Past events

29
Oct
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Is happiness really a warm gun? The political consequences of US weapons sales

Eik Swee, University of Melbourne

Eik Swee will present a paper on the political consequences of United States weapons sales.

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25
Oct
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Economic consequences of terrorism: Geography matters

Omer Majeed, PhD candidate, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

This paper analyses the effect of geography on terrorism. In particular, this paper hypothesizes that a terrorist attack in financial hubs of a country will have significantly higher economic cost than a similar attack in a remote part of the country.

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22
Oct
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Is there a Southeast Asian development model?

Hal Hill, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

This paper asks the question, does it make sense to contemplate a ‘Southeast Asian development model’? Given the regional diversity, such a model does not yet exist. But over time, these countries are converging with respect to their openness, their macroeconomic management and some aspects of their social policy. This paper was prepared for a special issue of the Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies in honour of the late Dr Mahani Zainal Abidin.

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11
Oct
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Income and education effects on different measures of diet diversity

Dung Doan, PhD Student, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

This talk is based on research that has examined the estimated income and education effects on diet diversity and if these factors are sensitive to how diet diversity is measured.

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04
Oct
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Conspicuous consumption and satisfaction over the life cycle

Manoj K Pandey, PhD Candidate, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Manoj K Pandey will present a PhD seminar on the study of conspicuous consumption.

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24
Sep
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

On the heterogeneity of terror

Professor Guenther G Schulze, University of Freiburg

Most of the existing literature on the determinants of terrorism treats terror as a uniform phenomenon and does not distinguish between different types of terror. In this talk, Professor Guenther G Schulze will use the Global Terrorism Database to show that the determinants of terror differ strongly between terror types.

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20
Sep
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Update

Indonesia Update 2013: Regional dynamics in a decentralised Indonesia

Professor Hal Hill, The Australian National University; Dr David McCrae, Lowy Institute; plus many more.

The 2013 Indonesia Update brings together leading experts to examine Indonesia’s regional diversity and dynamics in the wake of two far-reaching, interrelated reforms – democratisation and decentralisation – which have transformed the country’s socio-economic development and political economy.

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03
Sep
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Gasoline prices and road fatalities: Evidence for a large panel of countries

Paul Burke, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

In this seminar Paul Burke will review data from 144 countries over the period 1991-2010 to present the first international estimates of the gasoline price elasticity of road fatalities.

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27
Aug
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Smallholders in the Indonesian livestock sector: A household perspective

Dr Risti Permani, University of Adelaide.

Dr Risti Permani discusses her study on preliminary insights into cattle farm households in Indonesia using data from the 2007 Indonesia Family Life Survey (IFLS).

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16
Aug
2013
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

On the links between the theory of comparative advantage and the network structure of trade

Matthew McKay, PhD student, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

The network structure of trade can be used to derive a revealed measure of economic and product complexity. These properties fundamentally rely on two characteristics of trade: country diversity and product ubiquity.

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