Centre for Local Government

Our Research – “Population Size or Population Density? An Empirical Examination of Scale Economies in South Australian Local Government, 2015/16” – Tran, Kortt and Dollery

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Advocates of amalgamation typically claim that substantial scale economies flow from municipal mergers, which generate larger local government entities by population size. We examined whether economies of scale exist in…

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Our Research: “One person’s drain is another’s water supply: Why property rights, scope, measurement and hydrology matter when it comes to Integrated Water Resources Management”, Crase, Cooper, Dollery and Marques

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The expansion of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) philosophies has given rise to some improvements in decision making. However, the limits of IWRM also need to be recognised. This paper…

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