COVID-19

Events

June 2020

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02
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

The output effects of infrastructure investment and use in Indonesia

Pierre van der Eng, Research School of Management, ANU College of Business and Economics

Van der Eng and co-author Denny Irawan investigate the extent to which economic growth is held back by underinvestment in the country’s infrastructure facilities.

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02
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Crawford School @ ANU Virtual Postgraduate Study Fair

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Learn more about Crawford School at the ANU Virtual Postgraduate Study Fair

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03
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Seminar

This crisis is different

Iwan Jaya Azis, Cornell University

In this webinar, we invite Professor Iwan Jaya Azis of Cornell University. He will discuss the unfolding economic crisis from a global perspective and then focus on the impacts in emerging market economies. He will highlight several policy responses in terms of fiscal and monetary stimulus and the prospects for recovery given these measures. This webinar will be chaired by Professor Hal Hill of The Australian National University who will also give comments to Professor Azis’ presentation.

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04
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Other

COVID-19 and policy choices

Daniel Rees, Bank for International Settlements; Hilde Bjornland, BI Norwegian Business School, and James Morley, University of Sydney

Daniel Rees, Bank for International Settlements; Hilde Bjornland, BI Norwegian Business School, and James Morley, University of Sydney, will share their views on the trade-offs between growth, population containment, and health in a COVID world in a panel discussion on June 4, 2020.

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09
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

On Coase and COVID-19

Sinclair Davidson, RMIT University

Davidson contrasts an exchange-focused analysis of how to minimise the social cost of the COVID-19 pandemic with the social planner’s approach relying on social cost-benefit analysis.

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10
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Migration and household finances: how a different framing can improve thinking about migration

Timothy N. Ogden

It is time to fundamentally reframe the research agenda on migration, remittances, payments and development. Timothy N. Ogden discusses some of the new and alternative research questions that emerge from the shift of perspective on remittances – from windfall to return on investment.

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10
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Seminar

Financing the responses to Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia

Suahasil Nazara, Deputy Minister of Finance, Republic of Indonesia; Peter McCawley, ANU

In Indonesia, the government and the parliament agreed to temporarily abandon the 3% rule of deficit-to-GDP ratio. But it is still not sufficient. There is also an urgent need for response at the international level. In this webinar, we invite Dr Suahasil Nazara and Dr Peter McCawley to discuss these issues.

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11
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Nowcasting the output gap

Benjamin Wong, Monash University

In this seminar Benjamin Wong will propose a way to directly nowcast the output gap using the Beveridge-Nelson decomposition based on a mixed-frequency Bayesian VAR.

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12
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Prepaid metering and electricity consumption: evidence from Bangladesh

Debasish Das

Debasish Das presents his PhD research on electricity metering reform in Bangladesh.

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16
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Indonesia and the international community: 50 years of economic cooperation

Peter McCawley, Crawford School, ANU

McCawley reviews the efforts of the Asian Development Bank in Indonesia, as part of one of the largest sustained development cooperation programs in post-war history.

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17
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

Fiscal stimulus for low-carbon compatible COVID-19 recovery: criteria for infrastructure investment in Australia

Frank Jotzo, Thomas Longden, Zeba Anjum

In this webinar we present new research that proposes a set of criteria for economic stimulus through public investments as part of a COVID-19 recovery, to identify options that create jobs and support economic, are consistent with a low-carbon transition, and bring broader economic, environmental and social benefits.

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17
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Seminar

Are we ready for the 'new normal'?

Sulfikar Amir, Nanyang Technological University; Irma Hidayana, LaporCOVID19

The Indonesian government has declared its intention to resume the nation’s activities under the ‘new normal’ protocols. Are we ready? No, according to a study by Social Resilience Lab, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in collaboration with LaporCOVID19.org.

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18
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ASARC Seminar

India's health and economic challenges posed by COVID-19

Professor Raghbendra Jha

This seminar will review how India is meeting the dual health and economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus.

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18
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Financial uncertainty and real activity: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Giovanni Gaggiano

The paper presented in this seminar quantifies the finance uncertainty multiplier by relying on two historical events related to the US economy, i.e., the large jump in financial uncertainty occurred in October 1987, and the comparable jump in financial uncertainty in September 2008.

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19
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Long-term impacts of the giant wave: The case of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and child development in Indonesia

Riswandi

Riswandi presents his PhD research on the long-term impacts of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in Banda Aceh city

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23
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

How well can the world’s poor protect themselves from the new coronavirus?

Caitlin Brown, Central European University

Brown finds that only 6 per cent of the poorest 40 per cent in developing countries have adequate home environments for protection from COVID-19, falling to virtually zero in sub-Saharan Africa.

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24
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Seminar

COVID-19 and vulnerable people

Dina Afrianty, La Trobe University; Slamet Thohari, Universitas Brawijaya and Australia Indonesia Disability Research and Advocacy Networks; Sharyn Graham Davies, Auckland University of Technology; Najmah, Universitas Sriwijaya

In this webinar, we will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on several vulnerable groups in society.

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25
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Other

Global economic impacts of COVID-19

Ayhan Kose (World Bank), John Bluedorn (IMF) and Warwick McKibbin (ANU)

Join the panel discussion featuring Ayhan Kose of the World Bank, John Bluedorn of the IMF and Warwick McKibbin from the ANU as they share their insights into likely economic outcomes of COVID-19.

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29
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

Advancing women’s and children’s health rights, gender responsive budgeting and progressing the Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy in maternity care

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The forthcoming webinar on Monday, 29 June will focus on Australian maternity services.

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30
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

The great influenza pandemic of 1918-20: An interpretative survey in the time of COVID-19

Premachandra Athukorala, Crawford School, ANU

Premachandra Athukorala looks for lessons relevant to the current COVID-19 crisis in the scattered multi-disciplinary literature on the Spanish Flu pandemic of a century ago.

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