A noise recording is worth a thousand words? Effect of respondents’ understanding on willingness-to-pay for noise abatement
Chi Hoong Leong shares his PhD findings from noise valuation surveys in Singapore.
Sarah Dong investigates the impact on education vouchers for higher education in Indonesia, finding little impact on the academic performance of recipients.
This seminar will study tax enforcement in a two-sector economy and focus on cross-sector effect of sectoral shocks.
In this seminar Tony Wiskich will present his paper on ‘A decreasing elasticity of substitution between clean and dirty energy’.
Hieu Nguyen examines the impact of Islamic holidays and the fasting month on the daily incidence of violence in Indonesia.
Why do states redirect their aid policy? And what factors are most important in driving such change? Part of the reason we are not able to answer these questions satisfactorily is because to the role of individual political leaders play in aid policy change has received very little attention. This seminar presents the findings of research conducted with Dr Joanna Spratt (Oxfam New Zealand and ANU Development Policy Centre) which addresses this oversight by applying the concept of policy entrepreneurs to the issue area of aid policy. Dr Benjamin S. Day is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at The Australian National University. His current research focuses on understanding the decision-making dynamics that operate in foreign aid.
Tyers uses a calibrated global macro model to examine recent US and Chinese tax reforms, tariffs against imports, and alternative Chinese monetary targeting.
Stewart Nixon presents his thesis proposal review on key issues in foreign direct investment and migration in the region.
Some effects of a decreasing elasticity of substitution between clean and dirty energy on optimal climate policy
Using a climate model with endogenous technology, this seminar investigates the implications of a decreasing elasticity of substitution between clean and dirty energy as the share of clean energy rises.
Esther Mirjam Girsberger examines the relationship between education levels and unemployment in West Africa, and considers relevant policy choices.