Past events

13
May
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Transparency and anti-corruption activities in ASEAN: a big challenge for the AEC?

Professor Medhi Krongkaew, Thammasat University.

In this seminar, Professor Krongkaew argues that ASEAN countries are ready for to form ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), but there is a high variation in terms of transparency and anti-corruption activities among the member countries.

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09
May
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

State-owned enterprises and capital misallocation in Vietnam

Truong Thi Thu Trang, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

State-owned enterprises in Vietnam have had favourable access to capital but used it inefficiently, especially those in agriculture, mining and utility, and financial intermediation industries.

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06
May
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The yield of plant variety protection

Dr Russell Thomson, University of Melbourne.

Dr Thomson examines the effect of the introduction of plant variety protection on the output of Australian wheat breeders.

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02
May
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Paradigm shifts in aid motives? bilateral aid allocation from the cold war to the global war on terror

Delwar Hossain, PhD scholar, Crawford School.

In this seminar Delwar Hossain will investigate how the relative importance of different aid allocation motives change following the changes in global geo-strategic focus.

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Indonesia Study Group at ANU
30
Apr
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

The 2014 parliamentary elections in Indonesia: patterns and consequences

Associate Professor Greg Fealy, Professor Ed Aspinall, and Dr Marcus Mietzner, School of International, Political and Strategic Studies, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.

An Indonesia Study Group panel comprised of experts from ANU, will discuss the results of the 2014 parliamentary elections in Indonesia, and what they mean for the upcoming presidential polls.

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22
Apr
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The ill-fated currency board proposal for Indonesia

Dr Ross McLeod, Crawford School, ANU.

In February 1998 Indonesia toyed briefly with the idea of introducing a currency board system as a means of extricating itself from the Asian financial crisis. In this seminar Dr Ross McLeod argues that the widely opposed proposal might have been beneficial to the country.

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11
Apr
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Labour force and retirement dynamics of married couples: evidence from Australia

Manoj K Pandey, PhD scholar, Crawford School.

In this seminar Manoj K Pandey will discuss new evidence on labour force and retirement dynamics of married couples in Australia.

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08
Apr
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Repositioning in the global apparel value chain in the post-MFA era: the case of Sri Lanka

Professor Prema-chandra Athukorala, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Many trade modellers predicted that, large low cost countries and countries in proximity to major markets would crowd out performance of other developing countries. The reality in world apparel trade after the termination of Multi-fiber Arrangement (MFA) is different: a number of ‘predicted loser’ perform well, contrasted to ‘predicted gainers’. Professor Athukorala explains why, using the case of Sri Lanka.

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04
Apr
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Constrained to study in good universities? The impact of household income on the access to quality higher education in Korea

Eunsup Jang, PhD scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

In this seminar Eunsup Jang investigates the impact of household income on students’ access to quality higher education in Korea.

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01
Apr
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Rethinking the emissions-income relationship in terms of growth rates

Professor David Stern, Crawford School, ANU.

Professor David Stern and his co-authors investigate the relationship between emissions and income in terms of long-run growth rates. They find that the environmental Kuznets effect, convergence, and time effects are important determinants of emissions growth.

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