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Researcher: McDonald, JT (Mr Ted McDonald)

Fields of Research

Labour Economics
Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation
Economic Theory
Migration
Economic History
Economic Development and Growth
Applied Economics

Research Objectives

Microeconomics
Industry Costs and Structure
Management
Industrial Organisations
Industrial Relations
Economic Framework
Industry Policy
Macroeconomics
Ethnicity, Multiculturalism and Migrant Development and Welfare
Productivity (excl. Public Sector)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An Economic Analysis of Industrial Action in Australian Mining and Manufacturing
Firm Performance and the Spillover Effects of Industrial Action; Conference of Economists '97
Immigrant Benefit Receipt Revisited: Sensitivity to the Choice of Survey Years and Model Specification; The Journal of Human Resources
Industrial Dispute Tactics in Australian Manufacturing; Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy & Society
Profitability in Australian Manufacturing; How Big Business Performs Private Performance and Public Policy
Stephen Castles: Immigration and Australia: Myths and Realities
The Determinants of Firm Profitability in Australian Manufacturing; The Economic Record
The Determinants of Firm Profitability in Australian Manufacturing; Econometric Society Australasian Meeting
The Duration of Industrial Disputes in Australian Mining and Manufacturing; Australian Economic Papers
The Duration of Strikes in Australian Mining and Manufacturing; ESAM96 - Econometric Society Australasian Meeting 1996
The Earnings of Immigrant Men in Australia: Assimilation, Cohort Effects and Macroeconomic Conditions; Economic Society Australasian Meeting
The Earnings of Immigrant Men in Australia: Assimilation, Cohort Effects,and Macroeconomic Conditions; The Economic Record
The Earnings of Immigrant Men in Canada: Job Tenure, Cohort and Macroeconomic Conditions; Econometric Society Australasian Meeting
The Earnings of Immigrant Men in Canada: Job Tenure, Cohort, and Macroeconomic Conditions; Industrial and Labor Relations Review
The get knocked down...do they get up again?
The Spillover Effects of Industrial Action on Firm Profitability; Review of Industrial Organization
Unemployment Incidence of Immigrant Men in Canada; Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de Politiques
Unemployment Incidence of Immigrants over the Business Cycle; Econometric Society Australasian Meeting 1996
Voluntary and Involuntary Labour Mobility of Australian Men over the Business Cycle; Australian Bulletin of Labour
Wages, Implicit Contracts, and the Business Cycle: Evidence from Canadian Micro Data; Journal of Political Economy
Work Bans in Mining and Manufacturing; Journal of Industrial Relations

Research Projects

A cross-country analysis of the gender wage gap: the role of occupations, institutions and wage inequality; Australian Research Council (ARC)
An econometric investigation into the impact of industrial action on the profitability of firms in Australian mining and manufacturing; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Computing Facilities to Support Data Intensive Inter-University Research Programs; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Job Displacement in Australia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Public Policy and the Labour Market Settlement of Immigrants in Australia, Canada and the United States; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Technological Innovation and the Volatility of Business Fixed Investment - Stage 2; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Technology innovation and the volatility of business fixed investment; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The unemployment Incidence of immigrants to Australia; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision