EMG Workshop 2019

Centre for Applied Economic Research - EMG Workshop 2019

5 - 6 December | Michael Hintze Theatre LG03, TETB Building, UNSW Main Campus

  • Workshop overview
  • Event details
  • Resources

The Economic Measurement Initiative of the Centre for Applied Economic Research is hosting its 19th annual international workshop, supported by the UNSW Business School, the School of Economics and the Australian Research Council.

Topics covered:

  • Distressed Banks, Distorted Decisions
  • The Working Dead: Zombie Firms in Australia
  • MFP Measurement Using BLADE: Insights, Challenges and Future Directions
  • Wage Growth in Australia: Lessons from Microdata
  • Frontier Firms, Inefficiency and Productivity Dynamics
  • Competition’s Effect on Productivity: Treatment or Selection? Evidence from BLADE
  • Are Labour Shares Declining?: An empirical analysis of Australian firms
  • Explaining the Fall in the Financial Sector Labour Share
  • Output Quality, Productivity Growth and Resource Reallocation
  • Accounting for Free Digital Services and Household Production
  • Pondering over the CES Price Index
  • Experimental Clothing Price Indexes using Australian Web Scraped Data
  • Residential Property Price Indexes: Spatial Coordinates versus Neighbourhood Dummy Variables
  • Environmental Attributes and the Value of Agricultural Land: An hedonic analysis using a unique Australian data set, 1975-2018
  • Climate Adjusted Total Factor Productivity for Australian Broadacre Farms: 1989 to 2018
  • Integrating the Value of Reservoir Storage into Water Tariff Design: Application to multipurpose hydropower regulation
  • A Framework for the Valuation of Ecosystem Assets

Event Schedule

Thursday 5 December: 8.30 – 5.00pm

Friday 6 December: 8.30 – 5.00pm

Venue:

Michael Hintze Theatre LG03
Tyree Energy Technologies Building (Map ref: H6)
UNSW Main Campus

Speakers:

  • Rebecca Riley (UK Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence)
  • Gabriela Araujo (RBA)
  • Kevin Fox (UNSW)
  • Jonathan Hambur (Australian Treasury)
  • Shipei Zeng (UNSW)
  • Robert Tiong (UNSW)
  • Nalini Agarwal (UNSW)
  • Anthony Brassil (RBA)
  • Shengyu Li (UNSW)
  • Paul Schreyer (OECD)
  • Jan de Haan (Statistics Netherlands)
  • Andrew Glassock (ABS)
  • Erwin Diewert (University of British Columbia and UNSW)
  • Khanh Hoang (ANU and ABS)
  • Will Chancellor (ABARES)
  • Paul Wyrwoll (ANU)
  • Carl Obst (Institute for Development of Environmental-Economic Accounting)

Papers and presentations

Rebecca Riley (UK Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence)
“Distressed Banks, Distorted Decisions?”
Presentation

Gianni la Cava (Reserve Bank of Australia)
“The Working Dead: Zombie Firms in Australia”
Presentation

Kevin Fox (UNSW)
“MFP Measurement Using BLADE: Insights, Challenges and Future Directions”
Presentation

Shipei Zeng (UNSW)
“Frontier Firms, Inefficiency and Productivity Dynamics”
Presentation

Robert Tiong (UNSW)
“Competition’s Effect on Productivity: Treatment or Selection? Evidence from BLADE”
Presentation

Nalini Agarwal (UNSW)
“Declining Labour Shares and Rising Mark-ups: An empirical analysis of Australian firms”
Presentation

Paul Schreyer (OECD)
“Accounting for Free Digital Services and Household Production - An application to Facebook”
Presentation

Jan de Haan (Statistics Netherlands and Delft University of Technology)
“Pondering over the CES Price Index"
Presentation

Andrew Glassock (Australian Bureau of Statistics)
“Experimental Clothing Price Indexes using Australian Web Scraped Data”
Presentation

Erwin Diewert (University of British Columbia and UNSW)
“Residential Property Price Indexes: Spatial Coordinates versus Neighbourhood Dummy Variables”
Presentation

Khanh Hoang (Australian Bureau of Statistics and ANU)
“Environmental Attributes and the Value of Agricultural Land: An hedonic analysis using a unique Australian data set, 1975-2018”
Presentation

Will Chancellor (ABARES)
“Climate Adjusted Total Factor Productivity for Australian Broadacre Farms: 1989 to 2018”
Presentation

Paul Wyrwoll (ANU)
“Integrating the Value of Reservoir Storage into Water Tariff Design: Application to multipurpose hydropower regulation”
Presentation

Carl Obst (Institute for Development of Environmental-Economic Accounting)
“A Framework for the Valuation of Ecosystem Assets”
Presentation