This paper addresses an issue that vexes current public debate in Indonesia: To what extent is economic growth held back by underinvestment in the country’s infrastructure facilities?
If you are looking to upskill or retrain for your public policy career with a postgraduate qualification, meet the team from Crawford School of Public Policy on Tuesday, 2 June from
As the Covid-19 health crisis has transformed into an economic crisis, governments around the world are desperate for measures to dampen the shock.
Countries have adopted wide-ranging policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak prompting debate about the trade-offs between economic activity, a healthy population, and individual freedoms.
Dr Jack Fenner will deliver a talk on “Chinggis Khan’s Ordu”: Dating and Diet Data from a Mongol Empire Site in Mongolia as part of the Mongolia Institute’s lunchtime seminar series.
From an epidemiological perspective, the COVID-19 pandemic is a public health crisis. From an economic perspective, it is an externality and a social cost.
The PowerPoint presentation from the webinar is available here.
While saving lives is the number one priority, almost every country is also struggling to mitigate the socio-economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In this seminar Benjamin Wong will propose a way to directly nowcast the output gap using the Beveridge-Nelson decomposition based on a mixed-frequency Bayesian VAR. The mixed-frequency approach produces very similar estimates of the U.S.
Bangladesh is an early adopter of pre-paid electricity metering in South Asia through state-owned electricity distribution companies across different cities.
During the past 50 years there has been a sustained program of economic cooperation between Indonesia and the international community.
In this webinar we present new research that proposes a set of criteria for economic stimulus through public investments as part of a COVID-19 recovery, to identify options that create jobs and support economic, are consistent with a low-carbon transit
The Indonesian government has declared its intention to resume the nation’s activities under the ‘new normal’ protocols. Are we ready?
This seminar will review how India is meeting the dual health and economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus.
The paper presented in this seminar quantifies the finance uncertainty multiplier (i.e., the magnifying effect of the real impact of uncertainty shocks due to financial frictions) by relying on two historical events related to the US economy, i.e., the
This paper investigates the long-term impact of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami on educational and health outcomes in Banda Aceh city, Indonesia. We employ a spatial regression discontinuity design mainly using our own household survey data.
The ANU Mongolia Institute will host a special panel in collaboration with the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (University of British Columbia) ahead of the 2020 Mongolian election.
We propose an index of the adequacy of home environments for protection (HEP) from COVID-19, and we compare our index across developing countries using data for one million sampled households from the latest Demographic and Health Surveys.
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world. Our everyday lives changed utterly.
In this webinar, we will discuss the impact of Covid-19 on several vulnerable groups in society.
The World Bank recently released the Global Economic Prospects report, and the IMF will release its World economic Outlook report on the day of this webinar. Both focus on the economic impacts of COVID-19 on the global economy.
Technology Neutrality is a popular and widely used policy principle, but not without its critics.