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Alternative methodologies for projecting defence spending

  • Christine Duke

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

  • Cameron McKean

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

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    This paper is based on research done for the Intergenerational Report 2007. A brief discussion of alternative methodologies for projecting defence spending was included in the appendix of the report. This paper provides a more detailed discussion of the alternative methodologies explored and shows the projections that were done, updated for current defence spending data. Other longer-term economic projections for Australia are consistent with those used for the Intergenerational Report 2007.

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    Article provided by The Treasury, Australian Government in its journal Economic Roundup.

    Volume (Year): (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (July)
    Pages: 1-11

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    Handle: RePEc:tsy:journl:journl_tsy_er_2008_2_1
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    1. David Kirkpatrick, 2004. "Trends in the costs of weapon systems and the consequences," Defence and Peace Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(3), pages 259-273.
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