ACDE Seminar

The ACDE Seminar has been held during the Tuesday afternoon timeslot for several decades and has featured applied economics seminars from many leading economists and upcoming scholars from ANU, Australia, and overseas. Open to the public.

To sign up to the seminar email list, please email seminars.economics@anu.edu.au.

Conveners: Professor Paul Burke, Dr Sarah Dong, Dr Ryan Edwards, Associate Professor Firman Kartaadipoetra, Dr Hiroshi Matsushima, Associate Professor Hoa Nguyen, Associate Professor Yixiao Zhou

06
Aug
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Competition and the Phillips curve

Ippei Fujiwara, Keio University and ANU

This seminar explores the effect of market concentration on the relationship between the rate of inflation and the unemployment rate.

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30
Jul
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

De-routinization of jobs and the distribution of earnings: A cross-country comparison

Max Longmuir, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, The Graduate Centre, City University of New York

This seminar investigates job de-routinization, job polarization, and their potential ramifications for earnings distributions.

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23
Jul
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Partisan alignment, insurgency and public safety: evidence from the Indian Red Corridor

Ashani Amarasinghe, University of Sydney

This seminar explores the effect of political alignment on public safety in India.

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11
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

When neighbors matter: spillover effects in disease outbreak in shrimp farming in Vietnam

Susan Olivia (University of Waikato)

The paper examines the presence and quantify the effects of physical spillover of disease outbreak among shrimp farmers in Southern Vietnam.

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04
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Can psychological interventions provide resilience to negative shocks? Evidence from a RCT and the COVID-19 pandemic

Michelle Escobar Carias (University of Melbourne)

The study examines whether a maternal mental health intervention, delivered from pregnancy through 3 years postpartum, provided resilience amidst COVID-19 restrictions in rural Pakistan.

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21
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Does performance pay enhance social accountability? Evidence from remote schools in Indonesia

Arya Gaduh (University of Arkansas)

This paper investigates whether giving communities authority over teacher performance pay improves the effectiveness of social accountability in Indonesia’s remote schools.

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14
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Air pollution and agricultural productivity in a developing country

Josh Merfeld, KDI School of Public Policy and Management and IZA

This seminar will delve in whether and how air pollution from coal plants affects agricultural productivity.

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07
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Savings transition in Asia: Unity in diversity

Prema-chandra Athukorala, ANU

This seminar seeks to understand factors affecting saving rates in Asia.

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30
Apr
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy, Development Policy Centre | ACDE Seminar

Tongan remittances: Channels, costs, and the potential gains from switching

Ryan Edwards, Deputy Director, Development Policy Centre

This seminar explores potential gains from switching to low-cost remittance providers in Tonga.

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23
Apr
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Information campaign on arsenic poisoning: Unintended consequences in marriage market

Shyamal Chowdhury, University of Sydney

The seminar will discuss the unintended consequences of a public information campaign on water quality that was rolled out in the early 2000s on the marriage market in rural Bangladesh.

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