Rod Tyers discusses economic reform in Japan.
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.
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.
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.
Matthew Grant Wai-Poi discusses inequality in Indonesia.
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.
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.
The Middle East – the new Asia: why Australia should concentrate on strengthening the economic relationship?
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.
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.
Joseph Vecci explains the results of a recent co-authored paper on reef density and matrilineal inheritance in fishing communities in the Solomon Islands.