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Prices and Price Indexes

ABS Prices and Price Indexes Statistics

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All

Includes data over various years on agriculture prices, CPI, electricity gas and water prices, export prices, mining prices, house prices and cost of living. Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/ViewContent?readform&view=ProductsbyTopic&Action=Expand&Num=1.14 ....

Agricultural Commodity Statistics 2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Research Economics and Sciences
  • Publisher: Department of Agriculture
  • Published Location: Canberra
  • ISBN: 978-1-74323-168-5
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: ACT

Agricultural commodity statistics provides a comprehensive compilation of data on the Australian economy and the agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries. Agricultural commodity statistics presents current and historical data. Some historical series extend more than 40 years. To ensure the most relevant package of statistics  ....

Australian forest and wood products statistics: March and June quarters 2013

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: ABARES Forest Economics
  • Publisher: Department of Agriculture ABARES
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 978-1-74323-159-3
  • Country: Australia

This issue of the Australian Forest and Wood Products Statistics (AFWPS) includes updated Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) trade data for the March and June quarters of 2013, as well as 2012-13 data for housing and forestry employment. This release includes a summary of the recently released ABARES report titled Illegal logging regulation: t ....

Australian grains: outlook for 2013-2014 and industry productivity

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Beth Deards, David Mosby, Neil Thompson and Astrid Dahl
  • Publisher: Department of Agriculture ABARES
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 978-1-74323-157-9
  • Country: Australia

This report provides a summary of the September 2013 editions of the Australian Crop Report and the grains section of Agricultural commodities. The report also includes an update on the productivity of the Australian grains industry. Report Locationhttp://www.daff.gov.au/abares/publications_remote_content/recent-20?sq_content_src=%2BdXJsPWh0dHA ....

EXPECTING A BOOMTOWN? EXPLORING POTENTIAL HOUSING - RELATED IMPACTS OF LARGE SCALE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENTS IN DARWIN

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Ennis, Gretchen; Finlayson, Mary; Speering, Glen
  • Journal Name: Human Geographies
  • Journal Number: 7.1
  • Publisher: Bucharest University
  • Published Location: Bucharest, Romania
  • ISBN: 18436587
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Darwin

Darwin is a city in the Northern Territory of Australia expecting a 'boomtown' scenario due to significant natural resource developments in the Greater Darwin area. The experience of 'booming' has a range of impacts upon communities. Housing is a key area of impact, particularly for the most vulnerable members of a population, who may not reap th ....

Global agricultural price supports: The political and economic forces that drive unsustainable agricultural protectionism policy

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Hays, John Francis
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Published Location: United States -- Mississippi
  • ISBN: 9781124110998
  • Country: United States, Europe

Agricultural tariffs and price supports are the last bastion of US and European protectionism. While all other areas of commerce have embraced change and welcomed open-market international commerce, agriculture has remained the lone holdout. The small farmers for whom these support programs were designed no longer exist. Yet governments app ....

Housing market dynamics in resource boom towns

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Fiona Haslam McKenzie, Rhonda Phillips, Steven Rowley, David Brereton & Christina Birdsall-Jones
  • Journal Number: AHURI Final Report No. 135
  • Publisher: AHURi
  • ISBN: 978-1-921610-16-5
  • Country: Australia

Resource boom towns in the Pilbara and Goldfield regions of Western Australia and the Bowen Basin region of Queensland have experienced recurring housing shortages and crises. The housing situation has had a negative impact upon these communities in a variety of ways, and in the case of Karratha in particular, constitutes a community crisis. This ....

Impacts of regional development strategies on growth and equity of Korea: A multiregional CGE model

  • Year: 2002
  • Author: Kim, Euijune; Kim, Kabsung
  • Journal Name: The Annals of Regional Science
  • Journal Number: Vol.36, No.1
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • Published Location: Heidelberg, Netherlands
  • Country: South Korea

This paper is concerned with the assessment of major regional development strategies such as the three Coastal area development strategies (East Coast Development, South Coast Development, and West Coast Development) and the Seoul- Pusan development corridor strategy in terms of efficiency and equity. Multiregional Computable General Eq ....

Living with supermarket power

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: D McKinna
  • Journal Name: Farm Policy Journal
  • Journal Number: Vol. 10 No. 1
  • Publisher: Australian Farm Institute
  • Published Location: Surry Hills
  • ISBN: 1449-8812
  • Country: Australia

The level of concentrated market power in the Australian grocery retail industry is unprecedented: Coles and Woolworths now collectively control 74% of market share.This shift in market power is neither temporary nor cyclical, but has in fact created a fundamental structural change that is expected to remain for years to come. Whilst consumers do ....

Modelling agricultural land use allocation in regional Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Oczkowski, Eddie; Bandara, Yapa
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Journal Number: 57.3
  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
  • Published Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 1364985X
  • Country: Australia

An analysis of the drivers of agricultural land use is important for policy makers as the issues of climate change and food security become increasingly prominent in the political landscape. This paper analyses the role of prices, total land holdings and climate on land use in Australia. The analysis relates to a unique comprehensive coverage of ....

Optimisation Modelling to Assess Cost of Dietary Improvement in Remote Aboriginal Australia: e83587

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Brimblecombe, Julie; Ferguson, Megan; Liberato, Selma C; Riley, Malcolm
  • Journal Name: PLoS One
  • Journal Number: 8.12
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Published Location: United States

The cost and dietary choices required to fulfil nutrient recommendations defined nationally, need investigation, particularly for disadvantaged populations. This modelling approach suggested population level dietary recommendations at minimal cost based on the baseline purchased diet. Large shifts in diet in remote Aboriginal Australian populati ....

POPULATION DISTRIBUTION EFFECTS OF MIGRATION IN AUSTRALIA

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Hugo, G; Harris, K
  • Publisher: Department of Immigration and Citizenship
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

This project was commissioned by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), and has five main components. An analysis of population movement for Australia, at the statistical division level, detailing intrastate, interstate and net migration against a range of demographic, productive and human capital criteria. An analysis of the m ....

The Environmental and Economic Impact of the Carbon Tax in Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Meng, S., Siriwardana, M., McNeill, J.
  • Journal Name: Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Journal Number: Vol.54, No.3
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Country: Australia

To fulfil its emission reduction target pledged in the Copenhagen accord, the Australian Government has determined to introduce a carbon tax from July 1st 2012. This paper simulates the effects on the environment and on the economy of a carbon tax of A$23 per tonne of carbon dioxide proposed by the government with, and without, a compensation pol ....

The great divide: Sydney or the bush

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Trebeck, D
  • Journal Name: Policy: a Journal of Public Policy and Ideas
  • Publisher: Vol.16, No.2
  • Country: Australia

The popular perception that the bush is going bust while the cities boom is challenged in this article which argues that some regional areas have thrived. Issues discussed include: adjustment to change by rural people; trade reform; productivity; falling commodity prices; misguided solutions; politicians out of touch with the commu ....

Three Essays in Rural Development

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Weber, Jeremy G.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: The University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Published Location: United States -- Wisconsin
  • ISBN: 9781124363691
  • Country: Brazil, Mexico, Peru

The three essays study distinct issues related to the well-being of rural households. The first essay evaluates public investments in forest-based microenterprises as part of an integrated conservation and development project in the Brazilian Amazon. I use matching with regression methods to quantify the effects of program participation on h ....

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