Past events

23
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Commodity diversification and export performance: a comparative study of Asian developing countries

Alongkorn Tanasritunyakul, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Alongkorn Tanasritunyakul shares his PhD research findings on whether it is better for countries to focus on a small number of export commodities, or to diversify.

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21
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Institutional renewal and family planning in Indonesia

Emeritus Professor Terry Hull (ANU)

This seminar will discuss institutional renewal in the context of the family planning program in Indonesia.

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20
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Kyrgyzstan: A Central Asian transition economy at the crossroads

Prema-Chandra Athukorala and Hal Hill, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Athukorala and Hill provide an analytical narrative on the economic development of Kyrgyzstan, still grappling with its sudden transition from remote outpost of the Soviet command economy.

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16
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Risk aversion among Australian households: Empirical evidence from panel data

Owen Freestone, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Owen Freestone presents his PhD work looking at the empirical evidence on risk aversion.

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13
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Distributional analysis of the role of breadth and persistence of multiple deprivation in the health gradient measured by biomarkers

Kompal Sinha, Macquarie University

Kompal Sinha analyses the relationship between health and socioeconomic status, accounting for the role of breadth and persistence in deprivation.

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09
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

An integrated theory of subjective well-being

Mark Fabian, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Mark Fabian presents the final oral presentation of his PhD research on subjective well-being.

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06
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The Indonesia energy technology assessment study

Arif Syed, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Arif Syed reports on an electricity generation technology cost study to guide effective government policies and investment decisions in Indonesia.

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02
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Estimating the impact of a natural disaster on remittances in the Philippines: Evidence from Typhoon Haiyan

Christopher Cabuay, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Christopher Cabuay presents his PhD findings on the effect of Typhoon Haiyan on remittance receipts by affected families.

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31
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

How do Indonesians’ perceptions of inequality shape their support for redistribution? Evidence from a Randomised Control Trial

Chris Hoy

This seminar will discuss whether information about inequality and people’s position in the national income distribution has an effect on their concern about inequality and what they want the government to do about it.

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30
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

How bad government can ruin a country: the case of Zimbabwe

David Gadiel, Centre for Independent Studies

David Gadiel argues that the decline of Zimbabwe is a classic case of how bad government can ruin a country.

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