Past events

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July

01
Jul
2016
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Applying the explicit aggregation algorithm to heterogeneous firm models

Dr Takeki Sunakawa, University of Tokyo.

12–1pm

Dr Takeki Sunakawa presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

04
Jul
2016
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Nonlinear random coefficients

Professor Arthur Lewbel, Boston College.

3.50am–5pm

Professor Arthur Lewbel presents this Research School of Economics Seminar.

05
Jul
2016
Indonesia Project | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

The Fed’s tapering talk: a short statement’s long impact on Indonesia

Dr Muhamad Chatib Basri, Former Indonesian Finance Minister.

2–3.30pm

Dr Muhamad Chatib Basri looks at discussions around tapering in 2013 and the impacts on some emerging market countries such as Indonesia, India, Brazil, South Africa and Turkey.

06
Jul
2016
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Job qualities, search unemployment and public policy

Professor Ian King, University of Queensland.

12–1pm

At this Research School of Economics Seminar, Professor Ian King analyses the impact of public policy on unemployment.

06
Jul
2016
Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Going beyond ‘politics matters’ in international development

Samuel Hickey, Research Director, Effective States and Inclusive Development (ESID) Research Centre, and Professor of Politics and Development, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester.

12.30–1.30pm

Professor Samuel Hickey from the University of Manchester presents the key findings of a five-year comparative investigation into the politics of development in Africa and Asia.

12
Jul
2016
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Half a century of Indonesian economic development: continuity and change

Emeritus Professor Hal Hill, Crawford School, ANU.

2–3.30pm

Professor Hal Hill examines Indonesian economic development over the past half-century, across both the Soeharto and Democratic eras.

13
Jul
2016
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Communicating monetary policy at the zero lower bound

Dr Eli Remolona, Bank for International Settlements.

2–3pm

Dr Eli Remolona presents this joint seminar by the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, and the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, at Crawford School.

14
Jul
2016
Crawford School of Public Policy | Launch

Launch of two books on important issues in modern Indonesia

Associate Professor John McCarthy, and Associate Professor Sharon Bessell, Crawford School, ANU; Emeritus Professor Kathryn Robinson, School of Culture, History and Language, ANU; and Professor Peter Kanowski, Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU.

6–7pm

This event will see the launch of two books The Oil Palm Complex: Smallholders, Agribusiness and the State in Indonesia and Malaysia and Youth Identities and Social Transformations in Modern Indonesia. Admission by gold coin donation to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

15
Jul
2016
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Can borrowing costs explain the consumption hump?

Nick Guo, University of Wisconsin Whitewater.

12–1pm

Nick Guo presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

18
Jul
2016
Research School of Economics | Seminar

An interpretation of John Stuart Mill's method of difference

Alan Martina, Research School of Economics, ANU.

12–1pm

Alan Martina presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Applied Microeconomics.

19
Jul
2016
Research School of Economics | Seminar

International competition with non-linear pricing

Professor Van Long Ngo, McGill University.

12–1pm

In this Research School of Economics Seminar, Professor Van Long Ngo discusses optimal non-linear pricing schemes and compares them to linear pricing.

19
Jul
2016
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

GST reform in Australia: implications of estimating price elasticities of demand for food

Dr Mathias Sinning, Crawford School, ANU.

2–3.30pm

Dr Mathias Sinning presents some preliminary findings of his work with the Nielsen Homescan Survey.

19
Jul
2016
Research School of Economics | Lecture

FH Gruen Public Lecture - Shopping for trust

Professor Catherine Eckel, Texas A&M University, United States.

5.30–7pm

Professor Catherine Eckel presents this FH Gruen Lecture on behavioural economics presented by ANU Research School of Economics.

19
Jul
2016
PolicyForum.net | Lecture

Mission control: find your focus and increase your impact

Liana Downey, author of 'Mission Control: How Nonprofits and Governments Can Focus, Achieve More, and Change the World'.

5.30–6.30pm

In this Policy Forum.net event, Liana Downey explains why some nonprofit and government leaders actually succeed in changing the world, while others struggle to make an impact.

20
Jul
2016
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Global corporate tax: anti-abuse, transparency and co-operative compliance

Professor Judith Freedman, Oxford University; Andrew Mills, Australian Taxation Office; Karen Payne, The Treasury; Kelly Dent, Oxfam Australia; and Chris Vanderkley, GE Australia.

4.30–6.30pm

Professor Judith Freedman and other experts discuss corporate tax in the United Kingdom and Australia.

21
Jul
2016
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Sectoral concentration, bank performance and systemic risk: exploring cross-country variation

Professor Thorsten Beck, Cass Business School London.

11am–12pm

Professor Thorsten Beck discusses a new stock return-based methodology to measure sectoral specialisation and differentiation.

21
Jul
2016
Resources, Environment and Development Group | RE&D Research Seminar

Criminalising Cambodia’s homeless: exile and arbitrary detention in Phnom Penh

Dr Simon Springer, Associate Professor, University of Victoria, Canada.

12.30–1.30pm

Dr Simon Springer examines the plight of homeless people in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

21
Jul
2016
China Economy Program | Launch

China Update 2016: book launch

Professor Robert Breunig, Acting Director, Crawford School, ANU; Professor Ross Garnaut, Melbourne University; Professor Yiping Huang, Peking University; and 2016 China Update Book contributors.

6–7.30pm

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED AND REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED.

22
Jul
2016
China Economy Program | Conference

China Update 2016

Professor Veronica Taylor, Dean of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific; Professor Ross Garnaut, Melbourne University; Professor Yiping Huang, Peking University; Professor Wing Thye Woo, University of California, Davis; plus many more.

9am–5.30pm

The China Economy Program at Crawford School, in collaboration with the Rio Tinto-ANU China Partnership, presents the annual China Update. This year’s Update explores the challenge of the slowdown in growth and the change in economic structure in China.

25 to 28
Jul
2016
The Australian National University | Function

NAIDOC Week at ANU

NAIDOC Week ANU.

9am–2pm

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. All members of the ANU community are invited to attend the NAIDOC Week activities.

25
Jul
2016
Development Policy Centre | Forum

Financing responses to climate change in the Pacific

Jonathan Pickering, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Canberra; Carola Betzold, Visiting Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU; Ian Fry, Ambassador for Climate Change and Environment for the Government of Tuvalu; George Carter, PhD Candidate, State Society and Governance in Melanesia Program, ANU.

12–2pm

Experts discuss the extent and nature of climate financing in the Pacific, its governance, and Australia’s contribution.

25
Jul
2016
The Australian National University | Seminar

Climate Café: soil carbon - the silver bullet?

Helen King, PhD researcher, Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU; and Susan Orgill , soil carbon researcher, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Agriculture – Soils.

12.15–1.45pm

Join this gathering of students and researchers interested in discussing ideas and questions on climate change and related topics.

25
Jul
2016
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Seminar

Trouble in the South China Sea no more ‐ or more to come?

Professor Hugh White, Dr Lowell Bautista, and Dr Imelda Deinla, moderated by Professor Hall Hill, ANU.

3–5pm

In this panel discussion, the speakers will discuss the Hague tribunal ruling on the Philippines UNCLOS case.

26
Jul
2016
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Achieving greater efficiency in Indonesian telecommunications: is the Indonesia broadband plan the answer?

Rob Albon, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

2–3.30pm

Rob Albon reviews telecommunications reforms in Indonesia.

27
Jul
2016
The Australian National University | Function

NAIDOC Week - Guided walk and talk: aboriginal landscape

Bill Gammage, Adjunct Professor, Humanities Research Centre, ANU.

11am–12pm

Join this heritage walk led by Professor Bill Gammage, to celebrate NAIDOC Week.

27
Jul
2016
Development Policy Centre | Seminar

The difficulties of supporting reform in fragile states: the case of water sector reform in Lebanon

Rim El Kadi, Research Associate, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU.

12.30–1.30pm

Rim El Kadi explains the challenges of implementing donor-driven reform of the water sector in Lebanon.

28
Jul
2016
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Cognitive dissonance and forecaster overconfidence in a model of inflation expectations with distributional inaccuracies

Professor Shaun Vahey, University of Warwick.

11am–12pm

Professor Shaun Vahey discusses his research.

28
Jul
2016
The Australian National University | Function

NAIDOC Week barbecue

NAIDOC Week ANU.

12.30–2pm

As part of NAIDOC Week, all members of the ANU community are invited to the university-wide barbecue.

28
Jul
2016
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Testing the demographic effects of some Indonesian disasters

Anthony Reid, School of International, Political and Strategic Studies, ANU; and Hasnani Rangkuti, ADSRI, ANU.

1.40pm

This paper seeks to address the question whether we should interpret Indonesia’s population history as essentially discontinuous, as rapid population rises encouraged by fertile volcanic soils were interrupted by major eruptions and earthquakes.

28
Jul
2016
National Security College | Seminar

Waging insurgent warfare: lessons from the Islamic State

Dr Seth G Jones, Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center, RAND Corporation.

6–7pm

Dr Seth G Jones offers insights into the dynamics of insurgent groups, weaving together examples from current events and recent history.

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