COVID-19

Past events

02
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Deploying stimulus for a better world

Barbara Buchner (Climate Policy Initiative), Frank Jotzo (ANU) and Adele Morris (Brookings Institution)

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.

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01
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Climate hysteresis and monetary policy

Augustus Panton, PhD Student, CAMA

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.

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courtesy of the National Museum of Health and Medicine, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C., United States.
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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Image sourced from Catherine Constable
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

Various - see program in 'downloads' tab

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

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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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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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Photo by Red Morley Hewitt on Unsplash
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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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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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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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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