Workshop: Third Monash Environmental Economics Workshop

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Event Details

11 December 2017 at 9:00 am – 12 December 2017 at 3:30 pm
Monash University, Caulfield campus, Building H H2.37, 900 Dandenong Road
Economics; Sustainability


You are invited to the third Monash Environmental Economics Workshop, to be held in Melbourne on 11-12 December 2017.

Co-hosted by our Department of Economics and the Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES), the two-day workshop will feature a range of leading experts, who will present their research. Find out more about the program below.

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Day 1: Monday, 11 December  
8.45 am - 9.00 am Welcome
9.00 am - 10.30 am Session 1
Rebecca Taylor (University of Sydney) Bag "Leakage": The Effect of Disposable Carryout Bag Regulations on Unregulated Bags
Leslie Martin (University of Melbourne)
Samuel Thornton (University of Melbourne)
Can Road Charges Alleviate Congestion?
Lingbo Huang (Monash Business School) Leadership in voting for Pigouvian taxation
10.30 am - 11.00 amCoffee break
11.00 am - 12.30 pmSession 2
Tatyana Chesnokova (Waseda University) and
Stephanie McWhinnie (University of Adelaide)
International Fisheries Access Agreements and Trade
Ian A. MacKenzie (University of Queensland) The role of markets and preferences on resource conflicts
Dietrich Earnhart (University of Kansas) and Lana Friesen (University of Queensland)Regulatory Tournaments played by Environmental Protection Agencies: Empirical Evidence for Federal and State Inspectors
12.30 pm - 2.00 pmLunch break
2.00 pm - 3.30 pmSession 3
Sabah Abdullah (University of Queensland)  Re-examining energy saving behaviours in the case of OECD
Zsuzsanna Csereklyei (Australian National University) and
David Stern (Australian National University)
Airline Fleet Fuel Efficiency
Ahsanuzzaman Ahsanuzzaman (North South University),
Asadul Islam (Monash Business School) and
Liang Choon Wang (Monash Business School)
Non-price Energy Conservation and Household Energy Consumption in Bangladesh
3.30 pm - 4.00 pmCoffee break
4.00 pm - 5.30 pmSession 4
Diswandi Diswandi (University of Mataram) Community Forestry Program as a Tool for Poverty Alleviation: Evidence from Lombok, Indonesia
Quach Thi Khanh Ngoc (Nha Trang University)Assessing the value of coral reefs in the face of climate change: the evidence from Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam
Declan Butorac (Monash University)
Paulo Santos (Monash University)
Phounsavanh Phouvin (NUoL) and
Francois Guegan (WWF-Laos)
Can Conservation Programs Improve Biodiversity? An evaluation of the impact of a fisheries conservation program in Lao PDR
Day 2: Tuesday, 12 December  
9.00 am - 10.30 amSession 5
Margaret Triyana (Nanyang Technological University, Notre Dame) and
Xing Xia (Yale-NUS College)
Scarring versus Selective Mortality: The long-term effects of early life exposure to natural disasters in the Philippines
José Cobián Álvarez (Australian National University) and Budy Resosudarmo (Australian National University) The cost of floods in developing countries’ mega cities: A hedonic price analysis of the Jakarta housing market, Indonesia
Paul Raschky (Monash Business School) Government Relief and Post Disaster Settlement
10.30 am - 11.00 amCoffee break
11.00 am - 12.30 pmSession 6
Do Luat (University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City) Mangrove and production risk in Aquaculture in the South Vietnam
Robert J. Johnston (Clark University),
Matthew L. Kirwan (Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences), Anke D. Leroux (Monash University)
and Orencio D. Vinent (Texas A&M University)
Optimal Salt Marsh Conservation under Uncertain Sea Level Rise
Todd Sanderson (University of Sydney)
Tim Capon (CSIRO) and
Greg Hertzler (University of Western Australia)
Defining, Measuring and Valuing Economic Resilience
1.00 pm - 2.00 pmLunch break
2.00 pm - 3.30 pmSession 7
Antony Millner (LSE) and
Daniel Heyen (LSE)
Prediction: The long and the short of it
Greg Hertzler (University of Western Australia) 
Todd Sanderson (University of Sydney)
Tim Capon (CSIRO)
Estimating Local Climate Change and Variability in Australia
John Pezzey (Australian National University) DICEing with sustainability: On the undesirability of 4 degrees of global warming

Registration, accommodation and travel & further questions:

Registration fee: there is no registration fee but please register via link below for catering purposes.

Accommodation and meals: The Department of Economics will fund accommodation in Melbourne (two nights) for presenters of accepted papers, as well as meals during the workshop and the workshop dinner.

Travel costs: The Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability (CDES) will fund the travel costs of a limited number of participants from developing countries in the Asia-Pacific area who have their paper accepted for presentation. Support from CDES is limited to one author per presentation. Participants who wish to apply for funding from CDES should submit a complete version of the paper and contact the organizers of the workshop after submission of their paper/extended abstract after receiving notification of acceptance of their paper.

Participants based in Australia will be responsible for their own travel arrangements.

Further questions: Should you have any questions about this workshop, please contact Reiss McLeod who is assisting in its organisation.

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