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May

01
May
2015
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Lecture

New applications of complex systems modelling to population health: obesity and tobacco control

Dr Ross A Hammond, The Brookings Institution.

12–1pm

In this talk, Dr Hammond will discuss current examples of new ‘systems’ approaches to population health policy and interventions facilitated by the use of complex systems modelling.

05
May
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Is smart industry policy possible? Insights from Southeast Asia

Professor Hal Hill, ANU.

2–3.30pm

In this seminar Professor Hill will use case studies from Southeast Asia to discuss the industry policy debate.

06
May
2015
The Australian National University | Lecture

The reform challenge

The Hon John Howard, former Prime Minister of Australia.

5.30–6.30pm

How can we today restate Menzies’ public philosophy about the important but limited role of the public service, with a capacity to contribute to national policy leadership under the direction of elected government led by prime ministers who often have a public mandate to make the system of government work more productively?

07
May
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Workshop

Navigating the new: research and funding in the 21st century academy

Professor Ian Chubb, Chief Scientist for Australia.

12.30–1.30pm

In this workshop, Professor Chubb will outline how researchers can carve out a successful research career. This event will be held at the Finkel Theatre, John Curtin School of Medical Research.

08
May
2015
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Lecture

Monetary policy spillovers: a global empirical perspective

Dr Pierre Siklos, Wilfrid Laurier University.

12–1pm

Dr Pierre Siklos provides a global insight on monetary policy spillovers.

12
May
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

The impact of Sri Lanka’s trade and price policies on the structure of agriculture incentives

Professor Jeevika Weerahewa, University of Paradeniya, Sri Lanka.

2–3.30pm

Professor Weerahewa examines trade and price policies for agriculture in Sri Lanka during 2009-11.

13
May
2015
Development Policy Centre | Forum

2015 aid budget breakfast

Professor Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU; Dr Anthony Swan, Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU; Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM, CEO, Care Australia; and Ms Jacqui de Lacy, General Manager for Global Strategy, Abt JTA.

9–10.30am

What does the 2015-16 Federal budget hold in store for Australian aid? Experts delivered detailed analysis and commentary during the Development Policy Centre 2015 Aid Budget Breakfast.

14
May
2015
Development Policy Centre | Lecture

Creating a national, sustainable microfinance institution: lessons from SANASA, Sri Lanka

Dr PA Kiriwandeniya, Founder and Chairman, SANASA Federation.

12.30–1.30pm

Dr PA Kiriwandeniya discussed the importance of the cooperative movement as a development hub for rural communities in Sri Lanka and the challenges ahead.

14
May
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Function

ANU postgraduate information evening - Crawford School of Public Policy

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 that best suits your needs.

15
May
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The quantitative role of cost channel and UIP modification in an estimated small open economy DSGE model

Gan-Ochir Doojav, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

9.30–11am

Gan-Ochir Doojav will examine the quantitative role of the cost channel and the uncovered interest rate parity (UIP) modification in an estimated small open economy DSGE model.

15
May
2015
The Australian National University | Forum

Sir Roland Wilson budget policy forum

Professor Sharon Friel, Regulatory Institutions Network, ANU; Associate Professor Frank Jotzo, Professor Bruce Chapman, and Associate Professor Sharon Bessell, Crawford School, ANU.

12–2pm

Join the Sir Roland Wilson scholars and leading academics on the debate of the outcomes and implications of the 2015 budget.

15
May
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar

The intellectual heritage of Australia's national interest test for foreign direct investment

Rebecca Mendelsohn, PhD student, Crawford School, ANU.

12–1pm

In this seminar, Rebecca Mendelsohn will explore the Australian Treasurer’s power to block large-scale foreign investment on the ground that it contravenes the ‘national interest’.

19
May
2015
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Do output contractions cause investment in fiscal capacity?

Dr Christian Gillitzer, Senior Economist, Reserve Bank of Australia.

1–2pm

In this talk Christian Gillitzer discusses the impact of an economic slump on government fiscal policy.

21
May
2015
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Renewable energy - time-frequency dynamics of biofuels

Professor Karel Janda, Charles University and University of Economics in Prague.

12–1pm

In this talk Professor Karel Janda investigates relations between prices of ethanol and biodiesel and its feedstocks.

22
May
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Water property rights in rivers with large environmental water holders

Neal Hughes, PhD Scholar, Crawford School.

9.30–11am

Neal Hughes examines the design of water property rights in river systems using the Australian Murray-Darling Basin as an example.

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