Past events

20
Mar
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Conference

Conference on judgement and combination in forecasting and policy models

Todd Clark, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Centre for Economic Policy Research; Barbara Rossi, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Centre for Economic Policy Research; Frank Schorfheide University of Pennsylvania and Centre for Economic Policy Research; and plus many more.

Judgement and expert knowledge is widely thought to be important in the successful practice of forecasting. For policymakers, forecasts also embody judgments about the state of the economy, the transmission of shocks and optimal policy responses which necessitate the use of structural models. This conference aims to bring together policymakers and academics interested in these issues.

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19
Mar
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Forum

How can Mongolia lead on the edge of Asia?

His Excellency Luvsanvandan Bold, Mongolian Foreign Minister; Professor Hugh White, ANU; Professor Li Narangoa, ANU; Professor Hyaeweol Choi, ANU; and Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Mongolian Foreign Minister Luvsanvandan Bold and distinguished academic experts launch the latest issue of the East Asia Forum Quarterly, ‘On the edge in Asia’.

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18
Mar
2014
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Australian Centre for Biosecurity and Environmental Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

A tale of two SICs: industrial development in Japan and the United States in the late nineteenth century

Dr John Tang, ANU.

Dr John Tang examines whether Japan adopted new technologies faster than the United states did. He finds that new sectors did not appear relatively sooner in Japan, but they grew to economic significance faster.

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