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September

21
Sep
2018
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Life satisfaction data: Is the evidence sufficiently clear for policy applications?

Mark Fabian

9.30–11am

Mark Fabian presents evidence that cautions against the use of life satisfaction scales in policy research.

September

21
Sep
2018
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

Tax lurks of the rich and famous: Why tax havens harm Australia, and how we can curtail them

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Federal Member for Fenner, Shadow Assistant Treasurer

12.15–1.30pm

Join Andrew Leigh as he outlines the harms done by tax havens.

September

25
Sep
2018
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The employment effects of the mature age worker tax offset

Mr Andrew Carter, The Australian Taxation Office, TTPI Secondee

12.15–1.30pm

This presentation examines Australia’s Mature Age Worker Tax offset (MAWTO), a targeted earned income tax credit of up to $500 to incentivise participation of older workers that existed from 2004-05 to 2014-15.

September

25
Sep
2018
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Assessing the direct and spillover effects of shocks to refugee remittances

Sarah Walker, UNSW Business School

2–3.30pm

Sarah Walker investigates the tight economic links between a refugee camp in Kenya and the surrounding community, focusing on a shutdown in remittances in 2015.

September

26
Sep
2018
Australia-Japan Research Centre | Public Seminar

Testing for changes in income inequality in Japan

Haruhisa Nishino (Hiroshima University)

11am–12pm

Haruhisa Nishino, Professor of Economic Statistics, investigates income inequality in Japan.

September

26
Sep
2018
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Joining global production networks: has Indonesia missed the boat?

Prema-Chandra Athukorala (ANU)

12.30–2pm

The seminar will discuss, from a comparative East Asian perspective, Indonesia’s experience with exploiting opportunities for export-oriented industrialisation created by “Global Production Sharing”.

September

27
Sep
2018
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Innovation, corruption and growth: a case study of Vietnamese SMEs

Hang Hoang, PhD student, CAMA

11am–12pm

In this seminar, Hang Hoang presents the results of her investigation on how firms transform innovation knowledge into firm growth.

September

28
Sep
2018
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Does foreign reserve accumulation crowd out domestic private investment?

Wishnu Mahraddika

9.30–11am

Wishnu Mahraddika presents findings on whether foreign reserve accumulation crowd out domestic private investment in the short and long run.

October

02
Oct
2018
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Poverty alleviation can be an effective conservation strategy

Rhita Simorangkir, Charles University, Czech Republic

2–3.30pm

Rhita Simorangkir finds significant side benefits in reduced tree cover loss from an anti-poverty cash transfer program in Indonesia.

October

03
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Seminar

Wines of Japan and statistics on wine

Kimie Harada, ANU visiting fellow and professor at Chuo University

11am–12pm

In celebration of Kimie Harada’s recent commendation from the The International Organisation of Vine and Wine Professor Harada presents her research into wine consumption in the region.

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