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April

08
Apr
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Forum

Interpreting the Intergenerational Report 2015

The Hon Joe Hockey MP, Treasurer; Professor Peter McDonald, and Professor Peter Whiteford, Crawford School, ANU; plus more prominent speakers.

9am–2.30pm

Experts discuss the potential impact of population ageing on economic growth, workforce and public finances in Australia over the next 40 years.

08
Apr
2015
HC Coombs Policy Forum | Lecture

Three minutes to midnight? The state of play of nuclear weapons 2015

Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, ANU; Professor Ramesh Thakur, Director, Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, Crawford School, ANU; Dr Tanya Ogilvie-White, Research Director, Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, Crawford School, ANU.

5.30–7pm

At this lecture, the speakers will present the conclusions of their recent report, Nuclear Weapons: The State of Play 2015.

10
Apr
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Risk attitudes and return to education: the effect of risk attitudes on the level of reservation wages among young Korean adults

Eunsup Jang, PhD Scholar, Crawford School.

9.30–11am

This study investigates the effect of risk attitudes on the level of reservation wages of Korean young adults.

10
Apr
2015
The Australian National University | Other

Old Canberra House endangered grassy woodlands tour

ANUgreen Sustainability Office.

12.30–1.30pm

Grassy woodlands are a nationally endangered ecosystem, but we have a relatively well preserved example here on campus. Come and see threatened species and other interesting native species near Old Canberra House.

15
Apr
2015
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Lecture

Capital taxation in the 21st century

Professor Alan Auerbach, Director of the Robert D Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance; Chaired by Professor John Hewson, Crawford School, ANU.

5.30–6.30pm

Professor Alan Auerbach will address the challenge of capital taxation in the 21st century, drawing on recent research to suggest approaches that might succeed where others fail.

17
Apr
2015
East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Forum

Prosperity in Asia: the intergenerational dimensions

Professor Peter Drysdale, Crawford School; Professor Yiping Huang, Peking University; Professor Alan Auerbach, University of California; Dr Ken Henry, Crawford School; Dr Shekhar Shah, National Council of Applied Economic Research; Dr Muhamad Chatib Basri, former Indonesian finance minister.

8.30am–12.30pm

Experts from around the region and the world examine challenges and opportunities facing the Asia-Pacific region over coming decades.

17
Apr
2015
The Australian National University | Other

Old Canberra House endangered grassy woodlands tour

ANUgreen Sustainability Office.

12.30–1.30pm

Grassy woodlands are a nationally endangered ecosystem, but we have a relatively well preserved example here on campus. Come and see threatened species and other interesting native species near Old Canberra House.

22
Apr
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Launch

Feeding more than nine billion by 2050: challenges and opportunities

Professor Justin Borevitz, ANU; Dr Colin Chartres, University of Canberra; Dr Dana Cordell, University of Technology, Sydney; Dr Gary Fitt, CSIRO; Professor Quentin Grafton, ANU; Mellissa Wood, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research; plus many other prominent speakers.

2.30–7pm

This event will see the launch of a special issue of the Food Security journal. The launch will feature a video link session with a simultaneous launch in Copenhagen from 6-7pm.

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.

29
Apr
2015
Development Policy Centre | Forum

Australian aid evaluations: program performance and humanitarian responses

Various speakers.

9.30am–1.30pm

In this forum the speakers will discuss and debate the findings of two reports on Australia’s response to humanitarian crises in the Horn of Africa and Syria.

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