Events

August 2017

01
Aug
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

On measuring social tension

Nanak Kakwani, University of New South Wales.

Nanak Kakwani uses social welfare functions incorporating judgments about social tension to analyse levels and trends of various types of such tension in Brazil.

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04
Aug
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The export performance and characteristics of manufacturing firms in Laos

Buavanh Vilavong, PhD scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Buavanh Vilavong presents his PhD research on factors contributing to export success in Laos.

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08
Aug
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

How do policymakers update?

Eva Vivalt, ANU.

Eva Vivalt explores biases in the way policymakers, researchers, and others update in response to newly generated evidence, and tests ways to mitigate observed biases.

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15
Aug
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Bonus skills: examining the effect of an unconditional cash transfer on child human capital formation

Stephanie Schurer, Sydney University.

Stephanie Schurer investigates the impact of the Australian Baby Bonus on child human capital development.

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22
Aug
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Why Asia needs to show the way on trade

Professor Peter Drysdale, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Peter Drysdale discusses how Asia can protect its strategic economic and political interests in the face of policy uncertainty brought on by the Trump administration.

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25
Aug
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The role of the media in shaping perceptions of inequality in Indonesia

Christopher Hoy, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Christopher Hoy presents his research on how the media has affected perceptions of inequality in Indonesia.

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29
Aug
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

The debate about the sources of growth in East Asia after a quarter of a century: much ado about nothing

Jesus Felipe, Asian Development Bank.

Jesus Felipe reviews what the profession has learned during the last 25 years about East Asia’s growth using growth accounting exercises and estimations of production functions.

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