Economic recovery from COVID19 will require a massive global stimulus. Join Barbara Buchner (Climate Policy Initiative), Frank Jotzo (ANU) and Adele Morris (Brookings Institution) in a discussion on how the required stimulus presents an opportunity for governments to address the pressing need for solutions to climate change, while at the same time supporting economic recovery.
Using a Bayesian-estimated structural multivariate filtering model calibrated to data for Australia and the United States, the innovation of the paper presented by Augustus in this webinar is the incorporation of climate hysteresis into the estimation of potential output and the output and unemployment gaps. The results suggest non-trivia implications for monetary policy in a carbon-constrained world.
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.
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.
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.
In this webinar, we will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on several vulnerable groups in society.
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.
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
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.
This seminar will review how India is meeting the dual health and economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus.