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Events

June 2017

01
Jun
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Auctions vs. negotiations: optimal selling mechanism with endogenous bidder values

Mengxi Zhang, University of Technology Sydney.

Mengxi Zhang presents this Research School of Economics Seminar.

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02
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Participation in global production networks: evidence from landlocked developing countries

Buavanh Vilavong, PhD scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Buavanh Vilavong discusses the factors affecting the participation of landlocked developing countries in global production networks.

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06
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The law and economics foundation of anti-corruption policies: the Thai experience

Medhi Krongkaew, Visiting Fellow, ANU.

Medhi Krongkaew reviews Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission in comparison with similar organisations in other East and Southeast Asian countries.

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07
Jun
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Nominal GDP targeting with heterogeneous labour supply

Aarti Singh, The University of Sydney.

Aarti Singh presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

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Frost-affected sweet potato crop, Tambul, WHP (photo by Kud Sitango,NARI)
07
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Forum

Drought and famine relief in Papua New Guinea, 2015-2016

Dr Mike Bourke, Honorary Associate Professor, ANU; Brendan Jinks, PhD candidate, ANU; James Komengi and Matt Kanua, independent consultants, PNG; and Sally Lloyd, church worker, PNG.

The speakers will discuss the impacts of PNG’s recent drought and the relief efforts by the PNG government, donors, churches, international non-government organisations and UN agencies.

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08
Jun
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Volatile capital flows and financial integration: the role of idiosyncratic risk

Tomoo Kikuchi, National University of Singapore.

Tomoo Kikuchi presents this Research School of Economics Seminar.

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13
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Lecture

OECD’s economic outlook

Catherine Mann, Chief Economist, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Catherine Mann discusses the key issues raised by OECD’s latest report: the recent upturn in confidence; the disconnection between the financial market and real economic performance; and the need to ensure long-term productivity and inclusiveness.

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13
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The cost of floods in developing country megacities: a hedonic price analysis of the Jakarta housing market

Budy Resosudarmo, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Budy Resosudarmo discusses the cost of regular flooding in Jakarta and its impact on house rental prices.

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13
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

The future of Australia’s American alliance: James R Clapper in conversation with Kim Beazley

Hon James R Clapper AO, former US Director of National Intelligence; and Hon Kim Beazley AC, former Ambassador to the United States.

The speakers share their insights on the challenges, successes and the future of the US-Australia alliance.

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14
Jun
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

An open economy DSGE model with housing

Christopher Gibbs, University of New South Wales.

Christopher Gibbs presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

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14
Jun
2017
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Islam in Australian-Indonesian relations: fear, stereotypes and opportunities

Dr Greg Fealy, ANU.

Greg Fealy discuses the role of Islam in the bilateral relationship between Australia and Indonesia.

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15
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Optimal growth with resource exhaustibility and pollution externality

Wei Jin, Research Fellow, University of New South Wales.

Wei Jin discusses the problem of optimal growth with resource exhaustibility and pollution externality.

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16
Jun
2017
The Australian National University | Lecture

ANU Mabo Commemoration Oration

Senator Patrick Dodson.

The Mabo Commemoration Oration is being held to recognise the 25th anniversary of the Mabo ruling.

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18
Jun
2017
The Australian National University | Lecture

The leadership we need - sustainable development challenges

Ms Helen Clark ONZ, 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand; Professor Brian Schmidt, Vice-Chancellor, ANU; Ms Geraldine Doogue AO, Host, Radio National, ABC; and Professor Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School of Public Policy.

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark will deliver this year’s JG Crawford Oration.

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19
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Australia South Asia Research Centre | ASARC Seminar

Addressing crony capitalism in India: the Modi Government’s efforts

Dr Sambit Patra, National spokesperson for the Bharatiya Janata Party, the ruling party of India.

Sambit Patra discusses the Indian Government’s efforts to curb crony capitalism and assesses its success so far.

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20
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The Philippine economy: no longer the East Asian exception?

Emeritus Professor Hal Hill, H W Arndt Professor Emeritus of Southeast Asian Economies, ANU

Hal Hill discusses several key development policy issues in the Philippines and examines whether recent improved economic performance can be maintained.

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Graduate studies information evening - National Security College
20
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Function

Graduate studies information evening - National Security College

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

Join the network of experienced national security researchers, practitioners and policymakers in this event to explore which degree and combination of courses best suit your needs.

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21
Jun
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Full information estimation of household income risk and consumption insurance

James Morley, University of New South Wales

James Morley presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

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21
Jun
2017
The Australian National University | Forum

Globalists or nationalists: who will shape the future in an era of distrust?

Professor Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, ANU; Dr Parag Khanna, National University of Singapore; Professor Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU; Dr Andrew Charlton, Alpha Beta Advisors; Ms Yassmin Abdel Magied, Youth without Borders; facilitated by Dr Nicholas Farrelly, Bell School, ANU.

In this forum, the speakers will discuss whether or not the next generation of leaders and citizens will be able to build a more cohesive world.

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21
Jun
2017
The Australian National University | Lecture

The Texan economic miracle and how it's driving US growth

Alastair Walton, Australian Consul-General and Senior Trade Commissioner in Houston.

Alastair JM Walton provides an in-depth analysis of the Texan economy and its legislative frame work.

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22
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

The impact of social justice on economic performance

Anil Savio Kavuri, PhD student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School, ANU.

Anil Savio Kavuri discusses how social justice positively influences economic performance.

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22
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | ANU Pacific Institute | Function

My Father, My Country: a film evening with Dame Meg Taylor

Professor Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School, ANU; Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General to the Pacific Islands Forum.

The film looks at an extraordinary meeting of cultures in PNG. A Q&A discussion will follow the movie.

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Image sourced from flickr by Chris Fort
27
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Governing the poor in New Zealand

Associate Professor Lisa Marriott, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Lisa Marriott discusses recent developments in welfare and tax systems that have led to discriminatory treatment of those who are least privileged in New Zealand.

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27
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Forum

Giving peace a chance? 2017 Global Peace Index

Daniel Hyslop, Institute for Economics and Peace; Jacinta Carroll, Australian Strategic Policy Institute; and Victoria Coakley from DFAT; moderated by Professor Rory Medcalf, Head of the National Security College, ANU.

At this special event, the Institute for Economics and Peace will discuss its 2017 Global Peace Index. With more than ten years of data, the report provides the world’s best analysis of the statistical factors associated with long-term peace as well the macroeconomic impacts of violence.

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28
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Crawford School at the International Conference on Public Policy, Singapore

Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Expand your policy universe at the Third International Conference on Public Policy in Singapore this June.

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28
Jun
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Estimating and accounting for the output gap with large Bayesian vector autoregressions

Benjamin Wong, Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Benjamin Wong presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

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Image sourced from flickr by Brnard Spragg NZ
28
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Social Policy Institute | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

Social security and tax fraud, debt and enforcement: the view from New Zealand

Associate Professor Lisa Marriott, Victoria University of Wellington NZ.

The Social Policy Institute and Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at the Crawford School of the ANU are co-hosting a series of workshops exploring major social policy concerns.

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28
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Lecture

The global growth slump: causes and consequences

Dr John C Williams, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

John C Williams discusses why the world needs to prepare for the challenges of slow global growth before the next economic storm hits.

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29
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

An open economy model of trend inflation

Benjamin Wong, Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Benjamin Wong discusses a model to empirically study the influence of foreign shocks in driving trend inflation and the inflation gap.

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30
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Oligopolistic banks in a small open economy

Sadia Afrin, PhD scholar, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

Sadia Afrin discusses the effects of market power in the banking sector.

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