Past events

21
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Life satisfaction data: Is the evidence sufficiently clear for policy applications?

Mark Fabian

Mark Fabian presents evidence that cautions against the use of life satisfaction scales in policy research.

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18
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Where in Australia has more small-scale solar installations?

Rohan Best, Macquarie University

Note: the originally scheduled seminar, ‘Gender corporate culture’, has been cancelled.

Rohan Best looks at determinants of rooftop solar uptake in Australia, and also calculates a subsidy elasticity of solar installations for the government’s Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme.

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04
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Australia South Asia Research Centre | Seminar

Impact of governance on bribery and welfare: the case of rural India

Raghbendra Jha, ANU

Raghbendra Jha looks into the practice of bribery as a means of gaining access to welfare programs for households in rural India.

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31
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Do fuel prices affect air quality? Evidence from the Bangkok Metropolitan Region

Panittra Ninpanit

This study investigates the causal link between fuel prices and traffic-related air pollution using Bangkok and the surrounding areas as a case study.

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28
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Market volatility, ageing and policies: what is shaping the income distribution in Australia between 2002 and 2016

Hai Anh La, University of Canberra and ANU

Hai Anh La investigates various factors contributing to changes in income inequality in Australia between 2002 and 2016.

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24
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Digitalisation and the performance of micro and small enterprises: a case study in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Anna Falentina

Anna Falentina presents her PhD findings from a survey of micro and small enterprises in Indonesia.

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21
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Political cycles in media harassment

Günther G. Schulze, University of Freiburg and ANU

Since press freedom is inimical to corrupt behaviour, Günther Schulze investigates harassment of journalists in Russia in the context of the proximity of local elections.

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17
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The earnings and mental health of rural-urban migrants: empirical evidence from four Indonesian cities

Rus’an Nasrudin

Rus’an Nasrudin presents his findings on the implications of rural-urban migration in Indonesia.

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14
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Demographic Dividends: Are they important for Indonesia?

Adrian C Hayes, Demography ANU

Adrian Hayes takes a somewhat sceptical look at the Demographic Dividend concept in the context of Indonesia.

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10
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Fiscal policy interdependence across local governments in Indonesia

Ruth Nikijuluw

Ruth Nikijuluw presents her PhD findings on interdependence between local-level governments in Indonesia.

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