Events

December 2017

01
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The impact of family assets on access to higher education in Korea

Eunsup Jang, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Eunsup Jang shares his PhD findings on factors affecting access to higher education in Korea.

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01
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Crawford School graduate studies information day

Crawford School of Public Policy.

Looking to enhance your public policy career? Choose your public policy degree from Australia’s best university, right here in Canberra. Visit our team of advisors at this event and we’ll help you choose a public policy degree that suits your needs.

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Money laundering
01
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Other

Anti-corruption panel at the Law and Justice Development Community Conference

Professor Adam Graycar, Associate Professor Kath Hall, and Dr Grant Walton, Transnational Research Institute on Corruption, ANU; and Professor AJ Brown, Griffith University.

The speakers present a panel on anti-corruption at this conference.

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Tokyo skyline from the Roppongi Hills sky deck
04
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Parental leave and women's skill use on the job

Professor Daiji Kawaguchi, University of Tokyo.

Daiji Kawaguchi analyses the heterogeneous impacts of parental leave policy on women’s skill-use intensity by skill-level.

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04
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Lecture

2017 Mitchell Oration - Development: towards 21st century approaches

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Board Chair, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala draws on more than 30 years of development and financial expertise to reflect on the need for a new way forward.

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05
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Workshop

Applied macroeconometrics workshop

Hilde Bjornland, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis; Efrem Castlenuovo, University of Melbourne; Beili Zhu, Crawford School; Joaquin Vespignani, University of Tasmania; plus many more.

This workshop features research on: the oil boom and the US economy; oil and fiscal policy; forecasting the real price of oil under volatility; Dutch disease; asset returns; commodity prices; and oil supply shocks.

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05
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

Cyber-enabled information warfare and the end of the Enlightenment

Dr Herb Lin, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University.

Dr Herb Lin discusses cyber-enabled information warfare (CEIW) as a form of conflict or confrontation to which the Western democracies are particularly vulnerable.

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05
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Poverty, inequality and natural disasters: Myanmar, 2005 to 2010

Peter Warr, Emeritus Professor, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School.

Peter Warr and Lwin Lwin Aung investigate an unusual episode of poverty decline in the absence of economic growth in Myanmar during 2005–10.

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06
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

The 2016 Islamist mobilisation and its impact on intolerance among Indonesian Muslims: new survey findings

Associate Professor Marcus Mietzner, ANU.

Marcus Mietzner presents the main findings of the Indonesian Survey Institute’s recent survey.

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06
Dec
2017
The Australian National University | Function

Endangered grassy woodlands tour

ANUgreen Office.

Grassy woodlands are a nationally endangered ecosystem, come and see threatened and other interesting native species on campus.

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Photo by madlemurs, Flickr Creative Commons
06
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

A new policy paradigm for resource-rich developing countries: could an export boom be contractionary?

Dr Martin Davies, Associate Professor of Economics, Washington and Lee University; Centre Associate, Development Policy Centre, ANU.

Martin Davies discusses research on a model that incorporates key features of resource-rich developing countries and recommends policy-settings accordingly.

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07
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

The hybrid economy: disruption and the mutual model to improve public service productivity

Professor Julian Le Grand, Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy, London School of Economics.

Julian Le Grand explores service delivery lessons learned from using a mutual model, as well as which services lend themselves best to the mutual delivery model with reference to UK and Australian cases.

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08
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Learning-by-exporting in the presence of a quota intervention: evidence from Indonesia

Deasy Pane, PhD scholar, Crawford School.

Deasy Pane presents her PhD findings on the effects of access to trade quota on firm productivity in Indonesia.

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08
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Roundtable

The rise of the renminbi

Dr Paola Subacchi, Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London.

Dr Paola Subacchi presents on the rise of the renminbi, based on her latest book The People’s Money, How China is Building a People Currency.

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Home and coins
08
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Forum

Housing supply and demand in Australian regions

Associate Professor Ben Phillips, ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods; Paul McBride, Department of Social Services; Associate Professor Judy Yates, The University of Sydney; Brendan Coates, Grattan Institute; Alex Waldren, Master Builders Association; and chaired by Professor Peter Whiteford, ANU Crawford School of Public Policy.

In this talk, Ben Phillips will discuss The Australian National University’s new estimates of supply and demand for housing at a regional and national level.

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Photo by World Bank Group
12
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

The Social Observatory: integrating the social sciences for adaptive practice

Vijayendra Rao, Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank.

Vijayendra Rao discusses the work of the Social Observatory, a unit in the World Bank’s Development Research Group.

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Women Police Officers in Liberia. Photo by UNFPA Flickr.
13
Dec
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Launch

Women, peace and security: a new global index

Dr Jeni Klugman, Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security, Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government’s Women in Public Policy Program, Harvard University; Hon Dr Sharman Stone, Australian Global Ambassador for Women and Girls; Dr Anu Mundkur, ACFID Secondee to the Australian Civil-Military Centre.

This event will see the launch of the Women, Peace and Security Index, speakers will discuss the main findings and its implications.

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