Recent Submissions

  • Keynes’s economics and the question of public debt 

    Dwyer, Jack
    Published 2012-01-04
    The Global Financial Crisis generated renewed interest in the relevance of John Maynard Keynes’s economic policy proposals, particularly those related to budget deficits, public debt and government expenditure. ‘Keynesian’ ...
    Open Access
    Thesis, Honours
  • More lottery tickets than milk and no money in the bank 

    Bakhtiar, Fayzan
    Published 2011-12-07
    A significant proportion of US households have insufficient savings to cope with even moderate consumption shocks that can result in substantial externalities. At the same time, the most financially fragile households have ...
    Open Access
    Thesis, Honours
  • The Right Carrot for an Unruly Jungle 

    Baharlou, Kusha
    Published 2011-12-07
    This thesis examines the U.S. Department of Justice leniency program setup involving both corporate and individual leniency. Specifically, the interaction between corporate and individual leniency programs in concurrent ...
    Open Access
    Thesis, Honours
  • Trend Inflation and Inflation Persistence in Australia: A New Keynesian Perspective 

    Yadav, Anirudh
    Published 2011-12-07
    The true nature of inflation dynamics is an ongoing matter of debate and investigation in modern macroeconomics. That such attention is devoted to the dynamics of inflation is due to its importance, not only for understanding ...
    Open Access
    Thesis, Honours
  • The Macroeconomic Effects of Quantitative Easing 

    Swain, Richard
    Published 2011-12-07
    The recent crisis has raised two key macroeconomic issues. First, has the quantitative easing policy pursued by the Federal Reserve had an effect on output, employment and prices? Second, whether ‘quantitative easing,’ is ...
    Open Access
    Thesis, Honours

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