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Price elasticity

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Filtering as a source of low-income housing in Australia: conceptualisation and testing

This study investigates how filtering contributes to market-provided, low-income housing in Australia. It critiques the conceptualisation of filtering as a source of housing for low-income households, tests for the presence of filtering dynamics in housing markets (using Melbourne and Sydney as case studies) and considers...
Working paper

Housing markets and migration – evidence from New Zealand

This paper analyses the relationship between local area housing and population size and migrant-status composition, using population data from the 1986–2013 New Zealand Censuses, house sales price data from Quotable Value New Zealand, rent data from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, and building...
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The price is right: setting a floor price on alcohol in the Northern Territory

The report explores the association between low alcohol prices and high levels of alcohol-related harm in the Northern Territory. It examines the impact of floor prices implemented in other countries to consider how similar policies might work in Australia.
Working paper

GST reform in Australia: implications of estimating price elasticities of demand for food

This paper uses detailed information about household supermarket purchases from the Australian Nielsen Homescan Survey to estimate price elasticities of demand for a range of food categories.
Working paper

Gasoline prices, gasoline consumption, and new-vehicle fuel economy: evidence for a large sample of countries

Countries differ considerably in terms of the price drivers pay for gasoline. Using data from a large sample of countries, this paper provides new evidence regarding the implications of these differences of the consumption of gasoline for road transport and the fuel economy of new...
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Partnered women's labour supply and child care costs in Australia: measurement error and the child care price

Measurement error in the constructed price of child care can explain why previous Australian studies have found partnered women's labour supply to be unresponsive to child care prices. Through improved data and improved construction of the child care price variable, we find child care price...