Maximising the benefits of development in Australia's Far North

Stoeckl, Natalie, and Stanley, Owen (2009) Maximising the benefits of development in Australia's Far North. Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, 15 (3). pp. 255-279.

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Abstract

This paper presents and analyses data from a survey of close to 1000 private and government organisations in 17 different industries across Australia’s Far North. The data are used in a 'bottom-up', Keynesian-type analysis to estimate regionally relevant business-level multipliers (as opposed to using a 'top-down' Input-Output, or General Equilibrium approach). The results allow us to identify the industries whose expansion is likely to generate the largest regional economic benefit, and to comment on how policy might be changed so as to increase size of the local benefits that occur as a result of development.

Item ID: 10973
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
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ISSN: 1324-0935
Date Deposited: 17 May 2010 00:03
FoR Codes: 14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140218 Urban and Regional Economics @ 100%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9199 Other Economic Framework > 919999 Economic Framework not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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