BA, PhD (New England)

Economics
1985

Professor Alan Woodland works in the School of Economics at the University of New South Wales. Professor Woodland's main research interests are in the fields of applied econometrics and international trade theory, particularly on international trade policy reforms in a multilateral context, and population ageing. Recent research includes:

  • multilateral reforms of environmental and trade taxes
  • multilateral reforms of quantitative restrictions on trade
  • north-south trade, income distribution and welfare effects of R&D policies
  • optimal income transfers and tariffs
  • tariff strategies and small open economies
  • welfare effects of regionalism
  • the volatility of Australian traded goods’ prices
  • the short and long run effects of tied foreign aid on pollution abatement, pollution and employment
  • trade policy and illegal immigration
  • endogenous trade bloc formation in an asymmetric world
  • Executive Committee, International Economics Association, 1992-1999
  • Council, The Econometric Society, 1989-1994, 2001-2003
  • Editor, The Economic Record, 1986-1992
  • Central Council, Economic Society of Australia, 1986-1992
  • Chair, Australasian Standing Committee of the Econometric Society, 1984-2002.

  • 'Non-preferential trading clubs', Journal of International Economics, 68, 2006, 79-81 (with Pascalis Raimondos-Møller).
  • 'Risk preference, immigration policy and illegal immigration', Journal of Development Economics, 81, 2006, 500-513 (with Chisato Yoshida).
  • 'Measuring tax efficiency: a tax optimality index', Journal of Public Economics, 90, 2006, 1903-1922 (with Pascalis Raimondos-Møller).
  • "Estimation of the allocation of time for work, leisure and housework", Econometrica, 45:1, January 1977, 115-132 (with T.J. Wales). Reprinted in Tisdell, Clem (ed.), The Economics of Leisure, published in the series on The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics edited by Mark Blaug, 2006.
  • 'Endogenous trade bloc formation in an asymmetric world', European Economic Review, 51-4, 2007, 901-924 (with Mark Melatos).
  • 'Pareto optimal delegation in customs unions', Review of International Economics, 15-3, 2007, 441-461 (with Mark Melatos).
  • 'The short and long run effects of tied foreign aid on pollution abatement, pollution and employment: a pilot model', Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 55:3, May 2008, 310-325 (with A.G. Schweinberger).
  • 'Tradable and non-tradable commodities', The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, Eds. Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
  • 'Delegation authority in core customs unions', Review of International Economics, 17(2), 292–303, 2009 (with Mark Melatos).
  • A.D. Woodland and A.H. Turunen-Red (2000) Multilateral policy reforms and quantity restrictions on trade, Journal of International Economics 52-1:153-168.
  • A.D. Woodland and A.H. Turunen-Red (1999) On economic applications of the Kuhn-Fourier theorem, In Topics in Game Theory and Mathematical Economics: Essays in Honor of Robert J. Aumann . M. Wooders (eds.). USA: American Mathematical Society.
  • A.D. Woodland and A.H. Turunen-Red (1991) Strict Pareto improving multilateral reforms of tariffs, Econometrica 59(4):1127-1152.
  • A.D. Woodland, W.E. Diewert and A.H. Turunen-Red (1989) Productivity and Pareto-improving changes in taxes and tariffs, Review of Economic Studies 56:199-216.
  • A.D. Woodland and T.J. Wales (1983) Estimation of consumer demand systems with binding nonnegativity constraints, Journal of Econometrics 21:263-285.
  • A.D. Woodland (1982) International Trade and Resource Allocation. Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Company.
  • A.D. Woodland and T.J. Wales (1980) Sample selectivity and the estimation of labour supply functions, International Economic Review 21(2):437-468.
  • A.D. Woodland and T.J. Wales (1979) Labour supply and progressive taxes, Review of Economic Studies 46(1):83-95.
  • A.D. Woodland and W.E. Diewert (1977) Frank Knight's theorem in linear programming revisited, Econometrica, 45(2):375-398.
  • A.D. Woodland and T.J. Wales (1977) Estimation of the allocation of time for work, leisure and housework, Econometrica 45(1):115-132.