Research Workshop on Vietnam

Tuesday 31 July 2012


The 2012 Research Workshop on Vietnam will be hosted by the Australian National University (ANU) on the 31th of July. As in the previous workshops, microeconometric studies of the Vietnamese economy will be presented and discussed.

Organisers: Brian McCaig and Yuji Tamura


Workshop Information

Venue: Faculty Suite, H.W. Arndt Building 25a, The Australian National University
Date: Tuesday 31 July 2012


Program

9:50 – 10:00 am Introduction

10:00 – 11:00 am Rice Land Designation Policy in Vietnam and the Implications of Policy Reform for Food Security and Economic Welfare [PDF]
  • Speaker: Nhi Hoang Tran, Centre of Policy Studies, Monash University
  • Discussant: David Vanzetti, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
11:00 – 12:00 pm Rural-urban Migration and Vietnamese Agriculture [PDF]
  • Speaker: David Vanzetti, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
  • Discussant: Nhi Hoang Tran, Centre of Policy Studies, Monash University
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm The economic impact of recentralization: A quasi-experiment on abolishing elected councils in Vietnam [PDF]
  • Speaker: Edmund Malesky, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California San Diego
  • Discussant: Ha Vu, Research School of Economics, Australian National University
2:00 – 3:00 pm Export markets and labor allocation in a poor country [PDF]
  • Speaker: Brian McCaig, Department of Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Discussant: Bob Gregory, Research School of Economics, Australian National University
3:00 – 3:30 pm Afternoon tea

3:30 – 4:30 pm On the sources of risk preferences in rural Vietnam [PDF]
  • Speaker: Anh Duc Dang, Research School of Economics, Australian National University
  • Discussant: Robert Sparrow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Australian National University

Format: 45 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion, 5 minute Q and A session
Supported by the College of Business and Economics, the Crawford School of Public Policy and RUMiCi.


Past workshop programs

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