Professor Satish Chand

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Satish Chand is Professor of Finance in the School of Business at the University of New South Wales and based at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. 

Satish is also an Adjunct Professor at the Crawford School of Economics and Government at the Australian National University.  His research interests include labour migration, fragile states, and the challenges of development. 

For the past five years, Satish has been researching the nexus between defence and development, drawing on the experiences of external peacekeeping in Bougainville (PNG), East Timor, Liberia, Mozambique, and the Solomon Islands.  This research has ramifications for pacification strategies in fragile states.

Book Chapters

Chand S, 2020, 'Economic impacts and implications of climate change in the Pacific', in Springer Climate, pp. 475 - 498,

Chand S, 2018, 'The effects of skilled emigration on small states', in Handbook of Small States Economic, Social and Environmental Issues, Routledge, New York, pp. 403 - 415

Chand S, 2014, 'Responding to natural versus human-made disasters: lessons from Fiji', in Sakai M; Jurriens E; Zhang J; Thornton A (ed.), Disaster Relief in the Asia Pacific, Routledge, London, pp. 189 - 205,

Chand S, 2009, 'Swim or Sink: The post-coup economy in limbo', in Fraenkel J; Firth S; Lal BV (ed.), The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji: A coup to End all Coups?, edn. Original, ANU E Press, Canberra, pp. 139 - 154

Chand S; Yala C, 2009, 'Economic Policy Making', in May RJ (ed.), Policy Making and Implementation: Studies for Papua New Guinea, edn. 5, ANU E Press, Canberra, pp. 41 - 56

Journal articles

Liu X; Chand S, 2020, 'The impact of a positive wealth shock on consumption: evidence from a housing reform in China', PACIFIC RIM PROPERTY RESEARCH JOURNAL,

Liu X; Li Q; Chand S; Sharpe K, 2020, 'Effects of air quality on house prices: evidence from China’s Huai River Policy', New Zealand Economic Papers, pp. 1 - 14,

Zhang R; Li XUE; Chand S, 2019, 'AN EARLY WARNING of AN IMPENDING CURRENCY CRISIS in China', Singapore Economic Review, vol. 64, pp. 1101 - 1125,

Chand S; Markowski S, 2019, 'ANZ-Pacific Migration Governance System', International Migration, vol. 57, pp. 294 - 308,

Finau G; Jacobs K; Chand S, 2019, 'Agents of alienation: accountants and the land grab of Papua New Guinea', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol. 32, pp. 1558 - 1584,

Chotewattanakul P; Sharpe K; Chand S, 2019, 'The drivers of household indebtedness: Evidence from Thailand', Southeast Asian Journal of Economics, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 40,

Li Q; Chand S, 2018, 'Unlocking Housing Equity for Pensions in Urban China', Journal of Housing for the Elderly, pp. 1 - 15,

Chand S, 2018, 'Fiscal Decentralisation in a Divided State: Bougainville in Papua New Guinea', Federal Law Review, vol. 46, pp. 541 - 555,

Markowski S; Chand S; Wylie R, 2017, 'Economic Growth and Demand for Military Expenditure in the Indo-Pacific Asia Region', Defence and Peace Economics, vol. 28, pp. 473 - 490,

Chand S, 2017, 'Registration and release of customary-land for private enterprise: Lessons from Papua New Guinea', Land Use Policy, vol. 61, pp. 413 - 419,

Forau L; Chand S, 2016, 'Measuring peace using household-level data from post-conflict Solomon Islands', Conflict, Security and Development, vol. 16, pp. 423 - 441,

Huang Q; Chand S, 2015, 'Spatial spillovers of regional wages: Evidence from Chinese provinces', China Economic Review, vol. 32, pp. 97 - 109,

Li Q; Chand S, 2015, 'Market Fundamentals, Rational Expectation and Housing Price Changes: Evidence from Housing Market in Beijing', Housing, Theory and Society, vol. 32, pp. 289 - 301,

Chand S, 2015, 'The Political Economy of Fiji: Past, Present, and Prospects', Round Table, vol. 104, pp. 199 - 208,

Huang Q; Chand S, 2014, 'The Trade-off between Equity and Efficiency: Evidence from the Reform of China’s Wage Policy', Journal of Politics and Law, vol. 7,

Chand S, 2014, 'Socio Political Consequences of Forced Migration: The Case of Indian Indentured Workers to Fiji', Studia Historica Gednanensia, vol. 5, pp. 139 - 153,

Zhang R; Chand S, 2013, 'Mitigating the Impact of a Financial Crisis: Some Lessons from Hong Kong During the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis', Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies,

Satish C; Yala C, 2012, 'Institutions for improving access to land for settler-housing: Evidence from Papua New Guinea', Land Use Policy, vol. 29, pp. 143 - 153,

Chand S, 2011, 'Land Reform in Developing Countries: property rights and property wrongs', ASIAN-PACIFIC ECONOMIC LITERATURE, vol. 25, pp. 170 - 170,

Chand S, 2011, 'The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact', ECONOMIC RECORD, vol. 87, pp. 169 - 170,

Chand S; Yala C, 2009, 'Land tenure and productivity: Farm-level evidence from Papua New Guinea', Land Economics, vol. 85, pp. 442 - 453,

Satish C; Yala C, 2009, 'Land Tenure and Productivity', Land Economics, vol. 85, pp. 442 - 453

Bowman C; Chand S, 2008, 'Size matters: The impact of aid on institutions', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 23, pp. 145 - 165

Chand S, 2008, 'Risks and rewards of allowing seasonal workers from the Pacific into Australia', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 23, pp. 226 - 229

Chand S, 2007, 'Governance for growth: Priorities for a reform-minded Papua New Guinea government', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 22, pp. 70 - 82

Chand S, 2005, 'Globalisation or self-inflicted wounds in the Fiji sugar and garment industries', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 20, pp. 124 - 129

Chand S, 2005, 'Papua New Guinea economic survey: A response to Curtin', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 20, pp. 143 - 144

Chand S, 2004, 'Papua New Guinea economic survey: Transforming good luck into policies for long-term growth', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 19, pp. 1 - 19

Chand S, 2003, 'Economic trends in the Pacific island countries', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 18, pp. 1 - 15

Chand S, 2003, 'An assessment of the proposal for a Pacific Economic and Political Community', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 18, pp. 117 - 124

Chand S, 2003, 'Resuscitating the Solomon Islands economy', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 18, pp. 29 - 38

Chand S; Grafton RQ; Petersen E, 2003, 'Multilateral governance of fisheries: Management and Cooperation in the Western and Central Pacific Tuna Fisheries', Marine Resource Economics, vol. 18, pp. 329 - 344,

Chand S, 2002, 'Financial sector development and economic growth in Pacific island countries', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 17, pp. 117 - 132

Duncan R; Chand S, 2002, 'The economics of the 'arc of instability'', Asian-Pacific Economic Literature, vol. 16, pp. 1 - 9,

Chand S, 2002, 'Vanuatu-A case of mixed performance', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 17, pp. 24 - 37

Chand S; Sen K, 2002, 'Trade liberalization and productivity growth: Evidence from Indian manufacturing', Review of Development Economics, vol. 6, pp. 120 - 132,

Chand S, 2002, 'Conflict to crisis in Solomon Islands', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 17, pp. 154 - 159

Chand S, 2002, 'International tax arbitrage via corporate income splitting', Quantitative Finance, vol. 2, pp. 111 - 115,

Chand S, 2001, 'Gearing up for self-rule in East Timor', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 16, pp. 123 - 127

Chand S, 2001, 'Lessons for development from Pacific Island countries', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 16, pp. 95 - 108

Chand S, 2000, 'Coups, cyclones and recovery: The fiji experience', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 15, pp. 121 - 129

Chand S; Levantis T, 2000, 'The Fiji coup: A spate of economic catastrophes', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 15, pp. 27 - 33

Chand S; Levantis T, 2000, 'Dutch disease and the crime epidemic: An investigation of the mineral boom in Papua New Guinea', Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, vol. 44, pp. 129 - 146,

Chand S, 1999, 'The public sector and development in the Pacific islands', Pacific Economic Bulletin, vol. 14, pp. 14 - 22

Chand S, 1999, 'Trade liberalization and productivity growth: Time-series evidence from Australian manufacturing', Economic Record, vol. 75, pp. 28 - 36,

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