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Research reports and annual reports

Research reports

2016

Beagrie, N. and Houghton, J.W. 2016, The Value and Impact of the European Bioinformatics Institute, Report to European Bioinformatic Institute (EBI), Charles Beagrie Limited, London, January, at http://www.beagrie.com/EBI-impact-report.pdf

Grewal, B. 2016, Enabling Policy Paper on Rural Producer Organizations (RPOs), Policy Options Paper No. 3, Enabling Policies for Benefitting Smallholders in Dairy, Citrus and Mango Industries of Pakistan, ACIAR Project No. ADP/2010/091, VISES, Victoria University Melbourne, April, 19 pp.

Irshad, A. and Grewal, B. 2016, Smallholders Access to Affordable Credit, Policy Options Paper No. 1, Enabling Policies for Benefitting Smallholders in Dairy, Citrus and Mango Industries of Pakistan, ACIAR Project No. ADP/2010/091, VISES, Victoria University Melbourne, April, 19 pp.

Jones, R.N. and Ricketts, J. 2016, Atmospheric Warming 1997–2014: Hiatus, Pause or Regime?, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, 12 pp.

Jones, R.N. and Ricketts, J. 2016, Reconciling the Signal and Noise of Atmospheric Warming on Decadal Timescales, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, 53 pp.

Jones, R.N. and Ricketts, J. 2016, The Climate Wars and ‘The Pause’ –  Are Both Sides Wrong?, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, 26 pp.

Lichtenberg, F. 2016, The Benefits of Pharmaceutical Innovation: Health, Longevity, and Savings, MEI Research Paper, Montreal Economic Institute, Montreal, 40 pp.

Parker, S., Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2016, Modelling the Economic Impact of Diversity for Victoria: Preliminary Results, Report to Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Melbourne, June.

Pyke, J. 2016, The Economic Costs of Social Disruption:  A Case Study of the City of Greater Bendigo, Report to Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria, June, 31 pp.

Rasmussen, B., Sweeny, K. and Sheehan, P. 2016, Health and the Economy: The Impact of Wellness on Workforce Productivity in Global Markets, Report to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Initiative on Health and Economy, Washington, DC, April, 28 pp. https://www.uschamber.com/report/health-and-the-economy-the-impact-wellness-workforce-productivity-global-markets-0

Rasmussen, B., Sweeny, K. and Sheehan, P. 2016, Economic Costs of Absenteeism, Presenteeism and Early Retirement Due to Ill Health: A Focus on Indonesia, Report to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Initiative on Health and Economy, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, September, 13 pp.

Rasmussen, B., Pyke, J., Maharaj, N., Pensabene, T., Parker, S. and Welsh, A. 2016, The Economic Benefits of Cultural Diversity, Progress Report to Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria, February, 59 pp.

Rasmussen, B., Pyke, J., Maharaj, N., Pensabene, T., Parker, S. and Welsh, A. 2016, The Economic Benefits of Cultural Diversity, Final Report to Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria, November, 164 pp.

Sheehan, P., Cheng, E. and Sun, F. 2016, Natural Gas and the Transformation of Energy Markets: China in a Global Context, Scoping Report to Australia China Natural Gas Technology Partnership Fund (ACNGTPF), VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, 4 pp.

Sweeny, K. and Shi, H. 2016, ‘The Economic Cost of Serious Mental Illness and Comorbidities in Australia and New Zealand’, Report prepared for The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, 48 pp. At https://www.ranzcp.org/Files/Publications/RANZCP-Serious-Mental-Illness.aspx

Symons, J., Jones, R.N., Milne, R. and MacLeod, A. 2016, Economic Geography of Bushfire and Flood Vulnerability in Victoria at Statistic Local Area Scale, Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, 77 pp.

Young, C., Symons, J. and Jones, R. 2016, Institutional Maps of Risk Ownership for Strategic Decision Making, Report to Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, VISES, Victoria University, June, 46 pp.

Young, C., Jones, R. and Symons, J. 2016, Mapping and Understanding Bushfire and Natural Hazard Vulnerability and Risks at the Institutional Scale, Annual Project Report 2015–2016 to Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, VISES, Victoria University, June, 18 pp.

Young, C., Symons, J. and Jones, R. 2016, Understanding Values at Risk And Risk Ownership: Workshop Synthesis Report, Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, VISES, Victoria University, June, 115 pp.

Young, C., Jones, R., Kumnick, M., Christopher, G. and Casey, N. 2016, Risk Ownership Framework for Emergency Management Policy and Practice, Draft Report to Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, VISES, Victoria University, July, 84 pp.

2015

Cheng, E. 2015, Case Studies of the Community Based Funds for Poverty Reduction in Asian Countries, Background Report to the 9th ASEAN-China Forum on Social Development and Poverty Reduction, 28-30 July 2015, Vientiane, Laos.

Grewal, B., Tareen, A.Q., Zafar, A.A., Khalid, I., Kalhoro, N.H. and Shahbaz, B. 2015, Extension Services for Smallholders, Discussion Paper 2, Enabling Policy Paper for ACIAR Project No. ADP/2010/091: Enabling Policies for Benefitting Smallholders in Dairy, Citrus and Mango Industries of Pakistan, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, October, 20 pp.

Grewal, B., Khalid, I. and Kalhoro, N.H. 2015, Enabling Policy Paper on Rural Producer Organizations (RPOs), Discussion Paper 3, Enabling Policy Paper for ACIAR Project No. ADP/2010/091: Enabling Policies for Benefitting Smallholders in Dairy, Citrus and Mango Industries of Pakistan, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, October, 20 pp.

Howard, E., Symons, J., Sheehan, P. and Sweeny, K. 2015, Modelling the Impact of Interventions to Reduce Road Injuries, Adolescents 10-19 Years, Countdown Countries, Supporting Paper 7, UNFPA Project UNFPAUSA/14/037 Investment in Improving Health, Education and other Outcomes for Adolescents, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, December, 32 pp.

Irshad, A. and Grewal, B. 2015, Smallholders Access to Affordable Credit, Discussion Paper 1, Enabling Policy Paper for ACIAR Project No. ADP/2010/091: Enabling Policies for Benefitting Smallholders in Dairy, Citrus and Mango Industries of Pakistan, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, October, 22 pp.

Jones, R.N., Young, C.K. and Symons, J. 2015, Mapping Values at Risk from Natural Hazards at Geographic and Institutional Scales: Framework Development, Report to Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, July, 37 pp.

Jones, R.N., Symons, J. and Young, C.K. 2015, Assessing the Economic Value of Green Infrastructure: Green Paper, Climate Change Working Paper No. 24, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne. (PDF 1.1 MB)

Maharaj, N. 2015, Evidence of Health and Education in Early Childhood Across the Life Course, VISES Discussion Paper, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, February, 34 pp.

Messinis, G. and Sheehan, P. 2015, The Academic Performance of First Year Students at Victoria University by Entry Score and SES, 2009-2013, Report to the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE), Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies (VISES), Victoria University, Melbourne.

Pensabene, T. and Rasmussen, B. 2015, Economic Impact of City of Maribyrnong Festival Program, Final Report to City of Maribyrnong, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, June.

Rasmussen, B. 2015, Family Formation, VISES Discussion Paper, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, March, 10 pp.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2015, A Cost Benefit Analysis of Interventions to Address Violence Against Women and Girls in Countdown Countries, Supporting Paper 3, UNFPA Project UNFPAUSA/14/037 Investment in Improving Health, Education and other Outcomes for Adolescents, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, November, 47 pp.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2015, Child Marriage, Supporting Paper 5, UNFPA Project UNFPAUSA/14/037 Investment in Improving Health, Education and other Outcomes for Adolescents, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, December, 13 pp.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2015, Health and Education Indicators: Conceptual Foundations, VISES Discussion Paper, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, 44 pp.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2015, Evidence of Health and Education in Prime Age Across the Life Course, VISES Discussion Paper, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, 56 pp.

Rasmussen, B. and Welsh, A. 2015, Youth Transition Pathways, VISES Discussion Paper, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, 33 pp.
Rasmussen, B., Sweeny, K. and Sheehan, P. 2015, Cost of Early Retirement Due to Ill Health, Report to the APEC Business Advisory Council and US Chamber of Commerce, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, July, 33 pp.

Rasmussen, B., Sweeny, K. and Sheehan, P. 2015, Cost of Early Retirement Due to Ill Health: Phase II Countries, Report to the APEC Business Advisory Council and US Chamber of Commerce, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, October, 36 pp.

Rasmussen, B., Sweeny, K. and Sheehan, P. 2015, Economic Costs of Absenteeism, Presenteeism and Early Retirement Due to Ill Health: A Focus on Brazil, Report to the Brazil-U.S. Business Council, the US Chamber of Commerce and the APEC Business Advisory Council, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, November, 13 pp.

Sheehan, P. 2015, Building the Foundations of Sustainable Development: A Global Investment Case for Investing in the Capabilities of Adolescents, Report for the UNFPA Project UNFPAUSA/14/037 Investment in Improving Health, Education and other Outcomes for Adolescents, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, December, 20 pp.

Sheehan, P. 2015, The Economic Benefits of Improvements in Educational Outcomes in Developing Countries, Supporting Paper 6, UNFPA Project UNFPAUSA/14/037 Investment in Improving Health, Education and other Outcomes for Adolescents, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, December, 18 pp.

Sheehan, P., Cheng, E. and Sun, F. 2015, China’s Response to the Air Pollution Shock: Implications for Australia’s LNG Exports, Final Report to the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, June.

Sheehan, P. and Rasmussen, B. 2015, Modelling Interlinkages in the Investment Case: Some Issues and Approaches, Supporting Paper 8, UNFPA Project UNFPAUSA/14/037 Investment in Improving Health, Education and other Outcomes for Adolescents, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, December, 14 pp.

Sweeny, K., Rasmussen, B. and Sheehan, P. 2015, The Impact of Health on Worker Attendance and Productivity in Twelve Countries, Report to the APEC Business Advisory Council and US Chamber of Commerce, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, October, 36 pp.

Sweeny, K. 2015, The Investment Case for Interventions to Improve Adolescent Health, Supporting Paper 1, UNFPA Project UNFPAUSA/14/037 Investment in Improving Health, Education and other Outcomes for Adolescents, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, December, 14 pp.

Sweeny, K. 2015, The Impact of Simplified Price Disclosure on the PBS and Changes to Mandatory Price Cut Levels, Report to Medicines Australia, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, April.

Sweeny, K. and Fridman, M. 2015, The Investment Case for a Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine Program, Supporting Paper 2, UNFPA Project UNFPAUSA/14/037 Investment in Improving Health, Education and other Outcomes for Adolescents, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, November, 14 pp.

Sweeny, K. and Shi , H. 2015, Serious Mental Illness and Comorbidities in Australia and New Zealand, Report to Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and the Mitchell Institute, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne, May.

Symons, J., Jones, R.N., Young, C.K. and Rasmussen, B. 2015, Assessing the Economic Value of Green Infrastructure: Literature Review, Climate Change Working Paper No 23, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne. (PDF 1.6 MB)

VISES 2015, Green Infrastructure Economic Framework, Victoria University, Melbourne. (PDF 3.9 MB)

VISES 2015, Green Infrastructure Economic Framework Summary Report, Victoria University, Melbourne. (PDF 2.5 MB)

Young, C.K. and Jones, R.N. 2015, Mapping and Understanding Bushfire and Natural Hazard Vulnerability and Risks at the Institutional Scale: Annual Report 2014, January, 9 pp.

Young, C.K, Symons, J. and Jones, R.N. 2015, Investing in Growth: Understanding the Value of Green Infrastructure Workshop Report, Climate Change Working Paper No. 22, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne. (PDF 2.0 MB)

Young, C.K., Symons, J. and Jones, R.N. 2015, Whose Risk is it Anyway? Desktop Review of Institutional Ownership of Risk Associated with Natural Hazards and Disasters, Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, Canberra, 52 pp.

2014

Bodman, R.W., Young, C. and Jones, R.N. 2014, The Science Policy Nexus: Assessing Climate Policy in an Imperfect World, Workshop Report for the VU RDG Project Exploring Science–policy Links for the New Generation of Climate Change Scenarios, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Gregory, B. and Sheehan, P. 2014, ‘The New Two-step Australian Immigration Policy and its Impact on Immigrant Employment Outcomes’, February, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Grewal, B., Sheehan, P. and Lang, J. 2014, ‘Enabling Policies for Benefitting Smallholders in Dairy, Citrus and Mango Industries of Pakistan: Inception Workshop Report’, Report to ACIAR, PROJECT NO: ADP/2010/091 January, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Gruen, N., Houghton, J.W. and Tooth, R. 2014, Open for Business: How Open Data Can Help Achieve the G20 Growth Target, Lateral Economics Report commissioned by the Omidyar Network, June.

Houghton, J. and Gruen, N. 2014, ‘Open Research Data’, Report to the Australian National Data Service (ANDS), Victoria University and Lateral Economics, Melbourne.

Jones, R.N. and Ooi, D. 2014, ‘Living Brooklyn: Baseline Report on the Economics of the Urban Water’, report to Brimbank City Council, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Maharaj, N. 2014, ‘Evidence of Health and Education in Early Childhood Across the Life Course’, VISES Discussion Paper, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Mekala, G.D. 2014, ‘Rehabilitation of Stony Creek: Valuation of the Benefits of Rehabilitation’, Report to City West Water, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. 2014,’ Contribution to Senate Economics References Committee: Inquiry into the Australian Innovation System: Submission from Victoria University’, VISES, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. 2014, ‘Family Formation’, VISES Discussion Paper, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2014, ‘Mitchell Institute Health and Education Indicators: Conceptual Foundations’, VISES Discussion Paper, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Pensabene, T. 2014, ‘Review of the Australian Synchrotron: Impact in Terms of Costs and Benefits’, Report to CW Department of Industry, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Welsh, A. 2014, ‘Youth Transition Pathways’, VISES Discussion Paper, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B., Hurley, K. and Sheehan, P. 2014, ‘Notes on the Wantirna Health Cluster’, report to Hassell Ltd, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Sheehan, P., Sweeny, K. and Rasmussen, R. 2014, ‘The Impact of Health on Worker Attendance and Productivity in the APEC Region’, report to APEC Business Advisory Council, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Sweeny, K. 2014, ‘Pharmacogenomic Proof of Concept Study: Economic Analysis’, Report to GenesFX/Melbourne Health, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Sweeny, K. 2014, ‘The Influence of Childhood Circumstances on Adult Health’, Draft Report to Mitchell Institute, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Jones, R. and Young, C. 2014, ‘Annual Report 2014: Mapping and Understanding Bushfire and Natural Hazard Vulnerability and Risks at the Institutional Scale’, BNHCRC Project B2, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Young, C., Jones, R. and Symons, J. 2014, ‘Investing in Growth: Understanding the Value of Green Infrastructure’, Workshop Context Paper prepared for Investing in Growth Workshop, VISES and City of Melbourne, 18 September, Climate Change Working Paper No. 21, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne. (PDF 3.9 MB)

Young, C. 2014, ‘The Problem Solution Framework: Process Guidance for Adaptation Practitioners’, Online Resource for Adaptation Practitioners, VISES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Tegart, G., Harvey, E., Livingstone, A., Martin, C., Ozanne, E. and Soar, J. 2014, ‘Assistive Health Technologies for Independent Living’, report for the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA), Expert Working Group, Melbourne.

2013

Beagrie, N. and Houghton, J.W. 2013, The Value and Impact of the Archaeology Data Services: A Study and Methods for Enhancing Sustainability, Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), London, October.

Beagrie, N. and Houghton, J.W. 2013, The Value and Impact of the British Atmospheric Data Centre (BADC), Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and the Natural Environment Research Council UK, London, September.

 Houghton, J.W. 2013, An Open Access Policy for Australia: An Economic Analysis, Report to the Department of Industry, Canberra, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Jones, R.N., Young, C.K., Handmer, J., Keating, A., Mekala, G.D. and Sheehan, P. 2013, Valuing Adaptation Under Rapid Change: Anticipatory Adjustments, Maladaptation and Transformation, Final Report to National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF), Gold Coast, CSES Victoria University and RMIT University, Melbourne.

Jones, R.N., Young, C.K., Handmer, J., Keating, A., Mekala, G. and Sheehan, P. 2013, Valuing Adaptation Under Rapid Change: Research Summary for Policy Makers, Centre of Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Jones, R. and Young, C. 2013, Beyond the Mean Workshop: 30 November 2013, Final Report of the NCCARF Valuing Adaptation Under Rapid Change Project, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Jones, R. and Young, C. 2013, Guidance notes for reading the IPCC summary for policymakers, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B., Lang, J., Welsh, A. and Maharaj, N. 2013, A Quantitative Analysis of Victoria’s Key Exporters and Export Competitors, Report to Victorian Department of State Development, Business and Innovation, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, November.

Rasmussen, B., Welsh, A. and Hurley, K. 2013, Projecting Demand for BCL Chambers, Report to BCL, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, 14 May.

Sheehan, P., English, A., Kejun, J. and Xu He 2013, Developing a Low-carbon Roadmap for China’s Cities, Report to the Australian Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education, CSES, Victoria University, November.

Sheehan, P., English, A., Sun, F. and Cheng, E. 2013, The National and Regional Development of China’s Gas Market: Beyond Evolutionary Change? Report to Australia China Natural Gas Technology Partnership Fund, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, December.

Stenberg, K., Axelson, H., Sheehan, P., Anderson, I., Gülmezoglu, A.M., Temmerman, M., Mason, E., Friedman, H.S., Bhutta, Z.A., Lawn, J.E., Sweeny, K., Tulloch, J., Hansen, P., Chopra, M., Gupta, A., Vogel, J.P., Ostergren, M., Rasmussen, B., Levin, C., Boyle, C., Kuruvilla, S., Koblinsky, M., Walker, N., de Francisco, A., Novcic, N., Presern, C., Jamison, D. and Bustreo, F. 2013, The Economic Benefits of Investing in Women’s and Children’s Health, PMNCH Knowledge Summary 24, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, World Health Organization, Geneva.

Sweeny, K. 2013, Compilation of Evidence from the Literature on Cardiovascular and Diabetes Risk Factors and Treatments, China Hypertension and Diabetes Project, Draft Report to China National Health Development Research Center, Beijing, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, November.

Sweeny, K. 2013, Detailed Modelling of Savings for the Government from Policy Changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, Progress Report for Willard Consulting, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, October.

Sweeny, K. 2013, The Impact of Further PBS Reforms, Final Report to Medicines Australia, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, April.

Sweeny, K. 2013, The Impact of Further PBS Reforms: Further Modelling with Different Assumptions about Biological Medicines, Report to Medicines Australia, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, May.

Young, C.K. and Jones, R.N. 2013, Building Bridges: Supporting Adaptation in Industry Think Tank Context Paper, Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research (VCCAR), CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

2012

Beagrie, N., Houghton, J.W., Palaiologk, A. and Williams, P. 2012, Economic Evaluation of Research Data Infrastructure (ESDS), Economic and Social Research Council, London.

Grewal, B., Lang, J. and Sheehan, P. et al. 2012, ASLP Enabling Policy Scoping Study of Policy Gaps in Pakistan’s Dairy, Mango and Citrus Sub-sectors, Report to ACIAR, March.

Grewal, B., Sheehan, P., Fforde, A. and Grunfeld, H. 2012, The Impact of ACIAR Agricultural Research Programs on Poverty Outcomes: Developing a Methodology, Report to the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Canberra.

Houghton, J.W., Dugall, B., Bernius, S. Kronung, J. and Konig, W. 2012, General Cost Analysis for Scholarly Communication in Germany, Report to the German National Science Foundation (DFG) (Project Economic Implications of New Models for Information Supply for Science and Research in Germany, Grant no. KO1262/13-1), Goethe University, Frankfurt.

Houghton J.W. and Gruen, N. 2012, Understanding the Value of Public Sector Information in Australia, Lateral Economics submission to The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), made with the support of Google, February.

Houghton, J.W. and Gruen, N. 2012, Excepting the Future: Internet Intermediary Activities and the Case for Flexible Copyright Exceptions and Extended Safe Harbour Provisions, Lateral Economics Report for The Australian Digital Alliance (ADA), Sydney.

Houghton, J.W. and Gruen, N. 2012, Exceptional Industries: The Economic Contribution to Australia of Industries Relying on Limitations and Exceptions to Copyright, Lateral Economics Report for The Australian Digital Alliance (ADA), Sydney.

Houghton, J.W. and Gruen, N. 2012, Transparency and Productivity: The Effects of Open and Transparent Public Sector Information Management Practices on Costs and Productivity, Occasional Paper No 2, Australian and New Zealand School of Government, Melbourne.

Mountain, B. 2012, Market Power and Generation from Renewables: The Case of Wind in the South Australian Electricity Market, Australian Economic Report: No. 2, CSES, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Hurley, K. 2012, Business Location in Victoria: A Decade of Change industry report series to Department of Business and Innovation Victoria, Melbourne and WorkSafe Victoria Authority, Melbourne. Reports undertaken by CSES in series were: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; Manufacturing, Retail Trade, Accommodation and Food Services; Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services; Professional, Scientific and Technical Service; Administrative and Support Services; Education and Training; Health Care and Social Assistance; Arts and Recreation Services; and Other Services.

Rasmussen, B. and Hurley, K. 2012, Changing Location of Business Establishments in Victoria, Report to Department of Business and Innovation Victoria, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B., English, A., Houghton, J., Lang, J., Maharaj, N., Sweeny, K. and Rasmussen, A. 2012, Chinese Export Opportunities for Victorian Companies, Report to Department of Business Innovation (Victoria), Melbourne, February.

Rasmussen, B., Hurley, K. and Welsh, A. 2012, Emerging Trends in Global Services Trade, Report to Department of Business Innovation Victoria, Melbourne, December.

Sheehan, P. and Gregory, B. 2012, The Resources Boom and Economic Policy in the Longer Run, Australian Economic Report No. 3, CSES, Melbourne.

Sheehan, P. and the Hon John Brumby 2012, Evaluation Report: Establishment of the United States Studies Centre, Report to the American Australian Association (AAA), Sydney.

Messinis, G. and Sheehan, P. 2012, Seek Industry Report, Report to SEEK, Melbourne.

Sheehan, P., Sweeny, K., Rasmussen, B. and World Health Organization (WHO) 2012, Investing in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health: Analysis of the Costs, Benefits and Returns, Report on Study Prepared for the LSIF APEC High-Level Meeting on Health and the Economy, St Petersburg, 27 June 2012.

Swan, A. and Houghton, J.W. 2012, Going for Gold? The Costs and Benefits of Gold Open Access for UK Research Institutions: Further Economic Modelling. Report to the UK Open Access Implementation Group, July.

Sweeny, K. 2012, Modelling the Impacts of Further PBS Reform, Report to Medicines Australia, Melbourne.

2011

Dugall, B., König, W. and Houghton, J.W. 2011, Economic Implications of New Models for Information Supply for Science and Research in Germany, Report for German Research Foundation (DFG), Bonn.

English, A., Sweeny, K., Zhuang, X., Jiang, K. and Sheehan, P. 2011, Pathways to a Low Carbon Economy in China, Report to Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, CSES, Melbourne, October.

English, A. and Jolly, R. 2011, Technology and Policy Roadmap for Energy Efficient Air Conditioners in China, Report to Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, CSES, Melbourne, June.

Grewal, B., Grunfeld, H. and Sheehan, P. 2011, The Contribution of Agricultural Growth to Poverty Reduction, ACIAR Impact Assessment Series Report No. 76, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Canberra.

Houghton, J.W. 2011, Costs and Benefits of Data Provision: Report to the Australian National Data Service, Report for ANDS, Melbourne, September.

Houghton, J.W., Swan, A. and Brown, S. 2011, Access to Research and Technical Information in Denmark, Forsknings- og Innovationsstyrelsen and Denmark's Electronic Research Library, Report to The Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation (FI) and Denmark’s Electronic Research Library (DEFF), by John Houghton, April.

Jones, R.N. 2011, Supplementary Report Concerning the Ulan Coal Continued Operations Project, Report for Land and Environment Court of New South Wales.

Rasmussen, B., Hurley, K. and Maharaj, N. 2011, Regional and Sectoral Dimensions of Victorian Manufacturing, Report for Project: A More Competitive Manufacturing Industry, Department of Business and Innovation (Victoria), Melbourne, July.

Rasmussen, B., Sweeny, K., Lichtenberg, F. and Sheehan, P. 2011, Strains In the Global Biopharmaceutical Innovation System: An International Research Project, report for Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR), CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, September.

Sheehan, P. and Gregory, B. 2011, Victoria and the Resources Boom: Report 1: Summary and Implications for Victoria, Report to Department of Treasury and Finance (Victoria), CSES, Melbourne, August.

Sheehan, P. and Gregory, B. 2011, Victoria and the Resources Boom: Report 2: Analysis and Supporting Documentation, Report to Department of Treasury and Finance (Victoria), August, CSES, Melbourne.

Sheehan, P. and Gregory, B. 2011, The Resources Boom and Macroeconomic Policy in Australia, Australian Economic Report No. 1, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, November.

Sweeny, K. 2011, The Impact of PBS Reforms on PBS Expenditure and Savings: Revised Estimates 2005-06 To 2017-18, Report To Pfizer Australia, January.

Sweeny, K., English, A., Zhuang, X, and Jiang, K., 2011, Technology and Policy Roadmap for Electric Vehicles in China, Report to Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, CSES, Melbourne, October.

Wilby, R. and Jones, R. 2011, Climate Change and Floodplain Management in Victoria, Report for the Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research (VCCCAR), CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, August.

2010

English, A., Sheehan, P., Grewal, B., Sweeny, K., Nielson, J., Sun, F. and Cheng, E. 2010, The Transition to a Low Carbon Economy: Implementation Issues and Constraints within China’s Changing Economic Structure, Report to Department of Climate Change (Canberra), CSES, Vicotira University, Melbourne, June.

English, A., Sheehan, P. and Wilson, P. 2010, Identifying Policies and Implementation Strategies for Improving Energy Efficiency: Case Study 3: Increased Utilisation of Natural Gas, Final Report to Department of Climate Change, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, June.

Houghton, J., Rasmussen, R. and Sheehan, P. 2010, Economic and Social Returns on Investment in Open Archiving Publicly Funded Research Outputs, Report to Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) (Washington DC), CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, July.

Houghton, J.W., Swan, A. and Brown, S. 2011, Access to Research and Technical Information in Denmark, Forsknings- og Innovationsstyrelsen and Denmark's Electronic Research Library, Report to The Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation (FI) and Denmark’s Electronic Research Library (DEFF), April.

Jolly, R. and English, A. 2010, Identifying Policies and Implementation Strategies for Improving Energy Efficiency: Case Study 2: Energy Efficient Air Conditioners, Final Report to Department of Climate Change, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, June.

Rasmussen, B., Van Hulten, A., Maharaj, N., Sheehan, P., Welsh, A., Weller, S. and Hurley, K. 2010, Updating Melbourne’s West, Final Report to Vice Chancellor Victoria University, Department of Industry, Innovation and Regional Development (DIIRD) (VIC) and Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD) (VIC), CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, April.

Sheehan, P. and Sweeny, K. 2010, Industry Policy in the Transition to a Low Carbon Economy, Report prepared for Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, July.

Sheehan, P., English, A., Grewal, B., Sweeny, K. and Jolly, R. 2010, More Sustainable Energy Use in China: Economic Structure and the Application of New Technologies, Final Report to Department of Climate Change, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, June.

Sweeny, K. 2010, Smart Technology for Healthy Longevity: Economic Analysis, Report prepared for Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, January.

Sweeny, K. and English, A. 2010, Identifying Policies and Implementation Strategies for Improving Energy Efficiency: Case Study 1: High Fuel Efficiency Motor Vehicles, Final Report to Department of Climate Change, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, June.

Sweeny, K. and Grubert, N. 2010, Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement in Australia, Decision Resources, Burlington, October 2010.

Sweeny, K. and Rasmussen B. 2010, CDM-Net Project Final Report, Section 7, Precedence Healthcare, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, January.

Tegart, G. 2010, Smart Technology for Health Longevity, Report of a Study by the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Melbourne, May.

2009

Kirono, D.G.C., Jones, R.N. and Kent, D. 2009, Modelling Future Lake Levels and Salinity at Three Lakes, Western Victoria, report prepared for the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria. CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship, Melbourne.

Houghton, J.W. 2009, Costs and Benefits of Alternative Publishing Models: Denmark, DEFF, Copenhagen, September. Also available from Knowledge Exchange.

Houghton, J.W. 2009, Open Access: What are the economic benefits? A comparison of the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Denmark, Knowledge Exchange, Brussels, June. Also available from Knowledge Exchange.

Houghton, J.W., de Jonge, J. and van Oploo, M. 2009, Costs and Benefits of Research Communication: The Dutch Situation, SURFfoundation, Utrecht, June. Available from SURF

Houghton, J.W., Rasmussen, B., Sheehan, P.J., Oppenheim, C., Morris, A., Creaser, C., Greenwood, H., Summers, M. and Gourlay, A. 2009, Economic Implications of Alternative Scholarly Publishing Models: Exploring the Costs and Benefits, Report to The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) by Victoria University & Loughborough University. Available from JISC.

Houghton, J. and Welsh, A. 2009, ICT Trade Update 2009, for Australian Computing Society, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne. Available from ACS.

Jones, R. 2009, Assessment and Review of Melbourne Water/CSIRO 2005 Climate Change Study Projections, Report to Melbourne Water, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, June.

Messinis, G., Sheehan, P. and Miholcic Z. 2009, The Performance of the Student Population at Victoria University, Update to Report to the Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University, January, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Messinis, G., Sheehan, P., Parker, S. and Ahmed, A. 2009, SEEK Employment Index in New Zealand: Job Vacancies and Job Seeking, November 2009, Report for SEEK New Zealand Limited, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Sheehan, P. 2009, Potential Victorian Government Innovation Policy: Reponses in the Context of the GFC, Report to Victorian Department of Industry, Innovation and Regional Development, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, August.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2009, Management and Marketing Cluster, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, May.

Rasmussen, B., Sweeny, K. and Maharaj, N. 2009, Health Cluster, Making VU Cluster Coordination Committee Input Report, CSES, April.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2009, Financial and Economic Services Cluster, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, April.

Phillimore, J., Kohsy, P., Rasmussen, R., Welsh, A. and Nicolau, D. 2009, Study of the Spatial Information Industry, Report to CRC Spatial Industry, John Curtin Institute of Public Policy, Curtin University of Technology and CSES, Victoria University.

Sheehan, P., Rasmussen, B., Jolley, A., Symons, J., Parker, S. and Welsh, A. 2009, Transforming Rail: A Key Element in Australia’s Low Pollution Future, Final Report to the CRC Rail Innovation, Brisbane, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, January.

Sweeny, K. 2009, The Impact of PBS Reforms on PBS Expenditure and Savings: Actual and Projected from 2008-09 to 2017-18, report to Medicines Australia, August, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Sweeny, K., Rasmussen, B. and Welsh, A. 2009, An Economic Analysis of Expected Benefits from the CRC Bid’s Research Program, CSES, January.

Weller, S. and Sheehan, P. 2009, Participation in AMES Language Programs, Report for the Adult Migrant English Language Service, June, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Weller, S. A., Milne, N. and Gray, S. 2009, Commercial and Industrial Use of Recycled Water in Melbourne: Exploratory Research, May, CSES and Institute of Sustainability and Innovation, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Weller, S., Sheehan, P. and Tomaney, J. 2009, Carbon Pollution Scheme: Adjustment Strategy for the Latrobe Valley, Report prepared for the Department of Treasury and Finance (Victoria), DTF Report D08-94037, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, March.

Weller, S.A. and English, A. 2009, Socio-economic Impacts Study of Water Restrictions on Sporting Fields in Melbourne, Report prepared for Smartwater Project Report 181, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, January, at: http://www.smartwater.com.au/projectdocs/project181/Socio%20Economic%20Impacts%20Study%20of%20Water%20Restrictions%20on%20Sporting%20Fields%20in%20Melbourne.pdf

2008

Houghton, J. et al. 2008, Australian Digital Economy Benchmarking, Report to the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy by Strategic Networks Group and Centre for Strategic Economic Studies, Melbourne, November.

Messinis, G., Sheehan, P. and Miholcic Z. 2008, The Diversity and Performance of the Student Population at Victoria University, Report to the Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University, Melbourne, July.

Messinis, G., Sheehan, P. and Miholcic Z. 2008, The Diversity of the Student Population at Victoria University, Update to Report to the Vice-Chancellor, Victoria University, Melbourne, December.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2008, Health Cluster, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, April, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2008, ICT Cluster, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, May, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, R. and Maharaj, N. 2008, Engineering and Infrastructure Cluster, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, May, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen , B. and Maharaj, N. 2008, Human Services, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, July, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, R. and Maharaj, N. 2008, Legal Studies and Law, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, August, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2008, Culture and Creative Industries, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, September, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Sheehan, P., Rasmussen, B., Sweeny, K., Grewal, B., Ahmed, A., Maharaj, N. and Zheng Xiaoying 2008, Investing in the Future: An Assessment of the Returns to Investment in Health Innovation, Framework Paper prepared for the Life Science and Innovation Forum (LSIF) VI, Lima, Peru, 14-15 August, Centre for Strategic Economic Studies (Victoria University, Melbourne) and Institute for Population Research (Peking University, Beijing).

2007

CSES and BMI-Technology Group (Johannesburg) 2007, Emerging ICT Market Strategy: South Africa, Report to Multimedia Victoria, Department of Innovation, Industry & Regional Development, Melbourne.

Dennis, I., Houghton, J., Hogg, R., Singleton, P., McLean, B., Eames, R. and Xydias, T. 2007, The Australian Software Industry & Vertical Applications Markets: Globally Competitive, Domestically Undervalued, Report to the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Centre for Innovative Economics Research Consortium, April, Canberra.

Houghton, J.W. 2007, Australian ICT Trade Update 2007, Australian Computer Society, Sydney, April.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2007, Financial and Economic Services Cluster, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, December, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2007, Transport and Logistics Cluster, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, October, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2007, Education and Transition, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, September, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2007, Sports and Physical Recreation, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, August, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Maharaj, N. 2007, Trends in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry, CCC Briefing Paper, Report to Victoria University Cluster Study Project, July, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Rasmussen, B. and Tegart, G. 2007, Contribution to the Victorian Government Nanotechnology Statement, Report Prepared for the Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development, Melbourne.

Sheehan, P. and Sweeny, K. 2007, The Value of Medicines in Australia, Report to Medicines Australia, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Sheehan, P., Grewal, B., Houghton, J., Jolley, A., Cheng, E., Sun, F., Nielsen, J., Zhang, B., Lang, J. and Morris, P. 2006, Building on the Western Australian Boom: The Drivers and Shapers of China’s Economic Development in the 21st Century, Final Report to the Western Australian Technology Industry Advisory Council (TIAC), Centre for Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Sheehan, P., Grewal, B., Shovan, R. Vicziany, M., Grinceri, S. and Malhotra, P. 2007, Building on the Western Australian Boom: The Drivers and Shapers of India’s Economic Development in the 21st Century, Final Report to the Western Australian Technology Industry Advisory Council (TIAC), Centre for Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Sheehan, P., Rasmussen, B. and Sweeny, K. 2007, Developing an Integrated Approach to Emerging Health Challenges, Framework Paper prepared for the APEC Life Science Innovation Forum V, Adelaide, 19-20 April.

2006

CSES and Centre for Hospitality and Tourism Research 2006, Economic and Social Contribution of Thoroughbred Horse Racing in Country Victoria, Final Report to Country Racing Victoria, February, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Houghton, J. 2006, Australian ICT Trade Update 2006, Australian Computer Society and Centre for Strategic Economic Studies, Sydney and Melbourne, March, 103 pp.

Houghton, J. 2006, Global Chains Australia’s Challenge in the Evolving International Economy, CEDA Competing from Australia Project Paper 1, Melbourne.

Houghton, J., Steele, C. and Sheehan, P. 2006, Research Communication Costs in Australia: Emerging Opportunities and Benefits, Final Report to Department of Education, Science and Training, Canberra, September, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne, 156 pp.

Ridder, J., Hibbard, J. and Houghton, J. 2006, Big Pipes: Connecting Western Australia to the Global Knowledge Economy, report to Western Australian Information and Communications Technology Forum, Perth.

Sheehan, P., Clarke, M., Islam, S. and Jolley, A. 2006, Climate Change, Industrial Structure and the Knowledge Economy: Key Issues for an Effective Response on Greenhouse Gases, Final Report ARC Linkage Project, Centre for Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University, Melbourne, 34 pp.

Sheehan, P., Houghton, J., Rasmussen, B., Sweeny, K. and Tegart, G. 2006, Consistent National Policies for Converging Technologies: Some Preliminary Conclusions, Policy Report of the CSES Project General Purpose Technologies, Complementarities and the Convergence of Industries, ARC Linkage Grant Project LP0349387, November, Centre for Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University, Melbourne, 31 pp.

Sheehan, P., Rasmussen, B. and Sweeny, K. 2006, Sustainable Health Care Systems to Support Innovation, Framework Paper prepared for the Fourth Annual APEC Life Science Innovation Forum (LISF), Hoi An, Vietnam, 6-7 September.

Sweeny, K. 2006, A Comparison of the PBS Prices of Popular Patent-Protected and Off-Patent Medicines with Prices in the United Kingdom, Report to Pfizer Australia, March, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Sweeny, K. 2006, Monitoring the Effects of Recent Changes to PBS Medicine Pricing Policies, Report to Medicines Australia, April, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Sweeny, K. 2006, New Drugs, Generics and Pricing Options: An Analytical Framework for the Assessment of Alternative Policies Phase One: New Drugs for the PBS, Report to Pfizer Australia, February, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Sweeny, K. 2006, The Market for Antidepressants in Australia, Report to Pfizer Australia, February, CSES, Victoria University, Melbourne.

Tegart, G. et al. 2006, Environmental, Social, Legal and Ethical Aspects of the Development of Nanotechnologies in Australia, Report from the National Academies Forum for the Nanotechnology Strategy Taskforce, Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources, April, Canberra, 45 pp.

Annual reports

CSES Annual Review 2013

CSES Annual Review 2012

CSES Annual Review 2011

CSES Annual Review 2010

CSES Annual Review 2009

CSES Annual Review 2008

CSES Annual Review 2007

CSES Annual Report 2006

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CSES Annual Report 2004

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