2015

Author Supervisor Topic
Joshua Adams Quiggin A Model of Employee Monitoring Technology and Income Inequality
Gabriela Araujo Takayama Contagion in Financial Networks
Lawson Ashburner Gerlach Collusion in Sales and Maintenance Markets for Durable Goods
Zhengyang Bao Kalayci/Oyarzun Do price limits and same-day trading restrictions abate bubbles? An asset market experiment
Sophie Byth Frijters/Redzo Mujcic The impact of social groups and self-esteem on obesity: An empirical Study among Australian adults
Lucille Danks Trivedi/Yazbek/X. Zhou Outcomes Research in a Market Context: A multilevel peer effects approach to measuring the quality of hospitals’ care
Rhys Downham O'Donnell/Peyrache Hicks Neutrality in Nonparametric Frontier Estimation
Thomas Gardiner Frijters/Trivedi/Mahadevan The Influence of Limited Liability and Limited Appropriability on Investment
Francis Graham Rambaldi/Wagner Peer Effects and Contextual Factors in the Diffusion of Solar Photovoltaic Technology in Australia
Jonathan Jones Rambaldi The European Monetary Union Nominal Convergence and Real Sectoral Volatility
Ryan Leung Khaled Asymmetric Dependence Modelling of Shanghai Stock Returns using Mixtures of Copulas
Luke McKenzie Dominguez/Quiggin Internet Job Search: A Two-Sided Search Model Approach
Nhan Phan Takayama/McLennan Free Trade Agreements and Network Games
Mai Nguyen Friesen/MacKenzie The Impacts of Costly Appropriation of Property Rights and Non-Zero Transaction Costs on Coasean Bargaining
Daniel Pool O'Donnell/Rao A Parametric Approach to Analysing Labour Productivity Growth
Mikhara Ramsing Mandeville An Evolutionary Perspective on Social Entrepreneurship: A case study on micro-financing in rural Bangladesh

2014

Author Supervisor Topic
Christopher Heard Menezes Infrastructure Access Pricing with Long-Term Take-or-Pay Contracts, Capacity Expansions and Demand Uncertainty
Benjamin Jackman Strachan The Right Kind of Surprise: Identification in Event Studies
Keaton Jenner Laurenceson The Role of Credit in China's Macroeconomic Fluctuations
Christopher Mar Strachan An Evaluation of Inflation Dynamics in the US: A Bayesian Model Averaging Approach
Belinda McEniery Frijters The High Cost of Dying: The Effectiveness of Expenditure in the Year Following Diagnosis of a Terminal Illness
Andrew Staib Domingez Equal Sacrifice: Considering the Asymmetric Distribution of Benefits from Government Expenditure
Yuki Tamura Takayama Political Equilibrium in Electoral Competition Models
Yen Thi Hai Tran Rambaldi/Peyrache Treatment of Endogeneity in the estimation of a production function with time-varying parameters
Varun Venaik Tang/Kwak Bi-directional Relationship between Foreign Aid and Trade: An Empirical Analysis
Sheung Chit "Cedric" Wong Rambaldi Predicting Housing Price Changes: An Evaluation of Alternative Hedonic Models

2012

Author Supervisor Topic
Amy Madeleine Beech Tang/ Kwak Peer Pressure Effects in Foreign Aid Provision
Adam Hamilton Laurenceson/Rambaldi Australia-China: A Time-Varying VAR Approach
Kian Nam Loke Kalayci/McDonald An Experimental Study of Competition in Two-Sided Markets
Nikolai Thabo Louw Dominguez Thesis Title: Designing Optimal Disability Insurance: Exploring the Implications of Asset Testing
Brendan Peter Markey-Towler Foster Theory of Distribution
Kim Tuong Bao Nguyen Carbajal Screening, Advertising and Loss Aversion: Essays in Behavioral Contract Theory
Daniel Charles Quiggin Grant/Tourky Two-sided matching with a continuum of types
Anthony Edward Brownlie Smith Wagner Measuring energy security and the impact of micro-algal biofuels: an application to the transport fuel supply and potential future scenarios
Thi Thuy Dung Trinh Rambaldi A Bayesian Estimation Of A Spatial Temporal Hedonic Model of Real Estate Data
Chen Zhang Rao/Tang Measurement of Income Insecurity: Evidence from Australia

2011

Author Supervisor Topic
Thi Cao Kline A translation of information/memory conditions from extensive games to information protocols
Bethany Davies Carmignani Financing for Peace: Effects of Aid and Debt on Post-Conflict Peace
Daniel De Voss Foster Evolutionary Perspectives on Energy Use and Economic Growth in Australia
Hayden Dimes Rao/Brown Estimation of Indifference scales and Poverty Incidence in Selected Central Asian Economies.
Mary-Alice Doyle Brown/Lordan Female-headed households and investment in children's human capital
Kimberly Francis Friesen/McDonald The effects of market structure and firm-level R&D Organisation on R&D levels and social welfare.
Byron Hewson Rao/Carmignani The effect of natural resources on income inequality.
Andre Liew Dominguez An Exploration of the Desirability of Tax Cycles
Rachael McCririck Carmignani Volatility and Pro-Poor Growth
Kristin McGill Quiggin/Adamson Production-based versus Consumption-based Emissions Tax: the case for the Australian Aluminium Industry
Joshua O'Donnell Tourky Characterisation of Stable Manea Bargaining Networks
Marcelo Rebello Gerlach Leniency Programs and Cartel Incentives
James Siemon Tang/Rambaldi Demographic Change and Asset Prices - The Effects of Population Aging and Longevity on Housing and Equity Prices in the United States
Alan Tse Friesen/Kalayci The role of complexity and the source of investment money in superannuation decisions
Nathan Viles Friesen/McDonald Market Structure and Compliance with Environmental Regulation
Mark Warnock Kalayci/Kline A Model of Price Competition and Buyer Confusion
Matthew Willett O'Donnell Measuring and Decomposing Total Factor Productivity Change: A Methodology and Application to Asian Economies
Benjamin Young McLennan/Takayama The Properties of Condorcet Jury Models with Multiple Signals

2010

Author Supervisor Topic Year
  Rao A generalised method of moments approach to global income inequality 2010
  Robinson Developing a bio-economic model to assess the efficacy of Marine Protected Areas: Moreton Bay Marine Park 2010
  Wagner/Foster Impacts of subprime carbon on a 2020 Australian marginal abatement cost curve 2010
  Carmignani/Laurenceson The effects of fiscal policy: an overview on literature and empirical contribution on China. 2010
  Tourky The existence of equilibrium in discontinuous games in Cournot and Bertrand's models 2010
So Shan Ceara Hui Laurenceson The impact of money on asset prices in China 2010
Felicity Hutchings Quiggin/Menezes Optimal Fiscal Structure for Oil Producers 2010
  Laurenceson Cross-country analysis of the determinants of output shock persistance 2010
  Wagner Modelling the Potential Economic Benefits of Distributed Generation on Electricity Transmission Networks 2010
Trent MacDonald Potts Input price dynamics and niche proliferation in the creative industries 2010
Corinne Ness Carmignani The Effects of Volatility, Natural Resources and Institutions on Economic Growth 2010
  Quiggin An evaluation of the relative merits of different systems of water property rights in the Murray-Darling Basin using state-contingent modelling 2010
  Wagner Distributed generation and spot price spikes in the national electricity market 2010
Jiexin Xie Leeves Immigrant wages in the Australian labour market: The role of different sources of human capital 2010
Lucy Chih-Wen Yeh Takayama/McLennan A study into Optimal Legal Voting Rules under a Mixed Tribunal 2010

2009

Author Supervisor Topic
Hiresh Devaser Rao/Rambaldi Constructing consistent panels of real incomes per capita at constant prices
  Tang Developing Index Numbers for International Financial Centres and Regional International Financial Centres: A Weighted Network Analysis Approach
Aubrey Clark Tourky Cooperative Foundations of Perfect Competition
Emily Dabbs Carbajal-Ponce Public Good Allocation in the Face of Weak Institutions
Jay Wijeratne Takayama Market Microstructure Theory: Excess Returns in Currency Markets and the Efficient Market Hypothesis
James Green Quiggin The Equity Premium Puzzle and its Implications for Public Infrastructure Financing
David Warner Rao The Distribution of Income in a Globalised World: Has Inequality Increased?
Florian Weltewitz Bracoud A Model of Credit Risk in Interbank Markets with Interest Rate Spreads
Sara Maniatis Brown/Rao Adaptive Preference Formation: A Case Study of Armenia and Azerbaijan Examining the Effects of Income, Gender and Isolation
Mindee Lee Bracoud/Strachan Commercial Banks' Capital Ratio and Loan Growth: Effects of Basel I and Basel II Regulation in the U.S
Reuben Low Tang A Dynamic Analysis of International Student Flows at the Tertiary Level
Danielle Rodgers Laurenceson/Strachan An Analysis of China's Output Growth Volatility
  Menezes The Economics of Aged Care in Australia: Institutions vs Incentives
Joel Etchells O'Donnell An Analysis of Quality and Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables
Carlos Gan Strachan Monetary Policy, Exchange Rates and Trade Flows: A Study Using a Bayesian Time Varying Parameters Structural VAR (TVP-SVAR) Model
Linh T. Huynh Rambaldi/Strachan The Role of China in the Transmission of Shocks from the US to Australia
Jonathan Carroll Takayama Designing Deposit Insurance: Theory and Practice
Bradley Gay Takayama/Chen The Proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme: An Examination of Potential Costs and Competitiveness
David Rodgers Menezes/Chen Price Determination in the Iron Ore Market
Rachel Lee Friesen Behaviouralising' Australian Personal Bankruptcy: Debt repayment with Time-Inconsistent Preferences

2007

Author Supervisor Topic
Tom Gole Menezes Competition and Regulation in the Taxi Industry
Jordan McCallum Suardi Explaining Co-movements in Bond and Stock Returns: the role of Macroeconomic Fundamentals
Samantha Myers Earl/Strachan An evolutionary model of industry dynamics with a focus on new firm entry
  Bodman The Economics of Elections   
  Bodman Australian BEERs and Productivity  
  Quiggin/Rambaldi Oil Prices and the Australian Macroeconomy- Historical Correlation or Causation?  
  Rambaldi/Strachan Spatial-Temporal Modeling of the Real Estate Market 
Douglas Fletcher Zhang/Yanes Incorporating Efficiency Wages into an Endogenous Growth Model with Creative Destruction
Eric Wen Zhang Evaluating the life cycle models on Human Capital in relation to  Inequality, Mobility, Economic Growth and Fertility with an application to Australia   
  O'Donnell Computing measures of reliability for Productivity Index Numbers 
  O'Donnell Bayesian Estimation of Volatility: An application to international coffee prices 
  O'Donnell A comparison of Bayesian and sampling theory inferences in a multivariate probit model for alchohol, tobacco and marijuana participations
  Mangan A House Divided: Convergence in Queensland Regions 

2006

Author Supervisor Topic
  Bodman/Mcdonald Beard Voluntary provision of binary public goods: Group size uncertainy and optimal sample size in Poisson games
Samuel Churchill Tang/Laurenceson Capital flight: measurement, determinants and policy implications
Harry Cominos Rambaldi/Rao Estimation of House prices and the construction of house price index numbers: A new methodology applied to the Brisbane Metropolitan area
Emma Doherty Bodman Aid and corruption: should we be directing aid to countries with less corruption?
Kathryn Hardy Suardi Effects of central bank intervention on the Japanese yen-US dollar foreign exchange market: Evidence from a double threshold-GARCH model
Andrew Hodge Duhs/Rao Corruption, growth and development
Aaron Keddie Robinson/O'Donnell Investment under uncertainty in the mining industry: The State-Contingent Approach
  Doran Assessment the cost effectiveness of alcohol taxation and increasing the minimum legal drnking age from 18 to 21 years specifically for the 16-20 Australian femal population
  Quiggin The use of options in a model of public private partnerships: incorporating lfexibility into the contract design process
Cao Son Tran Potts An evolutionary model of economic growth

2004

Author Supervisor Topic
Sam Betros Alauddin The Effects of Globalisation on Developing Economies
  Beard Emergent Conventions and Equilibrium Selection: Learning Dynamics in Repeated Stag Hunt Games
Claire Hui Lin Chiam Laurenceson How Effective are China's Capital Controls?
Luke Elford West Labour Mobility and Regional Labour Market Dynamics in Australia
Adrian Ellis Riethmuller Antidumping Policy in Australia
Nicole Sue Yi Goh Brown Microfinance: An Impact Assessment (A Case Study of Zambuko Trust in Zimbabwe)
  Rao Econometric Estimation of National and Regional Income Distributions Using the Generalised Lognormal Distribution and Limited Group Data
  Doran Hall A cost Effectiveness Analysis of Genetically Screening Heart Patients Before Prescribing Statins: An Analysis of the CETP gene Taq1B Polymorphism
Voon Foong Lai Leeves Stock Market Volatility and Efficiency in Malaysia: Sectoral Level Analysis
Kate Morrison Earl/Beard A Model of Asset Price Dynamics under Networked Expectations
Mei Li Evelyn Ng Yanes/Tang The Hierarchical Structure of Firm: A Geometric Approach
Sarah Louise Parker Alauddin The Economic Impact of 9/11 - A View from 2004
  Beard A Model of River Flood Insurance Using Stochastic Co-operative GameTheory
Vanessa Rayner O'Donnell A Bayesian Analysis of Arch and Garch Models
Ross Schafer Stanford Superannuation, Savings and Retirement Income
  West The Economic Impact on Isis Shire of the Isis Central Sugar Mill
Philippa Sutton Leeves Labour Market Flow Analysis of Australia & New Zealand: A Case Study in Economic Reform
  Tang/Rao International Finance Centre: A Panel Estimation of the Determinants of Financial Activity Concentration
Sarah Usher Brown The Brain Drain of South Pacific Island Nations: An Econometric Investigation into the Factors which Influence Migration Decisions of Skilled Health Professionals
  Brown The Relationship Between Foreign Direct Investment and Foreign Trade in China: Evidence from a Provincial Level
  Laurenceson Willingness to Accept Using Choice Modelling: An Application to Riparian Revegetation in the Lockyer Catchment