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.
The speakers discuss their protracted, and ultimately successful, joint effort to persuade successive Thai governments to introduce income contingent loans to students.
The cost of floods in developing country mega cities: a hedonic price analysis of the Jakarta housing market
Budy Resosudarmo focuses on the cost of regular flooding in Jakarta, as reflected in its impact on house rental prices.
Medhi Krongkaew reviews Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission in comparison with similar organisations in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
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.
Former Indonesian Finance Minister Chatib Basri looks at the global trend of growing resistance to globalisation, and its potential impact on the ASEAN economies.
Jonah Busch discusses the importance of tropical forests in averting climate change and promoting sustainable development.
Xue (Sarah) Dong discusses the relationship between women’s working status and their intra-household decision-making power in Indonesia.
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.
Intergenerational effect of education reform program and maternal education on children’s educational and labour outcomes in Nepal
Rashesh Shrestha investigates the effect of maternal education on children's educational and labour outcomes in Nepal.
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