Social conflict about land use change is regularly dysfunctional; people focus on defeating their opponents at the expense of securing a workable solution to how we should manage our land. Wind energy development has been especially prone to dysfunctional social conflict. In this talk, we explore how social identity helps to explain dysfunctional social conflict and consider its promise as part of a solution.
Rod Tyers, University of Western Australia and The ANU
Stylised representations of recent US and Chinese tax reforms, tariffs against imports, and alternative Chinese monetary targeting are examined using a calibrated global macro model that embodies both trade and financial interdependencies.