Savage, Bond
 
Session: Production, Growth and Uncertainty
July 8, 2015 10:30 to 12:30
GP-Z411
 
Session Chair: Md Islam, Deakin University
 

1. Revisiting the “Missing Middle”: Production and Corruption
By Hien Pham; University of Queensland
Shino Takayama; University of Queensland
   Presented by: Shino Takayama, University of Queensland
 

2. Matched-Sign Discounting and Neoclassical Consistencies
By PRAPAS BAWORNBANCHA; THAMMASAT UNIVERSITY
   Presented by: PRAPAS BAWORNBANCHA, THAMMASAT UNIVERSITY
 

3. Uncertainty and investment in Japan's 'Lost Decade'
By Luke Meehan; ANU
   Presented by: Luke Meehan, ANU
 

4. Wealth Inequality and Economic Growth: A Macroeconomic Perspective
By Md Islam; Deakin University
Mark McGillivray; Deakin University
   Presented by: Md Islam, Deakin University
 
Session: Urban Water Conservation, Natural Disasters and Ecology
July 8, 2015 10:30 to 12:30
GP-Z302
 
Session Chair: Shyama Ratnasiri, Griffith University
 

1. Markov chain approach to the economics of ecology
By Doug McLeod; Charles Sturt University
   Presented by: Doug McLeod, Charles Sturt University
 

2. Public information, flood and property values: Quasi experimental analysis
By Darshana Rajapaksa; Queensland University of Technology
Clevo Wilson; Queensland University of Technology
Shunsuke Managi; Kyushu University
Viet-Ngu Hoang; Queensland University of Technology
Boon Lee; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Darshana Rajapaksa, Queensland University of Technology
 

3. Effectiveness of pricing policies on urban water conservation: A quasi-experimental investigation
By Shyama Ratnasiri; Griffith University
Clevo Wilson; Queensland University of Technology
Wasantha Athukorala; University of Peradeniya
Marian Garcia-Valiñas; Toulouse School of Economics, INRA
Benno Torgler; QUT
Robert Gifford; University of Victoria
   Presented by: Clevo Wilson, Queensland University of Technology
 

4. Effectiveness of pricing policies on urban water demand: an empirical investigation
By Shyama Ratnasiri; Griffith University
   Presented by: Shyama Ratnasiri, Griffith University
 
Session: Economy, Growth, Emissions and Climate Variability
July 8, 2015 13:30 to 15:45
GP-Z302
 
Session Chair: Allan Layton, USQ, Brisbane
 

1. Adaptation to catastrophic risk under climate change uncertainty
By Chi Truong; Macquarie University
Stefan Trueck; Macquarie University
   Presented by: Chi Truong, Macquarie University
 

2. Modeling the Emissions-Income Relationship Using Long-Run Growth Rates
By Zeba Anjum; The Australian National University
Paul Burke; Australian National University
Reyer Gerlagh; Tilburg University
David Stern; The Australian National University
   Presented by: Paul Burke, Australian National University
 

3. Climate Variability, Natural Disasters and Sectoral Economic Growth: Evidence from Australia
By Abbas Rajabifard; University of Melbourne
Mehmet Ulubasoglu; Deakin University
Mohsen Kalantari; University of Melbourne
Prasad Bhattacharya; Deakin University
Muhammad Rahman; Deakin University
Katie Potts; University of Melbourne
Yiqun Chen; University of Melbourne
   Presented by: Muhammad Rahman, Deakin University
 

4. Are Recessions Good for Anthropogenically-Sourced CO2 Emissions?: A Decomposition Analysis of the US
By Md. Shahiduzzaman; University of Southern Queensland
Allan Layton; USQ, Brisbane
   Presented by: Allan Layton, USQ, Brisbane
 
Session: Experimental Economics: Theory and Methods
July 8, 2015 13:30 to 15:45
GP-Z306
 
Session Chair: Keiran Sharpe, Australian Defence Force Academy
 

1. A THEORY OF ROBUST EXPERIMENTS FOR CHOICE UNDER UNCERTAINTY
[slides]
By Simon Grant; Australian National University
Jeffrey Kline; University of Queensland
Idione Meneghel; Australian National University
John Quiggin; The University of Queensland
rabee tourky; research school of economics
   Presented by: Simon Grant, Australian National University
 

2. Wimbledon Revisited
By Romain Gauriot; Queensland University of Technology
Lionel Page; Queensland University of Technology
John Wooders; University of Technology Sydney
   Presented by: Romain Gauriot, Queensland University of Technology
 

3. Institutional Ethics Committees and Economists
By Paul Oslington; Alphacrucis College
   Presented by: Paul Oslington, Alphacrucis College
 

4. On the Ellsberg paradox
[slides]
By Keiran Sharpe; Australian Defence Force Academy
   Presented by: Keiran Sharpe, Australian Defence Force Academy
 
Session: Health care services, markets and insurance
July 8, 2015 13:30 to 15:45
GP-Z406
 
Session Chair: Nerina Vecchio, Nerina Vecchio
 

1. Health and Income Inequality: An analysis of Public versus Private Health Expenditure
By Ayona Bhattacharjee; Indian Institute of Management
Chetan Subramanian; IIM Bangalore
   Presented by: Ayona Bhattacharjee, Indian Institute of Management
 

2. Motivation and Competition in Healthcare
By Anthony Scott; The University of Melbourne
Peter Sivey; La Trobe University
   Presented by: Peter Sivey, La Trobe University
 

3. Respite service use among caregivers of older people: Comparative analysis of family dementia caregivers with musculoskeletal and circulatory system caregivers
By Nerina Vecchio; Nerina Vecchio
Janna A. Fitzgerald; Griffith University
Katrina Radford; Griffith University
   Presented by: Nerina Vecchio, Nerina Vecchio
 
Session: Policy Incentives on Household Decisions
July 8, 2015 13:30 to 15:45
GP-Z303
 
Session Chair: Greg Connolly, Australian Department of Employment
 

1. Earnings and immigrants’ age at arrival: An Australian study
By Christopher Fleming; Griffith University
Temesgen Kifle; The University of Queensland
Parvinder Kler; Griffith University
   Presented by: Temesgen Kifle, The University of Queensland
 

2. Determinants of Permanent and Temporary Migration of Filipinos
By Michael Cabalfin; University of the Philippines
   Presented by: Michael Cabalfin, University of the Philippines
 

3. The Impact of Pro-Natal Policies: An Immigrant versus Natives Perspective
By Suzanne Bonner; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Suzanne Bonner, Queensland University of Technology
 

4. Policy Influences on the Female Part-time Participation Rate in Australia
By Raisa Hughes; Department of Employment
Greg Connolly; Australian Department of Employment
Declan Trott; Australian Public Service
   Presented by: Greg Connolly, Australian Department of Employment
 
Session: Sectoral, and Spatial Dimensions of Productivity
July 8, 2015 13:30 to 15:45
GP-Z305
 
Session Chair: Mohammad Chowdhury, Deakin University
 

1. Recent Productivity Trends in NSW
By Matias Vaira-Lucero; NSW Government
   Presented by: Matias Vaira-Lucero, NSW Government
 

2. Is there a trade-off between employment and productivity?
By P N (Raja) Junankar; UNSW Australia
   Presented by: P N (Raja) Junankar, UNSW Australia
 

3. A FINER LOOK AT THE TOPOGRAPHY–SECTORAL DIVERSIFICATION RELATIONSHIP
By Mohammad Chowdhury; Deakin University
Muhammad Rahman; Deakin University
Mehmet Ulubasoglu; Deakin University
   Presented by: Mohammad Chowdhury, Deakin University
 
Session: Unemployment and Uncertainty in the Labour Market
July 8, 2015 13:30 to 15:45
GP-Z401
 
Session Chair: Anne Daly, University of Canberra
 

1. Declining self-employment: examining evidence and labour market impacts of business consolidation
By Anthony Harrison; Department of Industry and Science
   Presented by: Anthony Harrison, Department of Industry and Science
 

2. The Swiss “Job Miracle”
By Michael Graff; ETH Zurich
Massimo Mannino; University of St. Gallen
Michael Siegenthaler; ETH Zurich
   Presented by: Michael Graff, ETH Zurich
 

3. Are Affirmative Action and Employment Programs for Indigenous Australians Finally Having Some Effect?
By Anne Daly; University of Canberra
   Presented by: Anne Daly, University of Canberra
 
Session: Asset Pricing and Volatility
July 9, 2015 10:15 to 12:15
GP-Z401
 
Session Chair: Haryadi Haryadi, Victoria University
 

1. Anchoring Heuristic in Option Pricing
By Hammad Siddiqi; School of Economics
   Presented by: Hammad Siddiqi, School of Economics
 

2. Volatility spillover and volatility impulse response functions in crude oil, gold and exchange markets
By Nasser Khiabani; Institute for Management and Planning Studies
   Presented by: Nasser Khiabani, Institute for Management and Planning Studies
 

3. Trading volume and volatility of stock market returns: High-frequency evidence from Indonesia
By Haryadi Haryadi; Victoria University
Terrence Hallahan; Victoria University
Hassan Tanha; Victoria University
   Presented by: Haryadi Haryadi, Victoria University
 
Session: Evolutionary Economics
July 9, 2015 10:15 to 12:15
GP-Z301
 
Session Chair: Andreas Chai, Griffith
 

1. Toward a new (evolutionary) economics of sports
By Stuart thomas; RMIT University
Jason Potts; RMIT University
   Presented by: Stuart thomas, RMIT University
 

2. Is it Vulnerability or Economic Insecurity that Matters for Health?
By Nicholas Rohde; Griffith University
   Presented by: Nicholas Rohde, Griffith University
 

3. Should I kill Claudius? On the impossibility of constructing rational preferences
[slides]
By Brendan Markey-Towler; University of Queensland
   Presented by: Brendan Markey-Towler, University of Queensland
 

4. Rising to Menger’s challenge: A look back on 15 years of “Learning to Consume”
By Andreas Chai; Griffith
   Presented by: Andreas Chai, Griffith
 
Session: Experiments on Applied Topics
July 9, 2015 10:15 to 12:15
GP-Z306
 
Session Chair: Lionel Page, Queensland University of Technology
 

1. Behavioral Effects of Withholding Taxes
By Jonas Fooken; Joint Research Centre
   Presented by: Jonas Fooken, Joint Research Centre
 

2. Insurance behaviors of buyers and sellers facing risky, imprecise or conflictual information
By Sébastien Massoni; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Sébastien Massoni, Queensland University of Technology
 

3. Are market prices transparent to the consumer? A field experiment on the salience of unit pricing
By Lionel Page; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Lionel Page, Queensland University of Technology
 
Session: Fiscal and Monetary Policies
July 9, 2015 10:15 to 12:15
GP-Z411
 
Session Chair: Oscar Pavlov, QUT
 

1. The Progressive Goods and Services Tax / Value Added Tax (Fiscal Policy) as a Tool of Inflation Targeting?
By Julio Altamirano; University of New England
   Presented by: Julio Altamirano, University of New England
 

2. Inflation Stabilization and Default Risk in a Currency Union
[slides]
By Eiji OKANO; Nagoya City University
   Presented by: Eiji OKANO, Nagoya City University
 

3. Optimal Disability Insurance and Unemployment Insurance with Cyclical Fluctuations
By Hsuan-Chih Lin; University of Wisconsin Madison
   Presented by: Hsuan-Chih Lin, University of Wisconsin Madison
 

4. Product Scope and Endogenous Fluctuations
By Oscar Pavlov; QUT
Mark Weder; The University of Adelaide
   Presented by: Oscar Pavlov, QUT
 
Session: Gender Difference in the Labour Market
July 9, 2015 10:15 to 12:15
GP-Z303
 
Session Chair: Claire Thibout, University of Melbourne
 

1. A Life-Course Perspective on Gender Differences in Cognitive Functioning in India
By Ilke Onur; University of South Australia
Malathi Velamuri; Chennai Mathematical Institute / Madras School of Economics
   Presented by: Ilke Onur, University of South Australia
 

2. Job Loss and the Mental Health of Spouses and Adolescents
By Melisa Bubonya; University of Melbourne
Deborah Cobb-Clark; The University of Melbourne
Mark Wooden; Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic
   Presented by: Melisa Bubonya, University of Melbourne
 

3. Intergenerational Mobility of Earnings and Income among Sons and Daughters in Vietnam
By Thang Dang; University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City
   Presented by: Thang Dang, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City
 

4. Allocation of resources within couples: some new evidence about the "sharing rule"
By Claire Thibout; University of Melbourne
   Presented by: Claire Thibout, University of Melbourne
 
Session: Industrial Organisation (Empirical Approaches)
July 9, 2015 10:15 to 12:15
GP-Z308
 
Session Chair: Kan (Ken) Ren, Australian Bureau of Statistics
 

1. Technical Efficiency in the Malaysian Water Sector: A Stochastic Frontier Approach
By Lee Yoong Hon; University of Nottingham, Malaysia
   Presented by: Lee Yoong Hon, University of Nottingham, Malaysia
 

2. Channels of Knowledge Spillover: An Australian Perspective
By Sasan Bakhtiari; Department of Industry
Robert Breunig; ANU
   Presented by: Sasan Bakhtiari, Department of Industry
 

3. What is the relationship between innovation and exporting? Evidence from panels of Australian small and medium businesses
By Razib Tuhin; Department of Industry and ANU
   Presented by: Razib Tuhin, Department of Industry and ANU
 

4. Outsourcing, Innovation and Business Performance: An Empirical study of Australian firms
By Kan (Ken) Ren; Australian Bureau of Statistics
   Presented by: Kan (Ken) Ren, Australian Bureau of Statistics
 
Session: Industry, Institution and Macroeconomy of China
July 9, 2015 10:15 to 12:15
GP-Z406
 
Session Chair: Sizhong Sun, James Cook University
 

1. Credit-Output Nexus in China: evidence from provincial panel data
By James Laurenceson; Australia-China Relations Institute, Uni
   Presented by: James Laurenceson, Australia-China Relations Institute, Uni
 

2. Food Security and Institutions: The Case of China
By Zhangyue Zhou
   Presented by: Zhangyue Zhou,
 

3. Games they play: Modelling China's guanxi with a network games approach
By Alexander Blair; Macquarie University
Andrea Chareunsy; Macquarie University
   Presented by: Alexander Blair, Macquarie University
 

4. Product Quality in China’s Food Processing and Manufacturing Industries
By Sizhong Sun; James Cook University
Sajid Anwar; University of the Sunshine Coast
Ligang Song
   Presented by: Sizhong Sun, James Cook University
 
Session: International Economics Group 2
July 9, 2015 10:15 to 12:15
GP-Z309
 
Session Chair: Shino Takayama, University of Queensland
 

1. Estimating the Effects of Global Oil Market Shocks on Australia’s Merchandise Trade
By Mohammad Ali Sotoudeh; Griffith Business School
Andrew Worthington; Griffith University
   Presented by: Mohammad Ali Sotoudeh, Griffith Business School
 

2. Trade Policy and Technology Diffusion: Evidence From Mexico
By Tracy Collins; New College of Florida
   Presented by: Tracy Collins, New College of Florida
 

3. Preferential Trade Liberalization and Welfare
By Juyoung Cheong; University of Queensland
Shino Takayama; University of Queensland
Terence Yeo; University of Queensland
   Presented by: Shino Takayama, University of Queensland
 
Session: Issues in Agricultural Economics
July 9, 2015 10:15 to 12:15
GP-Z302
 
Session Chair: Viet-Ngu Hoang, Queensland University of Technology
 

1. Economies of complementarity and diversification inefficiencies: a case study from Vietnam
By Thong Ho; Queensland University of Technology
Viet-Ngu Hoang; Queensland University of Technology
Clevo Wilson; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Thong Ho, Queensland University of Technology
 

2. Maize Productivity and Input Subsidies in Malawi: A State-Contingent Stochastic Production Frontier Approach
By Stein Holden; norwegian university of life sciences
Christopher O'Donnell; The University of Queensland
   Presented by: Christopher O'Donnell, The University of Queensland
 

3. Trade, agriculture and development
By Mark McGovern; QUT
   Presented by: Mark McGovern, QUT
 

Discussants:
     1 Stein Holden, norwegian university of life sciences
     2 Christopher O'Donnell, The University of Queensland
 
Session: Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
July 9, 2015 10:15 to 12:15
GP-Z305
 
Session Chair: Seojeong Lee, University of New South Wales
 

1. Bewley-Huggett-Aiyagari Models: Computation and Simulation
By Robert Kirkby
   Presented by: Robert Kirkby,
 

2. Spillovers and Directional Predictability with Cross-Quantilogram: the Case of US and Chinese Agricultural Futures
By Huayun Jiang; Griffith University
Jen Je Su; Griffith University
Neda Todorova; Griffith University
Eduardo Roca; Griffith University (Nathan Campus)
   Presented by: Huayun Jiang, Griffith University
 

3. A Heteroskedasticity Robust Breusch-Pagan Test for Contemporaneous Correlation in Dynamic Panel Data Models
By Andreea Halunga; University of Bath
   Presented by: Andreea Halunga, University of Bath
 

4. A Consistent Variance Estimator for 2SLS When Instruments Identify Different LATEs
By Seojeong Lee; University of New South Wales
   Presented by: Seojeong Lee, University of New South Wales
 
Session: Experiments on Social Preferences / Fairness
July 9, 2015 13:15 to 15:15
GP-Z301
 
Session Chair: David Butler, Murdoch University
 

1. Driving a Hard Bargain is a Balancing Act
By Yola Engler; Queensland University of Technology
Lionel Page; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Yola Engler, Queensland University of Technology
 

2. Simple Forecasting Heuristics that Make us Smart: Evidence from Di fferent Market Experiments
By Mikhail Anufriev; University of Technology Sydney
Cars Hommes; University of Amsterdam
Tomasz Makarewicz; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Mikhail Anufriev, University of Technology Sydney
 

3. Imposing codes of good conduct improves social behaviour
By Ann-Kathrin Koessler; Queensland University of Technology
Uwe Dulleck; Queensland University of Technology
Lionel Page; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Ann-Kathrin Koessler, Queensland University of Technology
 

4. Risky choices with and without distributional consequences: (when) do we care?
By David Butler; Murdoch University
Andrea Isoni; University of Warwick
Graham Loomes; University of Warwick
   Presented by: David Butler, Murdoch University
 
Session: Corporate Finance
July 9, 2015 13:15 to 15:15
GP-Z401
 
Session Chair: Stefan Petry, University of Melbourne
 

1. HOW RELEVANT IS THE WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT IN EXPLAINING PROFITABILITY IN THE RETAIL SECTOR COMPANIES OF SOUTH AFRICA?
By innocent gumbochuma; qcto
Amon Magwiro; Tshwane University of Technology
   Presented by: Amon Magwiro, Tshwane University of Technology
 

2. Startups, Bustups and Other Windups: An Econometric Model of Company Creation and Destruction in Australia
By Greg Connolly; Australian Department of Employment
Raisa Hughes; Department of Employment
Declan Trott; Australian Public Service
   Presented by: Greg Connolly, Australian Department of Employment
 

3. CEO Succession and Social Ties
By Stefan Petry; University of Melbourne
Ali Akyol; University of Melbourne
   Presented by: Stefan Petry, University of Melbourne
 
Session: Energy
July 9, 2015 13:15 to 15:15
GP-Z302
 
Session Chair: Tim Nelson, Economic Policy
 

1. Energy-only markets and renewable energy targets: complementary policy or policy collision?
By Tim Nelson; Economic Policy
   Presented by: Tim Nelson, Economic Policy
 

2. Economic efficiency versus energy efficiency: never the twain shall meet
By Abbas Valadkhani; Swinburne University of Technology
   Presented by: Abbas Valadkhani, Swinburne University of Technology
 

3. The sensitivity of concentrated solar power yield to climate change
By William Bell; University of Queensland
John Foster; School of Economics
Phillip Wild; University of Queensland
   Presented by: William Bell, University of Queensland
 

Discussants:
     1 Phillip Wild, University of Queensland
     2 Md. Shahiduzzaman, University of Southern Queensland
 
Session: Housing, Monetary Policy & Financial Markets
July 9, 2015 13:15 to 15:15
GP-Z303
 
Session Chair: Matthew Larkin, Deakin University
 

1. Monetary Policy Rules Under Endogenous Asset Market Segmentation
By Vipul Mathur; Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Chetan Subramanian; IIM Bangalore
   Presented by: Vipul Mathur, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
 

2. Housing Wealth Effects: Cross-Sectional Evidence from New Vehicle Registrations
By Jin Cong (James) Wang; Reserve Bank of Australia
   Presented by: Jin Cong (James) Wang, Reserve Bank of Australia
 

3. Housing Supply in Australian Capital Cities: A supply side prospective
By Matthew Larkin; Deakin University
   Presented by: Matthew Larkin, Deakin University
 
Session: Industrial Organisation (Theory)
July 9, 2015 13:15 to 15:15
GP-Z308
 
Session Chair: Buly Cardak, La Trobe University
 

1. Research Among Copycats: R&D, Spillovers, and Feedback Strategies
By Grega Smrkolj; Newcastle University
Florian Wagener; Universiteit van Amsterdam
   Presented by: Grega Smrkolj, Newcastle University
 

2. Response functions
[slides]
By Carlos Oyarzun; University of Queensland
Adam Sanjurjo; University of Alicante
Hien Nguyen; University of Queensland
   Presented by: Carlos Oyarzun, University of Queensland
 

3. From Nintendo to Facebook: Two-Sided Markets with Exclusive Contracts
By Pak Yee Lee; Hong Kong Baptist University
   Presented by: Pak Yee Lee, Hong Kong Baptist University
 

4. Majority Voting in a Model of Means Testing
By Buly Cardak; La Trobe University
Gerhard Glomm; Indiana University
B Ravikumar; Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis
   Presented by: Buly Cardak, La Trobe University
 
Session: International Economics Group 3
July 9, 2015 13:15 to 15:15
GP-Z309
 
Session Chair: Tommy Soesmanto, Griffith University
 

1. Challenges of South-South Economic Integration: Evaluating the Readiness of the Southern African Development Community using OCA Theory
By Yemane Gebrehiwet; Department of Agriculture
   Presented by: Yemane Gebrehiwet, Department of Agriculture
 

2. Mercantilism and China’s hunger for international reserves
By Marcel Schroder; Lebanese American University
   Presented by: Marcel Schroder, Lebanese American University
 

3. Analysis of the Management of Currency Composition of Foreign Exchange Reserves in Australia
By Tommy Soesmanto; Griffith University
Antony E. Selvanathan; Griffith University
Saroja Selvanathan; Griffith University
   Presented by: Tommy Soesmanto, Griffith University
 
Session: International Trade of Asian Economies
July 9, 2015 13:15 to 15:15
GP-Z406
 
Session Chair: Sajid Anwar, University of the Sunshine Coast
 

1. Intermediate goods trade and CO2 emission: A trade gravity study of East Asia
By JINGJING ZHANG; University of Western Sydney
   Presented by: JINGJING ZHANG, University of Western Sydney
 

2. Assessment of Indonesian Manufacturing Export Performance and Competitiveness in Regional and Global Markets After ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA)
By Firman Bunyamin; Victoria University, Melbourne
   Presented by: Firman Bunyamin, Victoria University, Melbourne
 

3. FDI, domestic sales and export intensity: A case study of China’s manufacturing industries
By Sizhong Sun; James Cook University
Sajid Anwar; University of the Sunshine Coast
   Presented by: Sajid Anwar, University of the Sunshine Coast
 
Session: Public Economics I
July 9, 2015 13:15 to 15:15
GP-Z411
 
Session Chair: Alexis Wadsley, Tasmanian Dept of Premier and Cabinet
 

1. Options for an Allowance for Corporate Equity Tax
By John Freebairn; University of Melbourne
   Presented by: John Freebairn, University of Melbourne
 

2. The Effect of Tax Policy on Country’s Competitiveness
By Mahmoud Abdellatif Khalil; Qatar University
   Presented by: Mahmoud Abdellatif Khalil, Qatar University
 

3. Global Inspection Games
By Miguel Sanchez Villalba; University of Alicante (Spain) and IBSS at XJTLU (China)
   Presented by: Miguel Sanchez Villalba, University of Alicante (Spain) and IBSS at XJTLU (China)
 

4. Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation – Good for Productivity?
By Alexis Wadsley; Tasmanian Dept of Premier and Cabinet
   Presented by: Alexis Wadsley, Tasmanian Dept of Premier and Cabinet
 
Session: Urban and Regional Economics I
July 9, 2015 13:15 to 15:15
GP-Z305
 
Session Chair: Deeptha Wijerathna, Griffith University
 

1. Net Capital Stock and Consumption of Fixed Capital for the Australian States and Territories, 1990-2013
[slides]
By Serguei Mikhailitchenko; Holmes Institute
   Presented by: Serguei Mikhailitchenko, Holmes Institute
 

2. The Tropical Turnaround and Its Implications for the Australian Economy
By William Cummings; Cummings Economics
   Presented by: William Cummings, Cummings Economics
 

3. Testing alternative theories of consumption smoothing: The case of rural households in Vietnam
By Giang Nguyen; University of Western Australia
   Presented by: Giang Nguyen, University of Western Australia
 

4. Place-Based versus Place-Neutral Policies for Promoting Regionally Balanced Economic Growth: A Sri Lankan Case using CGE based Simulation
By Deeptha Wijerathna; Griffith University
   Presented by: Deeptha Wijerathna, Griffith University
 
Session: Health Care, Poverty and Policy in the Developing World
July 10, 2015 13:00 to 15:00
GP-Z302
 
Session Chair: Salma Ahmed, Deakin University
 

1. Social health insurance improves women’s healthcare use: Evidence from Indonesia
By Rasyad Parinduri; University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus
   Presented by: Rasyad Parinduri, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus
 

2. Exploring the Heterogeneity of the Impact of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program on Utilization of Maternal Health Services
By Charles Irvin Siriban
   Presented by: Charles Irvin Siriban,
 

3. The Nexus between Income Poverty and Multidimensional Deprivation: Case Study of Vietnam
By Renuka Mahadevan; School of Economics
Viet-Ngu Hoang; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Viet-Ngu Hoang, Queensland University of Technology
 

4. The Economic Consequences of Family Policy in a Low Income Economy
By Salma Ahmed; Deakin University
   Presented by: Salma Ahmed, Deakin University
 
Session: Microeconomics
July 10, 2015 13:00 to 15:00
GP-Z308
 
Session Chair: Andy McLennan, University of Queensland
 

1. Dynamic Fairness: Mobility, Inequality, and the Distribution of Prospects
By Baochun Peng; The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Haidong Yuan; The Chinese University of Hong Kong
   Presented by: Baochun Peng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 

2. Why sellers avoid auctions: Theory and evidence
By Peyman Khezr; The University of Queensland
   Presented by: Peyman Khezr, The University of Queensland
 

3. Activist and Conservative Rules for Standards
By Silvia Martinez-Gorricho; University of Alicante
Carlos Oyarzun; University of Queensland
   Presented by: Silvia Martinez-Gorricho, University of Alicante
 

4. Samuelson's Correspondence Principle Reassessed
By Andy McLennan; University of Queensland
   Presented by: Andy McLennan, University of Queensland
 
Session: Monetary Policy in Australia and Internationally
July 10, 2015 13:00 to 15:00
GP-Z303
 
Session Chair: Mark McGovern, QUT
 

1. The Sticky Information Phillips Curve: Evidence for Australia
By Christian Gillitzer; RBA
   Presented by: Christian Gillitzer, RBA
 

2. The Economic Consequences of Monetary Policy Uncertainty
By Chung Yuen; UNSW
   Presented by: Chung Yuen, UNSW
 

3. A structural investigation of the Chinese economy with a hybrid monetary policy rule
By Ran Li; Peking University
Jiao Wang; the Australian National University
   Presented by: Jiao Wang, the Australian National University
 

4. The Australian Reconstruction and Development Board within the Reserve Bank of Australia.
By Mark McGovern; QUT
   Presented by: Mark McGovern, QUT
 
Session: Public Economics II
July 10, 2015 13:00 to 15:00
GP-Z304
 
Session Chair: W. Kathy Tannous, University of Western Sydney
 

1. Political Glass Ceiling in Japan
By Haishan Yuan
   Presented by: Haishan Yuan,
 

2. Limited Liability and the Sovereign Default Problem in the Eurozone
By Nadjeschda Arnold; Center For Economic Studies
   Presented by: Nadjeschda Arnold, Center For Economic Studies
 

3. Economic Value of Pilot Home Fire Safety Checks in New South Wales
By W. Kathy Tannous; University of Western Sydney
   Presented by: W. Kathy Tannous, University of Western Sydney
 
Session: Risk
July 10, 2015 13:00 to 15:00
GP-Z309
 
Session Chair: Morten Lau, Copenhagen Business School
 

1. Systemic Financial Risk Inference in a Global Setting
By Jeffrey Sheen; Macquarie University
Stefan Trueck; Macquarie University
Chi Truong; Macquarie University
Ben Wang; Macquarie University
   Presented by: Chi Truong, Macquarie University
 

2. Risk perception, information from institution, and investor behavior: theory and empirical evidence
By Kuan-Ling Lai; National Sun Yat-sen University
Chi-Lu Peng; Chung Hua University
   Presented by: Chi-Lu Peng, Chung Hua University
 

3. Asset Integration and Attitudes to Risk: Theory and Evidence
By Morten Lau; Copenhagen Business School
   Presented by: Morten Lau, Copenhagen Business School
 
Session: The Future of Economics Education
July 10, 2015 13:00 to 15:00
GP-Z301
 
Session Chair: Anthony Stokes, Australian Catholic University
 

1. Behavioural Education Economics
By Sean Leaver; RMIT University
   Presented by: Sean Leaver, RMIT University
 

2. The effect of after-school classes on private tuition, mental health, and academic outcomes: evidence from Korea
By Daniel Carr; Monash University (Graduate)
Choon Wang; Monash University
   Presented by: Daniel Carr, Monash University (Graduate)
 

3. "Flat Earth Theory" : A Roadblock in "Rethinking Economics"
By Toby Chambers; Goldsmiths University of London
   Presented by: Toby Chambers, Goldsmiths University of London
 

4. Economics: An Elite Subject soon only available in Elite Universities?
By John Lodewijks; UWS
Anthony Stokes; Australian Catholic University
Sarah Wright; Australian Catholic University
   Presented by: Anthony Stokes, Australian Catholic University
 
Session: Urban and Regional Economics II
July 10, 2015 13:00 to 15:00
GP-Z305
 
Session Chair: Mingyue Sheng, Energy Centre, The University of Auckland
 

1. An insight into the economics that underpin the dynamic allocation of road space using traffic signals in New South Wales
[slides]
By Christian Chong-White; Roads and Maritime Services
   Presented by: Christian Chong-White, Roads and Maritime Services
 

2. Development Aspirations and Infrastructure without Sense
By Suresh Kariyawasam Sittarage; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Suresh Kariyawasam Sittarage, Queensland University of Technology
 

3. Geography, mobility and Indigenous wellbeing in Australia
By Christopher Fleming; Griffith University
Christopher Ambrey; Griffith University
Matthew Manning; The Australian National University
   Presented by: Christopher Fleming, Griffith University
 

4. Commuter’s Transport Mode Preferences and Network Effects: A Spatially Autoregressive Discrete Choice Model
By Basil Sharp; University of Auckland
Mingyue Sheng; Energy Centre, The University of Auckland
   Presented by: Mingyue Sheng, Energy Centre, The University of Auckland
 
Session: Law and Economics
July 10, 2015 13:00 to 15:00
GP-Z401
 
Session Chair: Alex Robson, Griffith University
 

1. Legal Uncertainty in Civil Obligations
By Ben Chen; Australian National University
   Presented by: Ben Chen, Australian National University
 

2. ETHICS AND ACCOUNTING: WHICH REGIME BEST PROTECTS THE PUBLIC GOOD?
By Saeed Askary; Abu Dhabi University
   Presented by: Saeed Askary, Abu Dhabi University
 

3. Reframing Credit Default Swaps (CDSs) as Quasi-Insurance
By shanuka senarath; Griffith University
   Presented by: shanuka senarath, Griffith University
 

4. When Do Politicians Keep Their Promises?
By Alex Robson; Griffith University
   Presented by: Alex Robson, Griffith University
 
Session: Investment, Financial and Resource Constraints
July 10, 2015 13:00 to 15:00
GP-Z406
 
Session Chair: Rima Mondal,
 

1. The effectiveness of industry assistance in Australia
By Margaret McKenzie; Deakin University
   Presented by: Margaret McKenzie, Deakin University
 

2. The Impact of External Debt on Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from Highly Indebted Poor Countries
By Abu Siddique; The University of Western Australia
E.A (Selva) Selvanathan; Griffith University
Saroja Selvanathan; Griffith University
   Presented by: Abu Siddique, The University of Western Australia
 

3. Impact of Microfinance on Household Income and Consumption in Bangladesh: Empirical Evidence from a Quasi-Experimental Survey
By Monzur Bhuiya; University of Southern Queensland
Rasheda Khanam; University of Southern Queensland
Mohammad Mafizur Rahman; University of Southern Queensland
Hong Son Nghiem; Queensland University of Technology
   Presented by: Monzur Bhuiya, University of Southern Queensland
 

4. Investment and Evolution of an Informal Economy
By Rima Mondal
Shubhashankar Chattopadhay; IIM
   Presented by: Rima Mondal,

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