Past events

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September

04
Sep
2017
Australia South Asia Research Centre | Update

Indian economy and business update: major policy initiatives and their impacts

H.E. Dr A M Gondane, High Commissioner of India; Adam Hawkins, Treasury, Australia; Professor Prema-chandra Athukorala, ANU; plus many more.

8.30am–4.45pm

This event brings together distinguished economists and policymakers from India and Australia to review recent policy changes, assess their prospects for success and understand their implications for Australian economic policy.

05
Sep
2017
Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

50 years of the ADB in Asia: some lessons for policy

Peter McCawley, Visiting Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School.

2–3.30pm

Peter McCawley looks for policy lessons for Australia’s future involvement in the Asian region from the 50 year history of the Asian Development Bank.

06
Sep
2017
Australia-Japan Research Centre | Update

Japan update 2017

Dr Toshitaka Sekine, Bank of Japan; Professor Fumiaki Kubo, University of Tokyo; Dr Amy King, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, ANU; plus many more.

9am–5pm

Bringing together experts from Australia, Japan and around the region, the Japan Update provides a comprehensive overview of Japan’s current economic and political landscape.

06
Sep
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Uncertainty-driven time-varying comovements

Giovanni Caggiano , Monash University.

12–1pm

Giovanni Caggiano presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

08
Sep
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Crawford Research Seminar

Public policy evaluation: beyond the average

Associate Professor Mathias Sinning, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School, ANU.

12–1pm

Mathias Sinning discusses a new approach suitable for a wide range of social experiments, medical trials, and non-experimental policy evaluations.

11
Sep
2017
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Lecture

Gender responsive budgeting and breastfeeding policies: insights from the Asia-Pacific region

Rhonda Sharp, University of South Australia; Julie Smith, ANU; and Shoba Suri, International Baby Food Action Network India; plus many more.

9.15–11am

The speakers will discuss progress on breastfeeding policies and associated funding across the region, and explore how these experiences can improve gender equality and women’s economic security.

11 to 12
Sep
2017
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

Gender responsive budgeting for breastfeeding

Rhonda Sharp, University of South Australia; Julie Smith, ANU; Shoba Suri, International Baby Food Action Network India; Alessandro Iellamo, Philippines, plus many more.

11.15am–4.30pm

Experts in breastfeeding, health, and fiscal policy will draw on their experiences from India, Philippines, Korea and Australia.

12
Sep
2017
Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Using New Zealand trusts to escape other countries' taxes

Professor Michael Littlewood, University of Auckland.

12.15–1.30pm

Michael Littlewood discusses how foreigners set up trusts in New Zealand to escape tax in their home country, and the New Zealand government’s actions to prevent such abuses.

12
Sep
2017
National Security College | Seminar

National security and foreign interference

Professor Rory Medcalf, and Associate Professor Matthew Sussex, National Security College, ANU.

12.30–1.30pm

In this public seminar and scenario workshop, the speakers will explore how sophisticated toolkits developed by Russia and China have spread their influence abroad

13
Sep
2017
Development Policy Centre | Launch

Aid paradoxes in Afghanistan: building and undermining the state

Dr Nematullah Bizhan, Research Fellow, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University.

12.30–1.30pm

Nematullah Bizhan discusses the complex relations between the Afghanistan government and foreign donors in their efforts to rebuild state institutions.

13
Sep
2017
East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Forum

Rising protectionism: keeping Australia and the global system open

Professor Mari Pangestu, University of Indonesia; Mr Jonathan Coppel and Dr Jenny Gordon, Productivity Commission; Mr Justin Brown, DFAT; and Mr Andrew Parker, PwC.

4–6pm

The speakers discuss the findings of a recent Productivity Commission report which models a set of scenarios based on new US trade policies and seeks to identify their implications for Australia.

14
Sep
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Workshop

Gender and labour markets in Asia

Janneke Pieters and Robert Sparrow, Wageningen University; Diana Contreras Suarez, University of Melbourne; Sharon Bessell, ANU; plus many more.

9.15am–3.30pm

Leading researchers discuss how trade liberalisation impacts on gender roles and gender segregation in the labour market, what greater labour market participation means for women’s roles within society, and how to measure the extent of labour force participation and the nature and impacts of that work.

14 to 15
Sep
2017
Australia-Japan Research Centre | Workshop

Workshop on economic and financial analysis of commodity markets

Luke Meehan, Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission; Takashi Kanamura, Kyoto University; Ken Iwatsubo, Kobe University; Joaquin Vespignani , University of Tasmania; Paul Burke, ANU; plus many more.

12–3pm

Experts from Japan, and Australia presents research on electricity markets, economic and financial issues on commodity markets in order to support valuation, risk management strategies and investment decision-making.

14
Sep
2017
National Security College | Seminar

Digital kingmakers: why democracy needs (you to have) better cyber security

Dr Tim Legrand, Ms Jacinta Carroll, and Dr Adam Henschke, National Security College, ANU.

12.30–1.30pm

In this seminar and workshop Dr Legrand, Dr Henschke and Ms Carroll will consider the vulnerabilities, ethics and policy options related to cyber security and democracy.

15 to 16
Sep
2017
Indonesia Project | Update

2017 Indonesia update - Indonesia in the new world: globalisation, nationalism and sovereignty

Professor Danny Quah, National University of Singapore; Professor Mari Pangestu, Universitas Indonesia; Dr M Chatib Basri, Universitas Indonesia; Emeritus Professor Anthony Reid, ANU; plus many more.

9am–2pm

In this event leading experts will explore key issues including the historical dynamics of Indonesia’s engagement with the world, its stance on the South China Sea, and the emergence of new nationalism.

15
Sep
2017
National Security College | Seminar

National security and foreign interference

Professor Rory Medcalf, and Associate Professor Matthew Sussex, National Security College, ANU.

12.30–1.30pm

In this public seminar, Professors Medcalf and Sussex will explore how China and Russia’s sophisticated toolkits have spread their influence abroad.

19
Sep
2017
Development Policy Centre | Launch

Anti-corruption and its discontents

Grant Walton, Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre, ANU.

12.30–1.30pm

In this event, Grant Walton will discuss his new book which examines the relevance of anti-corruption discourse in Papua New Guinea.

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