Progressing Australia’s policies and plans for mothers and babies in disasters and pandemics: experiences from high- and middle-income countries
This webinar aims to galvanise efforts to improve breastfeeding policies and funding in national budgets.
Firman Witoelar investigates the impact of providing information about the quality of placement agencies to migrant workers.
Just as there is a wide variation in the prevalence, severity, and handling of the COVID-19 outbreak among countries worldwide, there are a lot of differences at the sub-national level within countries as well. It is even more complex in a big, archipelagic country like Indonesia.
This seminar highlights the importance of incorporating demographic considerations into climate-economy models and proposes an appropriate modelling framework.
Lkhagvadorj presents a thesis proposal review on meat market and policy in Mongolia
Hal Hill argues that the discontent with globalisation in rich economies is not present to the same degree in Southeast Asia, so past economic policy settings still remain largely intact.
Our speakers will discuss vaccines and drug policy in Indonesia and of whether we are keeping up with the race. As well as considering the demand side of drugs, drawing a comparison to the experience faced by people living with HIV in Indonesia.
The paper presented in this seminar provides a framework to endogenise rates of return for risk-free bonds and risky capital in an overlapping generation model, where the return on capital is endogenized by introducing idiosyncratic production shocks to avoid computation challenges associated with aggregate production shocks in the literature. The framework enables the interaction between financial markets and macroeconomic conditions in a production economy.
Tanasritunyakul presents his research on export performance in Asia
Protecting women’s reproductive rights in policy and resourcing decisions – the need for ‘data and dollars’
In times of health crisis and emergency, the implementation of the WHO/UNICEF Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding is more important than ever.
McNamee reports on his analysis of data compiled from confidential government sources to illuminate the motivations for the late 1900s policy of transmigration to West Papua.
To celebrate the launch of the new research program ‘COVID-19 and the macroeconomy’ in the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis a zoom panel is planned for Tuesday, May 19, 2020.
Arief Yusuf will present his estimation of the impacts of COVID-19 in terms of socio-economic and regional aspects, and Linda Savirani will explore the roles of citizens, both individually and collectively, in dealing with the pandemic. She will highlight the apparent tension between the expression of solidarity within communities and an exclusive attitude against those suspected for potentially spreading the virus.
Mental health and duration on unemployment benefits for young Australians: Evidence from longitudinal administrative data
Paul Amores presents his research on youth mental health and unemployment benefits
Arianto Patunru reports on a study of how the Multi-Fibre Arrangement affected Indonesian apparel exporters’ performance, thus highlighting competition as a learning channel.
Unlike previous crises, COVID-19 is in simultaneously a supply and demand shock. In this seminar, we will discuss the impact of the shock to the world economy and Indonesia, government’s response to the public health and emerging economic crisis and the distributional effects of the COVID-19. In our discussion, we will also draw parallel to the 1997/98 Asian Financial Crisis.
Speculation speculation: Everyday views of property investors, urban planning, and developers in Ho Chi Minh City
Join us for this RE&D research seminar by visiting researcher Associate Professor Erik Harms of Yale Anthropology exploring the dynamics and impacts of real estate speculation in urban Vietnam.
Chandra Putra presents his third PhD thesis paper on export performance and market diversification.