Bob Gregory discusses budget outcomes over the last decade and a half.
Adam Fforde discusses how risk and uncertainty are best coped with in development practice.
Samuel Weldeegzie discusses human-capital effects of Ethiopia’s conflict with Eritrea.
In this Crawford School Research Seminar, Joyce Wu discusses how lake water pollution exacerbates existing gender inequality and gendered norms.
This presentation outlines the technology of cryptocurrencies, avoiding misleading analogy with notes and coin. It then proposes using this technology to move both bank money and money-financed bank loans off balance sheet onto a single shared cryptocurrency ledger, together with government issued fiat money. This stops bank failures disrupting money and payments and hence helps achieve monetary outcomes desired by the Austrian school of economics: reducing excessive state interference in the market for credit (through bank regulation, lender of last resort and bail-out) and discouraging unsustainable money and credit expansions (leading to financial crisis and depression).
Government procurement polices across the Tasman: what role played by (Preferential) Trade Agreements?
Malcolm Bosworth looks at the effect on efficiency and budgets of including government procurement provisions in preferential trade agreements.
Dr Witold Waszczykowski, Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Poland will discuss Poland’s regional challenges with a particular focus on Russian aggression and migrants from the Middle East and North Africa.
George Quinn examines some of the challenges Java’s burgeoning pilgrimage culture poses for research into the dynamics of religious change in Indonesia.
Adrianus Hendrawan presents his PhD research on the effects of district-level coalition size in Indonesia.
Sonia Akter discusses the sustainability of women’s empowerment over time and whether or not the empowerment of one woman can help empower others within her household and social network.