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1.

The Efficiency of Public Sector Outsourcing Contracts: A Literature Review

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 29/04
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Australian Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,086
2.

Money Doesn't Buy Happiness.... Or Does It? A Reconsideration Based on the Combined Effects of Wealth, Income and Consumption

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1218
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Tilburg University and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 1,021
3.

Old-Age Support in Developing Countries: Labor Supply, Intergenerational Transfers and Living Arrangements

IZA Discussion Paper No. 289; U of Melbourne, Dept. of Econ. Working Paper No. 773
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and School of Economics, University of Sydney
Downloads 771
4.

Parallel Private Health Insurance in Australia: A Cautionary Tale and Lessons for Canada

IZA Discussion Paper No. 515
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Aug 2002
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McMaster University - Department of Economics, University of Auckland, McMaster University - Department of Economics and School of Economics, University of Sydney
Downloads 743
5.

An Evaluation of the Performance of Regression Discontinuity Design on PROGRESA

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3386; IZA Discussion Paper No. 827
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Institute and World Bank
Downloads 572
6.

Airline Code-share Alliances and Costs: Imposing Concavity on Translog Cost Function Estimation

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Monash University - Department of Econometrics & Business Statistics and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 511
7.

The Effects of Smoking Ban Regulations on Individual Smoking Rates

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1737
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Institute and University of Melbourne
Downloads 438
8.

Use It Too Much and Lose It? The Effect of Working Hours on Cognitive Ability

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 7/16
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Meisei University - School of Economics, Keio University - Faculty of Economics and Ritsumeikan University
Downloads 381
9.

Market Power, Brand Characteristics and Demand for Retail Grocery Products

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Swinburne University of Technology
Downloads 299
10.

The Effects of Wealth and Income on Subjective Well-Being and Ill-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1032
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

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Downloads 291
11.

Fixed Effects Bias in Panel Data Estimators

IZA Working Paper No. 3487
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 May 2008
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Melbourne Institute, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Manitoba - Department of Economics and Swinburne University of Technology
Downloads 289
12.

Immigration Policy and the Skills of Immigrants to Australia, Canada, and the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 363
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Sep 2001
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Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, School of Economics, University of Sydney and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
Downloads 281
13.

Innovation and the Determinants of Firm Survival

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2386
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Institute, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Swinburne University of Technology
Downloads 278
14.

Measures of R&D Tax Incentives for OECD Countries

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 275
15.

The Sexual Harassment of Female Active-Duty Personnel: Effects on Job Satisfaction and Intentions to Remain in the Military

IZA Discussion Paper No. 379
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance and School of Economics, University of Sydney
Downloads 275
16.

Asian Crises: Theory, Evidence, Warning-signals

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1159
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Division of Applied Mathematics and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 267
17.

Demand for Hospital Care and Private Health Insurance in a Mixed Public-Private System: Empirical Evidence Using a Simultaneous Equation Modeling Approach

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 22/11
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research and Monash University - Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics
Downloads 255
18.

Locus of Control and Job Search Strategies

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 979
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 May 2010
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University of Potsdam, School of Economics, University of Sydney and IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Downloads 236
19.

Vision Versus Prudence: Government Debt Financing of Investment

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 30/13
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Sep 2013
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University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 233
20.

Getting Doctors into the Bush: General Practitioners' Preferences for Rural Location

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Manitoba - Department of Economics, Monash University - Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University - Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne and Gippsland Medical School, Monash University
Downloads 232
21.

Patent Application Outcomes Across the Trilateral Patent Offices

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 5/05
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 May 2005 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
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University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Centre for Transformative Innovation, Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University of Technology and Swinburne University of Technology
Downloads 228
22.

Income Inequality, Trade and Financial Openness

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 7/14, Fordham University Schools of Business Research Paper No. 2425068
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
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University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University
Downloads 222
23.

Gender-Biased Behavior at Work: What Can Surveys Tell Us About the Link Between Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2647
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, Mighty Karma and School of Economics, University of Sydney
Downloads 218
24.

Contract Efficiency in the Presence of Demand and Cost Uncertainty

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 1/05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Australian Graduate School of Management
Downloads 213
25.

Trade Mark and Counterfeit Litigation in Australia

Intellectual Property Quarterly, Vol. 4, p. 347, 2006, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 208, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne, The University of Sydney Law School and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 212
26.

The Dutch Disease in Australia: Policy Options for a Three-Speed Economy

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 5/12
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 206
27.

Locus of Control and Job Search Strategies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4750
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Potsdam, School of Economics, University of Sydney and IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Downloads 201
28.

The Determinants of Part-Time Work in EU Countries: Empirical Investigations with Macro-Panel Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1361
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Institute, European Union - European Commission and European Central Bank (ECB)
Downloads 198
29.

Smes and Their Use of Intellectual Property Rights in Australia

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 17/04
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Swinburne University of Technology
Downloads 191
30.

A Multivariate GARCH Model Incorporating the Direct and Indirect Transmission of Shocks

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2011
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University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 190
31.

The Stability of Big-Five Personality Traits

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 21/11
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Aug 2011
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School of Economics, University of Sydney and Victoria University of Wellington - School of Economics and Finance

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Downloads 190
32.

Getting Ahead: The Determinants of and Payoffs to Internal Promotion for Young U.S. Men and Women

Australian National University Working Paper No. 395; IZA Discussion Paper No. 288
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2001
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School of Economics, University of Sydney
Downloads 188
33.

Coming Out of the Shadows: Learning about Legal Status and Wages From the Legalized Population

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jun 1999
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University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and School of Economics, University of Sydney
Downloads 187
34.

Why Junior Doctors Don’t Want to Become General Practitioners: A Discrete Choice Experiment from the MABEL Longitudinal Study of Doctors

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 17/10
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Manitoba - Department of Economics, Monash University - Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences and Monash University - Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine
Downloads 187
35.

Innovation, Technological Conditions and New Firm Survival

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 26/06
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
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University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology and Melbourne Institute

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Downloads 185
36.

Global Imbalances and the Paradox of Thrift

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 20/11
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 184
37.

An Empirical Investigation into Patent Enforcement in Australian Courts

Federal Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 2
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 May 2005
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 183
38.

The Retirement Expectations of Middle-Aged Individuals

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2449
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Accepted Paper Series
School of Economics, University of Sydney and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Downloads 182
39.

Patent Infringement in Australia: Results from a Survey

Federal Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 21-70, 2010, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School and Swinburne University of Technology
Downloads 169
40.

Horizontal Monopolization via Alliances, or Why a Conspiracy to Monopolize is Harder Than It Appears

National University of Singapore Department of Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 160
41.

Immigration Policy and the Skills of Immigrants to Australia, Canada, and the United States

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, School of Economics, University of Sydney and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
Downloads 159
42.

The Worldwide Count of Priority Patents: A New Indicator of Inventive Activity

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Oct 2012
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Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), University of Bologna - Department of Economics and Free University of Brussels - Solvay Business School

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Downloads 157
43.

Recent Developments in Part-Time Work in EU-15 Countries: Trends and Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1415
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Institute, European Union - European Commission and European Central Bank (ECB)
Downloads 156
44.

Who Wants Flexibility? Changing Work Hours Preferences and Life Events

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2404
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Nov 2006
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Pennsylvania State University - Department of Labor Studies and Industrial Relations, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 156
45.

Measuring Adequacy of Retirement Savings

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 5/14
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Apr 2014
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Willis Towers Watson, University of Melbourne - Department of Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Finance, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Willis Towers Watson
Downloads 154
46.

Early Bird Catches the Worm: The Causal Impact of Pre-School Participation and Teacher Qualifications on Year 3 National Naplan Cognitive Tests

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 34/13
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 153
47.

Part-Time Work in EU Countries: Labour Market Mobility, Entry and Exit

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1550
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Melbourne Institute, European Union - European Commission and European Central Bank (ECB)

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Downloads 151
48.

Not Your Lucky Day: Romantically and Numerically Special Wedding Date Divorce Risks

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 28/16
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
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University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and University of Melbourne

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Downloads 148
49.

Patterns of Trademarking Activity in Australia

Australian Journal of Intellectual Property, Forthcoming, Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 2/04
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Swinburne University of Technology
Downloads 144
50.

The Effectiveness of R&D Tax Credits: Cross-Industry Evidence

Melbourne Institute Working Paper No. 18/13
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Downloads 141