New perspectives on Australian economic history: Geography, institutions and major episodes

Grant number: DP0772302 | Funding period: 2007 - 2012



This project will contribute directly to an improved knowledge of the determinants of the structure of economic activity, and macroeconomic performance and economic growth in Australia. Having a better understanding of the main influences on Australian economic growth will assist in the development of policies to promote these outcomes. The project will also make a significant addition to international knowledge in the field of new comparative economic history by adding an extra body of evidence to cross-country perspectives on the determinants of national economic performance that draws on Australia's distinctive geography and institutions. Finally, the project will provide valuable researc..

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