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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Debasish Das presents his PhD research on electricity metering reform in Bangladesh.
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.
Fiscal stimulus for low-carbon compatible COVID-19 recovery: criteria for infrastructure investment in Australia
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.
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.
This seminar will review how India is meeting the dual health and economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus.
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.
Long-term impacts of the giant wave: The case of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and child development in Indonesia
Riswandi presents his PhD research on the long-term impacts of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in Banda Aceh city
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.
In this webinar, we will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on several vulnerable groups in society.
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.
Advancing women’s and children’s health rights, gender responsive budgeting and progressing the Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy in maternity care
The forthcoming webinar on Monday, 29 June will focus on Australian maternity services.
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.