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Protecting the public interest in Melbourne's rail franchise

This paper aims to identify the issues at stake in rail contract negotiations and to suggest improvements to existing contracts to protect the public interest.
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The comparative wellbeing of the New Zealand Maori and Indigenous Australian populations since 2000

This paper argues that Indigenous economic wellbeing can be partly improved by addressing broader macroeconomic factors.
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CAPITA – Treasury’s microsimulation model of personal income tax and transfers

The Department of the Treasury (Australia) has developed the CAPITA model, a general-purpose, static microsimulation model, which is used to analyse the combined effect of changes to personal income tax and transfer policy on families with different income levels, family structures and living arrangements.
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What drives the gender wage gap? Examining the roles of sorting, productivity differences, and discrimination

The study by researchers at Motu Economic and Public Policy found that men and women were statistically indistinguishable in how much value they add to their firms, but the average woman was paid only 84 cents for every $1 for the average man.
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Fast frequency response in the NEM

AEMO has prepared this document to provide information about possible fast frequency response services that may be valuable in future, as at the date of distribution. This document or the information in it may be subsequently updated or amended.
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An Inequality Deflator for Australia

This paper estimates an Inequality Deflator for the Australian economy, which represents the distributional trade-offs that exist within the current tax and transfer system.
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Developing appropriate workforce skills for Australia's emerging digital economy: working paper

This working paper is the first publication from a project looking at the role of vocational education and training (VET) in supporting the growing need for digital skills in the Australian workforce.
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Census of Alexander Shaw's Catalogue of the Different Specimens of Cloth in the three voyages of Captain Cook to the Southern Hemisphere, 1787

This is an attempt to corral all known copies of Alexander Shaw's Tapa Cloth book (1787) held in institutions around the world. My main objective was to track down institutional copies of Shaw's work so that scholars in the field could pin-point actual copies at...
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On the marginal excess burden of taxation in an overlapping generations model

This paper asserts that broader analysis of more tax instruments confirms that the relatively larger excess burden of company taxes ultimately falls on households.
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Relative welfare weights for individuals, consumers and producers

This paper applies the concept of an Inequality Deflator to evaluate the relative value of capital versus individual income. As the shareholders of businesses are typically higher income earners than the average person (and the typical consumer), money transferred to business owners or shareholders will...