Events

October 2018

02
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Poverty alleviation can be an effective conservation strategy

Rhita Simorangkir, CERGE-EI, Charles University

Rhita Simorangkir finds significant side benefits in reduced tree cover loss from an anti-poverty cash transfer program in Indonesia.

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09
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

How big is the economy-wide rebound effect?

David Stern, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

David Stern reports on a structural vector autoregression study of the economy-wide rebound effect of energy efficiency shocks, using US data.

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12
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The impact of district minimum wage on employment by firms in Indonesia

Nurina Merdikawati, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Nurina Merdikawati presents her PhD findings on how minimum wages affect employment in Indonesia.

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16
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Wage convergence and trade

Yixiao Zhou, ANU and Curtin University

Yixiao Zhou extends the idea of convergence in per-capita income across countries to convergence of wage rates across countries for workers in the same industry.

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19
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Supply-side determinants of product scope: Evidence from Indonesian manufacturing plants

Chandra Putra, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Chandra Putra presents his PhD research on factors affecting scope decisions in production.

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23
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

The merit order effect of renewable electricity generation in Australia

Zsuzsanna Csereklyei, RMIT

Zsuzsanna Csereklyei investigates the impact of rapid expansion of renewable electricity generation on wholesale prices in Australia.

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26
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Sustainability of public debt in Sri Lanka under symmetric and asymmetric cointegration among fiscal variables

Shanika Rathnayake, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Shanika Rathnayake introduces her PhD research on factors affecting debt sustainability in Sri Lanka.

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30
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

How bad government can ruin a country: the case of Zimbabwe

David Gadiel, Centre for Independent Studies

David Gadiel argues that the decline of Zimbabwe is a classic case of how bad government can ruin a country.

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