Assessing the impact of Pacific economic communities on Australia and New Zealand using AREAM

Mula, J. M. and MacRae, D. and Parker, K. T. (1979) Assessing the impact of Pacific economic communities on Australia and New Zealand using AREAM. In: 7th Global Modelling Conference, 2-5 Oct 1979, Laxenburg, Austria.

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Abstract

This paper provides the underlying scenarios or experiments that were used to consider various environmental stresses produced from solid wastes. These experiments are based on the formation of various Pacific Economic Communities (PECs) by countries around the rim of the Pacific Basin. Of the seven unions that have been evaluated to-date, four are discussed in this paper. These comprise various combinations of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, East and South East Asia, China and North America. From the simulations conducted, it appears that the community which contains Australia, New Zealand, Japan and East and South East Asia benefits all these regions the most. After discussing the effects on all regions at the macro level, the paper focuses on the domestic and trade effects of PECs on Australia and New Zealand.


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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: 25 Feb 2008 04:59
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2013 05:46
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pacific Economic Communities; Australia; New Zealand; environmental impact; environmental stress; global model; SARUM/AREAM model; mining; trade; trading policies
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140205 Environment and Resource Economics
14 Economics > 1403 Econometrics > 140303 Economic Models and Forecasting
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150308 International Business
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9402 Government and Politics > 940204 Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Identification Number or DOI: Environmental Studies Paper, AREA-12
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3887

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