Past events

07
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Controversial mining projects in Australia: some questions on their socio-economic viability

Dodo J Thampapillai, National University of Singapore

Dodo Thampapillai presents his analyses of the socio-economic viability of two controversial mining projects in Australia.

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31
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Sensitivity of trade balance to macroeconomic shocks: evidence from PNG

Dek Joe Sum and Bao Nguyen, ANU and UPNG

Dek Joe Sum and Bao Nguyen investigate how the trade balance of PNG reacts to different macroeconomic shocks from mining and non-mining activity.

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24
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Understanding Inner Mongolian herders’ stocking rate decisions in response to policy initiatives

Jeff Bennett, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Jeff Bennett investigates policies to reduce overgrazing of grasslands in Inner Mongolia, using Choice Modelling and Contingent Behaviour methods.

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17
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Knowledge and human capital: education, participation, immigration, and innovation

Glenn Withers

Glenn Withers provides a theoretical framework to better position and understand human capital—the true foundation of growth and progress.

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10
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

How changes in wage setting regimes may affect employment and growth in the Australian economy

Owen Gabbitas, Productivity Commission

Owen Gabbitas examines the role of reference cases in dynamic economic modelling as stylised counterfactuals against which the effects of economic policies can be assessed.

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02
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Employment and labour markets in Indonesia: main findings on ADB book

Chris Manning

This seminar presents some key findings of a recently published ADB book entitled Indonesia: enhancing productivity through quality jobs, discusses several new developments on these issues under Jokowi, and raises some policy dilemmas in the field.

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Indonesia's Elections
29
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Incumbency effects in Indonesia’s mayoral elections

Adrianus Hendrawan, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Adrianus Hendrawan presents his PhD research on factors affecting re-election in mayoral elections in Indonesia.

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Sorting rice in Sittwe
26
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The impact of credit policy on rice production in Myanmar

Hoa Thi Minh Nguyen, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Hoa Nguyen finds little evidence that rice yield or output is increased in response to a large-scale, long-lasting subsidised rice credit programme in Myanmar.

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Coombs Building
19
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Internal and external balance: A new paradigm for resource-rich developing countries

Marcel Schroder, Lebanese American University; Martin Davies, Washington and Lee University

Speakers Marcel and Martin explore a new paradigm for policy-setting in resource-rich developing countries.

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15
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Growing up in diversity: the effects of ethnic diversity on educational outcomes

Moh Agung Widodo, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy.

Moh Agung Widodo shares his PhD results on ethnic diversity and educational achievement in Indonesia.

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