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The Hon Bob McMullan and Hal Hill

Fourth Australasian development economics workshop

5-6 June 2008
The Australian National University
in cooperation with AusAID

The annual Australasian Development Economics Workshop series brings together development economists from around Australia, New Zealand and our neighbouring regions. The next workshop, the fourth in the series, will be hosted by the Economics Department, RSPAS, The Australian National University (ANU) with financial support from the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID).

Keynote address

Professor Ross Garnaut presented the Sixth H.W. Arndt Memorial Lecture, titled Measuring the Immeasurable: The Costs and Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation [154KB PDF] at The Australian National University, on Thursday 5th June 2008


The Honorable Bob McMullan, Parliamentary Secretary for International Development Assistance opened the Fourth ADEW conference.

A total of 42 workshop participants represented 17 universities from six countries, with a total of 25 papers focusing on aspects of Development Economics. The event also enabled active participation of PhD students and recent Australian graduates.

A special feature of the workshop was the AusAID session that comprised two invited guest speakers (Arsenio Balisacan, University of the Philippines and Professor Vijay Naidu, University of the South Pacific) who presented papers on policy issues of significant importance to AusAID.

Organising committee

Hal Hill
Chris Manning
Budy Resosudarmo
Chikako Yamauchi

General information

General information about the 2008 ADEW event is available from the Administrator, Karen Nulty, at:


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