Prospect 2000: Australia in a world context

Mula, Joseph M. and MacRae, Don (1979) Prospect 2000: Australia in a world context. In: 50th Anniversary ANZAAS Conference (ANZAAS 1979): Prospect 2000, 14-18 May 1979, Perth, Western Australia.

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Abstract

The range of scenarios evaluated by the existing form of a model of the global economy sets the scene for planned experiments focussing on the impact of world development on the Australian environment and its natural resources. The model considers a world divided into a variable number of regions and production sectors and at present gives special emphasis to the constraints caused by the depletion of natural resources. Before turning to some preliminary results pertaining to Australia we consider briefly the national and international nature of the research network so far established in conducting this project. Preliminary results pertaining to Australia are presented. These show patterns of potential trade in food, energy and minerals between the various regions of the world and Australia. The paper concludes with perspectives on the contributions of work of this nature for policy analysis within government.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: At head of cover title : 'Australian Resources and Environmental Assessment (AREA) Model. A study by the Department of Science and the Environment in consultation with Commonwealth departments and agencies.' Scan of published version deposited with permission of publisher.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Accounting
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2008 04:54
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2013 05:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australia; global; economics; environment; trade; exports; imports
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 14 Economics > 1403 Econometrics > 140303 Economic Models and Forecasting
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150308 International Business
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3849

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