Chairman of department: Dr J. P. Nieuwenhuysen Professor JAMES OLIVER NEWTON PERKINS
CHARLES SAMUEL SOPER
Truby Williams Professor LESLIE ROY WEBB Professor of Econometrics ROSS A L A N WILLIAMS Readers ERNEST ARTHUR BOEHM
JOHN PETER NIEUWENHUYSEN
Senior Lecturers RAYMOND JOHN ALBERT HARPER KEVIN W I L L I A M HINCE
ARNOLD K A N NAOMI MOLDOFSKY
NEVILLE ROBERT NORMAN (on leave) JOHN ERNEST SULLIVAN
Lecturers LESLIE GORDON CUPPER A L A N W I L L I A M GUNTHER JUNE MARGARET HEARN ROBIN DOUGLAS HOCKING IAN M A R T I N MeDONALD DENNIS MICHAEL MAHONEY UNG-SUH PARK
RHONDA LYNETTE SMITH Senior Tutors DAVID ANDREW ELDER
TERENCE DAVID FRIEND
JOHN ROBERT LLEWELLYN HICKS JULIE ELIZABETH LEE
I EUAN LESLIE MAPPERSON Tutors JACOB A B R A H A M I
ANDREW LEUNG JUDITH SLOAN
Part-time Lecturer JOHN HERBERT REEVES
RESEARCH TOPICS IN PROGRESS 1. The Economic Status of Australian Aborigines.
2. Stability of Dynamic Macroeconomic Models.
3. Foundations of the Neo-Keynesian Theory of the Rale of Profit.
4. Application of recent developments in Labour Economics to the Theory and Experience of Inflation.
5. Property Relationships.
6. Methodological issues in Economics.
7. Income distribution, poverty and the relationship between personal variation and means testing.
8. A revised edition of book titled Twentieth Century Economic Development in Australia.
9. Wages, Inflation and Economic Policy in Industrial Countries.
10. Australia's Economic Development since 1930.
11. Growth Cycles in Australia since World War I I . 12. Trade Unions in China.
13. Migration Policies, the Migrant Worker and Trade Unions.
14. Political Strikes in Australia: Case Studies.
15. Concepts and structure for social accounting.
16. Pseudo-dynamics in aggregate demand and supply analysis.
17. Investment decision-making processes of Australian industry.
18. Econometric Analysis of Last Report Borrowing in the Australian Money Market.
19. Analysis of Price Expectations.
20. Demand Behaviour of Socioeconomic Groups in Australia.
21. Technical School Students' Attitudes to Trade Unionism.
22. An Appraisal of the 1977 ACTU Congress.
23. The Transport and Civic Aviation Industries.
24. The Macro-Economic Policy Mix.
25. Trade in Motor Cars between the Major European Producers.
26. Disaggregated farm cost data — construction of historical cost series for main agricultural product groups.
27. Intersectoral linkages between the rural sector and the rest of the Australian economy.
28. Study of Australian population, including migration, and its relation to the Australian economy.
29. Bougainville: A Case Study in the theory and practice of change.
PUBLISHED WORK BOOKS
I . NIEUWENHUYSEN, J. P. and DRAKE, P. J. - eds Australian Economic Policy. Melbourne University Press, 1977, pp. 260(+ xviii).
2. NIEUWENHUYSEN, J. P. and DALY, A. E. - The Australian Prices Justification Tribunal. Melbourne University Press, 1977, pp. 234 (+ x).
3. WILLIAMS, R. A.: LLUCH, C. and POWELL, A. - Patterns in Household Demand and Saving. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977, pp. 280 + (xxxi).
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
4. NIEUWENHUYSEN, J. P. and DALY, A. E. - An Assessment of the Prices Justification Tribunal, in Applied Australian Economic Policy Issues, (eds W. E. Norton and D. Stammer), RBA 1977, pp. 149-167.
5. NIEUWENHUYSEN, J. P. - Chapter 5, The New Inflation, in Australian Economic Policy, ed. J. P.
Nieuwenhuysen and J. P. Drake, pp 53-65, Melbourne University Press, 1977.
6. PERKINS, J. O. N . - Chapter 1, Lessons of Macro-economic Policy in Australia, 1951-1976, in Australian Economic Policy, ibid., pp. 1-15.
7 WEBB, L. R. — Chapter 13, Criteria for Micro-economic Policy, in Australian Economic Policy, ibid..
8. BOEHM, E. A. with DEFRIS, L. V. - Recurring Periods of Plateau Slumps and Sluggish Recoveries in the Australian Economy: 1950 to 1976. Australian Economic Review 1.77. pp. 53-60.
9. CUPPER, L. G. - Legalism in the Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission: A Reply. The Journal of Industrial Relations 19121 (June 1977) pp. 198-200.
10. HEARN, J. - The Problems of Migrant Workers: An Overview. Social Policy and Problems ofthe Work Force, volume 1, Australian Government Department of Social Security, 1977: pp. 27-37.
11. HEARN, J. - Whither the Trade Unions in China'.1 Journal of Industrial Relations 19121 (June 1977) pp. 158-172.
12. MeDONALD, I . - A Dynamic Macro-Economic Model. Commerce 'Singapore) Vol. IS. Julv 1977, pp. 87- 99.
13. MeDONALD, I . - The Monetary Theory of the Trade Cycle. Economic Journal (Economic Society.
Nanyang University, Singapore) Vol. 8, 1967-77, pp. 43-48.
14. NIEUWENHUYSEN, J. P. - Trade Practices Law Changes and thc Institutions of Australian Economic Policy. The Australian Economic Review. 4th Quarter, 1977, pp. 56-63.
15. NIEUWENHUYSEN. J. P. - Economic Recovery: A Trade Union Perspective: Comment Economic Papers. January 1977, pp. 73-75.
16. SMITH, R. L. and SMITH, A. W. - Cereal Supply Adjustment to Slock Variation in the United Kingdom.
Journal of Agricultural Economics tUK). Mav 1977, pp. 161-171.
17. SMITH, R. L. and SMITH, A. W. - A Model o( the Australian Farm Sector: A Progress Report.
Economic Record. December 1976, pp. 462-482.
T H E S E S IN P R O G R E S S Doctor of Philosophy
G. D. GRIFFIN — While-Collar unionism in Australia: the growth of militancy
M. MAHMOOD - Jute and synthetics: a study of technical change and trade in the jute market J. RICH — Flow theory of the labour market
R. L. SMITH — An econometric model of Australian agriculture wilh emphasis on disaggregated profitability.
Master of Commerce
M. BEVAN — Case study of a union wage policy — an inquiry into the influence of trade union militancy on relative wages.
R. P. CRANE — Determinants of industrial relations in professional employment: the case of the Victoria Institute of Colleges
M. A. DA SILVA — The impact of the cost offunds on business operations wilh special reference to government interest rate policy and bank minimum amending rales in Australia
S. J. DEERY — Industrial relations in the Australian Stevedoring Industry
R. ENSLEY — Some aspects of industrial relations in small manufacturing business firms A. W. HARRISON - The statutory corporation in industrial relations
T. M. HOGG — The valuation of private time savings by inter-urban travellers
R. F. JONES — An examination and devaluation of the major Jactors causing longer term variations in private capital expenditure on new housing in A uslrlalia from 1948-49 to the present and an assessment ofthe implications of the analysis for future private capital expenditure on new housing.
P. C. L. KHAW — Dualism in the Malaysian economy
J. M. McPHEE - The industrial relations svstem in the pulp and paper industry in Australia Y. M. MELOTTE - Urban Development
R. NOTTLE — Income taxation and life assurance: an economic analysis
M. J. RAWLINSON — Labour turnover in the technical muslerings of the RAAF — an economic analysis.
J. H. ROBERTS — A comparative study of short term forecasting techniques used in planning a telephone network.
G. A. SANDY — Socio-economic levels of living in Heidelberg
ECONOMICS 63 I. R. SYMONS — Accounting for productivity
J. A. TOME — Industrial relations and technological change: a comparative study of the metropolitan daily newspaper industry in Melbourne and Madrid
C. L. WARING - Changes in land use in the Wonthaggi areas 1950-70 C. J. WARRELL — A comparative study of the taxation of company income I. R. WATSON - Price Determination in Australian industry
0. G. WILLIAMS — Local government finance in Victoria
P. A. XAVIER — Principles to guide road user changes in Australia — economic issues SUBSTANTIAL GRANTS RECEIVED
Grants have been received as follows:-
Australian Wool Corporation Trust Fund: Modelling the Agricultural Sector.
Department of Aboriginal Affairs - Economic Status of Australian Aborigines.