Past events

21
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Domestic, regional, or global shocks? A GVAR analysis of the Latin American business cycle

Rubayat Chowdhury

Rubayat Chowdhury presents his research on the relative contributions of domestic, regional, and global shocks in the business cycle of Latin American business cycle.

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11
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

When neighbors matter: spillover effects in disease outbreak in shrimp farming in Vietnam

Susan Olivia (University of Waikato)

The paper examines the presence and quantify the effects of physical spillover of disease outbreak among shrimp farmers in Southern Vietnam.

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04
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Can psychological interventions provide resilience to negative shocks? Evidence from a RCT and the COVID-19 pandemic

Michelle Escobar Carias (University of Melbourne)

The study examines whether a maternal mental health intervention, delivered from pregnancy through 3 years postpartum, provided resilience amidst COVID-19 restrictions in rural Pakistan.

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31
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Money creation and capital allocation

Charles Brukner

Charles Brukner presents his research on how the banking system creates and allocates new money in the economy.

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24
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Business dynamism indicators in Australia

David Hansell

David Hansell presents his research on business dynamism in Australia.

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21
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Does performance pay enhance social accountability? Evidence from remote schools in Indonesia

Arya Gaduh (University of Arkansas)

This paper investigates whether giving communities authority over teacher performance pay improves the effectiveness of social accountability in Indonesia’s remote schools.

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14
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Air pollution and agricultural productivity in a developing country

Josh Merfeld, KDI School of Public Policy and Management and IZA

This seminar will delve in whether and how air pollution from coal plants affects agricultural productivity.

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07
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Savings transition in Asia: Unity in diversity

Prema-chandra Athukorala, ANU

This seminar seeks to understand factors affecting saving rates in Asia.

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30
Apr
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | ACDE Seminar

Tongan remittances: Channels, costs, and the potential gains from switching

Ryan Edwards, Deputy Director, Development Policy Centre

This seminar explores potential gains from switching to low-cost remittance providers in Tonga.

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26
Apr
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Under the water: Flood impacts and economic dynamics in northern Peru

Jose Cobian Alvarez

Jose Cobian Alvarez presents his PhD research on the impact of floods on household welfare in northern Peru.

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