Anu Rammohan reports on the effectiveness of an information campaign intended to improve the targeting of two large social programs in Indonesia.
In this webinar, we invite Professor Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of Research and Technology/National Research and Innovation Agency, Republic of Indonesia. He will talk about research and technology development in Indonesia during COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
The paper presented in this seminar examines the impact of the behavioral changes and governments’ responses to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic using a unique dataset of daily private forecasters’ expectations on a sample of 32 emerging and advanced economies from January 1 until April 13, 2020.
Ubilava investigates the influence of seasonal variation in cereal crop prices on internal conflict, and violence involving civilians, in low-income countries in Africa.
What is the economic impact of newly introducing mobile money in rural areas underserved by financial services? In this webinar, Cátia Batista presents the findings from the first randomised controlled trial to answer this question.
The pace of evolution of COVID-19 has meant the need for new data and methods of analysing data more urgently than ever before. Our speakers are Anthony Goldbloom (CEO and founder of Kaggle, the world’s largest machine learning community), David Gruen (Australian Statistician and Agency Head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics), and Tara Sinclair (Associate Professor at George Washington University and Senior Fellow of the Indeed Hiring Lab). Our speakers will share their substantial experience in their critical roles being on the frontline of COVID-19 and managing data.
Contemporary economics and contraindications for climate maladies: Lessons from environmental macroeconomics
In the context of concerns about climate change, Thampapillai proposes an approach to analysing economic growth that explicitly includes environmental capital as a productive factor.
Taking financial access to remote and insecure areas: impacts of a comprehensive financial inclusion intervention in Papua New Guinea
Hoy reports on the impacts of a comprehensive financial inclusion program in PNG, failing to detect any significant effects from the intervention.
Wanissa Suanin presents her PhD research on processed food exports