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Economic Growth

Drought, regions and the Australian economy between 2001-02 and 2004-05

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Adams, Philip D.; Horridge, Mark; Madden, John R.; Wittwer, Glyn
  • Journal Name: Australian Bulletin of Labour
  • Journal Number: Vol.28, No.4
  • Country: Australia

During the latter part of 2002 large areas of Australia have been affected by severe drought. In this paper, we examine the prospects for the Australian economy between 2001-02 and 2004-05, with particular emphasis on the implications of the drought for regions. Forecasts that take into account the drought and an assumed recovery are undertaken w ....

East Coast regional economic potential study

  • Year: 2014
  • Author: Nick Hill, Stephen Knuckey
  • Country: Australia

The East Coast Regional Economic Potential Study provides an overview of economic development issues and opportunities facing the East Coast study area - which covers Gisborne, Wairoa, Napier and Hastings. This study looks at both economic performance to date as well as modelling future scenarios.  Report LocationClick here to view the ful ....

Economic contribution of Deakin University’s Geelong Waurn Ponds and Waterfront campuses

  • Year: 2014
  • Author: Deloitte Access Economics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Greater Geelong

This study quantifies the economic contribution of the Geelong campuses' ongoing operations and student expenditure to the local community in the Greater Geelong LGA. Report LocationClick here to view the full report ....

Economic Development Plan (progress and review)

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Tasmanian Government
  • Publisher: Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts
  • Published Location: Hobart, Tas
  • ISBN: 978-1-921527-13
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Tasmania

Tasmania is a small, beautiful and remote part of the world with unique features and rich natural resources that the world increasingly values. The Economic Development Plan centres on making the most of Tasmania’s assets to secure prosperity and jobs. Report Location ....

Economic Development, Rural livelihoods, and Ecological Restoration: Evidence from China

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Wang, Chengchao; Yang, Yusheng; Zhang, Yaoqi
  • Journal Name: Ambio
  • Journal Number: Vol.40, No.1
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • Published Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Country: China

This article uses a case study in Southeast China to demonstrate how the substantial changes in rural livelihoods have been driven by a combination of "pull" forces from external economic development, and "push" forces from local areas, leading to a shift in rural household economic activities: household outmigration and de-population o ....

Economic growth, policy reforms, household livelihoods and environmental degradation in rural Ethiopia: Towards an integrated model of economic transformation

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Agaje, Tadele Ferede
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Universiteit Antwerpen (Belgium)
  • Published Location: Belgium
  • ISBN: 9781124342887
  • Country: Ethiopia

This PhD thesis investigates the growth, welfare and environmental effects of different policy reforms by taking a closer look at one of the rural villages in the north-western part of Ethiopia. It reflects how the interactions of household livelihoods and the environment evolve over time in one of the subsistence-oriented economic sett ....


  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Graham R. Marshall, Judith M. McNeill, Ian J. Reeve
  • Publisher: The Institute for Rural Futures - University of New England
  • Country: Australia

The purpose of this document was accordingly to lay the foundations for identifying in the present project an approach to economic accountability that is: (a) consistent with stated reasons for adopting a community-based strategy for environmental management; (b) cost-effective to apply given the capacities of community-based organ ....


  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Lucian, Paul
  • Journal Name: Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov. Economic Sciences. Series V
  • Journal Number: 3
  • Publisher: Transilvania University of Brasov
  • Published Location: Brasov, Romania
  • Country: Romania

To apply the regional development policy of the European Union in Romania, eight development regions have been established, regions that are not administrative - territorial units wthout legal personality and which are eligible for funding from the EU Structural Funds. In the current world of circumstances, in Romania there is a trend of inc ....

Employment and population growth in rural and remote Australia

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Fisher, B
  • Journal Name: Good Health - good country: from conception to completion: proceedings of the 6th National Rural Health Conference, Canberra
  • Country: Australia

This paper briefly outlines demographic trends in Australia, addressing issues of: rural employment; changes in agriculture; economic reform and access to global markets; the cost of sustainable economic growth; restrictions on trade; and the challenge for rural health services. Report Location ....

Endogenous Growth, Local Competitiveness and Regional Development: Western Australia ’ s Regional Cities, 2001-2011

  • Year: 2014
  • Author: Paul Plummer, Matthew Tonts and Kirsten Martinus
  • Journal Name: Journal of Economic and Social Policy
  • Journal Number: Vol. 16 Issue 1
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Recent policy discourse on the dynamics of regional development has centred on growing levels of uneven development – the patchwork economy – and the importance of local competitiveness as a driver of growth. In this paper,we examine both of these issues in the context of the state's regional capital cities. Drawing on recent work in endogeno ....

England and the 'New Regionalism'

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Tomaney, John; Ward, Neil
  • Journal Name: Regional Studies
  • Journal Number: Vol.34, No.5
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • State/Region: England

This article investigates recent claims concerining the 'new regionalism' - that is, the 're-emergence' of the region and a unit of economic analysis and the territorial sphere most suited to the interaction of political, social and economic progress in the era of 'globalization'.  It is also borne out of an interest in the changing pattern ....


  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Collits, Paul
  • Journal Name: Inquiry into the Establishment of Special Economic Zones
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The Committee has been asked to inquire into and report on the establishment of special economic zones (SEZs) providing state tax and financial incentives to promote economic growth, employment and investment in regional and rural New South Wales. This is a submission into that inquiry. Report Location ....

Evaluating Culture and Regional Economies

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Hill, Stephen; McGovern, Mark
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 11, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

Culture is in fashion. Creative, innovative, entrepreneurial and other affirmative cultures are the aspirational goals of regions and their developers. Culture, and an espoused need for cultural change, typify regions as diverse as Queensland sugar, the Middle East, and Wales. Culture as a stimulating and progressing environment ca ....

Evolutionary Perspectives on Rural Australia

  • Year: 2011
  • Journal Name: Geographical Research
  • Journal Number: 50.3
  • Publisher: Wiley Online Library
  • ISBN: 1745-5871
  • Country: Australia

An enduring concern within Australian rural geography has been to understand the nature and implications of change. Much of the intellectual effort has been focused on interpreting how rural economies, populations, social institutions, cultures, and land uses have been transformed through processes operating across a range of spatial and temporal ....

Examining the role of entrepreneurship in economic development in Appalachia

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Mojica, Maribel N.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: West Virginia University
  • Published Location: United States -- West Virginia
  • ISBN: 9781109641134
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Appalachia

Increasing uncertainty in the world economy has created challenges for regions to pursue development strategies to achieve economic growth. Globalization, increased marketing integration, and the advent of new technologies led to approaches from traditional industrial recruiting to less traditional approaches. Among these latter approac ....

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