Select Publications

Books

Foster G, 2022, Do Lockdowns and Border Closures Serve the "greater Good"? A Cost-benefit Analysis of Australia's Reaction to COVID-19

GIGI F, 2021, GREAT COVID PANIC What Happened, Why, and what Todo Next

Foster G, 2019, Biophysical measurement in experimental social science research: Theory and practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/C2016-0-04236-5

Frijters P; Foster G, 2013, An Economic Theory of Greed, Love, Groups, and Networks, Cambridge University Press

Book Chapters

Foster G, 2024, 'Grading Standards in Higher Education: Trends, Context, and Prognosis', in Springer International Handbooks of Education, pp. 341 - 359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-54144-5_48

Foster G; Frijters P, 2023, 'Realeconomik: Using the messy human experience to drive clean theoretical advance in economics', in Altman M (ed.), Handbook of Research Methods in Behavioural Economics, Edward Elgar, pp. 80 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781839107948.00011

Foster G, 2023, 'Grading Standards in Higher Education: Trends, Context, and Prognosis', in Handbook of Academic Integrity, Springer International Publishing, pp. 341 - 359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-39989-3_48

Foster G, 2023, 'Grading Standards in Higher Education: Trends, Context, and Prognosis', in Handbook of Academic Integrity, Springer Nature Singapore, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-079-7_48-3

Foster G, 2022, 'Female Breadwinning Across the Social Sciences', in Zimmermann KF (ed.), Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics, Springer

Foster G, 2021, 'Betraying Ourselves', in Essays for Australia, Volume 1, Institute of Public Affairs

Foster G, 2019, 'Conclusion', in Biophysical Measurement in Experimental Social Science Research: Theory and Practice, pp. 267 - 277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813092-6.00010-1

Foster G, 2019, '"Teaching Quality in Australian Universities: Present measures, policies and possibilities"', in Campus Meltdown: Australian Universities in Crisis

Foster G, 2019, 'Chapter 10 Conclusion', in Biophysical Measurement in Experimental Social Science Research, Elsevier, pp. 267 - 277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-12-813092-6.00010-1

Frijters P; Foster G, 2017, 'Is it rational to be in love?', in Handbook of behavioral economics and smart decision making: Rational Decision-Making within the Bounds of Reason, Edward Elgar Publishing, http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/handbook-of-behavioral-economics-and-smart-decision-making

Frijters P; Foster G, 2017, 'Is it rational to be in love?', in Handbook of Behavioural Economics and Smart Decision-Making, Edward Elgar Publishing, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781782549598.00020

Foster G; Frijters P; Greiner B, 2017, 'Challenges for Market and Institutional Design when Countering Exploitation Strategies', in Giraldeau L; Heeb P; Kosfeld M (ed.), Investors and Exploiters in Ecology and Economics Principles and Applications, MIT Press, https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/investors-and-exploiters-ecology-and-economics

Foster G; Frijters P, 2017, 'Behavioral Political Economy', in Routledge Handbook of Behavioral Economics, Routledge, pp. 348 - 364

Foster G, 2016, 'Grading Standards in Higher Education: Trends, Context, and Prognosis', in Bretag T (ed.), Handbook of Academic Integrity, Springer, pp. 307 - 324

Kalenkoski CM; Foster G, 2016, 'Are women better than men at multitasking household production activities?', in Kalenkoski C; Foster G (ed.), The Economics of Multitasking, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 19 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137381446

Kalenkoski CM; Foster G, 2016, 'Discussion: The economics of multitasking', in Kalenkoski C; Foster G (ed.), The Economics of Multitasking, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 203 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137381446

Kalenkoski CM; Foster G, 2016, 'Introduction: The economics of multitasking', in Kalenkoski C; Foster G (ed.), The Economics of Multitasking, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137381446

Kalenkoski CM; Foster G, 2016, 'Are Women Better than Men at Multitasking Household Production Activities?', in The Economics of Multitasking, Palgrave Macmillan US, pp. 19 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137381446_3

Kalenkoski CM; Foster G, 2016, 'Discussion: The Economics of Multitasking', in The Economics of Multitasking, Palgrave Macmillan US, pp. 203 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137381446_10

Kalenkoski CM; Foster G, 2016, 'Introduction: The Economics of Multitasking', in The Economics of Multitasking, Palgrave Macmillan US, pp. 1 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137381446_1

Foster G, 2015, 'Experimental Economics', in Wright J (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Elsevier

Foster G, 2015, 'Grading Standards in Higher Education: Trends, Context, and Prognosis', in Handbook of Academic Integrity, Springer Singapore, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-079-7_48-1

Foster G, 2015, 'Grading Standards in Higher Education: Trends, Context, and Prognosis', in Handbook of Academic Integrity, Springer Singapore, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-079-7_48-2

Shanahan M; Foster G; Meyer JHF, 2010, 'Threshold concepts and attrition in first-year economics', in Meyer JHF; Land R; Baillie C (ed.), Threshold Concepts and Transformational Learning, edn. 1st Edition, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, pp. 207 - 226

Shanahan M; Foster G; Erik , 2008, 'Associations among prior acquisition of threshold concepts, learning dimensions, and examination performance in first-year economics', in Land R; Meyer J; Smith J (ed.), Threshold Concepts within the Disciplines, edn. 1, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam

Edited Books

Foster G, (ed.), 2019, Biophysical measurement in experimental social science research, Academic Press, https://www.elsevier.com/books/biophysical-measurement-in-experimental-social-science-research/foster/978-0-12-813092-6

Kalenkoski CM; Foster G, 2015, The Economics of Multitasking, Palgrave Macmillan, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137381446

Journal articles

Coelli M; Foster G, 2024, 'Unintended consequences of school accountability reforms: Public versus private schools', Economics of Education Review, 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2024.102523

Foster G; Frijters P, 2024, 'Hiding the elephant: The tragedy of COVID policy and its economist apologists', Australian Economic Papers, 63, pp. 106 - 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8454.12293

d’Abrera JC; Foster G, 2023, 'Letter to the Editor regarding ‘What happened to the predicted COVID-19-induced suicide epidemic, and why?’', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 57, pp. 1583 - 1584, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00048674231170565

Foster G; Sabhlok S, 2023, 'Response to 'Understanding the impact of lockdowns on short-term excess mortality in Australia' by Philip Clarke and Andrew Leigh', BMJ Global Health, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2023-012741

Foster G, 2021, 'Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men', ECONOMIC RECORD, 97, pp. 310 - 316, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1475-4932.12620

Foster G, 2021, 'Driven by the Invisible: The economics of the unseen', Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy, 5, pp. 79 - 85

Bose G; Dechter E; Foster G, 2020, 'Behavioral coordination as an individual best-response to punishing role models', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 174, pp. 301 - 319, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2017.03.016

Foster G, 2020, 'Early estimates of the impact of COVID-19 disruptions on jobs, wages, and lifetime earnings of schoolchildren in Australia', Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 23, https://businesslaw.curtin.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2020/09/129339-AJLE-Vol-23-No-2-2020-2527-FINAL.pdf

Foster G, 2020, 'The Behavioural Economics of Government Responses to COVID-19', Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy, Covid-19 Special Issue 3, pp. 11 - 43

Foster G, 2019, 'A portrait of a scientist as a young mind', Journal of Mind and Behavior, 40, pp. 83 - 94

Foster G; Pingle M; Yang J, 2019, 'Are we addicted to love? A parsimonious economic model of love', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 165, pp. 70 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2019.07.009

Foster G; Stratton LS, 2019, 'What women want (their men to do): Housework and Satisfaction in Australian Households', Feminist Economics, 25, pp. 23 - 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13545701.2019.1609692

Foster G, 2019, 'Hybrid Public Policy Innovations: Contemporary Policy Beyond Ideology, by Mark Fabian and Robert Breunig (eds.) (Taylor and Francis, New York, NY, 2018), pp. 289.', Economic Record, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1475-4932.12463

Foster G; Stratton LS, 2018, 'Does Female Breadwinning Make Partnerships Less Healthy or Less Stable?', , https://ideas.repec.org/p/iza/izadps/dp11938.html

Foster G; Frijters P; Schaffner M; Torgler B, 2018, 'Expectation formation in an evolving game of uncertainty: New experimental evidence', Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 154, pp. 379 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2018.07.013

Foster G, 2018, 'Education Policy Reforms to Boost Productivity in Australia', Australian Economic Review, 51, pp. 253 - 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8462.12271

Foster G; Stratton LS, 2018, 'Do significant labor market events change who does the chores? Paid work, housework, and power in mixed-gender Australian households', Journal of Population Economics, 31, pp. 483 - 519, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00148-017-0667-7

Ko CC; Frijters P; Foster G, 2018, 'A tale of cyclones, exports and surplus forgone in Australia’s protected banana industry', Economic Record, 94, pp. 276 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1475-4932.12414

Foster G, 2018, 'Ethics in Economics', AGENDA-A JOURNAL OF POLICY ANALYSIS AND REFORM, 25, pp. 61 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/AG.25.01.2018.04


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