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Professor Paul Oslington
PhD, MEc (hons), BD


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Professor Paul Oslington
Dean of Business and Professor of Economics

Paul is a member of the Faculty of Business, and specialises in the following areas: Business, Research, Social Engagement, and Theology.

Biography

Paul Oslington joined Alphacrucis in January 2013.  He held a Chair jointly in the School of Business and School of Theology at Australian Catholic University from 2008-2013, and continues there as an Adjunct Professor. Before that he was Associate Professor of Economics at University of New South Wales, and held visiting positions at University of Oxford in 1999, University of British Columbia and Regent College Vancouver in 2003, and Princeton Theological Seminary and University in 2006/7. His PhD in Economics and Master of Economics/Econometrics with Honours were completed at the University of Sydney, and Bachelor of Divinity through Melbourne College of Divinity.

Research Interests

International trade and labour markets, the history of economic thought, and relationships between economics and religion.

Paul is happy to supervise PhD or DMin projects in his research areas.

Academic Qualifications

1997

PhD (University of Sydney)
Dissertation Title Economics

1993

MEc (hons) (University of Sydney)
Dissertation Title Economics and Econometrics

1992

BD (Melbourne College of Divinity)

Selected Publications

Journal article — Published in

Citation: Oslington, P (2014). Advanced Degrees in Condescension. Quadrant Online , October .

Conference paper — Published in

Citation: Oslington, P. (2015). Jacob Viner on Religion and Intellectual History. Paper presented at the , , .

Conference paper — Published in

Citation: Oslington, P. (2015). Two Cheers for the Prosperity Gospel. Paper presented at the , , .

Journal article — Published in

Citation: Oslington, P (2014). Religion and Australian Universities: Tales of Horror and Hope. The Conversation, .

Journal article — Published in

Citation: Oslington, P (2015). God and Economic Suffering” 49/3 2015 p12-20. . Crux , 49/3, 12-20.

Book chapter — Published in 2015

Citation: Oslington, P. (2015). Oxford Bibliographies in Biblical Studies In Ed. Christopher Matthews, Economics and Biblical Studies (pp. ). Oxford University Press: New York.

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Book — Published in 2014

Citation: Oslington, P. (2014). The Oxford Handbook of Christianity and Economics. Oxford University Press: New York.

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Book — Published in 2014

Citation: Viner, J. (2014). The Customs Union Issue. Oxford University Press: New York.

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Conference paper — Published in 2013

Citation: Oslington, P. (2013). Economic and Theological Issues in Contracting-out of Welfare and Labour Market Services: An Exploration of the Recent Australian Experience. Paper presented at the , Washington, .

Conference paper — Published in 2013

Citation: Oslington, P. (2013). What is a Job Worth?. Paper presented at the , Perth, .

Journal article — Published in 2013

Citation: Oslington, P. (2013). Contextual History, Practitioner History and Classic Status: Reading Jacob Viner’s The Customs Union Issue. Journal of the History of Economic Thought , 2013.

Conference paper — Published in 2013

Citation: Freyens, B. and Oslington, P. (2013). Hiring and Firing Costs: Levels, Structure and Impact. Paper presented at the Australian Labour Market Research Workshop and Economic Society Annual Conference, Canberra, .

Journal article — Published in 2013

Citation: Freyens, B. and Oslington, P. (2013). A First Look at Incidence and Outcomes of Unfair Dismissal Claims under Fair Work, Work Choices and the Workplace Relations Act. Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 2013 16/2, 295-306.

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Journal article — Published in 2012

Citation: Oslington, P. (2012). God and the Market: Adam Smith's Invisible Hand. Journal of Business Ethics, 2012 108/4, 429-438.

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Journal article — Published in 2012

Citation: Oslington, P. (2012). The Approaching University Degree Bubble. Quadrant, 2012 491 Nov 2012, 50-52.

Journal article — Published in 2012

Citation: Koning R. , Ormerod, N. and Oslington, P. (2012). Bernard Lonergan and the Development of Catholic Social Teaching on Economics. Theological Studies, 2012 73 June, 391-421.

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Journal article — Published in 2012

Citation: Oslington, P. (2012). Five Bad Endings for Social Bonds. The Conversation, 2012.

Journal article — Published in 2012

Citation: Coleman, W. and Oslington, P. (2012). Introduction to Conference Special Issue. Economic Record, 2012 88.

Journal article — Published in 2012

Citation: Oslington, P. (2012). The Fair Work Review: Fewer Lawyers and Less Balance Means Better Public Policy. The Australian, 2012.

Journal article — Published in 2012

Citation: Oslington, P. (2012). Jacob Viner, the Cost of Protection and Customs Unions: New Light from a Manitoba Consulting Assignment. History of Economics Review, 2012 55 Winter, 73-79.

Conference paper — Published in 2011

Citation: Oslington, P. (2010). Using Economics in Biblical Studies. Paper presented at the ACU Centre for Early Christian Studies Poverty and Wealth in the Early Church Conference, Melbourne, .

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Journal article — Published in 2011

Citation: Oslington, P. (2011). Lonergan's Reception among Economists: Tale of a Dead Fish and an Agenda for Future Work. Method, 2011 New Series 2/1, 67-78.

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Journal article — Published in 2011

Citation: Oslington, P. (2011). Caritas in Veritate and the Market Economy: How do we Reconcile Traditional Christian Ethics with Economic Analysis of Social Systems?. Journal of Markets and Morality, 2011 14/2, 359-71.

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Journal article — Published in 2011

Citation: Oslington, P. (2011). Lonergan's Reception among Economists: Tale of a Dead Fish and an Agenda f or Future Work. Journal of Markets and Morality, 2011 14/2, 359-71.

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Journal article — Published in 2011

Citation: Oslington, P. (2011). The Future Hope in Adam Smith’s System. Studies in Christian Ethics, 2011 24/3, 1-21.

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Book — Published in 2011

Citation: Oslington, P. (ed) (2011). Adam Smith as Theologian. Routledge.

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Journal article — Published in 2011

Citation: Oslington, P. (2011). Cardinal Newman, Theology and Business after the Financial Crisis. ABC Religion and Ethics, 2011-02-21.

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Journal article — Published in 2011

Citation: Oslington, P. (2011). Jacob Viner on Adam Smith: Development and Reception of a Theological Reading. European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2011.

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Journal article — Published in 2011

Citation: Oslington, P. (2011). Popes and Markets. Policy, 2011 24, 1-5.

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Journal article — Published in 2011

Citation: Oslington, P. (2011). What do Economists and Theologians Have to Say to Each Other?. Faith and Economics, 2011 Fal, 1-30.

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Book — Published in 2011

Citation: Ormerod, N. and Oslington, P. (co-editors) (2011). Globalisation and the Church. St Paul's Publications, Australia.

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Journal article — Published in 2011

Citation: Oslington, P. (2011). Economic Journalism in Australia: Introduction to a Symposium. Economic Papers, 2011 30/4.

Conference paper — Published in 2010

Citation: Oslington, P. (2010). Theology and the Australian Research Council. Paper presented at the Symposium at Australian and New Zealand Theological Association conference, Melbourne, July 2010, .

Journal article — Published in 2010

Citation: Towers, I. and Oslington, P. (2010). Trade, Migration and Inequality in a World without Factor Price Equalisation. Review of International Economics, 2010 18 4, 650-62.

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Journal article — Published in 2010

Citation: Heaton, C. and Oslington, P. (2010). Micro vs Macro Explanations of Post-War US Unemployment. Economics Letters, 2010 106, 87-91.

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Journal article — Published in 2009

Citation: Oslington, P. (2009). Deus Economicus” Published with comments by Anthony Kelly and Neil Ormerod” A Conversation on Paul Oslington's Deus Economicus. Australian e-Journal of Theology, 13 March 2009.

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Journal article — Published in 2009

Citation: Oslington, P. (2009). Religious Perspectives on the Financial Crisis. The American Economist , 2009 Spring, 28-30.

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Journal article — Published in 2009

Citation: Oslington, P. (2009). Recovering the Theological Roots of Economics. Debate, March 2009, 22-25.

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Journal article — Published in 2009

Citation: Towers, I. and Oslington, P. (2009). Pushing Economies - and Students - Outside the Factor Price Equalisation Zone. Journal of Economic Education, 2009 40 4, 422-33.

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Journal article — Published in 2009

Citation: Oslington, P. (2009). Whither Christian Economics? Further Reflections in the Light of a Conference: The Future of Economics and Theology as an Interdisciplinary Research Field. Association of Christian Economists UK Journal, 3 2009, 1-7.

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Journal article — Published in 2008

Citation: Oslington, P. (2008). Christianity's Post-Enlightenment Contribution to Economic Thought. Christian Morality and Market Economies: Theological and Philosophical Perspectives, 2008.

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Journal article — Published in 2008

Citation: Freyens, B. and Oslington, P. (2008). Dismissal Costs and their Impact on Employment: Evidence from Australian Small and Medium Enterprises. Economic Record, 2007 83/260, 1-15.

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Journal article — Published in 2008

Citation: Oslington, P. (2008). Public Theology: Some Measures and Australian Reflections. Colloquium: The Australian and New Zealand Theological Review, 2008 40 2 , 183-93.

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Book — Published in 2006

Citation: Oslington, P. (2006). The Theory of International Trade and Unemployment. Edward Elgar Publishing.

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Journal article — Published in 2005

Citation: Oslington, P. (2005). Ethics Education and Research at the Australian Defence Force Academy. Australian Defence Journal, 167, 2005.

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Journal article — Published in 2005

Citation: Oslington, P. (2005). Incentives in On-Line Education. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 25 January 2005.

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Journal article — Published in 2005

Citation: Oslington, P. (2005). Unemployment and Trade Liberalisation. World Economy, August 2005, 1139-55.

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Journal article — Published in 2005

Citation: Oslington, P. (2005). Natural Theology as an Integrative Framework. St Marks Review, December 2005.

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Conference paper — Published in 2005

Citation: Oslington, P. (2005). Jacob Viner on Religion and Intellectual History. Paper presented at the History of Economics Society Conference, , .

Journal article — Published in 2005

Citation: Oslington, P. (2005). Rediscovering Purpose in the Economy. Crux, November 2005.

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Journal article — Published in 2005

Citation: Oslington, P. (2005). Contracting-Out of Assistance to the Unemployed: Implications of the Australian Experiment. Economic Record, 81/252 March 2005.

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Journal article — Published in 2004

Citation: Oslington, P. (2004). The Impact of Uncertainty and Irreversibility on Investments in On-Line Learning. Distance Education, Vol 25, No 2, 233-42.

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Journal article — Published in 2004

Citation: Oslington, P. (2004). Why Economics Matters. CASE, UNSW, 2004.

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Journal article — Published in 2003

Citation: Oslington, P. (2003). Why Ethics Committees are Unethical. Agenda, 2003, 10/2, 185-91.

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Journal article — Published in 2003

Citation: Oslington, P. (2003). Editorial Introduction: The Job Network. Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 2003, 6/2, 195-8.

Book — Published in 2003

Citation: Oslington, P. (Ed) (2003). Economics and Religion. Edward Elgar Publishing.

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Journal article — Published in 2002

Citation: Oslington, P. (2002). Teaching Economics Historically. History of Economics Review, 2002, 36, 160-164.

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Journal article — Published in 2002

Citation: Oslington, P. (2002). Trade, Wages and Unemployment in the Presence of Hiring and Firing Costs. Economic Record, June 2002, 195-206.

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Journal article — Published in 2002

Citation: Oslington, P. (2002). Factor Market Linkages in a Global Economy. Economics Letters, 2002 76/1, 85-93.

Journal article — Published in 2002

Citation: Heaton, C. and Oslington, P. (2002). How Much Unemployment is Structural?. Economic Record, 2002.

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Journal article — Published in 2002

Citation: Oslington, P. (2002). Trade, Wages and Unemployment in the Presence of Hiring and Firing Costs. Economic Record, June 2002, 195-206.

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Journal article — Published in 2001

Citation: Oslington, P. (2001). Nassau Senior, John Henry Newman and the Separation of Political Economy from Theology in the Nineteenth Century. History of Political Economy, 2001 33/4, 825-42.

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Journal article — Published in 2001

Citation: Oslington, P. (2001). Migration, Jobs and Welfare: A General Equilibrium Analysis. Pacific Economic Review, 2001 6/3, 331-344.

Journal article — Published in 2001

Citation: Oslington, P. (2001). An Australian Model - Non Traded Goods, Real Exchange Rates and Unemployment. Australian Economic Papers, 2001 40/3, 334-351.

Journal article — Published in 2000

Citation: Oslington, P. (2000). Japanese Contributions to the Theory of International Trade. Japanese Economic Review, 51/3 2000, 334-348.

Journal article — Published in 2000

Citation: Oslington, P. (2000). A Theological Economics. International Journal of Social Economics, 2000 27/1, 32-44.

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Journal article — Published in 2000

Citation: Oslington, P. (2000). Factor Price Equalisation and Trade Patterns with Unemployment. Journal of Economic Integration, 2000 15/1, 127-44.

Journal article — Published in 1999

Citation: Oslington, P. (1999). Christian Theology and Economic Theory: A Reading Guide. , .

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Journal article — Published in 1999

Citation: Oslington, P. (1999). Christian Theology and Economic Theory: A Reading Guide. , .

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Journal article — Published in 1999

Citation: Oslington, P. (1999). Duality and the Specific Factors Model. Economia Internazionale, 1999 52/3, 373-382.

Journal article — Published in 1998

Citation: Oslington, P. (1998). Australian Immigration Policy and Unemployment. Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 2/2 October 1998, 91-104.


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