Professor John Foster
Phone: +61 7 336 56780
Fax: +61 7 336 57299
Location: 639 [colin clark building]
Qualifications: BA(Hons) Coventry, MA(Econ) Manchester, PhD Manchester, Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
- Complex economic systems: theory and methodology
- The economics of low carbon energy generation and carbon abatement policy
- The statistical properties of time series data in complex economic systems
- Foster, John, Hinich, Melvin J. and Wild, Phillip (2008) Randomly modulated periodic signals in Australia`s National Electricity market. The Energy Journal, 29 3: 105-129.
- Metcalfe, JS, Foster, J and Ramiogan, R (2006) Adaptive economic growth. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 30 1: 7-32.
- Foster, John (2011) Evolutionary macroeconomics: a research agenda Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Vol. 21, pp. 5-28.
- Wild, Phillip, Foster, John and Hinich, Melvin J. (2010) Identifying nonlinear serial dependence in volatile, high-frequency time series and its implications for volatility modeling. Macroeconomic Dynamics, Vol. 14, Supplement S1, pp. 88-110
- Dopfer, K., Foster, J. and Potts, J. (2004) “Micro-meso-macro” Journal of Evolutionary Economics (A), vol. 14, pp. 263-280
- Assessing the impacts of proposed carbon trading and tax schemes on the Australian electricity industry and the overall economy. ARC Linkage Grant (with John Quiggin), $323,986 (July 2008 – June 2011)
- Market and economic modelling of distributed generation and local cooperating agent-based demand side management. CSIRO, iGRID Flagship Grant, $571,000 (July 2008 - June 2011)