Join us on Wednesday 1 May as former World Bank Vice President Jim Adams will present his reflections on the performance of the Australian aid program.
While President Jokowi was re-elected on 17 April for a second term, and the national result looks similar to that of 2014, there have been important electoral shifts in the regions.
The China Story Yearbook: Power Melbourne Launch features 'China’s rise: prosperity, power and pushback' panel discussion and the Yearbook will be launched by Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor of The Au
Humanitarian interventions to stop mass atrocities are among America’s most controversial uses of military force overseas since the end of the Cold War.
Regulatory incentives are required for profit-motivated hydropower companies to provide water services.
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Cross-country research has shown that while remittances reduce poverty in migrant labour source countries through increased consumption and spending on housing and education, there is little contribution to investment and no—even negative—contribution
This seminar will preview the forthcoming article co-authored by Anne Booth, Moh. Raden Purnagunawan and Elan Satriawan in the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies.
This study measures the impact of coal and palm oil prices during Indonesia’s 2000s commodity boom on local poverty, household consumption, employment, and wages.
This seminar investigates the oil market reaction to its fundamental shocks in different regimes characterised by uncertainty in the market.
The study uses a large administrative dataset from Canada to estimate the tax price elasticity of donations. The estimation strategy uses instrumental variables with individual fixed effects.
The use of robots has been expanding rapidly. This development is associated with declines in low-skill labour shares and rises in inequality.
A dynamic version of the GTAP model of the global economy became available in 2012.
This seminar will cover two papers. The first paper is on the optimal carbon tax with an endogenous chance of a tipping climate. The paper describes an integrated assessment model with an unknown climate tipping temperature threshold.
Many programs in Papua New Guinea (PNG) aim to achieve positive social and economic outcomes through women’s economic empowerment.
Over the past two decades, China has emerged as a key investor in Africa, a shift that has prompted widespread debate over whether Chinese investment has positively impacted African countries, or weakened local regulations and economies.
Indonesia has been struggling to return to its pre-Asian Financial Crisis growth rate. The latest development roadmap, dubbed “Making Indonesia 4.0”, aims to exploit high-tech manufacturing in order to pursue export-oriented growth.
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Unemployment rates in urban West Africa are increasing or hump-shaped in education. This is puzzling because educated workers could downgrade to self-employment to escape unemployment.
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.
In 2018, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) was more powerful than at any other time in its modern history and one of the most powerful countries in the world.
The Asia-Pacific region has been at the centre of increasingly globalised production in recent decades, with countries benefiting from the liberalising of capital and labour flows.
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.
Why do states redirect their aid policy? And what factors are most important in driving such change?