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Events August 2021

01
Aug
2021

ANU75: Pop up talk with Associate Professor Shiro Armstrong on the economy

Associate Professor Shiro Armstrong

Topic: Then (1946) and now in Australian trade

01
Aug
2021

ANU75: Pop up talk with Rebecca Colvin on climate change

Rebecca Colvin

Topic: Unravelling the social complexity of climate change

03
Aug
2021

How do informal international organisations govern? The case of G20 orchestration

Christian Downie
The frequency of G20 orchestration, the importance of international organisation (IO) capabilities and indirect control over IOs in intermediary selection, and how IO efforts to solicit G20 orchestration can shape the dynamics of orchestration.
03
Aug
2021

Productivity spillovers from foreign direct investment to domestic firms of Vietnam

Hai Thanh Nguyen

Does productivity of subsidiaries of MNEs spill over to the domestic firms in a given host country? Does the degree of foreign ownership of subsidiaries matter for productivity spillover?

04
Aug
2021

Cybersecurity since the pandemic in Indonesia

Dr Onno W Purbo

One of the side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is the exponential embrace of digital-based communications, from work meetings to school learnings to government programs.

06
Aug
2021

The impact of RER misalignment for economic growth: Evidence from Malaysia

Siti Ghazali

The implications of real exchange rate (RER) misalignment for economic) deviation of the RER from the level consistent with the underlying economic fundamentals, is a controversial issue in development macroeconomics.

06
Aug
2021

A study of profit shifting using the Hines and Rice approach

Alfred Tran and Wanmeng Xu, Research School of Accounting, ANU

The Audio recording of this event is available in the ‘downloads’ tab above.

06
Aug
2021
10
Aug
2021

International spillover effects of unconventional monetary policies of major central banks

Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, Australian National University

This study examines effects of unconventional monetary policies (UMPs) of the major central banks – the Bank of England (BOE), Bank of Japan (BOJ), European Central Bank (ECB), and the Federal Reserve (Fed) – on international financial markets, taking

13
Aug
2021

Macroeconomic consequences of COVID-19, climate change and antimicrobial resistance

Roshen Fernando

Climate change, infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) are three complex challenges the world currently faces. My thesis focuses on modelling macroeconomic consequences of these challenges.

13
Aug
2021

The role of private sector in economic recovery

M Arsjad Rasjid P M (Chairman, Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry)

In conversation with M Arsjad Rasjid PM, Chairman of Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

17
Aug
2021

Regulating trade in a net-zero world

Emma Aisbett
This seminar will motivate and introduce trade-related climate policies, and the novel embedded emissions accounting frameworks that will be needed to support them.
17
Aug
2021

Why pay the chief? Land rents and long run economic development in Indonesia

Gedeon Lim (HKU Business School)

Much of modern development efforts are channeled through traditional local governance. Yet, despite their importance as politician-bureaucrats, local leaders are rarely paid a living wage.

20
Aug
2021

Endogenous fertility and the intergenerational welfare state

Matt Woolf

This paper considers a unified welfare state with intergenerational political economy and endogenous fertility.

24
Aug
2021

Translating global indigeneity into Bedouin justice

Emma Nyhan
How did the Bedouin Arab communities of the Negev desert become ‘Indigenous’ (as opposed to Palestinian, Arab Israeli, minority or other available categories)?
24
Aug
2021

Thai Update 2021: Crisis management and long-term implications

Various speakers

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24
Aug
2021

Mitigating climate change: growth-friendly policies to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Warwick McKibbin, Australian National University

The paper examines climate mitigation strategies to reach net-zero emissions by mid-century, focusing on smoothing macroeconomic costs in the short- to medium-term—the horizon relevant for policymakers.

25
Aug
2021

COVID-19, productivity and reallocation: Hibernation or zombification?

Dan Andrews, OECD

The consequences of the pandemic for potential output will partly hinge on its impact on productivity-enhancing reallocation – the rate at which labour is reallocated from low to high productivity firms.

26
Aug
2021

COVID-19, productivity and reallocation: Hibernation or zombification?

Dan Andrews, OECD

The consequences of the pandemic for potential output will partly hinge on its impact on productivity-enhancing reallocation – the rate at which labour is reallocated from low to high productivity firms.

26
Aug
2021

Disinformation in Malaysia: from cybertroopers to anti-fake news laws

For better or worse, Malaysia is often at the forefront of digital media industry 'advancement'. 'Cybertroopers' were central to Malaysian public discourse long before 'buzzers' and 'trolls' became popularised in Southeast Asia.

27
Aug
2021

Childhood malaria infection and human capital in later life: a case study in Indonesia

Riswandi

Adverse experiences in childhood could be detrimental to human capital accumulation in adulthood. This study investigates the long-term impact of malaria infection in childhood on educational, health, and labour market outcomes in later life.

27
Aug
2021

Communication, information and the media in PNG

Dr Amanda H A Watson

Communication and information are essential to all aspects of life. This presentation explored the flows of communication and information in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Do citizens have the means to communicate their views?

31
Aug
2021

Risk, reward and resilience

Anthea Roberts
This talk provides a sketch of work-in-progress on bringing together a framework on risk, reward and resilience that could be applied across diverse domains.
31
Aug
2021

Effects of corruption on formula-based intergovernmental fiscal transfer allocations in Indonesia

Blane Lewis, Australian National University

Fiscal transfers from the central government to local governments are of paramount importance in financing local service delivery, especially in developing countries.

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