Past events

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May

02
May
2016
East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Seminar

National Parliamentary Fellowships Program (India) seminar

Darshana Baruah and Hemant Shivakumar, National Parliamentary Fellowships Program (NPFP) Fellows.

12.30–2pm

Darshana Baruah and Hemant Shivakumar present their research on specific topics relating to the India-Australia relationship.

03
May
2016
Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Evaluation of the fiscal effect on municipal mergers in Japan

Professor Haruaki Hirota, Musashi University and Visiting Fellow, Australia-Japan Research Centre, Crawford School.

12–1pm

Professor Haruaki Hirota talks on the fiscal effect of municipal mergers with quasi-experimental evidence from Japanese municipal data.

03
May
2016
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Easing the traffic: the road-use effects of Indonesia's fuel subsidy reforms

Dr Paul Burke, Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

2–3.30pm

Dr Paul Burke discusses the effects of Indonesia’s fuel subsidy reforms on vehicle travel using panel data from 19 Indonesian toll roads over 2008–2015.

04
May
2016
Development Policy Centre | Forum

2016 aid budget breakfast

Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU; Jacqui De Lacy General Manaager, Global Strategy, Abt JTA; and Anthony Swan, Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre.

9–10.30am

Presentations from the 2016 Aid Budget Breakfast are now uploaded and available here. Link to podcast and webcast will be available soon.

04
May
2016
Australia South Asia Research Centre | ASARC Seminar

Low-carbon energy systems in India: the use of solar power in Rajasthan

B K Mruthynjaya, Brahma Kumari World Spiritual University, Rajasthan, India.

2–3.30pm

B K Mruthynjaya discusses the use of solar thermal technologies in Rajasthan, India.

05
May
2016
The Australian National University | Lecture

Renewables in the post COP21 era - A global perspective

Cédric Philibert, International Energy Agency.

5.15–6.30pm

Under what conditions can this transition be fast enough to significantly reduce the threat of climate change, while ensuring energy access and security?

06
May
2016
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Land ownership security and household food security among rice farmers in Cambodia

Kimlong Chheng, PhD scholar, Crawford School.

9.30–11am

Kimlong Chheng examines the link between land ownership security and household food security among 256 farm households in Cambodia.

06
May
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Crawford Research Seminar

Understanding financial interconnectedness: the network approach

Dr Ying Xu, Lecturer in International Development and Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

12–1pm

At this Crawford Research Seminar, Dr Xu will present the findings of her recent research project on financial interconnection.

09
May
2016
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Roundtable

Gender responsive budgeting

Professor Miranda Stewart, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School, ANU; Marie Coleman, National Foundation of Australian Women.

11am–2.15pm

Tax and Transfer Policy Institute and the National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW)is hosting this roundtable with visiting delegations from South Korea.

10
May
2016
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Company tax cut: budget modelling and post-budget reflections

Chris Murphy, Visiting Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School.

2–3.30pm

Chris Murphy discusses his report for the Department of the Treasury on the economy-wide impacts of the Federal Budget measure of reducing the company tax rate from 30 to 25 per cent.

10
May
2016
PolicyForum.net | Forum

The Vote: Policy Forum & ANU 2016 Federal Election series - Policy, politics and predictions

Professor Quentin Grafton, Sue Regan, Visiting Fellow Bob Cotton, Crawford School, ANU; Moderated by Catherine McGrath, Chief Political Correspondent, SBS.

6–7pm

In the first of a series of special events, Policy Forum.net Editor-in-Chief Quentin Grafton, Sue Regan and Bob Cotton look at the key policy issues confronting the country ahead of the Federal Election.

11
May
2016
The Australian National University | Lecture

Lining up the ducks: a rare insight into how impossible policies become possible

Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt; Professor Bruce Chapman, Crawford School; and Dr Ken Henry, Chair, Sir Roland Wilson Foundation, ANU.

5.30–6.30pm

In this Sir Roland Wilson Foundation Annual Oration, the speakers will reflect on their experiences of how power, politics and personality have influenced the ability to introduce innovative policy both here in Australia and in the UK.

12
May
2016
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Conference

A fair go for all: addressing social and health inequities in Australia and internationally

Professor Dame Margaret Whitehead, Liverpool University; Professor Ronald Labonté, University of Ottawa; The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh, Australian Labor Party; Professor Adrian Kay, Crawford School, ANU; plus many more.

9am–5pm

The National Policy Forum is an opportunity for politicians, government officials, non-governmental organisations, media, researchers and the general public to engage in policy areas including indigenous affairs, urban environments, social protection/paid parental leave and health systems.

12
May
2016
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

External shocks and monetary policy in Sri Lanka

Yashodha Warunie Senadheera, PhD student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis.

11am–12pm

Yashodha Warunie Senadheera investigates the welfare implications of six alternative monetary policy rules in Sri Lanka.

13
May
2016
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The impact of credit policy on rice production in Myanmar: a fuzzy regression discontinuity design approach

Nilar Aung, PhD scholar, Crawford School.

9.30–11am

Nilar Aung investigates the credit policy of the Myanmar Agricultural Development Bank and its impact on rice production in Myanmar.

13
May
2016
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Seminar

The conservative roots of radicalism: making yesterday’s universities relevant today

Dr Mathew Davies, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, ANU; Dr Tamson Pietsch, University of Sydney; Professor Quentin Grafton, Crawford School, ANU; and Nigel Stanier, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

12–2.30pm

In this first seminar in the ANU Bell School’s Horizons 2016 series, the panel looks at how and why universities can ensure their continued relevance – and make a difference.

13
May
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Workshop

China’s behaviour in multilateral settings

Dr Scott Kastner, Associate Professor, University of Maryland.

12.30–2pm

This workshop explores China’s behaviour in multilateral institutions and offers an explanation for it, focusing on the broader strategic environment.

16
May
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

Will an ageing population impact housing and equity prices in Australia between 2016 and 2050?

Matthew Kidman, former investment editor of the Sydney Morning Herald.

11am–12.30pm

Matthew Kidman discusses the relationship between population ageing and changes in real asset prices in Australia.

16 to 18
May
2016
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Conference

Guerrilla markets: exchange systems as survival politics in Northeast Asia

Professor Andrei Lankov, Kook-min University; Professor Robert Weller, Boston University; Ms Younkyung Je, Edu-Money Social Enterprise, Korea; plus many more.

11am–5pm

This conference takes a fresh and unorthodox look at the growth and the nature of market exchanges in East Asia.

17
May
2016
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Modelling involuntary unemployment in applied GE models

Hom M Pant, Visiting Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School.

2–3.30pm

Hom Pant presents a seminar on modelling involuntary unemployment in applied GE models.

17
May
2016
National Security College | Seminar

Countering piracy: lessons for multinational military cooperation

Associate Professor Sarah Percy, University of Queensland.

6–7pm

Associate Professor Sarah Percy discusses international naval cooperation on counter-piracy.

17
May
2016
PolicyForum.net | Forum

The Vote: Policy Forum & ANU 2016 Federal Election series - Science and innovation

Professor Ian Chubb AC; Professor Elanor Huntington, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science; and Dr Lachlan Blackhall, Co-founder and CTO at Reposit Power; Moderated by Julie Hare, Higher Education Editor, The Australian.

6–7pm

In this second event of the Federal Election series, Professor Ian Chubb AC, Professor Elanor Huntington, and Dr Lachlan Blackhall discuss innovation and science policy.

18
May
2016
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Indonesia's political economy: a change in direction?

James Castle, founder of CastleAsia, Jakarta.

12.30–2pm

James Castle discusses the depth of the Indonesian government’s commitment to a new course, the political, social and bureaucratic obstacles to change and the prospects for success.

18
May
2016
Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Economic diversification and tax reform in Papua New Guinea

Sir Nagora Bogan, Chancellor of Papua New Guinea’s University of Technology (Unitech).

3–4pm

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

18
May
2016
Development Policy Centre | Seminar

University reform in Papua New Guinea: the Unitech experience

Dr Albert Schram, Vice-Chancellor of Papua New Guinea’s University of Technology.

4.15–5.15pm

Dr Albert Schram discussed Unitech’s efforts to create a solid governance structure and develop the university, despite its financial constraints and difficult operating environment.

19
May
2016
Development Policy Centre | Forum

New approaches to tackling gender-based violence in Papua New Guinea

Anna Solomon, Secretary, Department for Community Development and Religion, PNG; Denga Ilave, Operations Manager for Femili PNG; Kymberley Kepore, Chief Executive Officer of the Oil Search Foundation.

12.30–2pm

A panel of Papua New Guinean leaders discussed important and innovative approaches being taken in PNG to address gender-based violence.

19
May
2016
The Australian National University | Forum

Balancing the books? Post-budget policy analysis

Steve Sedgwick AO, Sir Roland Wilson Foundation, ANU; Michelle Grattan AO, University of Canberra; Jan Harris, Council of Financial Regulators; Dr Mike Keating AC, Former Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet; and Dr John Hewson AM, Professor Warwick McKibbin AO, and Professor Miranda Stewart, Crawford School.

12.30–2pm

At this Sir Roland Wilson Foundation forum, the panel offer their thoughts on the 2016 budget.

19
May
2016
Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Lecture

The National Electricity Market 20 years on: struggling with renewables or a national asset?

Dr Don Russell, Chief Executive of the South Australian Department of State Development.

5.30–7pm

Dr Don Russell assesses the National Electricity Market scheme with a focus on the nation’s climate change objectives and the particular challenges faced by South Australia.

20
May
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Crawford Research Seminar

Talking up the price? The effect of the release of school quality information on the housing market

Dr Mathias Sinning, Senior Lecturer, Crawford School, ANU.

12–1pm

In this Crawford Research Seminar Dr Mathias Sinning discusses the effect of the launch of the Australian Government’s ‘myschool’ website on house prices in Victoria.

23
May
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Function

ANU postgraduate information evening

Crawford School of Public Policy.

4–7pm

Looking to enhance your public policy career? Look no further than an ANU Crawford School postgraduate degree. Visit our team of advisors at this event and we’ll help you choose a public policy degree.

24
May
2016
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Tax rate biases in tax planning decisions: experimental evidence

Professor Eva Eberhartinger, Vienna University of Economics and Business.

12.30–1.30pm

Professor Eva Eberhartinger presents her research on tax planning.

24
May
2016
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Developing a microsimulation model for public policy modelling in Australia

Ben Phillips, ANU.

2–3.30pm

Ben Phillips discusses the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods’ work on modelling the Australian personal income tax and government benefit system.

24
May
2016
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Forum

Educating Africans in Australia

Moderated by Matthew Neuhaus, Head, Africa Branch, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

5.30–7pm

A panel discusses the costs and benefits of training Africans in Australia, and the challenges faced by students before, during and after training.

24
May
2016
PolicyForum.net | Forum

The Vote: Policy Forum & ANU 2016 Federal Election series - Security and foreign affairs

Professor Rory Medcalf, Head of the National Security College, ANU; Professor Michael Wesley, Director, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, ANU; Dr Jill Sheppard, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences; Moderated by Michael Brissenden, ABC.

6–7pm

In this third event of the Federal Election series, Professor Rory Medcalf, Professor Michael Wesley and Dr Jill Sheppard discuss security and foreign affairs policy.

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