ACDE Seminar

The ACDE Seminar is ANU’s oldest and most distinguished seminar series in applied economics. It has been held during the Tuesday afternoon timeslot for several decades and has featured seminars from many leading economists and upcoming scholars from ANU, Australia, and overseas.

Convenor: Ross McLeod

13
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Global economic gains from complying with the Paris Climate Accord: results from large dimensional trade and climate models

Thomas Kompas, School of Biosciences, University of Melbourne

Tom Kompas suggests considerable global economic gains from complying with the Paris Climate Accord, and argues that many poorer countries are most impacted by climate change.

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16
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

What’s happened to Indonesian living standards over half a century? Analysis, conjectures and challenges

Hal Hill

Hal Hill examines trends in a range of indicators to argue that 50 years of moderately fast economic growth in Indonesia have translated broadly into rising living standards.

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02
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Unemployment effects on the health of European elderly: Analyses from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe

Thang Vo, University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Thang Vo investigates the impact of unemployment resulting from lay-offs and plant closures on the physical and mental health of older males and females in Europe.

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25
Jun
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Spillovers from agricultural processing

Ryan Edwards, Crawford School of Public Policy

Ryan Edwards examines the process of urbanisation and structural change around the palm oil factories proliferating across Indonesia's undeveloped hinterland.

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18
Jun
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Analysis of institutions and convergence in decentralising Indonesia

Ari Kuncoro, University of Indonesia

Ari Kuncoro seeks explanations for growth disparities among regions in Indonesia by investigating how productivity is affected by institutions and social infrastructure.

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11
Jun
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Targeted education vouchers for higher education and academic performance: evidence from Indonesia

Sarah (Xue) Dong, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Sarah Dong investigates the impact on education vouchers for higher education in Indonesia, finding little impact on the academic performance of recipients.

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04
Jun
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Major Islamic holidays: what do they mean for violence in Indonesia?

Hieu T.M. Nguyen, Crawford School of Public Policy

Hieu Nguyen examines the impact of Islamic holidays and the fasting month on the daily incidence of violence in Indonesia.

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28
May
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

US-China rivalry: the macro policy choices

Rod Tyers, University of Western Australia and The ANU

Tyers uses a calibrated global macro model to examine recent US and Chinese tax reforms, tariffs against imports, and alternative Chinese monetary targeting.

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28
May
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

US-China rivalry: the macro policy choices

Rod Tyers, University of Western Australia and The ANU

Tyers uses a calibrated global macro model to examine recent US and Chinese tax reforms, tariffs against imports, and alternative Chinese monetary targeting.

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21
May
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The puzzle of educated unemployment in West Africa

Esther Mirjam Girsberger, University of Technology Sydney

Esther Mirjam Girsberger examines the relationship between education levels and unemployment in West Africa, and considers relevant policy choices.

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