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May

02
May
2016
East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Seminar

National Parliamentary Fellowships Program (India) seminar

Darshana Baruah and Hemant Shivakumar, National Parliamentary Fellowships Program (NPFP) Fellows.

12.30–2pm

Darshana Baruah and Hemant Shivakumar present their research on specific topics relating to the India-Australia relationship.

May

03
May
2016
Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Evaluation of the fiscal effect on municipal mergers in Japan

Professor Haruaki Hirota, Musashi University and Visiting Fellow, Australia-Japan Research Centre, Crawford School.

12–1pm

Professor Haruaki Hirota presents his research on the fiscal effect of municipal mergers with quasi-experimental evidence from Japanese municipal data.

May

03
May
2016
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Easing the traffic: the road-use effects of Indonesia's fuel subsidy reforms

Dr Paul Burke, Fellow, Ardnt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

2–3.30pm

Dr Paul Burke discusses the effects of Indonesia’s fuel subsidy reforms on vehicle travel using panel data from 19 Indonesian toll roads over 2008–2015.

May

04
May
2016
Development Policy Centre | Forum

2016 aid budget breakfast

Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU; Matthew Dornan, Deputy Director, Development Policy Centre; and Anthony Swan, Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre.

9–10.30am

Join the Development Policy Centre the morning after the 2016-17 budget for the fourth annual aid budget breakfast to learn what the budget means for the future of Australian aid.

May

04
May
2016
Australia South Asia Research Centre | ASARC Seminar

Low-carbon energy systems in India: the use of solar power in Rajasthan

B K Mruthynjaya, Brahma Kumari World Spiritual University, Rajasthan, India.

2–3.30pm

B K Mruthynjaya discusses the use of solar thermal technologies in Rajasthan, India.

May

05
May
2016
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

External shocks and monetary policy in Sri Lanka

Yashodha Warunie Senadheera, PhD student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis.

11am–12pm

Yashodha Warunie Senadheera investigates the welfare implications of six alternative monetary policy rules in Sri Lanka.

May

05
May
2016
The Australian National University | Lecture

Renewables in the post COP21 era - A global perspective

Cédric Philibert, International Energy Agency.

5.15–6.30pm

Under what conditions can this transition be fast enough to significantly reduce the threat of climate change, while ensuring energy access and security?

May

06
May
2016
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Land ownership security and household food security among rice farmers in Cambodia

Kimlong Chheng, PhD scholar, Crawford School.

9.30–11am

Kimlong Chheng examines the link between land ownership security and household food security among 256 farm households in Cambodia.

May

06
May
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Crawford Research Seminar

Understanding financial interconnectedness: the network approach

Dr Ying Xu, Lecturer in International Development and Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

12–1pm

At this Crawford Research Seminar, Dr Xu will present the findings of her recent research project on financial interconnection.

May

11
May
2016
The Australian National University | Lecture

Lining up the ducks: a rare insight into how impossible policies become possible

Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt; Professor Bruce Chapman, Crawford School; and Dr Ken Henry, Chair, Sir Roland Wilson Foundation, ANU.

5.30–6.30pm

In this Sir Roland Wilson Foundation Annual Oration, the speakers will reflect on their experiences of how power, politics and personality have influenced the ability to introduce innovative policy both here in Australia and in the UK.

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