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Public policy : the competitive framework. /

by Michael, Ewan James.

Publisher: South Melbourne Oxford University Press 2006Description: 350 p.Notes: Chapter 1. The Policy Problem--Chapter 2. What is the state?--Chapter 3. The Market System at Work.--Chapter 4. Issues in Public Economics.--Chapter 5. Market Failure and Intervention.--Chapter 6. Decision Making: Who influences Whom?--Chapter 7. Interest Groups and the Theory of Market Segmentation.--Chapter 8. Competition.--Chapter 9. Privatisation and the Economics of Interest Groups.--Chapter 10. Community Service Obligations: A Strategy to Avoid Collective Failure.--Chapter 11. Accountability and the Democratic ProcessSummary: Provides a complete explanation of how public policy is formed and why. The book presents a new interpretation of public policy analysis that is synthesised with market segmentation theory, allowing the model to be applied to differing market and social situations that require a public decision to be made.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Reforming Australia : new policies for a new generation. /

by Dawkins, Peter (ed.) | Steketee, Mike (ed.).

Publisher: Carlton, Vic. Melbourne University Press 2004Description: xviii, 170 p. : ill.Notes: Forward by Paul Kelly. This book is based upon the November 2003 Economic and Social Outlook Conference, Pursuing Opportunity and Prosperity held at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne. Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. Introduction / Mike Steketee and Peter Dawkins -- 2. The intergenerational debate / Peter Dawkins -- 3. From Welfare to work / Mike Steketee -- 4. Work and family / Mark Wooden -- 5. Indigenous development / George Megalogenis -- 6. Education and innovation / Peter Dawkins -- 7. Health policy / John Freebairn -- 8. Trade liberalisation and the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement / Sisira Jayasuriya / Future directions for competition policy / Stephen King -- 10. The budget constraint / Alan Wood -- 11. Conclusions / Peter Dawkins and Mike Steketee.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Review of national competition policy reforms /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Productivity Commission 2005Description: liv, 449 p. PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 427-449) 28 February 2005Availability: (1)

Some questions about social policy relating to families and children in the context of communities and societies affected by processes of globalisation. /

by D'Souza, Nigel.

Publisher: Northcote, Vic. Community child care 1997Description: 15 p.Notes: Some questions about social policy relating to families and children--cover February 1997 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Submission to the Essential Services Commission : review of effectiveness of retail competition in gas and electricity. /

by Fitzroy and Carlton Community Credit Cooperative | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Joint submission from the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Fitzroy and Carlton Community Credit Cooperative. April 2004Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
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Submission to the Essential Services Commission: review of effectiveness of retail competition in gas and electricity /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Fitzroy and Carlton Community Credit Cooperative.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2004Description: 4p.Notes: Joint submission from the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Fitzroy and Carlton Community Credit Cooperative. April 2004Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Switched off : case studies of consumers experiences with energy and water utilities. /

by Benvenuti, Jo | Consumer Advocacy and Financial Counselling Association of Victoria | Walker, Dieneke.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Consumer Advocacy and Financial Counselling Association of Victoria 1995Description: viii, 55 p.Notes: June 1995Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The dynamics of competition in higher education : the Australian case in global context. /

by Marginson, Simon.

Publisher: Clayton, Vic. Monash Centre for Research in International Education 2004Description: Text.Notes: URL: 'http://www.sisr.net/apo/HEQ300604.doc' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:17:05 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The new public sector : reform, public choice theory and government employee attitudes to job security. /

by Wilson, Lou.

Publisher: 1999Description: p. 124-134.Notes: Rec. no. for book: B9659 indexed chapterAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The other invisible hand : delivering public services through choice and competition /

by Le Grand, Julian.

Publisher: Princeton, N.J. Princeton University Press 2007Description: xi, 195 p. ; 22 cm.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The restructuring and sale of Victoria's electricity industry : is it worth it? /

by Siemon, Don | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 1995Description: 63 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: July 1995Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

The state of our state schools : the report of the Synod Schools Task Group on Victoria's Public Education System. /

by Anglican Diocese of Melbourne. Synod Schools Task Group.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Anglican Diocese of Melbourne 1998Description: iv, 60 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.Notes: August 1998 Includes bibliographical referencesSummary: This report was set up to investigate Government Schools in Victoria on the following issues: Teacher/student ratios, current levels of funding, voluntary contributions, the state of ancillary and support services and the resourcing of schools and students. It includes a list of ten recommendations.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The welfare state and economic competition /

by Gough, Ian | Watts, Rob | Hudson, Rob | Burston, Olga.

Publisher: School of Social Work, Melbourne University 1989Description: 60 p.; table.Notes: The Ian Gough seminar - Title page Contents: Preface: Olga Burston -- The welfare state and international cometitiveness / Ian Gough -- Response / Rob Watts --- summary discussion -- Economic competitiveness and the welfare state in Britain under Mrs. Thatcher / Ian Gough -- Response: The welfare state and re-structuring - Similarities between the United Kingdom and Australia / Rob Hudson -- Summary of discussionAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

What price competition? : a report on the competitive tendering of welfare service delivery. /

by Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. The Committee 1998Description: xxi, 94 p.Notes: June 1998Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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