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July

14
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Commodity price shocks and the seasonality of civil unrest

David Ubilava, University of Sydney

2–3.30pm

Ubilava investigates the influence of seasonal variation in cereal crop prices on internal conflict, and violence involving civilians, in low-income countries in Africa.

July

15
Jul
2020
Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Is mobile money changing rural Africa? Evidence from a field experiment

Cátia Batista

4–5pm

What is the economic impact of newly introducing mobile money in rural areas underserved by financial services? In this webinar, Cátia Batista presents the findings from the first randomised controlled trial to answer this question.

July

16
Jul
2020
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Data, data science and COVID-19

Anthony Goldbloom, David Gruen and Tara Sinclair

9.30–11am

The pace of evolution of COVID-19 has meant the need for new data and methods of analysing data more urgently than ever before. Our speakers are Anthony Goldbloom (CEO and founder of Kaggle, the world’s largest machine learning community), David Gruen (Australian Statistician and Agency Head of the Australian Bureau of Statistics), and Tara Sinclair (Associate Professor at George Washington University and Senior Fellow of the Indeed Hiring Lab). Our speakers will share their substantial experience in their critical roles being on the frontline of COVID-19 and managing data.

July

20 to 30
Jul
2020
National Security College | Executive Education

EL1 Development Program: Framing the future

Professor Rory Medcalf

9am–5pm

This interactive and practical nine-day program will deepen participants’ understanding of the national security community and the range of strategic challenges it faces - now and into the future.

Participants will gain insight into the issues and forces of change affecting the strategic environment; build lasting professional networks; and gain exposure to a diversity of views and critical thinking on how Australia’s national security future might best be framed.

July

21
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Contemporary economics and contraindications for climate maladies: Lessons from environmental macroeconomics

Dodo J. Thampapillai, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy

2–3.30pm

In the context of concerns about climate change, Thampapillai proposes an approach to analysing economic growth that explicitly includes environmental capital as a productive factor.

July

28
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Taking financial access to remote and insecure areas: impacts of a comprehensive financial inclusion intervention in Papua New Guinea

Christopher Hoy, Crawford School, ANU

2–3.30pm

Hoy reports on the impacts of a comprehensive financial inclusion program in PNG, failing to detect any significant effects from the intervention.

July

31
Jul
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Processed food exports from developing countries: a gravity model analysis

Wanissa Suanin

11am–12pm

Wanissa Suanin presents her PhD research on processed food exports

August

04
Aug
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Heroes and villains: The effects of combat leadership on collaboration in war-time France

Pauline Grosjean, University of NSW

2–3.30pm

Grosjean investigates how loyalty to a WWI military leader has shaped political preferences and influenced collaborationist and political behavior during and beyond WWII.

August

05
Aug
2020
National Security College | Development workshops

Breakfast Series | The Indo-Pacific — Strategic Challenges and Opportunities: COVID, and After

Professor Rory Medcalf, Dr Tanvi Madan, RADM James Goldrick, AO CSC

8–10am

Join us for this exciting breakfast series on the Indo-Pacific.

August

07
Aug
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Structural changes and sectoral productivity in transitions: Post-transition evidence from Chinese provinces and Former Soviet Union countries

Taehyun Ryu

11am–12pm

Taehyun Ryu presents his PhD research on structural change

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