Past events

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31
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Processed food exports from developing countries: a gravity model analysis

Wanissa Suanin

Wanissa Suanin presents her PhD research on processed food exports

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28
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Taking financial access to remote and insecure areas: impacts of a comprehensive financial inclusion intervention in Papua New Guinea

Christopher Hoy, Crawford School, ANU

Hoy reports on the impacts of a comprehensive financial inclusion program in PNG, failing to detect any significant effects from the intervention.

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21
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Contemporary economics and contraindications for climate maladies: Lessons from environmental macroeconomics

Dodo J. Thampapillai, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy

In the context of concerns about climate change, Thampapillai proposes an approach to analysing economic growth that explicitly includes environmental capital as a productive factor.

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14
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Commodity price shocks and the seasonality of civil unrest

David Ubilava, University of Sydney

Ubilava investigates the influence of seasonal variation in cereal crop prices on internal conflict, and violence involving civilians, in low-income countries in Africa.

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07
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Does information empower the poor? Evidence from Indonesia’s social security card

Anu Rammohan, University of Western Australia

Anu Rammohan reports on the effectiveness of an information campaign intended to improve the targeting of two large social programs in Indonesia.

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30
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

The great influenza pandemic of 1918-20: An interpretative survey in the time of COVID-19

Premachandra Athukorala, Crawford School, ANU

Premachandra Athukorala looks for lessons relevant to the current COVID-19 crisis in the scattered multi-disciplinary literature on the Spanish Flu pandemic of a century ago.

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23
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

How well can the world’s poor protect themselves from the new coronavirus?

Caitlin Brown, Central European University

Brown finds that only 6 per cent of the poorest 40 per cent in developing countries have adequate home environments for protection from COVID-19, falling to virtually zero in sub-Saharan Africa.

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19
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Long-term impacts of the giant wave: The case of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and child development in Indonesia

Riswandi

Riswandi presents his PhD research on the long-term impacts of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in Banda Aceh city

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18
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ASARC Seminar

India's health and economic challenges posed by COVID-19

Professor Raghbendra Jha

This seminar will review how India is meeting the dual health and economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus.

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16
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Indonesia and the international community: 50 years of economic cooperation

Peter McCawley, Crawford School, ANU

McCawley reviews the efforts of the Asian Development Bank in Indonesia, as part of one of the largest sustained development cooperation programs in post-war history.

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