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April

08
Apr
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Forum

Interpreting the Intergenerational Report 2015

The Hon Joe Hockey MP, Treasurer; Professor Peter McDonald, and Professor Peter Whiteford, Crawford School, ANU; plus more prominent speakers.

9am–2.30pm

Experts discuss the potential impact of population ageing on economic growth, workforce and public finances in Australia over the next 40 years. This event will be held in the Shine Dome.

08
Apr
2015
HC Coombs Policy Forum | Lecture

Three minutes to midnight? The state of play of nuclear weapons 2015

Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, ANU; Professor Ramesh Thakur, Director, Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, Crawford School, ANU.

5.30–7pm

ANU Chancellor Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC and Professor Ramesh Thakur present the conclusions of their recent report, Nuclear Weapons: The State of Play 2015.

10
Apr
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Risk attitudes and return to education: the effect of risk attitudes on the level of reservation wages among young Korean adults

Eunsup Jang, PhD Scholar, Crawford School.

9.30–11am

In this seminar Eunsup Jang will investigate the effect of risk attitudes on the level of reservation wages of Korean young adults.

10
Apr
2015
The Australian National University | Other

Old Canberra House endangered grassy woodlands tour

ANUgreen Sustainability Office.

12.30–1.30pm

ANUgreen sustainability office will give a tour of the grassy woodlands near Old Canberra House.

15
Apr
2015
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Lecture

Capital taxation in the 21st century

Professor Alan Auerbach, Director of the Robert D Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance; chaired by Professor John Hewson, Crawford School, ANU.

5.30–6.30pm

Professor Alan Auerbach will address the challenge of capital taxation, drawing on recent research to suggest approaches that might succeed where others fail.

17
Apr
2015
East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Forum

Prosperity in Asia: the intergenerational dimensions

Professor Peter Drysdale, Crawford School; Professor Yiping Huang, Peking University; Professor Alan Auerbach, University of California; Dr Ken Henry, Crawford School; Dr Shekhar Shah, National Council of Applied Economic Research.

8.30am–12.30pm

Experts examine some of the challenges and opportunities facing the Asia-Pacific region over coming decades. Dr Muhamad Chatib Basri, former Indonesian finance minister, will deliver the keynote address.

17
Apr
2015
The Australian National University | Other

Old Canberra House endangered grassy woodlands tour

ANUgreen Sustainability Office.

12.30–1.30pm

ANUgreen sustainability office will give a tour of the grassy woodlands near Old Canberra House.

17
Apr
2015
Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Seminar

Carbon emissions trading in China: the evolution from pilots to a nationwide scheme

Professor Zhong Xiang Zhang, Distinguished University Professor and Chairman, School of Economics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

1–2pm

In this seminar, Professor Zhang will talk about China’s measures to reduce its energy consumption and carbon emissions.

17
Apr
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Economic growth, financial development, and income inequality

Dr Donghyun Park, Asian Development Bank.

2–3.30pm

In this seminar Dr Park examines the relationship between financial development and income inequality.

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

Eliminating the fuel subsidy in Indonesia: using behavioural insights to design alternative policies

Dr Rimawan Pradiptyo, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia.

2–3.30pm

Dr Pradiptyo addresses the fuel subsidy issue in Indonesia, using insights from behavioural economics.

21
Apr
2015
The Australian National University | Function

Sir Roland Wilson Foundation Open House

Sir Roland Wilson Foundation Scholars.

4–6pm

Come along to meet the Sir Roland Wilson Scholars and Foundation staff and chat about the scholarship opportunities for 2016.

21
Apr
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

Immigration and nation building in Australia: looking back, looking forward

Mr Michael Pezzullo, Secretary of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

6–7pm

In this talk presented by the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation and Policy Forum.net, Michael Pezzullo will offer analysis and insights into the challenges and opportunities of the increasing international movement of people in a globalised world.

22
Apr
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Launch

Feeding more than nine billion by 2050: challenges and opportunities

Professor Justin Borevitz, ANU; Dr Colin Chartres, University of Canberra; Dr Dana Cordell, University of Technology, Sydney; Dr Gary Fitt, CSIRO; Professor Quentin Grafton, ANU; Mellissa Wood, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research; plus many other prominent speakers.

2.30–7pm

This event will see the launch of a special issue of the Food Security journal. The launch will feature a video link session with a simultaneous launch in Copenhagen from 6-7pm. The event will be held at Finkel Theatre, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Building 131.

23
Apr
2015
Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Japanese investment dynamics and the comparison of theoretical models

Luke Meehan, PhD student, Crawford School of Public Policy.

12–1pm

In this seminar Luke Meehan will provide an overview of his recent paper and discuss the potential usefulness of the Dynamic Model Averaging technique.

24
Apr
2015
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Palm oil and poverty in Indonesia

Ryan Edwards, PhD scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

9.30–11am

Ryan Edwards conducts the first systematic study looking at the effect of Indonesia’s large oil palm expansion in the 2000s on poverty.

24
Apr
2015
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

Crawford School Students Association seminar series - The Hult Prize

ANU HULT Prize Team 2015.

12–1pm

In this session of CSSA Seminar series, ANU HULT Prize Team 2015 will be sharing their idea with the Crawford community followed by a debriefing session.

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