Events

July 2020

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07
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Does information empower the poor? Evidence from Indonesia’s social security card

Anu Rammohan, University of Western Australia

Anu Rammohan reports on the effectiveness of an information campaign intended to improve the targeting of two large social programs in Indonesia.

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14
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Commodity price shocks and the seasonality of civil unrest

David Ubilava, University of Sydney

Ubilava investigates the influence of seasonal variation in cereal crop prices on internal conflict, and violence involving civilians, in low-income countries in Africa.

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21
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Contemporary economics and contraindications for climate maladies: Lessons from environmental macroeconomics

Dodo J. Thampapillai, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy

In the context of concerns about climate change, Thampapillai proposes an approach to analysing economic growth that explicitly includes environmental capital as a productive factor.

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28
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Taking financial access to remote and insecure areas: impacts of a comprehensive financial inclusion intervention in Papua New Guinea

Christopher Hoy, Crawford School, ANU

Hoy reports on the impacts of a comprehensive financial inclusion program in PNG, failing to detect any significant effects from the intervention.

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31
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Processed food exports from developing countries: a gravity model analysis

Wanissa Suanin

Wanissa Suanin presents her PhD research on processed food exports

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