Dr West is experienced in regional economics with specialisation in applied quantitative economics. Current research interests include the theory and application of inter-industry models particularly in an integrated spatial econometric framework, the nature of economic structure at the regional and national levels, and regional economic projection, planning and growth. Currently President of the Australia and New Zealand Regional Science Association International, and joint editor of the Australasian Journal of Regional Studies. Extensive involvement in over 50 collaborative government and industry research projects in the area of economic impact analysis, planning, development and economic policy. Government organisations include: Queensland Treasury, the Queensland Premiers Department, South Australian Treasury, Centre for Economic Analysis and Statistics (West Virginia, USA), and Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago, USA). Private sector consulting includes: Comalco, Alcan South Pacific and Brisbane International Airport.


Publications:
The Economic Impacts of Retail Trade on the Gold Coast: Gold Coast Tourism Visioning Project 3.1 (Part II)

Focuses on the significance of tourism in the region.

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The Economic Impacts of Tourism on the Gold Coast: Gold Coast Tourism Visioning Project 3.1 (Part 1b)

Focuses on the economic impact of expenditures by tourists.

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The Economic Impacts of Tourism on the Gold Coast: Gold Coast Tourism Visioning Project 3.1 (Part 1)

This project focuses on the significance of tourism in the region.

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Evaluating Major Sporting Events: Economic Impact versus Cost Benefit—The Case of Bathurst 1000

This is a comparison of economic impact analysis and cost benefit analysis in assessing the economic value of sporting events.

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