Past events

02
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Deploying stimulus for a better world

Barbara Buchner (Climate Policy Initiative), Frank Jotzo (ANU) and Adele Morris (Brookings Institution)

Economic recovery from COVID19 will require a massive global stimulus. Join Barbara Buchner (Climate Policy Initiative), Frank Jotzo (ANU) and Adele Morris (Brookings Institution) in a discussion on how the required stimulus presents an opportunity for governments to address the pressing need for solutions to climate change, while at the same time supporting economic recovery.

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01
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Climate hysteresis and monetary policy

Augustus Panton, PhD Student, CAMA

Using a Bayesian-estimated structural multivariate filtering model calibrated to data for Australia and the United States, the innovation of the paper presented by Augustus in this webinar is the incorporation of climate hysteresis into the estimation of potential output and the output and unemployment gaps. The results suggest non-trivia implications for monetary policy in a carbon-constrained world.

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25
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Other

Global economic impacts of COVID-19

Ayhan Kose (World Bank), John Bluedorn (IMF) and Warwick McKibbin (ANU)

Join the panel discussion featuring Ayhan Kose of the World Bank, John Bluedorn of the IMF and Warwick McKibbin from the ANU as they share their insights into likely economic outcomes of COVID-19.

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18
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Financial uncertainty and real activity: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Giovanni Gaggiano

The paper presented in this seminar quantifies the finance uncertainty multiplier by relying on two historical events related to the US economy, i.e., the large jump in financial uncertainty occurred in October 1987, and the comparable jump in financial uncertainty in September 2008.

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11
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Nowcasting the output gap

Benjamin Wong, Monash University

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.

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04
Jun
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Other

COVID-19 and policy choices

Daniel Rees, Bank for International Settlements; Hilde Bjornland, BI Norwegian Business School, and James Morley, University of Sydney

Daniel Rees, Bank for International Settlements; Hilde Bjornland, BI Norwegian Business School, and James Morley, University of Sydney, will share their views on the trade-offs between growth, population containment, and health in a COVID world in a panel discussion on June 4, 2020.

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19
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Launch

Launch COVID-19 and the macroeconomy research program

Renee McKibbin, ANU; Jenny Gordon, DFAT; Warwick McKibbin, ANU; Roshen Fernando, ANU; Creina Day, ANU; Francesco Ravazzolo, University of Bozen-Bolzano; Anella Munro, Asian School of Business – Malaysia; and Joaquin Vespignani, UTAS

To celebrate the launch of the new research program ‘COVID-19 and the macroeconomy’ in the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis a zoom panel is planned for Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

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14
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Demographic impacts on life cycle portfolios and financial market structures

Phitawat Poonpolkul, CAMA, PhD Student

The paper presented in this seminar provides a framework to endogenise rates of return for risk-free bonds and risky capital in an overlapping generation model, where the return on capital is endogenized by introducing idiosyncratic production shocks to avoid computation challenges associated with aggregate production shocks in the literature. The framework enables the interaction between financial markets and macroeconomic conditions in a production economy.

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07
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Macroeconomic and environmental implications of a demographic transition in a life-cycle model

Tsendsuren Batsuuri, CAMA PhD Student

This seminar highlights the importance of incorporating demographic considerations into climate-economy models and proposes an appropriate modelling framework.

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02
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Remittance trap: myth or reality? Threshold study of remittances and growth

Sud Dahal

The paper presented in this seminar revisits the debate on remittance and growth nexus, examining whether there is a ‘remittance trap’ or ‘threshold’ which remittances start to have a negative effect on growth.

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