This seminar will explore how the use of internet technology (and in particular e-commerce) affects market coverage, sales and profits, as well as the cost structure of businesses
Chris Murphy discusses the issues in designing an Australian macroeconomic model to be used for both policy analysis and forecasting.
This seminar will use international data to explore people’s tolerance for inequality.
Russell Thomson seeks to discover the extent to which research success in any discipline is related to success in another, and which subjects play the most central role.
The PhD seminar (econ) explores the welfare effects of a hypothetical energy tax in Vietnam.
Paul Burke presents empirical evidence relevant to countries wishing to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions that carbon pricing plays a key role in tilting energy mixes in a low-carbon direction.
Wage dispersion and productivity: Evidence from large and medium-scale manufacturing firms in Indonesia
Martha Primanthi presents her PhD research findings on how firms’ wage structures influence their productivity in Indonesia.
Lewis and Nguyen investigate the prevalence of violence around the time of elections in Indonesia, and the relationship with fiscal rents associated with revenue budgets.
Cash use persists in India despite recent demonetisation, although the use of non-cash substitutes has also risen. This paper presents new evidence on the impact of the shadow economy and informality on currency in circulation using an error-correction approach.
Anna Falentina presents her PhD research on impacts of social assistance programs in Indonesia.