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Researcher: Bloch, HB (Professor Harry Bloch)

Fields of Research

Industry economics and industrial organisation
Labour economics
International economics
Economic theory
Econometrics

Research Objectives

Management
Microeconomics
International trade policy
Industry costs and structure
Macroeconomics
Industrial organisations
Productivity (excl. public sector)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Can Simple Rules Explain Pricing Behaviour in Australian Manufacturing; Australian Economic Papers
Changes in the International Competitiveness of Australian Manufacturing: 1968 to 1989; The Australian Economic Review
Decomposing international price competitiveness for Australian manufacturing industries; 24th Conference of Economists
Industrial Organization Theory and Media Industry Analysis; Journal of Media Economics
International Competition and the Degree of Monopoly in Australian Manufacturing; International Review of Applied Economics
Productivity Growth in Australian Manufacturing: A Vintage Capital Model; International Journal of Manpower (UK)
Simple Analytics of Labour Productivity with Capital-Embodied Technological Change; New England Conference on Efficiency and Productivity
Specification and Testing the Profit-Concentration Relationship in Australian Manufacturing; Review of Industrial Organization
Tariffs and Productivity When Technology is Embodied in Capital Equipment; Economic Approaches to Innovation
Testing the Hypotheses of Prebisch and Singer; 25th Annual Conference of Economists
The Dynamics of Industrial Concentration: An Empirical Model for Australian Manufacturing; 24th Conference of Economists
Trend in the International Terms of Trade Between Primary Producers and Manufacturers; Journal of International Development

Research Projects

An econometric investigation into the impact of industrial action on the profitability of firms in Australian mining and manufacturing; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Estimating the rate of technical progress in Australian processing; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Estimaton of Australian trade flows under imperfect competition; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Pricing behaviour in Australian manufacturing: the impact of domestic and foreign competition; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Pricing in Australian Manufacturing; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Role of exchange rates, exchange rate volatility and imperfect competition on Australian import price pass-through relationships; analysis using....; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
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)

Research Candidate Supervision

A cross-country study of pricing behaviour in manufacturing.
Industrial Economics/Theory of the Firm
Industry study - Wine and brandy
Measurement of Technical Change - A case study of manufacturing industries in Singapore
Specification and Testing the Structure-Conduct-Performance Relationships in Australaian Manufacturing
TITLE- The demand for telephone services in Australia