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August

05
Aug
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

Migration and national innovation systems

Professor Francesco Lissoni, Professor of Economics, Groupe de Recherche en Économie Théoretique et Appliquée (GREThA), University Bordeaux, France.

5.30–7.30pm

Professor Francesco Lissoni discusses the potential of patent and inventor data to contribute to the existing literature on migration and innovation.

06
Aug
2015
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

The evolution of the Australian monetary policy transmission mechanism

Jamie Cross, PhD student, Research School of Economics, ANU.

12–1pm

In this seminar Jamie Cross will provide an overview of his recent paper on the Australian monetary policy.

07
Aug
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Macroeconomic impacts of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti

Rohan Best, PhD scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

9.30–11am

Rohan Best discusses major impacts caused by 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

11
Aug
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Fiscal equalisation of Australian states and territories: policy options and welfare maximisation

Chris Murphy, Crawford School.

2–3.30pm

In this talk Chris Murphy will discuss the optimal fiscal equalisation policy for Australia.

12
Aug
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Symposium

The great transformation in South Asia: feminisation of agriculture and food security

Professor Nitya Rao, University of East Anglia; Dr Bill Pritchard, University of Sydney; Dr Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, Crawford School, ANU; Dr Itishree Pattnaik, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, India; plus many prominent speakers.

8.30am–5pm

Renowned scholars and early career researchers debate the gendered effects of changing economic and agrarian relations and their implications for future food security.

12
Aug
2015
Development Policy Centre | Lecture

The evolving role of multilateralism in ending hunger and malnutrition

Ms Gerda Verburg, Chair of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Council on Food Security and Nutrition.

12.30–1.30pm

Ms Gerda Verburg - Chair of the UN Committee on World Food Security and the World Economic Forum Council on Food Security and Nutrition - will look at the interconnected challenges in food systems to eradicate hunger and malnutrition globally.

13
Aug
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Forum

Forum on higher education financing

Professor Brian Schmidt, ANU; Professor Bruce Chapman, Crawford School; Professor Susan Dynarski, University of Michigan; Professor Lorraine Dearden, Institute for Fiscal Studies, UK; Andrew Norton, Grattan Institute; Professor Rabee Tourky and Professor Rohan Pitchford, ANU; plus many more.

9am–5.30pm

Experts from around the world will explore the role and potential consequences of fee deregulation and provide policymakers with more information about possible financing choices for higher education. Registration fee applies.

13
Aug
2015
HC Coombs Policy Forum | Launch

Two Futures: Australia at a Critical Moment - Clare O’Neil MP and Tim Watts MP, in conversation with Gareth Evans

Clare O’Neil MP, Tim Watts MP, and ANU Chancellor, Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC.

5.30–7pm

Join Clare O’Neil MP and Tim Watts MP to discuss what will Australia look like in 2040 and launch their new book Two Futures.

18
Aug
2015
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Levels and trends in Australian income and its distribution

Associate Professor Roger Wilkins, University of Melbourne.

12.30–1.30pm

Roger Wilkins draws on Australian tax records and household survey data for the period 2001 to 2013 and discusses trends in income and its distribution.

September

04
Sep
2015
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Lecture

Education matters

Professor Jong-Wha Lee, Director, Asiatic Research Institute, Korea University.

12–1pm

Jong-Wha Lee will discuss and analyse linkages across countries and over time between education and important economic and political variables.

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