Unemployment effects on the health of European elderly: Analyses from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe
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.
How much agricultural land does it take to make space for one kilometre of high-speed rail track? Evidence from China
Yuri Mansury estimates the effect of expansion of the high-speed rail network on agricultural land and the rate of land conversion mediated by urbanisation.
This event will see the launch of the 2019 China Update Book - The Chinese economic transformation: views from young economists.
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The PNG Economic Survey is an annual report on the Papua New Guinea economy jointly produced by Australian National University and University of Papua New Guinea academics. In this seminar, Rohan Fox, Professor Stephen Howes and Maholopa Laveil will speak to the findings of this survey.
In this seminar, Assistant Professor Steven Hamilton will define a new tax instrument, the ‘deductibility rate’, which specifies the proportion of eligible expenses a taxpayer may deduct when preparing taxes.
Professor Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, will talk about climate change and its impact on the future of human rights, development, global health, and poverty.
What role will renewable energy play in the energy systems of the future? This forum will hear an analysis of developments in Germany.
Frank Jotzo considers the future shift away from coal-fired to renewable energy power generation in Australia, arguing for policy mechanisms to improve the predictability of coal plant exit.
This forum will explore coal sector transition in Australia, including developments in the power sector, regional adjustment challenges and implications for policy.
Blended finance is an instrument that uses official public funds to mobilise capital from private sources for development projects. But how should it be governed to ensure transparency, democratic accountability, and fairness? In this seminar, Siobhán Airey will discuss the issues, and ways forward.
In this seminar the author will present his paper on ‘Quantile connectedness: Modelling tail behaviour in the topology of financial networks’ where he develops a new technique to estimate vector autoregressions by quantile regression.
How do misperceptions of inequality shape support for redistribution and voting behaviour? Evidence from a randomised survey experiment in Indonesia
Christopher Hoy presents his survey-based PhD research on inequality and redistribution in Indonesia.
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The public lecture provides insights from three recent global emergencies, and reflects on how evidence-based research and learning from experience can be used to strengthen global protection mechanisms, particularly those focused on protecting children.
What’s happened to Indonesian living standards over half a century? Analysis, conjectures and challenges
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.
In a seminar, Grant Walton presents new research on why public servants in Papua New Guinea might support or resist corruption and poor governance, drawing on interviews with 136 public servants across four provinces – Eastern Highlands, Milne Bay, Madang and New Ireland.