Past events

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July

07
Jul
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Third arrow reforms and Japan's economic performance

Professor Rod Tyers, University of Western Australia and ANU.

2–3.30pm

Rod Tyers discusses economic reform in Japan.

07
Jul
2015
National Security College | Seminar

Japan’s evolving national security policy – implications for the region

Professor Takashi Shiraishi, President of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan.

5.30–7pm

Professor Takashi Shiraishi will address the background of Japan’s security policies, the nature of the ongoing Diet debate on the security legislation, and the implications of Abe’s security reform agenda for North East Asia and the wider region.

09
Jul
2015
China Economy Program | Launch

Rio Tinto-ANU China Update 2015: book launch

Professor He Jiankun, former Vice President of Tsinghua University and Director-General of the Energy Environment Economy Research Institute of Tsinghua University.

6–7.30pm

The China Economy Program at Crawford School, in collaboration with the Rio Tinto-ANU China Partnership, will launch the China Update Book: China’s Domestic Transformation in a Global Context edited by Ross Garnaut, Ligang Song, Cai Fang and Lauren Johnston. The launch will be held at the University House.

10
Jul
2015
China Economy Program | Conference

Rio Tinto-ANU China Update 2015: China's domestic transformation in a global context

Prominent speakers from universities, research organisations, business associations and think tanks from around the world.

9am–5.30pm

This year’s Update will explore China’s domestic transformation in a global context, focusing on structural changes and China’s participation in global integration.

14
Jul
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Indonesia’s rising divide: why inequality is rising, why it matters and what can be done

Matthew Grant Wai-Poi, World Bank.

2–3.30pm

Matthew Grant Wai-Poi discusses inequality in Indonesia.

17
Jul
2015
Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Local bank accessibility and corporate liquidity management

Dr Phong Ngo, Senior Lecturer, Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Applied Finance, ANU.

12–1pm

Dr Phong Ngo investigates the impact of local bank branch networks on corporate liquidity management.

21
Jul
2015
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The impact of tax policy on the demand for private health insurance in Australia

Associate Professor Xiaodong Gong, National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, University of Canberra.

12.30–1.30pm

Xiaodong Gong will discuss his recent paper on how private health insurance take-up in Australia is affected by the income threshold at which the Medicare Levy Surcharge kicks in.

21
Jul
2015
Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Leveraging the benefits of Asia’s integration and growth for Pacific economies

Dr Christopher Edmonds, Senior Economist, Pacific Department, Asian Development Bank; Dr Matthias Helble, Research Fellow, Asian Development Bank Institute.

2–3pm

The authors of the Asian Development Bank’s recent book Leveraging the Benefits of Asia’s Integration and Growth for Pacific Economies discussed their findings and suggested relevant policy reforms.

21
Jul
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Does education increase political participation? Evidence from Indonesia

Associate Professor Rasyad A Parinduri, University of Nottingham.

2–3.30pm

Rasyad Parinduri examines whether education increases political participation in Indonesia.

28
Jul
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

The popularisation of industrial heritage in the Ruhr and the representation of its regional identity in comparative perspective

Professor Stefan Berger, and Dr Christian Wicke, Ruhr University Bochum.

11am–12.30pm

The speakers will provide an overview of the most important developments in the history of industrial heritage in the Ruhr.

28
Jul
2015
Asia & the Pacific Policy Society | Lecture

Should Australia agree to investor-state dispute settlement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Emma Aisbett, Junior Professor for International Economics, University of Hamburg.

12.30–1.30pm

Emma Aisbett will examine whether investor-state dispute settlement encourages more foreign investment, and whether any investment so won is likely to be good for Australia.

28
Jul
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Where is Indonesia in regard to the Lewis ‘Turning Point’ – and does it matter?

Dr Chris Manning, Adjunct Fellow, Crawford School.

2–3.30pm

Dr Manning will make use of the notion of a Turning Point first developed by Arthur Lewis in 1954 to examine labour change in Indonesia before and after the Asian financial crisis.

28
Jul
2015
Indonesia Project | Launch

2014 Update Book launch - The Yudhoyono presidency: Indonesia's decade of stability and stagnation

Professor Hugh White, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, ANU.

5.30–6.30pm

This launch is part of the ANU Indonesia Project’s anniversary celebration. The event will be held at the HC Coombs Building.

29
Jul
2015
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Indonesia: challenges ahead for future sources of growth, development and competitiveness

Professor Mari Pangestu, University of Indonesia and former Indonesian Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy.

12.30–2.30pm

Professor Mari Elka Pangestu will deliver this special Indonesia Study Group presentation. This event will be held at the Hedley Bull Centre.

29
Jul
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

The Middle East – the new Asia: why Australia should concentrate on strengthening the economic relationship

Talal Yassine OAM, ANU Honorary Professorial Fellow, Crawford School, and Chairman of the Council for Australian-Arab Relations.

5.30–6.30pm

Talal Yassine looks at the reasons why Australia should concentrate on strengthening the economic relationship with the Middle East and North Africa.

29
Jul
2015
Indonesia Project | Lecture

​Not a trap, but slow transition? Indonesia's pursuit of high income status

Dr Muhamad Chatib Basri, CReco Consulting and former Indonesian Minister of Finance.

5.30–6.30pm

Dr Muhamad Chatib Basri will talk about Indonesia’s transition as part of the ANU Indonesia Project’s anniversary celebration.

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