B. List of Major Research

Chronological List of Selected Works/Reports Concerning Australian and International Examples of Regional Development and Decentralisation:
Finance and Public Administration Committee. Operation, Effectiveness, and Consequences of the ‘Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Location or Corporate Commonwealth Entities) Order 2016, Canberra: the Senate, 2017.
Productivity Commission, Transitioning Regional Economies, Initial Report, April 2017, <http://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/current/transitioning-regions/initial/transitioning-regions-initial.pdf>, accessed 18 July 2017.
Pearson, L.J., Houghton, K. and How, G. Lighting Up our Great Small Cities: Challenging Misconceptions, The Regional Australia Institute, June 2017, <http://www.regionalaustralia.org.au/home/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Lighting-Up-our-Great-Small-Cities_Report.pdf>, accessed 24 July 2017.
Pearson, L.J., Carter, A., Houghton, K. and How, G. Blueprint for Investing in City Deals: Are You Ready to Deal?, The Regional Australia Institute, June 2017, <http://www.regionalaustralia.org.au/mwg-internal/de5fs23hu73ds/progress?id=0Ouf711FgmYfWc7LQWEHx7T6GSsTfZjhxu9o_e-iRGs>, accessed 20 July 2017.
Infrastructure Australia. Australian Infrastructure Plan: Priorities and reforms for our nation’s future, Report, Infrastructure Australia, 2016, <http://infrastructureaustralia.gov.au/policy-publications/publications/files/Australian_Infrastructure_Plan.pdf>, accessed 25 July 2017.
Collits, Paul. ‘Regional Policy in Post-War Australia: Much Ado about Nothing?,’ in Anthony Hogan and Michelle Young (eds.), Rural and Regional Futures, Oxon: Routledge, 2015.
Cockfield, Geoff. ‘From State Direction to Community Self-efficiency: The Devolution of Responsibility for Regional Development in Australia,’ in Anthony Hogan and Michelle Young (eds.), Rural and Regional Futures, Oxon: Routledge, 2015.
Regional Australia Institute, The Future of Regional Australia: Change on Our Terms, Discussion Paper, November 2015, <http://www.regionalaustralia.org.au/wp-content/uploads/Change-on-our-terms-FINAL-20151126.pdf>, accessed 18 July 2017.
Regional Development Australia. Better Practice Guide, 8 October 2015, <https://rda.gov.au/members/documents/files/08_October_2015-RDA_Better_Practice_Guide.pdf>, accessed 25 July 2017.
State Government of Victoria. Regional Economic and Services Review, Final Report, July 2015, <http://www.rdv.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/1226942/9484-DEDJTR-REDS-Review-Document-WEB.pdf>, accessed 25 July 2017.
Comptroller and Auditor General. Devolving responsibilities to cities in England: Wave 1 City Deals, National Audit Office, 6 July 2015, <https://www.nao.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Devolving-responsibilities-to-cities-in-England-Wave-One-City-Deals.pdf>, accessed 26 July 2017.
Deloitte Access Economics and AMES. Small Towns, Big Returns: Economic and social impact of the Karen resettlement in Nhill, March 2015, <https://www.ames.net.au/files/file/Research/19933%20AMES%20Nhill%20Report%20LR.pdf>, accessed 25 July 2017.
The Auditor General. The Design and Conduct of the Third and Fourth Funding Rounds of the Regional Development Australia Fund, Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, ANAO Report No. 9 2014-15, Australian National Audit Office, 2014, <https://www.anao.gov.au/sites/g/files/net3201/f/ANAO_Report_2014-2015_09.pdf>, accessed 26 July 2017.
KPMG. Introducing UK City Deals: A Smart Approach to Supercharging Economic Growth and Productivity, June 2014, <https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/pdf/2014/10/uk-city-deal-economic-growth-productivity.pdf>, accessed 20 July 2017.
Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Regional retention of migrants: critical success factors, January 2014, <https://www.border.gov.au/ReportsandPublications/Documents/research/regional-retention-migrants.pdf>, accessed 25 July 2017.
Australian Bureau of Statistics. A Review of Regional Development Australia Committee 2010-11 Regional Plans, Research Paper, 2013, <http://www.ausstats.abs.gov.au/Ausstats/subscriber.nsf/0/3E59D4D793310539CA257B28000B6664/$File/13810_2013.pdf>, accessed 20 July 2017.
Hugo, Graeme, Feist, Helen and Tan, George. ‘Internal Migration and Regional Australia, 2006-11,’ Australian Population & Migration Research Centre Policy Brief, Vol. 1 No. 6, June 2013, <https://www.adelaide.edu.au/apmrc/pubs/policy-briefs/APMRC_Policy_Brief_Vol_1_6_2013.pdf>, accessed 19 July 2017.
Pennay, Bruce. The Experiment: Imagining the Albury-Wodonga National Growth Centre, Albury-Wodonga Corporation, 2013.
Buultjens, Jeremy, Ambrosoli, Kim, and Dollery, Brian. ‘The Establishment of Regional Development Australia Committees in Australia: Issues and Initiatives for the Future,’ Australian Journal of Regional Studies, Vol. 18 No. 2, 2012, pp. 182-205.
Crean, Simon. Stronger Regions, Stronger Nation, Commonwealth of Australia, 2012, <http://www.budget.gov.au/2012-13/content/ministerial_statements/rural_and_regional/download/rural_and_regional.pdf>, accessed 20 July 2017.
Ascani, Andrea, Crescenza, Riccardo and Immarino, Simona. Regional Economic Development: A Review, Search Working Paper, WP1/03, European Commission, European Research Area, January 2012, <http://www.ub.edu/searchproject/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/WP-1.3.pdf>, accessed 25 July 2017.
Hugo, Graeme. Regional Development through Immigration? The Reality behind the Rhetoric, Research Paper No. 9 1999-2000, Department of the Parliamentary Library, 2010, <https://www.aph.gov.au/binaries/library/pubs/rp/1999-2000/2000rp09.pdf>, accessed 19 July 2017.
Sorensen, Tony. Regional Development: Some Issues for Policy Makers, Research Paper No. 26 1999-2000, Department of the Parliamentary Library, 2010, <http://www.aph.gov.au/binaries/library/pubs/rp/1999-2000/2000rp26.pdf>, accessed 25 July 2017.
Tomaney, John. Place-based Approaches to Regional Development: Global Trends and Australian Implications, A report for the Australian Business Foundation, November 2010, <http://alstonvillewollongbar.com.au/members/Library/Documentation/2014/Place_based_competitiveness_australia.pdf>, accessed 18 July 2017.
Goldenberg, Mark. A Review of Rural and Regional Development Policies and Program, Research Report, Canadian Policy Research Networks, 2008, <http://cprn3.library.carleton.ca/documents/49496_EN.pdf>, accessed 25 July 2017.
OECD. The New Rural Paradigm: Policies and Governance, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2006.
Le Goff, Philippe. Moving Public Servants to the Regions, Parliamentary Information and Research Service, Library of Parliament, 31 March 2006, <http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection-R/LoPBdP/PRB-e/PRB05100-e.pdf>, accessed 26 July 2017.
Stimson, Robert J., Stough, Roger R. and Salazar, Maria. ‘Leadership and Institutional Factors in Endogenous Regional Economic Development,’ Investigaciones Regionales—Journal of Regional Research, Issue 7, 2005, pp. 23-52.
Adams, Neil and Harris, Neil. Best Practice Guidelines for Regional Development Strategies, GRIDS Project Report, Cardiff: Cardiff University, 2005, <https://orca.cf.ac.uk/32119/1/GRIDS_Best_Practice_Guidelines_for_Regional_Development_Strategies_GRIDS.pdf >, accessed 26 July 2017.
Mintz, Jack. The Spotty Record of Regional Development Programs: Can Government Do Better? Paper delivered to the Alberta Economic Development conference on “Best Practices on Economic Development,” 24 March 2004, >https://www.cdhowe.org/sites/default/files/attachments/other-research/pdf/jacks_speech_mar_24.pdf>, accessed 25 July 2017.
Blake, Raymond B. Regional and Rural Development Strategies in Canada: The Search for Solutions, Research Paper for the Royal Commission on Strengthening Our Place in Canada, March 2003, <https://www.gov.nl.ca/publicat/royalcomm/research/blake.pdf>, accessed 25 July 2017.
Cocklin, Chris and Alston, Margaret (eds.), Community Sustainability in Rural Australia: A Question of Capital, Wagga Wagga: Centre for Rural Social Research, Charles Sturt University, 2003.
Commonwealth Department of Transport and Regional Services. Success Factors: Managing Change in Regional and Rural Australia, Technical Report, A Report Commissioned by Regional Women’s Advisory Council, Commonwealth of Australia, 2001.
Parker, Paul. The Multi-Function Polis 1987-97: an International Failure or Innovative Local Project?, Pacific Economic Paper No. 283, Australia-Japan Research Centre, September 1998, <https://crawford.anu.edu.au/pdf/pep/pep-283.pdf>, accessed 25 July 2017.
Sher, Jonathan P., Sher, Katrina Rowe. ‘Beyond the Conventional Wisdom: Rural Development as if Australia’s Rural People and Communities Really Mattered,’ Journal of Research in Rural Education, Vol. 10 No. 1, 1994, pp. 2-43.
Henshall Hansen Associates. Study of Small Towns in Victoria, Revised Edition, Prepared for Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Fitzroy, Vic: Hensall Hansen Associates, Urban & Regional Economics, Planning & Development, June 1990.

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