A public lecture on ‘US-China relations & America’s Asian partners’ by Professor David M. Lampton, Director of SAIS-China, Johns Hopkins University.
Waste is dramatically affecting the land, waterways, soils, sea, air and health of Indonesian citizens. This talk investigates how people can be taught to separate waste and the different approaches adopted in Indonesia.
In this seminar, David Aled Williams from SOAS University of London will talk about the political ecology of REDD+ in Indonesia.
This study examines the tendency of resource firms to overinvest induced by business cycles and uncertainties. The analysis is conducted using unbalanced panel data of 596 resource companies in 32 countries between 1986 and 2017 in four resource sectors: (1) alternative energy; (2) forestry and paper; (3) mining; and (4) oil and gas producers. The overall results suggest a positive uncertainty-overinvestment relationship.
Abdul Nasir presents his PhD research showing that resource rent taxes can improve the economic performance of oil and gas extraction.
What motivates giving? Three things learned from field experiments with charity and foundation partners
Join Professor Petrie as she present evidence on motives and barriers to giving.
The value of flood mitigation infrastructure in developing countries megacities: The case of the East Flood Canal in Jakarta, Indonesia
Budy Resosudarmo examines the impact on housing prices of flood mitigation through the improvement of Jakarta’s East Flood Canal, using a hedonic price analysis of Jakarta’s housing market.
Can having access to bank accounts, participating in financial literacy training and receiving SMS reminders increase savings and empower women to have a greater say in household finances? This seminar will discuss one of the first large-scale randomised control trials in the Pacific, in partnership with the Bank of PNG.