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Researcher: Eccleston, RG (Professor Richard Eccleston)

Fields of Research

Public Policy
Australian Government and Politics
International Relations
Economic Development Policy
Heterodox Economics
Policy and Administration
Public Administration
Tourist Behaviour and Visitor Experience
Social Policy
Political Science
Health Policy
Health and Community Services
Tourism
Social Change
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Comparative Government and Politics
Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Educational Technology and Computing
Impacts of Tourism
Environment Policy
Tourism Management
Sociology
Taxation Law
Public Economics- Public Choice
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Public Economics- Taxation and Revenue
Tourism Policy
Health Promotion

Research Objectives

Government and Politics
Political Systems
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
International Political Economy (excl. International Trade)
Taxation
International Organisations
Tourism
International Relations
Law, Politics and Community Services
Microeconomic Effects of Taxation
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Families and Family Services
Tourism Infrastructure Development
Health
Health Inequalities
Health Policy Evaluation
Structure, Delivery and Financing of Community Services
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Education and Training Systems
Community Service (excl. Work)
Learner and Learning Achievement
Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Services and Tourism
Electoral Systems
Law Reform
Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism
Economic Issues in Tourism
Conserving Collections and Movable Cultural Heritage
Health Education and Promotion

Career Best Publications

Globalisation and the Dilemmas of Income Taxation in Australia; Australian Journal of Political Science
Taxing Reforms: The Politics of the Consumption Tax in Japan, the United States, Canada and Australia; Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
The Dynamics of Global Economic Governance: The Financial Crisis, the OECD and the Politics of International Tax Cooperation; Edward Elgar Publishing
The Henry Tax Review, cartel parties and the reform capacity of the Australian state; Australian Journal of Political Science
The Significance of Business Interest Associations in Economic Policy Reform: The Case of Australian Taxation Policy; Business and Politics
The Thirty Year Problem: The Politics of Australian Tax Reform; The Australian Tax Research Foundation

Research Publications

Australia votes: Federal Election blog with political analyst Kevin Bonham
Australia's Future Fund: a future beyond the GFC; Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy
Australian Tax Reform Vol 27 (2); Australian Tax Forum: A Journal of Taxation Policy, Law and Reform
Beyond the blame game: political strategies for state funding reform; Australian Journal of Public Administration
Building evaluation capacity in micro community organisations—more burden than benefit?; Evaluation of Journal of Australasia
Business and the Politics of Taxation; Governing Business and Globalisation
Canary in the mine; Griffith Review
Case study: Tasmania driving innovation in the visitor economy; Improving service sector productivity: the economic imperative
Clever and kind is no easy trick
Coalitions in context: Explaining the political economy of Australian tax reform; Australasian Political Studies Association Conference
Conclusion: International Business Regulation in the 21st Century; Regulating International Business
Confronting the Sacred Cow: The Politics of Work-Related Tax Deductions in Australia; Australian Tax Forum
Contemporary challenges in environmental governance: technology, governance and the social licence; Environmental Policy and Governance
Corruption, Political and Business; Global Perspectives on the United States: Issues and Ideas Shaping International Relations
Cost of Living Pressures on Tasmanian Households: Causes and Options for Reform
Delivering public services: locality, learning and reciprocity in place based practice; Australian Journal of Public Administration
Democratic Paradox? The Impact of Ideational Change on Economic Voting; Australian Journal of Political Economy
Don't Rock the Boat
Eric Hutchinson’s edge will be tested this time in Lyons
Experts offer early take on ‘economic plan’ at business breakfast in Hobart
Federal election: Eric Abetz backs hierarchy after Amigos swept
Fiscal Federalism in the twenty-first century; The Future of Fedralism: Intergovernmental Financial Relations in an Age of Austerity
Five Political Realities of Gaming Regulation; Gaming Research
Fixing funding in the Australian Federation: issues and options for state tax reform; Australian Journal of Public Administration
Foreign Accounts Tax compliance Act and American Leadership in the Campaign against International Tax Evasion: Revolution or False Dawn?; Global Policy
Foundations of Australian Politics; Pearson Education Australia
From Calgary to Canberra: Resource Taxation and Fiscal Federalism in Canada and Australia; Publius
G20 endorsement in post crisis global governance: more than a toothless talking shop?; The British Journal of Politics and International Relations
Globalisation and Business Activism; Governing Business and Globalisation
Globalisation and the dilemmas of capital taxation in Australia; Australasian Political Studies Association Conference
Globalisation and the Dilemmas of Income Taxation in Australia; Australian Journal of Political Science
Globalisation and the Politics of Taxation; Globalising Government Business Relations
Globalisation, the GFC and the politics of taxation; Business and the politics of globalisation: after the Global Financial Crisis
Handmaiden to the G20?: The OECD's Evolving role in global governance; APSA Conference
Hard times still Ahead
Independence in the shadow of politics:The case of Australia's Future Fund; Sovereign investment: volatility, diversity, sustainability
Institutionalisation international cooperation in tax administration: the evolution and effectiveness of the OECD Forum on Tax Administration; 9th International Tax Administration Conference Building Bridges
Interest Groups and Business; Foundations of Australian Politics
Intergovernmental Financial relations in an age of austerity: implications for the future of federalism; The Future of Fedralism: Intergovernmental Financial Relations in an Age of Austerity
Introduction to Politics; Foundations of Australian Politics
Introduction: the evolution of intergovernmental financial relations in the twenty-first century; The Future of Federalism: Intergovernmental Financial Relations in an Age of Austerity
Macroeconomic stabilisation and its implications for personal income tax reform in the lead-up to the 2007 Federal Election; Australian Tax Forum
Making Minority Government Work
Modelling shows why premiers are wary of Turnbull’s tax proposal
No evading need for tax reform
Old businesses hurt, but new enterprises can thrive
Pathologies in International Policy Transfer: The Case of the OECD Tax Transparency Initiative; Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice
Pathways to housing tax reform
People and Place: Understanding a Research Program for Understanding and Addressing Place-based Health Inequities in Tasmania
Policy network change and its implications for Australian taxation reform; Australasian Political Studies Association Conference
Political Economy; The Australian Study of Politics
Politics for Business Students; Pearson Australia
Politics for Business Students: A Comparative Introduction; Pearson Education Australia
Poll delivers sweet and sour for Liberals
Poll suggests it could be adios to Tasmania’s Three Amigos
Public sector participation and compliance across national and global transparency regimes; International Journal of Public Administration
Reforming the dark art of GST forecasting; eJournal of Tax Research
Regulating Finance and Capital; Regulating International Business
Regulating International Business; Pearson Education Australia
Regulation, Globalisation and International Organisations; Regulating International Business
Review of Fiscal Policies in Federal States by Dietmar Braun
Review of Havens in a Storm: The Struggle for Global Tax Regulation by Jason Sharman
Review of Markets in Vice, Markets in Virtue by John Braithwaite
Review of The National Interest in a Global Era: Australia in World Affairs 1996-2000 by J Cotton and J Ravenhill (eds)
Review of Everyday Politics of the World Economy
Revolution or Evolution: Sovereignty, The Financial Crisis and the Governance of International Taxation; JALAP
Righting Australia's Vertical Fiscal Imbalance: Transferring Public Hospital Funding as an Option for Reform; Agenda
State of the states: a handful of votes could decide Tasmania’s Liberal-held seats
State of the states: what were the issues and seats that mattered in Australia’s state and territories? Tasmania
States will ultimately pay for federal promises, no matter who wins Saturday’s election
Submission to the Senate Economics Committee Inquiry into the Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010
Submission to the Senate Select Committee on State Government Financial Management
Talking Point: Better build on the boomtimes
Talking Point: Blood pressure up over health
Talking Point: Critical not to waste kicking with the breeze
Talking point: Give more power to the people
Talking Point: Hungry for political leadership
Talking Point: Inflating tourism’s big boom
Talking Point: Negative politics of uncertainty
Tasmania January to June 2015; Australian Journal of Politics & History
Tasmania January to June 2016; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Tasmania July to December 2015; Australian Journal of Politics and History
Tasmania July to December 2016; Australian Journal of Politics & History
Tax Cuts Cost Tax Reform
Tax reform - a plan for the future (editorial); Australian Tax Forum: A Journal of Taxation Policy, Law and Reform
Taxing Reforms: The Politics of the Consumption Tax in Japan, the United States, Canada and Australia; Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Taxing Reforms: The Politics of the Consumption Tax in Japan, the United States, Canada and Australia; Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Taxing Times: A Political Retrospective; Australian Tax Forum
The Australian mining tax debate: political legacies and comparative perspectives; Australian Journal of Political Science
The Constitutional Foundations of Australia's Political System; Foundations of Australian Politics
The devil is in the detail: the distributional consequences of personal income tax sharing in the Australian federation; Australian Tax Forum
The dilemmas of sectoral embeddedness and the limits of Japanese business mobilisation; International Political Science Association World Congress
The Double Edged Sword: Tax cut politics and the 2007 federal election campaign; Social Alternatives
The Dynamics Of Global Economic Governance; Edward Elgar
The Dynamics of Global Economic Governance: The Financial Crisis, the OECD and the Politics of International Tax Cooperation; Edward Elgar Publishing
The evolution of Labor's health reform agenda: A preliminary assessment; Public Policy
The Failure of the Federalism Reform Process and its Financial Implications for the Australian States; A People's Federation
The Fiscal-Electoral Nexus in Australia, 1976-1994; Australian Journal of Political Science
The Foundations of Australian Federalism; Foundations of Australian Politics
The Future of Federalism: Intergovernmental Financial Relations in an Age of Austerity; Edward Elgar
The future of the Australian federation: intergovernmental financial relations amid growing fiscal pressures; The Future of Fedralism: Intergovernmental Financial Relations in an Age of Austerity
The G20, BEPS and the Future of International Tax Governance; Global Tax Governance: What is wrong with it and how to fix it
The Henry Tax Review, cartel parties and the reform capacity of the Australian state; Australian Journal of Political Science
The Howard Government, Capital Taxation and the Limits of Redistribution?; Australian Journal of Political Science
The OECD and global economic governance; Australian Journal of International Affairs
The political dynamics of Japanese tax reform and the limits of institutional theory; Australasian Political Studies Association Conference
The Political Economy of Australia's Future Fund - The Political Dimension; The Political Economy of Sovereign Wealth Funds
The politics of Australian tax reform beyond the national tax forum: context and challenges; Australian Tax Forum
The Power of Australian Business; Business, Government and Globalisation
The Regulation of International Taxation; Regulating International Business
The Significance of Business Interest Associations in Economic Policy Reform: The Case of Australian Taxation Policy; Business and Politics
The significance of business interest associations in economic policy reform: The case of Australian taxation policy; International Political Science Association World Congress
The tax reform agenda in Australia; Australia Journal of Public Administration
The Thirty Year Problem: Political Entrepreneurs, Policy Learning and the Institutional Dynamics of Australian Consumption Tax Reform; Law in Context
The Thirty Year Problem: The Politics of Australian Tax Reform; The Australian Tax Research Foundation
The utilisation of web-based teaching resources in large diverse classes: An empirical study; Effective Teaching and Learning Conference
Thriving Communities Healthy Families: Final Evaluation Report
Thriving Communities Healthy Families: Mid-Project Evaluation Report
Tracking tourists’ travel with smartphone-based GPS technology: a methodological discussion; Information Technology & Tourism
Where's Canberra?; Public Administration Today
Whose idea was it anyway? The dynamics of international policy transfer and the case of consumption tax reform; APSA Conference

Research Projects

2012: 22nd International Political Science Associations World Congress, Spain; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Fiscal federalism in the shadow of the Financial Crisis: Implications for state finances in Australia and the United States; Australian-American Fulbright Commission (AAFBC)
From Words to Deeds: The Politics of Compliance in Post-Crisis International Tax Reform; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Inquiry into pathways to housing tax reform; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Interdependence, Tax Competition and International Sources of Policy Knowledge - A Preliminary Study; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Interdependence, Tax Competition and International Sources of Policy Knowledge: The case of Australian corporate tax reform; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Interdependence, Transnational Institutions and the Governance of International Taxation in the 21st Century; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Pathways to State housing and land tax reform; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
Rebuilding fiscal federalism in Australia: reforming the financial relationship between the Commonwealth and the States; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Rising Stars Programme - Richard Eccleston; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Taxing Campaigns: A Comparative Study Study of Global Civil Society Activism Targeting Tax Avoidance by High Net Worth Individuals and Multinational Corporations; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Assessing the Delivery and Efficacy of Place-Based, Community-Driven Population Health Programs
Centacare Evolve Housing Social Return on Investment (SROI) Project
Sense-T Stage 2: Sensing Tourist Travel ('Tourist tracking project')
The Social Determinants of Health Project Evaluation Framework
Thriving Communities Healthy Families Evaluation
Tourist Tracking Technology Phase 2 Development
Tracking trail users' movement in the Skane region of Sweden using the Tracer technology
Understanding cost of living pressures on Tasmanian families: Reform options and priorities
Understanding the international student education and career pathway experience
Understanding the lived experience of migrants in Tasmania
Understanding the Risk Segments, Travel Behaviour and Enhancing the Road Safety for Tourists to Tasmania

Research Candidate Supervision

A Case Study in the Rise of Public Sector Transparency- Understanding the Global Diffusion of Freedom of Information Law
Community-led recovery and the community-government interface- experiences from the 2013 Tasmanian bushfire recovery
Deconstructing Value Theory in Economics- A trans-disciplinary historical critique of the supply and demand template
Democratic Theory and Practice in Late 20th Century/Early 21st Century Mass Social Movements
Norms, Interests and Compliance- The Case of the European Court of Human Rights
Political Mavericks in Australia
The Impact of Institutional Features on Regulatory Change
The political economy of Tasmania - An analysis of economic enquiries 1901 - 2001
Too many, too rich, too dirty- T.S. Eliot and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. An exploration of human impact on the Earth and how it might be ameliorated
Towards a National Child Protection Law for Australia