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Centre for Research in Applied Economics (CRAE)

Recent publications from CRAE researchers

CRAE Publications 2015

A* Journal Articles

  1. Colwell, D., Feldman, D. and Hu, W. (2015), ‘Non-transferable Non-hedgeable Executive Stock Option Pricing’, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 53: 161-191.
  2. Koh, S., Durand, R., Dai, L. and Chang, M. (2015), ‘Financial Distress: Lifecycle and Corporate Restructuring’, Journal of Corporate Finance, 33: 19-33
  3. Ripple, R., Inchauspe, J. and Truck, S. (2015), ‘The Dynamics of Returns on Renewable Energy Companies: A State-space Approach’, Energy Economics, 48: 325-335

A Journal Articles

  1. Akhtar, F. (2015), ‘Conditional Returns to Shareholders of Bidding Firms: An Australian Study’, Accounting and Finance, 55 (2): 1-41.
  2. Apergis, N. and Salim, R. (2015), ‘Renewable Energy Consumption and Unemployment: Evidence from a Sample of 80 Countries and Nonlinear Estimates’, Applied Economics, 47(52): 5614-5633
  3. Austen, S. E., R. Sharp, and H. Hodgson. (2015), ‘Gender impact analysis and the taxation of retirement savings in Australia’, Australian Tax Forum: a journal of taxation policy, law and reform, 30 (4): 763-781
  4. Austen, S. and Mavisakalyan, A. (2015), ‘Constitutions and the Political Agency of Women: A Cross-Country Study’, Feminist Economics, 22 (1) (2016): 183-210.
  5. Austen, S., Jefferson, T., Ong, R., Sharp, R., Lewin, G., and Adams, V. (2015), ‘Recognition: applications in aged care work’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, DOI: 10.10983/cje/bev057.
  6. Austen, S., Jefferson, T., Lewin, G., Ong, R. and Sharp, R. (2015), ‘Care roles and employment decision-making: The effect of economic circumstance’, Journal of Industrial Relations, 57(5): 665-685.
  7. Bloch, H., Rafiq, S. and Salim, R. (2015), ‘Economic Growth with Coal, Oil and Renewable Energy Consumption in China: Prospects for Fuel Substitution’, Economic Modelling, 44: 104-115.
  8. Brennan, A. J., and Kalsi, J. K. (2015), ‘Elephant poaching & ivory trafficking problems in Sub-Saharan Africa: An application of O'Hara's principles of political economy’ Ecological Economics, 120: 312-337.
  9. Brown, S., Greene, W., Harris, M. and Taylor, K. (2015), ‘An Inverse Hyperbolic Sine Heteroskedastic Latent Class Panel Tobit Model: An Application to Modelling Charitable Donations’, Economic Modelling, 50: 228-236.
  10. Brown, S., Duncan, A., Harris, M., Roberts, J. and Taylor, K. (2015), ‘A Zero Inflated Regression Model for Grouped Data,’ Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 77(6): 0305-9049.
  11. Brown, S., Harris, M. N., Prendergast, J., & Srivastava, P. (2015), ‘Pharmaceutical drug misuse: are industry of employment and occupation risk factors?’ Industrial Relations Journal, 46(5-6), 398-417.
  12. Chan, F. and MacDonald, G. (2015), ‘Permanent and Transitory Shocks in the Presence of Asymmetric Error Correction’, Applied Economics, 47(25): 2642-2648.
  13. Cheung, A., Roca, E. and Su, J. (2015), ‘Crypto-currency Bubbles: An Application of the Phillips-Shi-Yu (2013) Methodology on Mt. Gox Bitcoin Prices’, Applied Economics, 47(23): 2348-2358.
  14. Dockery, A. and Bawa, S. (2015), ‘The Impact of Children on Australian Couples’ Wealth Accumulation’, Economic Record, 91(S1): 139-150.
  15. Hadi-Al, A., Hasan, M. and Habib, A. (2015), ‘Risk Committee, Firm Life Cycle, and Market Risk Disclosures’, Corporate Governance: An International Review. DOI: 10.1111/corg.12115
  16. Habib, A. and Hasan, M. (2015), ‘Firm Life Cycle, Corporate Risk-taking and Investor Sentiment’, Accounting and Finance, DOI: 10.1111/acfi.12141.
  17. Habib, A. and Hasan, M. (2015), ‘Auditor-provided Tax Services and Stock Price Crash Risk’, Accounting and Business Research, DOI 10.1080/00014788.2015.1035222
  18. Hasan, M., Cheung, A. and Habib, A. (2015), ‘Corporate Life Cycle and Cost of Equity Capital’ Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, 11(1): 46-60.
  19. Jayakar, K., Liu, C., Madden, G. and Park, E. (2015), ‘Promoting Broadband and ICT Access for Persons with Disabilities: International Comparison of Case Studies’, The Information Society, 31: 299-314.
  20. Khan, F., Salim, R. and Bloch, H. (2015), ‘Nonparametric Estimates of Productivity and Efficiency Change in Australian Broadacre Agriculture’, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 59(3) 399-411.
  21. Khoo, J., Durand, R. B., and Rath, S. (2015), ‘Leverage adjustment after mergers and acquisitions’, Accounting & Finance. DOI: 10.1111/acfi.12148.
  22. Koh, S., Durand, R. and Limkriangkrai, M. (2015), ‘The Value of Saints and the Price of Sin’, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 35(A): 56-72.
  23. Madden, G., Suphachalasai, S. and Makjamroen, T. (2015), ‘Residential Demand Estimation for Bundled Fixed-line and Wireless Mobile Broadband Services’, Applied Economics, 47(47): 5045-5056.
  24. Madden, G., Mayer, W., Wu, C. and Tran, T. (2015), ‘The Forecasting Accuracy of Models of Post-award Network Deployment: An Application of Maximum Score Tests’, International Journal of Forecasting, 31(4): 1153-1158.
  25. Madden, G., Saglam, I. and Hussain, I. (2015), ‘Spectrum Auction Designs and Revenue Variations’, Applied Economics, 47(17): 1748-1763.
  26. Mayer, W., Madden, G., Zhong, J. and Tran, T. (2015), ‘Modelling OECD Broadband Penetration in Disequilibrium’, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 90: 476-486.
  27. Ong, R., Wood, G., Austen, S., Jefferson, T. and Haffner, M. (2015), ‘Housing Equity Withdrawal in Australia: Prevalence, Patterns and Motivations in Mid-to-late Life’, Housing Studies, 30(7): 1158-1181.
  28. Petchey, J. (2015), ‘Environmental Standards in a Large Open Economy, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 17(3), 461-467
  29. Rath, S. and Durand, R. (2015), ‘Decomposing the Size, Value and Momentum Premia of the Fama-French-Carhart Four-Factor Model’, Economics Letters, 132, 139-141.
  30. Rowley, S., Ong, R. and Haffner, M. (2015), ‘Bridging the Gap between Housing Stress and Financial Stress: The Case of Australia’, Housing Studies, 30(3), 473-490.
  31. Salim, R., Mamun, S. and Hassan, K. (2015), ‘Role of Communication Technologies in Broadacre Agriculture in Australia: An Empirical Analysis using Panel Data’, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 59, 1-22.
  32. Smales, L. (2015), ‘The Role of Political Uncertainty in Australian Financial Markets’, Accounting and Finance. DOI: 10.1111/acfi.12107
  33. Smales, L. (2015), ‘Asymmetric Volatility Response to News Sentiment in Gold Futures’, Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions and Money, 34, 161-172.
  34. Smales, L. (2015), ‘Time-variation in the Impact of News Sentiment’, International Review of Financial Analysis, 37, 40-50.
  35. Smales, L. and Yang, Y. (2015), ‘The Importance of Belief Dispersion in the Response of Gold Futures to Macroeconomic Announcements’, International Review of Financial Analysis, 41: 292-302.
  36. Widodo, W., Salim, R. and Bloch, H. (2015), ‘The Effects of Agglomeration Economies on Technical Efficiency of Manufacturing Firms: Evidence from Indonesia’, Applied Economics, 47(31): 3258-3275.
  37. Zhao, Y., Xia, X., Xi Tang, X., Cao, W., Liu, X. and Fan, Y. (2015), ‘Private Placements, Cash Dividends and Interests Transfer: Empirical Evidence from Chinese Listed Firms’, International Review of Economics and Finance, 36: 107-118.

B Journal Articles

  1. Apergis, N. (2015), ‘The Role of FOMC Minutes for US Asset Prices Before and After the 2008 Crisis: Evidence from GARCH Volatility Modeling’, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 55: 100-107.
  2. Atahau, T. and Cronje, T. (2015), ‘Does Size Affect Loan Portfolio Structure and Performance of Domestic-Owned Banks in Indonesia?’, Corporate Ownership & Control, 13(1):389-400.
  3. Austen, S., Ong, R., Bawa, S. and Jefferson, T. (2015), ‘Exploring Recent Increases in the Gender Wealth Gap Among Australia’s Single Households’, The Economic and Labour Relations Review, 26(1): 3-28.
  4. Austen, S., Jefferson, T., Lewin, G., Ong, R., & Sharp, R. (2015). Work ability, age and intention to leave aged care work. Australasian Journal on Ageing. DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12187
  5. Jefferson, T. M., and Austen, S.E. (2015), ‘Understanding links between gender and pay: An important role for heterodox economics’, Australian Journal of Political Economy, 75: 115-132.
  6. Boisen, M., Durand, R. and Gould, J. (2015), ‘From Anticipation to Anxiety in a Market for Lottery-like Stocks’, Review of Behavioral Finance, 7(1): 42-59.
  7. Cabalu, H., Koshy, P., Corong, C., Rodriguez, U. and Endriga, B. (2015), ‘Modelling the Impact of Energy Policies on the Philippine Economy: Carbon Tax, Energy Efficiency, and Changes in the Energy Mix’, Economic Analysis and Policy, 48: 222-237.
  8. Costello, G., Fraser, P. and MacDonald, G. (2015), ‘Monetary Policy Influences in Australian Housing Markets’, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, 8(2): 265-286.
  9. Delerue, H. and Cronje, T. (2015), ‘Network Technology Adoption by US Biotechnology Firms: A Contextual Approach of Social Media Applications’, International Journal of Innovation Management, 19(5): 1550047-68.
  10. Hassan, K. and Salim, R. (2015), ‘Population Ageing, Income Growth and CO2 Emission: Empirical Evidence from High Income OECD Countries’, Journal of Economic Studies, 42(1): 54-67.
  11. Hassan, K., Salim, R. and Bloch, B. (2015), ‘Demographic Transition and the Real Exchange Rate in Australia: An Empirical Investigation’, New Zealand Economic Papers, 49(1):62-77.
  12. Holmes, K., and Rowley, S. (2015), ‘A Native-visitor in Western Australia: An Account of an Insider-outsider’, International Journal of Culture, Tourism, and Hospitality Research, 9(4): 409-416
  13. Islam, A., Salim, R. and Bloch, H. (2015), ‘Welfare Impacts of Preferential Trade Liberalization in South Asia’, Journal of Developing Areas, 49(5): 285-292.
  14. Madden, G., Kraipornsak, P. and Hussain, I. (2015), ‘The Determinants of Digital Terrestrial Radio Coverage’, Applied Economics Letters, 22(8): 651-653.
  15. Purnastuti, L., Salim, R. and Joarder, M. (2015), ‘The Returns to Education in Indonesia: Post Reform Estimates’, Journal of Developing Areas, 49(3): 183-204.
  16. Purnastuti, L. and Salim, R. (2015), ‘Externalities and the Social Return to Education in Indonesia’, Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 18(1): 53.
  17. Salim, R., Islam, A. and Bloch, H. (2015), ‘Patterns and Determinants of Intra-industry Trade in Southeast Asia: Evidence from the Automotive and Electrical Appliances Sectors’, Singapore Economic Review, 60(4): 1550083-102.
  18. Smales, L. (2015), ‘Better the Devil You Know: The Influence of Political Incumbency on Australian Financial Market Uncertainty’, Research in International Business and Finance, 33: 59-74.
  19. Smales, L., O’Grady, B. and Yang, Y. (2015), ‘Examining the Impact of Macroeconomic Announcements on Gold Futures in a VAR-GARCH Framework’, Applied Economics Letters, 22(9): 710-716.

C Journal Articles

  1. Chan, F., McAleer, M. and Medeiros, M. (2015), ‘Structure and Asymptotic Theory for Nonlinear Models with GARCH Errors’, Economia, 16(1), 1-21.

Unranked Journal Articles

  1. Greene, W., Harris, M. and Hollingsworth, B. (2015), ‘Inflated Responses in Measures of Self-Assessed Health’, American Journal of Health Economics, 4(1):461-493.
  2. Gurran, N., Phibbs, P., Yates, J., Gilbert, C., Whitehead, C., Norris, M., McClure, K., Berry, M., Maginn, P., Goodman, R. and Rowley, S. (2015), ‘Housing markets, economic productivity, and risk: international evidence and policy implications for Australia’, Volume 2: Supplementary papers, AHURI Final Report No.255. Melbourne: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited.
  3. Pawson, H., Milligan, V., Liu, E., Phibbs, P. & Rowley, S. (2015), ‘Assessing Management Costs and Tenant Outcomes in Social Housing: Recommended Methods and Future Directions’, AHURI Final Report No. 257, Melbourne: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited.

Book Chapters

  1. Balnaves, M. and Madden, G. (2015), ‘Social Games and Game-based Revenue Models’, in: Social, Casual, and Mobile Games: The Changing Gaming Landscape, ed. M. Willson and T. Lever and, Bloomsbury Academic, New York
  2. Bloch, Harry and Stan Metcalfe (2015), ‘Restless Knowledge, Capabilities and the Nature of the Mega-Firm’, in: The Evolution of Economic and Innovation Systems: Economic Complexity and Evolution, ed. Andreas Pyka and John Foster, Switzerland, Springer: 431-453. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-13299-0_18
  3. Jefferson, T. and Austen, S. (2015), ‘A Mixed Methods Approach to Investigating the Employment Decisions of Aged Care Workers in Australia’, in: Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Heterodox Economics, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.
  4. Madden, G. and Ahmad, H. (2015), ‘The Australian Digital Market: Opportunities and Challenges’, in: The Smart Revolution towards the Sustainable Digital Society: Beyond the Era of Convergence, ed. E. Bohlin, H. Fuke and H. Mitomo, Edward Elgar, Northampton
  5. Ostashewski, N. Martin, R. and Brennan, A. (2015), ‘Blended Learning and Digital Curation: A Learning Design Sequence’, in Models for Improving and Optimizing Online and Blended Learning in Higher Education, ed. J. Keengwe and J. Agamba, IGI Global, Hershey, PA
  6. Zhang, L. and Ortmann, A. (2015), ‘Null Hypothesis Significance Testing and Alternatives’, in Read World Decision Making: An Encyclopaedia of Behavioral Economics, ed. M Altman,
  7. Austen, S. (2015), ‘Fair Wages’, in: Real-World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics, ed. Morris Altman, ABC-CLIO Greenwood.
  8. Austen, S. and Jefferson, T. (2015), ‘Feminist and Behavioural Economics’ in: Real-World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics, ed. Morris Altman. ABC-CLIO Greenwood.