Events July 2020

07
Jul
2020

Does information empower the poor? Evidence from Indonesia’s social security card

Anu Rammohan, University of Western Australia

In 2013 Indonesia conducted one of the largest ever information interventions in an attempt to further alleviate poverty and as a complement to the Social Protection Card.

14
Jul
2020

Regulatory governance for population nutrition

Dr Yandisa Ngqangashe

In an effort to curb the non-communicable diseases epidemic, many governments globally have introduced food regulatory policies, including nutrition labelling, restrictions on marketing, taxation, and composition.

14
Jul
2020

Commodity price shocks and the seasonality of civil unrest

David Ubilava, University of Sydney

Commodity prices affect income, and can influence civil unrest in conflict-prone low-income countries. Agriculture facilitates employment and food security in these countries, and conflict and violence are often linked to this sector.

15
Jul
2020

Is mobile money changing rural Africa? Evidence from a field experiment

Cátia Batista

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21
Jul
2020

Contemporary economics and contraindications for climate maladies: Lessons from environmental macroeconomics

Dodo J. Thampapillai, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy

This paper provides an alternative basis for analysing economic growth and the consequent perpetuation of climate malaise.

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