Hysteresis and the accord / by Andrew Barger.

Barger, Andrew. (1991). Hysteresis and the accord / by Andrew Barger. Honours Thesis, School of Economics, The University of Queensland.

       
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Author Barger, Andrew.
Thesis Title Hysteresis and the accord / by Andrew Barger.
School, Centre or Institute School of Economics
Institution The University of Queensland
Publication date 1991
Thesis type Honours Thesis
Total pages 87
Language eng
Subjects 14 Economics
Formatted abstract This thesis examines hysteresis in the Australian economy. There are three hypothesis that it seeks to test. These hypothesis are:

1.) That the Australian unemployment experience is consistent with the presence of hysteresis.

2.) Assuming that hysteresis is present, is it a significant element in Australian wage equations?

3.) Assuming that hysteresis is significant, what effect has its neglect in wage equations had on the estimates of the effectiveness of the Accord's wage restraint?

The findings from empirical research are not able to falsify these hypotheses

Document type: Thesis
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