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November

15
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Postgraduate information evening

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

5–7pm

Looking to enhance or build your public policy career? Explore your options with us.

November

15
Nov
2018
National Security College | Public Lecture

No meaning or control: Democracy’s future in the face of domestic and foreign influences

Dr Jennifer Hunt, Dr Adam Henschke, Associate Professor Matthew Sussex

6–7.30pm

As the US and Australia traverse election cycles, a panel of experts will discuss the outcome of the US midterm elections and how technology and geopolitics are impacting democracy.

November

16
Nov
2018
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Risk aversion among Australian households: Empirical evidence from panel data

Owen Freestone, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

9.30–11am

Owen Freestone presents his PhD work looking at the empirical evidence on risk aversion.

November

19
Nov
2018
Resources, Environment and Development Group | Seminar

The cascading impact of disasters in a warming world

Dr Robert Glasser — Honorary Associate Professor, College of Asia and the Pacific

12–1pm

Join Dr Robert Glasser for this seminar on the cascading hazards and impacts of disasters in a warming world.

November

20
Nov
2018
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Kyrgyzstan: A Central Asian transition economy at the crossroads

Prema-Chandra Athukorala and Hal Hill, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

2–3.30pm

Athukorala and Hill provide an analytical narrative on the economic development of Kyrgyzstan, still grappling with its sudden transition from remote outpost of the Soviet command economy.

November

21
Nov
2018
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Institutional renewal and family planning in Indonesia

Emeritus Professor Terry Hull (ANU)

12.30–2pm

This seminar will discuss institutional renewal in the context of the family planning program in Indonesia.

November

21
Nov
2018
National Security College | Seminar

Operations, optics and the Oval Office: National security in challenging times

Nicholas Rasmussen

6–7pm

In this seminar, Nick Rasmussen will explore the relationship between the US national security community and the political administration, including the national security implications of the change in the balance of power in the US Congress.

November

22
Nov
2018
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Improved methods for combining point forecasts for an asymmetrically distributed variable

Professor Shaun Vahey, University of Warwick

11am–12pm

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.

November

22
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Other

APS Review update: IPAA ACT Future Leaders Series finale 2018

Mr David Williamson, PMC; Professor Helen Sullivan, Crawford School

5–6.30pm

Join IPAA ACT at the Future Leaders Series end of year event where David Williamson, Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and APS Review Secretariat, will provide an insight into the Australian Public Service (APS) Review and outline the challenges and opportunities that emerging leaders will face.

November

23
Nov
2018
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Commodity diversification and export performance: a comparative study of Asian developing countries

Alongkorn Tanasritunyakul, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

9.30–11am

Alongkorn Tanasritunyakul shares his PhD research findings on whether it is better for countries to focus on a small number of export commodities, or to diversify.

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