The ACDE Trade and Development Seminar Series is ANU’s oldest and most distinguished seminar series devoted to the economics of development. It has been held regularly on Tuesday afternoons for several decades and has hosted some of the leading Australian economists, upcoming scholars and outstanding visitors to the ANU. As such, it is one of the most prestigious seminar series on development economics in Australia.
Government procurement polices across the Tasman: what role played by (Preferential) Trade Agreements?
Malcolm Bosworth looks at the effect on efficiency and budgets of including government procurement provisions in preferential trade agreements.
Akihisa Mori looks at Australian and Indonesian policy responses to potential 'resource curse' impacts of large-scale exports of coal and gas to China.
The not-so-hot melting pot: the persistence of outcomes for descendants of the age of mass migration
Zachary Ward investigates generational persistence of skill gaps across different immigrant sources, as well as achievement by immigrant families relative to the host population.
Emma Aisbett investigates the interaction between the process of tariff liberalisation and the regulation of sanitary and phytosanitary standards.
Ross McLeod examines the fiscal aspects of Indonesia’s post-Soeharto decentralisation arrangements.
Samuel Wills discusses the importance of natural amenities for economic growth, exploiting variation in the quality of surf breaks over space and time in three natural experiments.
Paul Burke investigates the impact of reductions in subsidies to household and industry electricity consumption in Indonesia during 1992-2015.
Professor Martin Richardson discusses the making of international agreements when there is a real possibility of ‘Brexit-like’ outcomes.
Professor Raghbendra Jha discusses Trevor Swan’s attempts to influence the direction of Indian economic policy during formulation of its third five-year plan.