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

30
Apr
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Effects of asset purchases and normalisation of US monetary policy

Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, Crawford School of Public Policy, The ANU

Tatsuyoshi Okimoto looks at the changing impacts over time of unconventional monetary policy in the US in the period since the global financial crisis.

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02
Apr
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Trade impact of Australia-China Free Trade Agreement

Professor Ligang Song, Crawford School of Public Policy

Ligang Song estimates the impact of the 2015 Australia-China Free Trade Agreement, finding a boost to both countries’ exports in sectors where they appear to have a comparative advantage.

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26
Mar
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Indonesia Project | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Elections and violence in Indonesia: Temporal, fiscal, and incumbency effects

Blane D. Lewis and Hieu T. M. Nguyen

Lewis and Nguyen investigate the prevalence of violence around the time of elections in Indonesia, and the relationship with fiscal rents associated with revenue budgets.

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19
Mar
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Fossil fuel lock-in: the carbon pricing key

Associate Professor Paul Burke, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Paul Burke presents empirical evidence relevant to countries wishing to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions that carbon pricing plays a key role in tilting energy mixes in a low-carbon direction.

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12
Mar
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Does university research structure matter?

Russell Thomson, Swinburne University of Technology

Russell Thomson seeks to discover the extent to which research success in any discipline is related to success in another, and which subjects play the most central role.

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05
Mar
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Issues in designing an Australian macroeconomic model

Chris Murphy, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Chris Murphy discusses the issues in designing an Australian macroeconomic model to be used for both policy analysis and forecasting.

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26
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Restoring confidence in consumer financial protection regulation in Australia: a Sisyphean task?

Andrew Schmulow, University of Wollongong

Schmulow discusses a recommendation of the Financial Services Royal Commission for the establishment of an Assessment Board to provide continuous oversight of the financial regulators.

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19
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Productivity and development: Malthus was half right, Lewis half wrong, Schumpeter nailed it; as for Rodrik…

Ross McLeod, Crawford School of Public Policy, The ANU

McLeod argues that the literature on development economics does not look good under the microscope.

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12
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

The effect of labour demand on women’s intra-household decision power: evidence from Indonesia

Sarah Xue Dong, Crawford School of Public Policy

Sarah Dong investigates the impact of labour market conditions on women’s and men’s intra-household decision power in Indonesia.

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05
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Birth of a nation: the creation of the East Timorese economy

Fredrik Sjöholm, Lund University

On behalf of co-author Mats Lundahl, Fredrik Sjöholm will provide an overview of their new book on the economy of East Timor.

Image by Ellen Forsyth on Flickr

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