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Emeritus Professor Jeff Petchey


Position
Visting/Adjunct
Faculty
Office of the Provost
School
Faculty of Business and Law

Brief Summary

Jeff Petchey is a Professor of Economics within Curtin Business School. His research focusses on fiscal federalism, environmental economics, public economics, fiscal equalisation and game theory.  Professor Petchey's publications have appeared in international and domestic  journals including Public Choice, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Regional Studies, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Public Economic Theory and The Economic Record. He currently has a number of articles in print, submission and resubmission with economics journals [See Research Gate website:  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jeffrey_Petchey/contributions]. Professor Petchey has also undertaken research projects for the World Bank, OECD, Financial and Fiscal Commission and various state treasuries in Australia.

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Teachings

Microeconomics (third and fourth years)

Strategic Games (second year)

Public Economics (second and fourth years)
 

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Research Fields

    Economics

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Research Interests

Fiscal federalism, tax competition, federalism, game theory, public economics, environmental economics.

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Publications


2015

Journal Articles (Research)

2012

Book Chapters (Research)

2011

Book Chapters (Research)

Journal Articles (Research)

2009

Journal Articles (Research)

2008

Book Chapters (Research)

Journal Articles (Research)

2007

Books (Research)

  • Petchey, J., G. MacDonald, J. Josie, R. Mabugu, and D. Kallis. 2007. "A grant scheme for the progressive realisation of constitutionally mandated basic services: A simulation model." South Africa: Financial and Fiscal Commission.

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Levtchenkova, S., and J. D. Petchey. 2007. "A model for public infrastructure equalization in transitional economies." In Fiscal equalization: Challenges in the design of intergovernmental transfers, 345-362 USA: Springer.
  • Petchey, J. D., and S. Levtchenkova. 2007. "Fiscal capacity equalization and economic efficiency: the case of Australia." In Fiscal equalization: Challenges in the design of intergovernmental transfers, 13-30 USA: Springer.
  • Petchey, J., and G. MacDonald. 2007. "Financing capital expenditures through grants." In Intergovernmental fiscal transfers:Principles and practice, 425-451 USA: The World Bank.
  • Petchey, J. 2007. "Australia: preserving biodiversity and managing water resources." In Environmental governance and decentralisation, 17-48 USA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Conference Articles (Research)

  • Petchey, J. 2007. "Equalization and spatial location efficiency: the example of Australia." In Australian Conference of Economists, Sep 24, 2007, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: Economic Society of Australia.

2006

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Petchey, J., and P. Shapiro. 2006. "Tiebout - stability and Efficiency: The examples of Australia and South Africa." In The Tiebout Model at Fifty, 295-320 USA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

2005

Conference Articles (Research)

2004

Book Chapters (Research)

Journal Articles (Research)

2003

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Shapiro, P., and J. Petchey. 2003. "Existence of equilibrium in models of internationally competitive public policy." In Growth and Development in the Global Economy, 190-202 UK: Edward Elgar.

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Petchey, J., and G. Brosio. 2003. "The output effects of changes in a state's fiscal residuum." Western Australian Quarterly Bulletin of Economic Trends 2: 43-56.
  • Petchey, J. D., and S. Levtchenkova. 2003. "Welfare Effects of National Taxes in an Economy with Regions." Economic Record 79 (245): 218-228.

2002

Journal Articles (Research)

2001

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Petchey, J., and P. Shapiro.. "Economic integration and regional policy cooperation." In Creating an Internationally Competititive Economy 1st. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan. Inpress.

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Petchey, J. 2001. "Political competition and Fiscal Equalisation." Australian Journal of Political Science 36 (2): 309-323.

2000

Journal Articles (Research)

  • Petchey, J., and P. Shapiro. 2000. "The efficiency of state taxes on mobile labour income." Economic Record 76 (234): 285-296.
  • Levtchenkova, S., and J. Petchey. 2000. "Regional capital stock data for Ausrtalia." Australian Economic Review 33 (2): 193-197.
  • Petchey, J., G. Macdonald, P. Koshy, and P. Shapiro. 2000. "Capital equalisation and the Australian states." The Economic Record 76: 32-44.
  • Petchey, J. 2000. "Political competition and voter mobility." Public Choice 105: 231-243.

1998

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Petchey, J.. "Federalism and state taxes." In The tax reform debate - the economics of the options Australia: Allen and Unwin. Inpress.

1997

Book Chapters (Research)

  • Petchey, J., and P. Shapiro.. "One people one destiny:centralisation and conflicts of interest in Australian federalism." In Fiscal aspects in emerging federations New York: Cambridge University Press. Inpress.

1995

Journal Articles (Research)

  • PETCHEY, J. 1995. "Resource Rents, Cost Differences and Fiscal Equalization." Economic Record 71 (4): 343-353.

1994

Journal Articles (Research)

  • SHAPIRO, P., and J. PETCHEY.. "Shall become exclusive: An economic analysis of section 90." The Economic Record 70 Inpress.

1993

Journal Articles (Research)

  • PETCHEY, J. D. 1993. "EQUALISATION IN A FEDERAL ECONOMY WITH INTER‐STATE MIGRATION." Australian Economic Papers 32 (61): 336-354.
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2017

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

2012

Books (Research) - Other

2008

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Faulhaber, G. R., G. Madden, and J. Petchey. 2008. "Introduction." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society | Biological Sciences 363 (1510): 3607-3612.
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