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April

27 to 28
Apr
2015
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Conference

Looking forward at 100 years: where next for the income tax?

Keynote Speaker: Professor Michael Graetz, Columbia University.

9am–2pm

The Tax and Transfer Policy Institute presents a landmark research and policy conference on the future of the income tax.

28
Apr
2015
Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Lecture

Ethics in the IPCC process

Professor John Broome, Emeritus White's Professor of Moral Philosophy at University of Oxford, Adjunct Professor at ANU and IPCC author.

5.30–6.30pm

Professor Broome will assess how successful the IPCC has been in its aim of taking account of the importance of ethics in responding to climate change.

29
Apr
2015
Development Policy Centre | Forum

Australian aid evaluations: program performance and humanitarian responses

Mr Jim Adams, former World Bank Vice President; Professor Stephen Howes and Ms Joanna Spratt, Crawford School; and representatives from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

9.30am–1.30pm

Jim Adams, former World Bank Vice President, ANU experts and representatives from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will discuss and debate the findings of two reports on Australia’s response to humanitarian crises in the Horn of Africa and Syria.

29
Apr
2015
National Security College | Lecture

Migration and security: rhetoric and reality

Dr Khalid Koser MBE, Executive Director, Global Community and Engagement Resilience Fund, and Non-Resident Fellow, Lowy Institute for International Policy.

5.30–6.45pm

In this lecture, Dr Koser will outline key aspects of the broader migration and security discussion and how it is changing.

30
Apr
2015
Development Policy Centre | Lecture

Has the Sector Wide Approach delivered improvements in population health?

Mr Rohan Sweeney, Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Economics, Monash University.

12.30–1.30pm

Rohan Sweeney discusses his paper which analysed a unique dataset of health‐aid recipient countries to investigate the impact of the implementation of Sector Wide Approaches on infant mortality rates.

May

01
May
2015
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Public Lecture

New applications of complex systems modeling to population health: obesity and tobacco control

Dr Ross A Hammond, The Brookings Institution.

12–1pm

In this talk, Dr Hammond will provide an overview and several current examples of new ‘systems’ approaches to population health policy and interventions facilitated by the use of complex systems modeling.

06
May
2015
The Australian National University | Lecture

The reform challenge

The Hon John Howard, former Prime Minister of Australia.

5.30–6.30pm

How can we today restate Menzies’ public philosophy about the important but limited role of the public service, with a capacity to contribute to national policy leadership under the direction of elected government led by prime ministers who often have a public mandate to make the system of government work more productively?

07
May
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Workshop

Navigating the new: research and funding in the 21st century academy

Professor Ian Chubb, Chief Scientist for Australia.

12.30–1.30pm

In this workshop, Professor Chubb will provide an opportunity for researchers at all career stages to discuss how to go about carving out a successful research career. This event will be held at the Finkel Theatre, John Curtin School of Medical Research.

08
May
2015
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Lecture

Monetary policy spillovers: a global empirical perspective

Dr Pierre Siklos, Wilfrid Laurier University.

12–1pm

In this public lecture Dr Pierre Siklos will provide an overview of his recent paper on monetary policy spillovers.

13
May
2015
Development Policy Centre | Forum

2015 aid budget breakfast

Professor Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU; Dr Anthony Swan, Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU; Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM, CEO, Care Australia; Ms Jacqui de Lacy, General Manager for Global Strategy, Abt JTA.

9–10.30am

Join the Development Policy Centre the morning after the 2015-16 budget for the third annual aid budget breakfast to learn what the budget means for the future of Australian aid.

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