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.
This seminar will discuss institutional renewal in the context of the family planning program in Indonesia.
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.
Owen Freestone presents his PhD work looking at the empirical evidence on risk aversion.
Distributional analysis of the role of breadth and persistence of multiple deprivation in the health gradient measured by biomarkers
Kompal Sinha analyses the relationship between health and socioeconomic status, accounting for the role of breadth and persistence in deprivation.
Mark Fabian presents the final oral presentation of his PhD research on subjective well-being.
Arif Syed reports on an electricity generation technology cost study to guide effective government policies and investment decisions in Indonesia.
Estimating the impact of a natural disaster on remittances in the Philippines: Evidence from Typhoon Haiyan
Christopher Cabuay presents his PhD findings on the effect of Typhoon Haiyan on remittance receipts by affected families.
How do Indonesians’ perceptions of inequality shape their support for redistribution? Evidence from a Randomised Control Trial
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.
David Gadiel argues that the decline of Zimbabwe is a classic case of how bad government can ruin a country.