Events

March 2018

Public event audience
01
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

Yes (and no) Minister: can central government control semi-autonomous bodies and should it want to?

Sandra van Thiel, Professor of Public Administration and Vice Dean of research, Nijmegen School of Management.

Please join international expert Professor Sandra van Thiel for a lively discussion on what really happens in the to-and-fro between Ministers, departments and public bodies.

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02
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Understanding black swan infectious disease outbreaks: an econometric investigation into the 2002/03 SARS outbreak

Chloe Burns, PhD scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Chloe Burns presents her thesis proposal on the economics of infectious disease.

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05
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

How dangerous are Indonesian ISIS returnees and deportees?

Solahudin, Universitas Indonesia.

Solahudin will assess the danger of Indonesian returnees from Syria-Iraq and the Philippines.

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06
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Reform success in the shadow of war: the case of Sri Lanka

Prema-Chandra Athukorala and Hal Hill, Crawford School, ANU.

The speakers review the impact of Sri Lanka’s 1977 economic reform initiatives, arguing that reform was effective even in the extremely adverse circumstances of its 1983-2009 civil war.

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Zelda La Grange
07
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

International Women's Day breakfast - Zelda La Grange

Zelda La Grange, presidential aide and executive assistant to the late Nelson Mandela.

Zelda La Grange shares her insights from a long career in the male dominated world of politics. Crawford School’s Professor Sharon Bessell will introduce Zelda.

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07
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Indonesia’s anachronistic insistence on national food security

Rainer Heufers, CIPS and Arianto Patunru, Indonesia Project, Crawford Schoool, ANU.

The speakers will discuss the benefit of opening up to international food trade that would improve Indonesia’s individual food security significantly.

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A photo of Shinzo Abe
08
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Abenomics and the Bank of Japan

Professor Wataru Takahashi, Osaka University of Economics.

Wataru Takahashi analyses the key points of reference for analysing the success of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ‘Abenomics’ reforms.

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The Big Meet
09
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Crawford at The Big Meet - Melbourne

Crawford School of Public Policy.

Visit us at The Big Meet in Melbourne, and learn more about how to work in and with government with a graduate degree from Crawford School at Australia’s top ranked university, ANU.

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09
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Lecture

Indonesia: towards 2045 visions

HE Professor Bambang Brodjonegoro, Indonesian Minister for National Development Planning (Head of Bappenas).

Bambang Brodjonegoro discusses the 2045 visions’ four pillars: human resources with advance science technology, sustainable economic development, even and inclusive distribution, and good governance.

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The Japanese Self Defense Forces
13
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

Japan’s evolving security role in the Indo-Pacific

Professor Yukio Okamoto, Senior Research Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for International Studies.

Yukio Okamoto discusses how Japan’s relationship with the United States will likely evolve under the Trump presidency and what challenges and opportunities exist for the future of Indo-Pacific security.

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15
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Understanding price fluctuations in the National Electricity Market

Benjamin Aust, Technical University of Freiberg, Germany.

Benjamin Aust provides an overview of his recent paper, Understanding price fluctuations in the National Electricity Market.

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19
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

From guaranteed minimum income to basic income: what might it look like today?

Miranda Stewart, Melbourne Law School and ANU; Ben Phillips, Centre for Social Research and Methods, ANU; and David Ingles, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, ANU.

The speakers present work in progress on the design, distributional effects and fiscal cost of a basic income scheme.

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The Big Meet
20
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Crawford at The Big Meet - Brisbane

Crawford School of Public Policy.

Visit us at The Big Meet in Brisbane, and learn more about how to work in and with government with a graduate degree from Crawford School at Australia’s top ranked university, ANU.

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20
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

I Robot: U Tax?

Roberta Mann, the Mr and Mrs L.L. Stewart Business Law, University of Oregon.

Roberta Mann discusses taxing robots to slow the pace of automation and tackle unemployment in the US.

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20
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

How does foreign aid impact Australian exports in the long-run?

Sabit Amum Otor and Matthew Dornan, ANU.

Otor and Dornan find a strong positive impact of aid on exports from Australia, which does not appear to be based on tying of aid to domestic procurement.

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20
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Lecture

Open budgets: Australia and the world

Jenny Wilkinson, Parliamentary Budget Officer, and Miranda Stewart, Melbourne Law School and ANU.

The speakers assess and compare the budget transparency, participation and oversight of countries around the world.

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22
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Socio-economic development and the role of fiscal decentralisation in Malaysia

Yusniliyana Yusof, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Yusniliyana Yusof presents her research on spatial aspects of economic development in Malaysia.

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26
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Decent work in global supply chains

Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, Open Society Foundation Fellow and Trafficking in Persons Ambassador (ret.), US Department of State.

Ambassador Luis CdeBaca will share insights from his distinguished career as a lawyer, diplomat and now researcher, combatting labour exploitation and human trafficking in global supply chains.

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The Big Meet
28
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Crawford at The Big Meet - Sydney

Crawford School of Public Policy.

Visit us at The Big Meet in Sydney, and learn more about how to work in and with government with a graduate degree from Crawford School at Australia’s top ranked university, ANU.

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28
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Negative prices on power exchanges: empirical findings from Germany

Benjamin Aust, Technical University of Freiberg, Germany.

Benjamin Aust discusses drivers of negative energy prices in Germany and runs regressions to examine negative price indicators using a sample of hourly-based data over the period of 2012-2016.

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28
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Launch

World Bank report launch: Australia’s Seasonal Worker Programme

Various speakers, including members of Parliament, employers and sending countries.

This public forum will launch and discuss the Bank report, with perspectives from members of Parliament, employers, and sending countries.

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Professor Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt
28
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

Inspiring Women of ANU: Professor Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

Professor Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt , Crawford School, ANU.

In this public lecture, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt has interesting stories to tell – some about rocks and rivers and geography, and mostly fun.

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28
Mar
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Reinvigorating Indonesia’s land reform: Social Forestry and implications for people and forests

Ida Aju P Resosudarmo, ANU.

This seminar will examine the dynamics of Social Forestry and its potential implications for people and forests, with a case study of Central Kalimantan.

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