Ligang Song estimates the impact of the 2015 Australia-China Free Trade Agreement, finding a boost to both countries’ exports in sectors where they appear to have a comparative advantage.
Join us for the 2019 Aid Budget Breakfast on the morning of Wednesday 3 April as Professor Stephen Howes presents on Australian aid and development policy in the context of the 2019-2020 federal budget.
This seminar will comprise speakers who are recipients of Indonesia Project’s Research Travel Grants.
In this seminar Timothy Watson will present his thesis proposal review on ‘Hysteresis and the Australian Economy’.
Timothy’s PhD research will investigate output and unemployment fiscal multipliers in Australia, and how these vary based on capacity utilisation and whether fiscal policy is conducted on a counter or pro cyclical basis. It will also explore cross-country evidence concerning how multipliers differ based on the above factors and also with reference to differences in exchange rate regimes, openness, government and private debt, and monetary policy settings. Based on these results, he will explore what new features need to be incorporated into macroeconomic models of the Australian economy to reflect the empirical regularities observed, providing new insights into the optimal conduct of macroeconomic policy.
ADB’s flagship economic publication Asian Development Outlook 2019 (ADO) provides a comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic issues in developing Asia and the Pacific, including growth projections by country and region.
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific is Australia’s leading centre for research and teaching on the world’s most dynamic region.
This presentation will examine the usefulness of purposive efforts of policymakers to promote women’s livelihood capabilities. Professor Naila Kabeer will show what we can learn about women’s economic empowerment from efforts that have proved to be effective – as well as those that have not.
Della Temenggung reports mixed results of recent reform of Indonesia’s food subsidy program.
Water sanitation program in decentralised Eastern Indonesia: the roles of community and social dynamics
This seminar will comprise speakers who are recipients of the Indonesia Project Research Grants (RG) and will discuss the roles of community and social dynamics in water-sanitation program in Eastern Indonesia.
This seminar will discuss the findings from a growth diagnostic study also infrastructure investment target and financing over the next RPJMN period.
Tong Zhang presents her PhD research using a big dataset on road traffic flows in NSW.
Join us on Friday 12 April where Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP will discuss multinational tax avoidance, and a new policy to restore fairness into the system.
Using macroeconomic theory for macroeconomic policymaking: Understanding Australia’s successful experience from the 1920s to the end of the 20th century.
Why is macroeconomic policymaking in Australia generally seen as successful by observers in the rest of the world? Professor David Vines will explore the radical shift in thinking about open- economy macroeconomics which has taken place in Australia between the 1920s and the present.
In this seminar, Daniel Silva Withmory will present his paper that assesses the interaction between monetary policy, credit and asset prices in Australia, using a FAVAR approach.
The ongoing shift in global economic weight to the Indo-Pacific presents tremendous opportunities, risks and significant challenges. This seminar explores how broad-based cooperation between Australia and the US can help address some of the major challenges in the region.
Firman analyses the relationship between labour market participation and a broad range of well-being measures.
This seminar will discuss a combination of modelling results, compilations of historical accounts and analyses of recent geodetic data of earthquakes in Indonesia.
Owen Freestone presents his PhD research on estimating labour supply elasticities in Australia.
The conventional wisdom is that Australians don’t save enough for retirement. But Grattan Institute’s recent report, Money in Retirement, shows this belief is mistaken.
Tatsuyoshi Okimoto looks at the changing impacts over time of unconventional monetary policy in the US in the period since the global financial crisis.