ACDE Seminar

The ACDE Seminar is ANU’s oldest and most distinguished seminar series in applied economics. It has been held during the Tuesday afternoon timeslot for several decades and has featured seminars from many leading economists and upcoming scholars from ANU, Australia, and overseas.

To join the mailing list for this seminar series, please email seminars.economics@anu.edu.au.

Convener: Ross McLeod

24
Nov
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | ACDE Seminar

How does democracy cause growth? Evidence from firms during Indonesia's democratic transition

Priya Mukherjee, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mukherjee investigates how democratization affects growth, using firm-level data in combination with the timing of district-level political regime change in Indonesia.

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17
Nov
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | ACDE Seminar

Green steel in cars: would consumers be willing to pay?

Mousami Prasad, Crawford School

Mousami Prasad investigates consumers’ potential willingness to pay for cars made with ‘green steel’ produced using fossil-free fuel technologies.

Photo by pxfuel

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10
Nov
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Personalisation of disability care in Australia

Satish Chand, ADFA UNSW

Chand builds on the literature on product variety in order to investigate the personalisation of disability care under Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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27
Oct
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Local crowdfunding for low-emission agriculture

Marit Kragt, UWA School of Agriculture and Environment

Marit Kragt reports on an experiment in which farmers were encouraged to adopt climate change mitigation actions using crowdfunding finance.

Photo by Johanna Montoya on Unsplash

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20
Oct
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Measuring economic development with daytime satellite imagery

Paul Raschky, Monash University

Raschky uses satellite imagery and corresponding ground truth data to predict regional fixed capital and then to construct regional GDP per capita.

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13
Oct
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Economics of green hydrogen

Thomas Longden, ACDE, Crawford School, ANU

Longden investigates the viability of green hydrogen as a zero-carbon fuel, identifying conditions under which it will be cost-competitive with traditional fuels.

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06
Oct
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | ACDE Seminar

Problems in climate science from the viewpoint of an historical geologist

Howard Brady

Howard Brady will present arguments and evidence on climate change and global warming, questioning whether prediction of future climate states is possible.

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29
Sep
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Are non-pharmaceutical interventions effective? The Japanese textile sector during the influenza pandemic of 1918-1920

Ilan Noy, Victoria University of Wellington

Ilan Noy investigates the impact of non-pharmaceutical policy interventions in determining the economic impact of the 1918-20 influenza pandemic in Japan.

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22
Sep
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | ACDE Seminar

Emission reduction and foreign direct investment nexus in China

Yanrui Wu, University of Western Australia

Yanrui Wu investigates the association between city-level environmental regulation and changes in the pattern and structure of foreign direct investment in China.

Photo by Kim Hansen on Wikimedia Commons

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15
Sep
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | ACDE Seminar

Diagnosing housing fever with an econometric thermometer

Shuping Shi, Macquarie University

Shi presents a new econometric method for identifying housing bubbles, with an empirical application to Australian housing markets.

Photo by Mark Bonica on Flickr

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