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

11
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Student loan reform for Thailand: a policy story from the ANU/Asian economies interaction

Bruce Chapman and Medhi Kronkaew, ANU.

The speakers discuss their protracted, and ultimately successful, joint effort to persuade successive Thai governments to introduce income contingent loans to students.

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13
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

The cost of floods in developing country mega cities: a hedonic price analysis of the Jakarta housing market

Budy Resosudarmo, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Budy Resosudarmo focuses on the cost of regular flooding in Jakarta, as reflected in its impact on house rental prices.

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06
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

The law and economics foundation of anti-corruption policies: the Thai experience

Medhi Krongkaew, Visiting Fellow, ANU.

Medhi Krongkaew reviews Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission in comparison with similar organisations in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.

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30
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

On the sources and mechanisms of economic growth in China

Dr Ligang Song, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Ligang Song uses various modelling approaches to investigate Chinese economic growth during the past forty years, and to project the growth trajectory into the future.

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23
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

What can ASEAN do in the midst of the 'New Normal'?

Chatib Basri, Thee Kian Wie Distinguished Professor at ANU Indonesia Project, Crawford School.

Former Indonesian Finance Minister Chatib Basri looks at the global trend of growing resistance to globalisation, and its potential impact on the ASEAN economies.

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16
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Indonesia Project, Development Policy Centre | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Why forests? Why now? The science, economics, and politics of tropical forests and climate change

Jonah Busch, Center for Global Development.

Jonah Busch discusses the importance of tropical forests in averting climate change and promoting sustainable development.

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09
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Do working women have higher intra-household decision-making power?

Xue (Sarah) Dong, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

Xue (Sarah) Dong discusses the relationship between women’s working status and their intra-household decision-making power in Indonesia.

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02
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Government procurement polices across the Tasman: what role played by (Preferential) Trade Agreements?

Malcolm Bosworth, Visitor, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

Malcolm Bosworth looks at the effect on efficiency and budgets of including government procurement provisions in preferential trade agreements.

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18
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Intergenerational effect of education reform program and maternal education on children’s educational and labour outcomes in Nepal

Rashesh Shrestha, ANU.

Rashesh Shrestha investigates the effect of maternal education on children's educational and labour outcomes in Nepal.

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11
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Development Policy Centre | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Papua New Guinea after the resource boom

Marcel Schroder, PNG, ANU.

Marcel Schroderdiscusses PNG’s exchange rate policy since the end of the resource boom in 2014.

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