Past events

14
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Taiwan’s terms of trade from 1989 to 2017

Kai-Yun Tsai, PhD Student, CAMA

The paper presented in this seminar examines the determinants of Taiwan’s terms of trade over the last three decades.

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07
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Risk-sensitive preferences and age-dependent risk aversion

Phitawat Poonpolkul, PhD student, CAMA

The paper presented in this seminar investigates the macroeconomic implications of demographic changes when households have age-dependent increasing risk aversion in future utility.

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01
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

The impact of China's emergence on Taiwan's economy

Kai-Yun Tsai, PhD Student, CAMA

As China’s economy grows and vertical specialisation rises in Asia, the question of how and to what extent China influences other Asian economies through this specific trade channel is of interest to researchers. Given the high degree global value chain participation and trade integration with China, Taiwan serves as a good case to examine this question.

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25
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Quantile connectedness: modelling tail behaviour in the topology of financial networks

Matthew Greenwood-Nimmo, University of Melbourne

In this seminar the author will present his paper on ‘Quantile connectedness: Modelling tail behaviour in the topology of financial networks’ where he develops a new technique to estimate vector autoregressions by quantile regression.

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28
Jun
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Inflation targeting and financial stability in an open economy

Augustus Panton, PhD Student, CAMA

In this seminar Augustus Panton will present his paper on ‘Leaning against the wind via finance-neutral output gaps: Inflation targeting and financial stability in an open economy’.

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05
Jun
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

A decreasing elasticity of substitution between clean and dirty energy

Tony Wiskich, PhD Student, CAMA

In this seminar Tony Wiskich will present his paper on ‘A decreasing elasticity of substitution between clean and dirty energy’.

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23
May
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Some effects of a decreasing elasticity of substitution between clean and dirty energy on optimal climate policy

Tony Wiskich, PhD Student, CAMA

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.

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20
May
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Public Lecture

Harry Johnson’s ‘case for flexible exchange rates’ – 50 years on

Maurice Obstfeld, University of California – Berkeley

This lecture will evaluate the nearly five decades of exchange-rate flexibility since 1973 through the prism of both Harry G Johnson and economists’ theories.

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15
May
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Tipping, the optimal carbon price and weighing cows and coal

Tony Wiskich, PhD Student, CAMA

This seminar will cover two papers. The first paper is on the optimal carbon tax with an endogenous chance of a tipping climate.The second paper is on optimal taxes for methane and carbon from a tipping risk.

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14
May
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Uncertainty and sign-dependent effects of oil market shocks

Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

This seminar investigates the oil market reaction to its fundamental shocks in different regimes characterised by uncertainty in the market.

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