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July

07
Jul
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Third arrow reforms and Japan's economic performance

Professor Rod Tyers, University of Western Australia and ANU.

2–3.30pm

Rod Tyers discusses economic reform in Japan.

07
Jul
2015
National Security College | Seminar

Japan’s evolving national security policy – implications for the region

Professor Takashi Shiraishi, President of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan.

5.30–7pm

Professor Takashi Shiraishi will address the background of Japan’s security policies, the nature of the ongoing Diet debate on the security legislation, and the implications of Abe’s security reform agenda for North East Asia and the wider region.

09
Jul
2015
China Economy Program | Launch

Rio Tinto-ANU China Update 2015: book launch

Professor He Jiankun, former Vice President of Tsinghua University and Director-General of the Energy Environment Economy Research Institute of Tsinghua University.

6–7.30pm

The China Economy Program at Crawford School, in collaboration with the Rio Tinto-ANU China Partnership, will launch the China Update Book: China’s Domestic Transformation in a Global Context edited by Ross Garnaut, Ligang Song, Cai Fang and Lauren Johnston. The launch will be held at the University House.

10
Jul
2015
China Economy Program | Conference

Rio Tinto-ANU China Update 2015: China's domestic transformation in a global context

Prominent speakers from universities, research organisations, business associations and think tanks from around the world.

9am–5.30pm

This year’s Update will explore China’s domestic transformation in a global context, focusing on structural changes and China’s participation in global integration.

14
Jul
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Indonesia’s rising divide: why inequality is rising, why it matters and what can be done

Matthew Grant Wai-Poi, World Bank.

2–3.30pm

Matthew Grant Wai-Poi discusses inequality in Indonesia.

21
Jul
2015
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The impact of tax policy on the demand for private health insurance in Australia

Associate Professor Xiaodong Gong, National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, University of Canberra.

12.30–1.30pm

Xiaodong Gong will discuss his recent paper on how private health insurance take-up in Australia is affected by the income threshold at which the Medicare Levy Surcharge kicks in.

28
Jul
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

Should Australia agree to investor-state dispute settlement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Emma Aisbett, Junior Professor for International Economics, University of Hamburg.

12.30–1.30pm

Junior Professor Emma Aisbett from University of Hamburg will discuss whether investor-state dispute settlement encourages more foreign investment, and whether any investment so won is likely to be good for Australia.

29
Jul
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

The Middle East – the new Asia: why Australia should concentrate on strengthening the economic relationship?

Talal Yassine OAM, ANU Honorary Professorial Fellow, Crawford School, and Chairman of the Council for Australian-Arab Relations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

5.30–6.30pm

In this presentation, Talal Yassine OAM will discuss the reasons why Australia should concentrate on strengthening the economic relationship with the Middle East, North Africa and the entire Arab world.

30
Jul
2015
Indonesia Project | Function

ANU Indonesia Project 50th anniversary celebration

Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC, QC, His Excellency Dr Boediono, Mr Peter Varghese AO, Professor Mari Pangestu, His Excellency Mr Nadjib Riphat Kesoema, and Professor Hal Hill.

6–8.30pm

ANU Indonesia Project 50th anniversary is an opportunity to reflect on the achievements of ANU Indonesia Project and to acknowledge the invaluable support the Project has received from its many friends and benefactors over the years.

31
Jul
2015
Development Policy Centre | Lecture

The fish is the friend of matriliny: reef density and matrilineal inheritance in Melanesia

Mr Joseph Vecci, PhD scholar, Department of Economics, Monash University

12.30–1.30pm

Joseph Vecci explains the results of a recent co-authored paper on reef density and matrilineal inheritance in fishing communities in the Solomon Islands.

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