Past events

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April

04 to 05
Apr
2017
National Security College | Conference

Women and national security

Senator The Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence; Senator the Hon Penny Wong, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs; plus many more.

9am–5.30pm

This conference will put gender front and centre of security, defence and foreign policy. Registration fees apply.

04
Apr
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

The welfare effects of a (partial) tariff reduction under domestic distortion

Akihito Asano, Sophia University.

12–1pm

Akihito Asano presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Economic Theory.

04
Apr
2017
Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Understanding how change happens

Dr Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Adviser, Oxfam Great Britain.

12.30–1.30pm

This event will see the launch of the book How Change Happens, and a talk by the author Duncan Green on how power and systems shape change, and how individuals and organisations can influence them.

04
Apr
2017
Australia South Asia Research Centre | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

India’s search for prosperity

Professor Vijay Joshi, Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, University of Oxford.

2–3.30pm

Vijay Joshi reviews India’s current economic performance and discusses what it should do to achieve its ambitious goals.

07
Apr
2017
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Childbearing and women’s empowerment in Indonesia

Giang Nguyen, PhD scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

9.30–11am

Giang Nguyen shares her research results on fertility and women’s empowerment in Indonesia.

07
Apr
2017
PolicyForum.net | Seminar

Asian Development Outlook 2017

Donghyun Park, and Roland Rajah, Asian Development Bank (ADB).

12.30–1.30pm

Donghyun Park and Roland Rajah from the Asian Development Bank present the key findings of ADB’s Development Outlook Report, which this year looks at Asia’s middle income challenge.

10
Apr
2017
Development Policy Centre | Forum

Australian aid evaluations: new policy, Indonesia's roads, and PNG health

Staff from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Australian Doctors International, and ANU.

2–5pm

The speakers will discuss DFAT’s new aid evaluation policy and two recent aid projects in Indonesia and PNG.

11
Apr
2017
Development Policy Centre | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Papua New Guinea after the resource boom

Marcel Schroder, PNG, ANU.

2.15–3.45pm

Marcel Schroderdiscusses PNG’s exchange rate policy since the end of the resource boom in 2014.

12
Apr
2017
Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Democracy in Africa: past, present and future

Andebrhan Welde Giorgis, President, Eri-Platform, and Senior Expert, Global Governance Institute.

12.30–1.30pm

Andebrhan Welde Giorgis discusses the basic causes of the democratic deficit in Africa today and the prospects for democracy and self-determination in the future.

12
Apr
2017
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Intolerance, elections and primordialism in Indonesia: beyond the Ahok case

Sandra Hamid, The Asia Foundation Indonesia, and Visiting Scholar, University of Melbourne.

12.30–2pm

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Sandra Hamid discusses how religious intolerance has taken centre stage in Indonesia’s electoral democracy.

18
Apr
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Seeming genericity of fully revealing equilibrium pricing

Bogdan Klishchuk, ANU.

12–1pm

Bogdan Klishchuk presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Economic Theory.

18
Apr
2017
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Intergenerational effect of education reform program and maternal education on children’s educational and labour outcomes in Nepal

Rashesh Shrestha, ANU.

2.15–3.45pm

Rashesh Shrestha investigates the effect of maternal education on children’s educational and labour outcomes in Nepal.

19
Apr
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

The welfare effects of trade with labour market risk

Lawrence Uren, University of Melbourne.

12–1pm

Lawrence Uren presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

19
Apr
2017
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The cost of raising an additional dollar of revenue

Sebastian Wende, PhD candidate, Research School of Economics, ANU.

12.15–1.30pm

Sebastian Wende discusses the welfare loss from increasing government revenue using different tax instruments.

19
Apr
2017
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Lecture

Complexity in governments and markets

Professor Vito Tanzi, former head of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund.

5–6.30pm

Vito Tanzi discusses the challenge of complexity in governments and markets in terms of tax, spending and regulation.

19
Apr
2017
Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia | Forum

The Peter Karmel Forum on Public Policy - Can good policy rescue politics?

Professor Glenn Withers AO, Crawford School; Professor Meredith Edwards AM, University of Canberra; Dr John Hewson AM, Crawford School; and Ms Katharine Murphy, Guardian Australia's political editor.

5.30–7.30pm

Can good policymaking be an answer to the conflict between politics and policy? Join the panel to discuss how to revive good government at the National Gallery of Australia.

19
Apr
2017
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Lecture

Precision prevention: designing effective strategies for healthy communities

Dr Ross Hammond, Brookings Institution.

5.30–6.30pm

Ross Hammond discusses how to develop and deploy community-level strategies to tackle major health challenges.

20
Apr
2017
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Taiwanese macroeconomic fluctuations: what are the determinants and what role does China play?

Kai-Yun Tsai, PhD student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School, ANU.

11am–12pm

Kai-Yun Tsai discusses the determinants of macroeconomic fluctuations in Taiwan.

20
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

How can we reduce inequality?

Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Federal Member for Fenner in the ACT.

5.30–6.30pm

Dr Andrew Leigh MP discusses the issue of inequality and how policy can create a more equal Australia.

21
Apr
2017
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Is electricity a key contributor to economic growth?

Rohan Best, PhD scholar, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School.

9.30–11am

Rohan Best explores whether electricity availability has an influence on economic growth in developing economies.

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