ACDE Trade & Development seminars

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.

Convenor: Ross McLeod
Enquiries: seminars.economics@anu.edu.au

21
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Optimal rice land protection in a command economy

Hoang Long Chu, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Long Chu examines the efficiency and distributional consequences of agricultural land protection policy in Vietnam.

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07
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

What explains the job creating potential of industrialisation in the developing world?

Kunal Sen, University of Manchester.

Kunal Sen examines job creation in manufacturing in developing countries, focusing in particular on the impact of trade integration, human capital and labour regulations.

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31
Oct
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Bilateral and regional trade agreements: a case for economic reform?

Paul Gretton, Crawford School and Centre of European Studies, ANU; formerly at Australian Productivity Commission.

Paul Gretton looks for ways to reinvigorate post global financial crisis economic growth by improving trade policy formulation through evidence able to bolster the case for greater openness and economic reform.

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24
Oct
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

The impact of a customs union: the lessons of intra-Australian trade matrices before and after Federation

William Coleman, ANU.

William Coleman presents annual matrices of trade flows between the states—and between each state and abroad—to look at the impact of Federation on intra-Australian and international trade.

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17
Oct
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Technology and the future of work in India: an exploration of the likely (or unlikely) impact of automation in developing countries

Sher Singh Verick, Visiting Fellow, Australia South Asia Research Centre, and Deputy Director,International Labour Organisation Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India.

Sher Singh Verick looks at the threat of technological unemployment in developing countries.

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10
Oct
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Trade uncertainty and income inequality

Markus Brueckner, ANU.

Markus Brueckner investigates the complex relationship between trade, education levels, and income inequality.

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03
Oct
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Brexit as a path to UK prosperity

Greg Cutbush, Visiting Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy.

Greg Cutbush looks at three main problems involved in managing the UK’s planned exit from the EU.

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26
Sep
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Intensive and extensive margins of mining and development: evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Sambit Bhattacharyya, Sussex University.

Sambit Bhattacharyya investigates the economic consequences of mining on living standards in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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05
Sep
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

50 years of the ADB in Asia: some lessons for policy

Peter McCawley, Visiting Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School.

Peter McCawley looks for policy lessons for Australia’s future involvement in the Asian region from the 50 year history of the Asian Development Bank.

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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 has been learned during the last 25 years about East Asia’s growth from using growth accounting exercises and estimations of production functions.

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