Rhita Simorangkir finds significant side benefits in reduced tree cover loss from an anti-poverty cash transfer program in Indonesia.
This documentary film, directed by Rann Quinn, surveys the life of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone.
In celebration of Kimie Harada’s recent commendation from the The International Organisation of Vine and Wine Professor Harada presents her research into wine consumption in the region.
Professor Sharon Bessell’s lecture is the fourth in the inaugural Gender Institute series Inspiring Women of ANU.
Launching his book Facts and Fears, James Clapper shares his experience as a leader of US intelligence
Be the change-makers. Talk to Crawford School about graduate study options.
In this seminar, Valerie Ramey will present an overview of her paper “Ten years after the financial crisis: What have we learned from the Renaissance in fiscal research?” This paper takes stock of what she has learned from the ‘Renaissance’ in fiscal research in the ten years since the financial crisis.
Join Caren Grown for this public lecture co-hosted by the ANU Gender Insitute and Crawford School.
Payroll tax has been frequently singled out as having an adverse effect on businesses and the economy in general.
David Stern reports on a structural vector autoregression study of the economy-wide rebound effect of energy efficiency shocks, using US data.
Do people pay for cleaner air?
Nurina Merdikawati presents her PhD findings on how minimum wages affect employment in Indonesia.
Yixiao Zhou extends the idea of convergence in per-capita income across countries to convergence of wage rates across countries for workers in the same industry.
The emergence of a parallel world: The misperception problem for bank balance sheet risk and lending behaviour
Hitoshi Inoue explores distressed banks’ lending behaviour in Japan’s post-bubble period
Don’t miss the Australian launch of this much anticipated report, with guest speaker Michal Rutkowski.
Evaluating the Indonesia Free Pasung Movement: Stopping physical restraint of the mentally ill in rural Java
This seminar will identify at the grassroots level major achievements of, and enduring obstacles to, Gerakan Indonesia Bebas Pasung, including exploring beliefs and attitudes that reinforce pasung or restraint practices, using a case study in a rural Java village.
Chandra Putra presents his PhD research on factors affecting scope decisions in production.
Zsuzsanna Csereklyei investigates the impact of rapid expansion of renewable electricity generation on wholesale prices in Australia.
The National Security College’s Head, Professor Rory Medcalf, and Academic Director, Associate Professor Matthew Sussex, will be on hand with other lecturers to outline our courses, explain the options and provide you with tailored advice.
Join keynote speaker Dr Jenny Gordon and contributors as they discuss a recent volume on hybrid public policy innovations for a panel discussion of the role of hybrids in 21st century policy making.
The Asian Bureau of Economic Research (ABER) is a new research program on Asian economic policy at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. It provides research and analysis with Asian partners on the issues affecting Asia and their implications for Australia. ABER builds off the East Asian Bureau of Economic Research and South Asian Bureau of Economic Research and brings together academics from over 40 institutions throughout Asia to promote the exchange of ideas, debate and regional cooperation.
The Argentine economy deserves considerable attention from a historical perspective.
Sustainability of public debt in Sri Lanka under symmetric and asymmetric cointegration among fiscal variables
Shanika Rathnayake introduces her PhD research on factors affecting debt sustainability in Sri Lanka.
David Gadiel argues that the decline of Zimbabwe is a classic case of how bad government can ruin a country.
The effects of the new fiscal rule and creative accounting: Empirical evidence from Japanese municipalities with Hideo Yunoue
Haruaki Hirota explores the phenomenon in creative accounting by fiscal adjustments with municipalities postponing improving their true fiscal deficits.
How do Indonesians’ perceptions of inequality shape their support for redistribution? Evidence from a Randomised Control Trial
This seminar will discuss whether information about inequality and people’s position in the national income distribution has an effect on their concern about inequality and what they want the government to do about it.