Past events

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February

03
Feb
2017
Asia Pacific Network for Environmental Governance | Seminar

Achieving Indonesia’s Nationally Determined Contributions to climate change mitigation

Dr Henry Bastaman, Director General of Forestry and Environmental Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Republic of Indonesia.

9.30–10.30am

Dr Henry Bastaman discusses how Indonesia is moving forward to realise its Nationally Determined Contributions.

03
Feb
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Do housing subsidies promote improved school outcomes?

Robert Haveman and Barbara Wolfe, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

3.30–5pm

The speakers present this Research School of Economics Seminar.

06
Feb
2017
PolicyForum.net | Symposium

Bridging science, economics and policy silos

Professor Sir John Beddington, former Chief Scientist, United Kingdom; Dr Alan Finkel, Chief Scientist, Australia; Professor Sir Peter Gluckman, Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor, New Zealand; plus many more.

8.30am–2.30pm

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

07
Feb
2017
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

International agreements, economic sovereignty and exit

Professor Martin Richardson, ANU.

2–3.30pm

Professor Martin Richardson discusses the making of international agreements when there is a real possibility of ‘Brexit-like’ outcomes.

08
Feb
2017
East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Lecture

Chinese investment and the United States

Dr Derek Scissors, American Enterprise Institute.

5–6pm

Dr Derek Scissors provides a US perspective on China’s growing overseas investment drive and its implications for the global economy.

09
Feb
2017
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

Change, choice and constraint: qualitative longitudinal research

Professor Jane Millar, University of Bath, UK.

9.30am–12.30pm

In partnership with Jobs Australia, the Social Policy Institute, together with the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute and Centre for Social Research and Methods at ANU runs a series of workshops exploring major social policy concerns.

09
Feb
2017
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

How individuals smooth spending: evidence from the 2013 government shutdown using account data

Professor Matthew Shapiro, University of Michigan.

10–11am

Professor Matthew Shapiro discusses how individuals adjusted spending and saving in response to the 2013 US government shutdown.

09
Feb
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Allocating healthcare resources

Professor Marlies Ahlert, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg.

3.30–5pm

Professor Marlies Ahlert presents this Research School of Economics Seminar.

10
Feb
2017
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Has the G20 achieved its goals in macroeconomic policy cooperation?

Adam Triggs, PhD scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

9.30–11am

Adam Triggs discusses the G20’s efforts under five themes: macroeconomic stimulus, fiscal consolidation, monetary policy, the global financial safety net, and global imbalances.

14
Feb
2017
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Electricity subsidy reform in Indonesia: demand-side effects on electricity use

Dr Paul Burke, ANU.

2–3.30pm

Paul Burke investigates the impact of reductions in subsidies to household and industry electricity consumption in Indonesia during 1992-2015.

14
Feb
2017
Development Policy Centre | Forum

World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law

James Brumby, The World Bank; Luis Felipe Lopez Calva, The World Bank; Natasha Smith, DFAT; Dr Helen Szoke, Oxfam Australia; and Professor Veronica Taylor, ANU.

5–6.30pm

The event features the launch of the 2017 World Development Report and a panel discussion.

15 to 16
Feb
2017
Development Policy Centre | Conference

2017 Annual Australasian Aid Conference

Researchers from across Australia, the Pacific and Asia, who are working on aid and international development policy.

9am–5pm

The conference features papers and interactive sessions on a variety of aid and international development topics. Registration fees apply.

15
Feb
2017
Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Do municipal mergers internalise spatial spillover effects?

Professor Haruaki Hirota, Musashi University.

12–1pm

Professor Haruaki Hirota discusses the spatial spillover effect and the free-rider problem among neighbouring municipalities, and uses the example of the local public library service in Japan to investigate whether or not municipal mergers could help solve the problem.

16
Feb
2017
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Lecture

21st Century welfare and the working poor

Professor Jane Millar, University of Bath, UK.

5.30–7pm

Professor Jane Millar discusses how ensuring adequate incomes for poor working families is a key policy challenge in many countries.

17 to 18
Feb
2017
The Australian National University | Update

2017 Myanmar Update

ANU Chancellor Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC; H.E. U Thaung Tun, Myanmar's National Security Advisor; Matthew J Walton, University of Oxford; Professor Maung Aung Myoe, International University of Japan; plus many more.

9am–5pm

The conference will address the profound change occurring in Myanmar’s economic, social and cultural landscape.

17
Feb
2017
East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Seminar

Bigger, weaker, worse: size maximisation and implications for capital returns in Chinese state-owned enterprises

Paul Hubbard, Crawford School, ANU.

1–2.30pm

Paul Hubbard presents preliminary findings on the relationship between state ownership, firm size and capital returns in China.

21
Feb
2017
National Security College | Lecture

The future of the US alliance

Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d); and Professor Rory Medcalf, Head, National Security College, ANU.

11.30am–1.30pm

Angus Houston and Rory Medcalf address the National Press Club. Registration fees apply.

21
Feb
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Ambiguity and trust in games

Chen Li, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

12–1pm

Chen Li presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Economic Theory.

21
Feb
2017
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Retirement security issues in Australia and the United States

Professor Neil H Buchanan, The George Washington University, USA.

12.15–1.30pm

Neil H Buchanan compares the current methods of providing retirement security in Australia and the United States.

21
Feb
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

Looking beyond surviving to thriving

Dr Katherine Trebeck, Senior Researcher in Oxfam GB’s Research Team.

12.30–1.30pm

Katherine Trebeck discusses an emerging vision for a new economy for a challenging 21st century.

21
Feb
2017
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Surfing a wave of economic growth

Samuel Wills, University of Sydney.

2–3.30pm

Samuel Wills discusses the importance of natural amenities for economic growth, exploiting variation in the quality of surf breaks over space and time in three natural experiments.

22
Feb
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Production linkages, kinked demand and the durable good co-movement puzzle

Christopher Perks, PhD candidate, Research School of Economics, ANU.

12–1pm

Christopher Perks presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

22
Feb
2017
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Seminar

Beyond the rhetoric: Duterte's first six months

Professor Walden Bello, State University of New York at Binghamton; Professor Maria Socorro Gochoco-Bautista, University of the Philippines; Dr Björn Dressel, ANU Crawford School; plus many more.

12.30–2.30pm

Leading academics and practitioners share their perspectives on salient political, economic and legal developments that may define the Duterte administration in the years ahead.

22
Feb
2017
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

The Jakarta elections: national and local perspectives

Dr Marcus Mietzner, and Professor Edward Aspinall, ANU.

12.30–2pm

Experts discuss the results of the Jakarta gubernatorial elections on 15 February.

23
Feb
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Larrikin youth: new evidence on crime and schooling

Professor Michael Kidd, RMIT University.

3.30–5pm

Professor Michael Kidd presents this Research School of Economics Seminar.

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