Rod Tyers discusses economic reform in Japan.
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.
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.
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.
Matthew Grant Wai-Poi discusses inequality in Indonesia.
Dr Phong Ngo investigates the impact of local bank branch networks on corporate liquidity management.
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.
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.
Rasyad Parinduri examines whether education increases political participation in Indonesia.
The popularisation of industrial heritage in the Ruhr and the representation of its regional identity in comparative perspective
The speakers will provide an overview of the most important developments in the history of industrial heritage in the Ruhr.
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.
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.
This launch is part of the ANU Indonesia Project’s anniversary celebration. The event will be held at the HC Coombs Building.
Professor Mari Elka Pangestu will deliver this special Indonesia Study Group presentation. This event will be held at the Hedley Bull Centre.
The Middle East – the new Asia: why Australia should concentrate on strengthening the economic relationship
Talal Yassine looks at the reasons why Australia should concentrate on strengthening the economic relationship with the Middle East and North Africa.
Dr Muhamad Chatib Basri will talk about Indonesia’s transition as part of the ANU Indonesia Project’s anniversary celebration.