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Current students

Name Email Topic
Sadia Afrinsadia.afrin@anu.edu.au
Lwin Lwin AungLwin.Aung@anu.edu.auHousehold Welfare Dynamics and a Micro-level Poverty trap in Myanmar.
Ariun-Erdene Bayarjargalariun-erdene.bayarjargal@anu.edu.auInstitutions and Economic Performance in Transition Countries
Rohan Bestrohan.best@anu.edu.auIntertemporal general equilibrium models
Michael Cabalfinmichael.cabalfin@anu.edu.auEducation, Earnings and Economic Growth in the Philippines
Kimlong Chhengkimlong.chheng@anu.edu.auFood Security, Fiscal Decentralization, and Institutions
Jagath Dissanayakejagath.dissanayake@anu.edu.auTransmission of Price Fluctuations from International Markets to Domestic Markets
Ryan Barclay Edwardsryan.edwards@anu.edu.auEssays on resources and human development in Asia and the Pacific
Fadliyafadliya.tj@anu.edu.auFiscal Decentralisation in Indonesia
Delwar Hossaindelwar.hossain@anu.edu.auDifferential Impacts of Foreign Capital and Remittance Inflows in the Domestic Savings in the Development Countries - A Hetercogeneous Panel Analysis.
Sirikarn LertamphainontSirikarn.Lertamphainont@anu.edu.auFarm Household Welfare: The Application of Weather and Disaster Shocks in Thailand
Omer Majeedomer.majeed@anu.edu.auInternational Trade and Macroeconomics
Matthew McKaymatthew.mckay@anu.edu.auAfrican export performance - Why has Africa lagged the world in exports?
Quynh Huy Nguyenhuy.nguyen@anu.edu.auEvaluating the Impacts of Public Spending on Poverty Reduction in Vietnam
Manoj Kumar PandeyManoj.Pandey@anu.edu.auEssays on the Economics of Ageing, Health and Social Insurance
Rajan Krishna Pantarajan.panta@anu.edu.auLabour Migration, Migrant Remittances and Economic Development
Umbu RayaUmbu.Raya@anu.edu.auInstitutional Changes and the Livelihood of the Poor in Developing World
Sitta Izza Rosdaniahsitta.rosdaniah@anu.edu.auNominal and Actual Objectives of Economic Policy-making in Indonesia
Marcel Schrodermarcel.schroder@anu.edu.auComparative study of automobile industry in Brazil and Thailand
Ming Tohming.toh@anu.edu.au
Razib TuhinRazib.Tuhin@anu.edu.auImpact of International Trade on Employment, Wages, and Productivity: Evidence from Australian Manufacturing Industries
Yessi Vadilayessi.vadila@anu.edu.auTrade Policy and Welfare in Indonesia
Thang Tat Vothang.vo@anu.edu.auThe Relationship between Confidence and Economic Policy in Vietnam
Samuel Weldeegziesamuel.weldeegzie@anu.edu.auEssays on Human Capital in Ethiopia

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Submitted 2014

Fahad Khan (Chair of Panel: PC Athukorala)
Research Topic: Endogeneity of institutions to policy

Acram Latiph (Chair of Panel: H Hill)
Research Topic: What's wrong with Mindanao? The unequal development in the Philippines

Kien Trung Nguyen (Chair of Panel: PC Athukorala)
Research Topic: Economic reforms manufacturing employment and productivity in Vietnam

Submitted 2013

Duc Truong Nguyen (Chair of Panel: R Jha)
Research Topic: Essays on India's monetary and fiscal policies and their interrelation

Nga Thi Thanh Nguyen (Chair of Panel: PC Athukorala)
Research Topic: Ownership bias and economic transition: Evidence from the manufacturing sector in Vietnam

Sitthiroth Rasphone (Chair of Panel: P Warr)
Research Topic: Marginal benefit incidence of public spending in Laos

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Recent graduates

2013

Rahman Abdurohman (Chair of Panel: B Resosudarmo)
Research Topic: Countercyclical fiscal policy in Indonesia

Ramesh C Paudel (Chair of panel: PC Athukorala)
Research Topic: Growth and export performance of developing countries: Is landlockedness destiny?

2012

Hemantha Ekanayake (Chair of Panel: R Jha)
Research Topic: Essays on Fiscal and Monetary Interdependence

Titik Anas (Chair of Panel:  H Hill)
Research Topic: Behind the Boom and Bust of Indonesian Exports

Nitin Gupta  (Chair of Panel: R Jha)
Research Topic: Essays on India's Post-Reform Industrial Performance

Andrew Jia Yi Kam (Chair of Panel: H Hill)
Research topic: Malaysian Industrialisation: Production Fragmentation, Productivity and Technology Spillovers

Moekti Soejachmoen (Chair of Panel: H Hill)
Research topic: Why is Indonesia Left Behind in Global Production Networks

Swarnim Wagle (Chair of Panel: PC Athukorala)
Research Topic: Essays on Policy Reforms in Trade, Investment and Taxation

2011

Shuhei Nishitateno (Supervisor: Prema-Chandra Athukorala)
Research topic: The trend of production fragmentation, its determinants and the impact of the fragmentation on Exchange Rate Pass-Through (ERPT)

Ditya Nurdianto (Supervisor: Budy Resosudarmo)
Research topic: A General Equilibrium Perspective on Energy and Environmental Policies in ASEAN

Raden Muhamad Purnagunawan (Supervisor: Chris Manning)
Research topic: Minimum Wages and Labour Market Outcomes in Decentralised Indonesia

2010

Burke, Paul (Supervisor: Prof R Jha)
Research topic: On impacts of economic growth

Liu, Xin (Supervisor:  George Fane)
Research topic: Testing Alternative Explanations for the Uncovered Interest Parity Anomaly

2009

Gong, Honge (Cathy) (Supervisor: Professor X Meng)
Research topic: Financial essays on spatial price differences and income mobility in urban China, 1986-2004

Matsui, Miki (Supervisor: Associate Professor Chris Manning)
Research topic: Marriage, employment and happiness: The work-life balance of Japanese women

Suphannachart, Waleerat (Supervisor: Prof P Warr)
Research topic: Research and productivity in Thailand agriculture

Taborda, Rodrigo (Supervisor: Prof PC Athukorala)
Research topic: Structural reforms and industrial adjustment in Columbia

Thomson, Russell (Supervisor: Prof H Hill, Prof PC Athukorala)
Research topic: The Determinants of technological innovation

Yeo, Christine (Supervisor: Prof X Meng)
Research topic: Three essays on individuals' responses to welfare reforms in China

Zhang, Dandan (Supervisor: Prof X Meng)
Research Topic: Employment, inequality and poverty in China

2008

Dang, Tu (Supervisor: Prof R Jha)
Research topic: Choice between exchange rate band and corner solutions with imperfect credibility

Machmud, T M Arief (Supervisor: Prof PC Athukorala)
Research topic: Determinants of inflation in Indonesia: An econometric analysis

Sam Hill (Supervisor: Prof PC Athukorala)
Research topic: Foreign direct investment and economic growth: The role of host country policies

Jakrit Ruangkajorn (Supervisor: Prof P Warr)
The determinants of private investment in Thailand

Muhammad Nashihin (Supervisor: Prof G Fane)
Poverty incidence in Indonesia, 1987-2002: A utility-consistent approach based on a new survey of regional prices

Posso, Alberto (Supervisor: Prof PC Athukorala)
Research topic: Outward orientation and labour market outcomes in Asia and Latin America

Riyana Miranti (Supervisor: Assoc Prof C Manning)
The determinants of regional poverty in Indonesia 1984-2002

Temenggung, Della (Prof H Hill)
Research topic: Foreign direct investment and industrial transformation in Indonesia

Vidyattama, Yogi (Prof H Hill and Dr B Resosudarmo)
Research topic: Patterns of provinicial economic growth in Indonesia

Yamashita, Nobuaki (Prof PC Athukorala and Prof M Richardson)
Research topic: International fragmentation of production, trade patterns and the labour market adjustments in Japanese manufacturing

Yusuf, Arief Anshory (Supervisor: Dr B Resosudarmo)
Research topic: Distributional impact of environmental policies in Indonesia

2007

Beng Jiunn Ang (Supervisor: Prof PC Athukorala)
The causal relationship between economic growth and financial development

Kompal Sinha (Superivsor: R Jha)
Essays in nutrition and labour supply: An empirical investigation for rural India

Quang Tien Tran (Supervisor: Prof PC Athukorala)
Foreign direct investment and industrialisation in Vietnam

2006

Edda Claus (Supervisors: Dr M H Dungey, Dr R Fry)
Monetary policy and inflation targeting

Tao Kong (Supervisor: Prof R Garnaut)
Growth effects of political institutions

Dionisius Narjoko (Supervisor: Prof H Hill)
Indonesian manufacturing and the economic crisis of 1997/98

Kang Yong Tan (Supervisor: Prof W McKibbin, Advisor: Dr P Gai)
Dynamic learning in macroeconometric models

Hsiao Chink Tang (Supervisor: Prof W Mckibbin)
Monetary policy transmission mechanism in Malaysia: An empirical and methodological exploration

Zavkijon Zavkiev (Supervisor: Prof W McKibbin)
Modelling the Tajikistan economy with an application to the evaluation of monetary regimes

2005

Juthathip Jongwanich (Supervisor: Prof W McKibbin, Prof PC Athukorala)
Crisis, adjustment and exchange rate policy option for post-crisis East Asia: The case study of Thailand

Archanun Kohpaiboon (Supervisor: Prof PC Athukorala)
Foreign direct investment and industrial transformation in Thailand

Natalia Ponomareva (Supervisor: Prof W McKibbin)
Monetary regimes for developing countries

Alison Stegman (Supervisor: Prof W Mckibbin)
International climate change agreements

2004

Anurag Sharma (Supervisor: Professor Raghbendra Jha)
Fiscal deficits, banking crises and adjustment policy in a semi-open economy

2003

Iman Sugema (Supervisor: Prof H Hill, Prof PC Athukorala)
Indonesia's deep economic crisis: The role of the banking sector in its origins and propagation

Chia-Hung Sun (Supervisor: Prof K Kalirajan, Prof W Mckibbin)
The growth process in East Asian manufacturing industries: a re-examination

Qun Shi (Supervisor: Prof G Fane)
The social security system in China - Its origin, recent reforms and the prospects of future reforms

2002

Tingsong Jiang (Supervisor Prof W McKibbin)
Economic instruments for pollution control in an imperfect world: Theory and implications for carbon dioxide emissions control in China

M C Basri (Supervisor Prof H Hill)
The political economy of manufacturing protection in Indonesia

Kanhaiya Singh (Supervisor: Prof K Kalirajan, Prof W McKibbin)
Inflation, growth and monetary policy in India: A macroeconomic analysis

2001

Alexandra Sidorenko (Supervisor Prof W McKibbin)
Health insurance and demand for medical care: Theory and application to Australia

Steve Seneque (Supervisor: Prof K Kalirajan)
The impact of economic reforms on Vietnam's agricultural economy (1989-1995)

X. Fan (Supervisor: Prof W. McKibbin)
Technological spillovers from foreign direct investment and industrial growth in China

2000

Aswicahyono, H (Supervisor Prof H Hill)
Total factor productivity in Indonesia manufacturing, 1975-1993

Bird, K B (Supervisor Prof H Hill)
Industrial concentration and competition in Indonesian manufacturing

Chang, H (Supervisor Prof W McKibbin)
International trade, productivity growth, eduction and wage differentials in general equilibrium

Tang, KK (Supervisor Prof W McKibbin)
One country, two systems, how many monies? Essays on the exchange rate arrangement of Hong Kong

Thapa, P J (Supervisor Prof P Warr)
Labour heterogeneity in a farm household model: an application to Nepalese agriculture

Weerasinghe, P N (Supervisor Prof G Fane)
Trade openness and economic performance: a cross-country empirical study

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