Past events

22
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Improved methods for combining point forecasts for an asymmetrically distributed variable

Professor Shaun Vahey, University of Warwick

Many studies have found that forecast combination improves forecast accuracy. An often-used approach developed by Granger and Ramanathan (GR, 1984) utilises a linear-Gaussian regression model to combine point forecasts. This presentation generalises their approach for an asymmetrically distributed target variable.

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09
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Public Lecture

Ten years after the financial crisis: What have we learned from the Renaissance in fiscal research?

Valerie Ramey, University of California- San Diego

In this seminar, Valerie Ramey will present an overview of her paper “Ten years after the financial crisis: What have we learned from the Renaissance in fiscal research?” This paper takes stock of what she has learned from the ‘Renaissance’ in fiscal research in the ten years since the financial crisis.

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27
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Innovation, corruption and growth: a case study of Vietnamese SMEs

Hang Hoang, PhD student, CAMA

In this seminar, Hang Hoang presents the results of her investigation on how firms transform innovation knowledge into firm growth.

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23
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

A decreasing elasticity of substitution between clean and dirty energy and the potential implications for policy

Tony Wiskich, PhD Student, CAMA

Using a stylised structural model of electricity generation, Tony derives a (bimodal) production function for clean and dirty technologies with two elasticities: a high elasticity for low clean penetration and a low elasticity for high clean penetration.

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21
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Asian Development Bank | Roundtable

Technology for aging Asia

Cyn-Young Park, Bambang Susantono

This event explores the implication of aging on labour force participation, productivity, and growth while examining the role and potential of technology to harness the gain from longevity dividend, in order to draw actionable policy recommendations and priorities.

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09
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Liability-side financial frictions in an estimated asymmetric country model

Xuan-Lam Nguyen, PhD Student, Crawford School

In this seminar, Xuan-Lam develops a business cycle model of two asymmetric countries in which independent banking sectors are subject to moral hazards due to their ability to divert assets.

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02
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Regime switching in the relationship between the world oil market and China’s output

Bao Nguyen (ANU)

Bao Nguyen present his paper on the dynamic relationship between China’s economic growth and international oil market.

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26
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Demographic changes and macroeconomic implications

Phitawat Poonpolkul, CAMA PhD student

In this seminar, Phitawat Poonpolkul will present an overview of his dissertation on ‘Essays on Demographic Changes and Macroeconomic Implications’.

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19
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | PhD Seminar

Exploring the applications of a sophisticated stochastic volatility model

Beili Zhu, PhD Student, CAMA

In this seminar, Beili Zhu will provide an overview of her recent paper, Bayesian analysis of a moving average stochastic volatility model with leverage and heavy-tailed distributions using scale mixtures.

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24
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Function

Postgraduate information evening

Cecily Stewart, Manager, National Recruitment and Development, Crawford School of Public Policy.

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