The speakers will draw on experimental research with informal sector workers in Mexico and a unique survey on taxation and social protection in Myanmar to help advance the debate.
The panel will discuss how to measure Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG16) across the Pacific.
Rebecca McKibbin investigates the role of efficacy evidence produced in randomised controlled trials on demand for cancer drugs.
Terry Waite discusses some of his negotiating experiences for the release of hostages.
Fforde investigates the widespread but typically ignored tendency for structural change to involve an increased share of output from services, rather than manufacturing.
Andrey Damaledo talks about the relationship between Indonesia and East Timor and from which channels Indonesians and East Timorese engage one another.
The speakers present the key findings of two ADB reports Aid for Trade in Asia and the Pacific and Trade Facilitation for a More Inclusive and Connected Asia and Pacific Region.
Nick Danziger provides a human face to development issues and share his experiences documenting the lives of people in some of the poorest countries of the world.
The conference brings together researchers and practitioners from across Australia, the Pacific, Asia and beyond who are working on aid and international development policy to share insights, promote collaboration, and help develop the research and policy community.
Lewis and Nguyen investigate disappointing outcomes of official policies in relation to education in Indonesia.
Ian Coxhead previewS the forthcoming Survey of Recent Developments, with Rashesh Shrestha, in the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies.
Markets for road use: eliminating congestion through scheduling, routing, and real-time road pricing
Peter Cramton explains how advances in mobile communications and computer technology now make it possible to efficiently schedule, route, and price the use of roads.
The speakers will provide evidence-based insights and fresh thinking about the ways forward in development assistance, peace and security building, climate change and energy security, and frameworks for regional cooperation.
In honour of Australia’s most eminent living economist, this event will see the launch of Lucky Boy in the Lucky Country: The Autobiography of Max Corden, Economist, published by Palgrave Macmillan (UK).
Modelling the cumulative effects of Brexit and follow-on UK and EU27 Bilateral FTAs on product markets: the case of wine
The authors model the impact of Brexit and the bilateral FTAs expected to follow it, using the wine market as a case study.
Patrick Borbey provides insights into how the Canadian public service is adapting and the future reform priorities that lie ahead.
Diego Fossati discusses the rise of anti-Chinese sentiments in Indonesia. Exploiting a national survey commissioned by ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, the speaker analyse how such prejudice is associated with sociodemographic variables and various attitudinal factors.
Stefanie Schurer discusses the impact of a recent initiative by the Australian Government to reduce disadvantage in Aboriginal communities.
Shuhei Nishitateno investigates the impact on nitrogen dioxide pollution and land values of a ban on high-emitting diesel vehicles in Japan.
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.
Understanding black swan infectious disease outbreaks: an econometric investigation into the 2002/03 SARS outbreak
Chloe Burns presents her thesis proposal on the economics of infectious disease.
Solahudin will assess the danger of Indonesian returnees from Syria-Iraq and the Philippines.
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.
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.
The speakers will discuss the benefit of opening up to international food trade that would improve Indonesia’s individual food security significantly.
Wataru Takahashi analyses the key points of reference for analysing the success of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ‘Abenomics’ reforms.
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.
Bambang Brodjonegoro discusses the 2045 visions’ four pillars: human resources with advance science technology, sustainable economic development, even and inclusive distribution, and good governance.
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.
Benjamin Aust provides an overview of his recent paper, Understanding price fluctuations in the National Electricity Market.
The speakers present work in progress on the design, distributional effects and fiscal cost of a basic income scheme.
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.
Roberta Mann discusses taxing robots to slow the pace of automation and tackle unemployment in the US.
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.
The speakers assess and compare the budget transparency, participation and oversight of countries around the world.
Yusniliyana Yusof presents her research on spatial aspects of economic development in Malaysia.
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.
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.
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.
This seminar will examine the dynamics of Social Forestry and its potential implications for people and forests, with a case study of Central Kalimantan.
This public forum will launch and discuss the Bank report, with perspectives from members of Parliament, employers, and sending countries.
In this public lecture, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt has interesting stories to tell – some about rocks and rivers and geography, and mostly fun.
Sutanuka Roy investigates the impact of two affirmative action policies on university test scores.
Huong Tran presents her research on the environmental effects of environmental goods trade.
Stephen Howes seeks to dispel some misunderstandings about actual changes in levels of inequality - in particular, highlighting the complexity of inequality trends in East Asia.
This presentation will discuss if there are any consistent and sustainable patterns in the coalition formation among political parties in the 2018 regional elections in Indonesia.
The speakers will focus on the recent evaluation which assessed the effectiveness and credibility of support for advocacy for disability-inclusive development by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).
Tony Wiskich presents his thesis proposal review on Economic Modelling of Climate Change.
In this symposium, the speakers will present early results from research under the international Coal Transitions project and research getting underway as part of the Energy Transition Research Hub
The speakers present the key findings of the report and discuss developments and forecasts for the Pacific region.
In this seminar Kate McKinnon will present her thesis proposal review on “Investigating linkages between asset markets: A latent factor approach”.
Todd Morris discusses the effects of raising pension-claiming ages in response to population ageing.
Chris Murphy looks at the advantages to Australian consumers of reducing Australia’s relatively high company tax rate.
Dr R A Mashelkar discusses how we can do the magic of achieving equality of access, or at least access to the essentials of life, despite income inequality.
In this seminar Daniel Silva Withmory will present his thesis proposal review on the effect of government expenditure on real activity, public debt and other economic variables in a small open economy such as Australia.
No-arbitrage determinants of credit spread curves under the unconventional monetary policy regime in Japan
Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at the Crawford School of Public Policy, co-editor of Japanese Economic Review and Gendai Finance (journal of Nippon Finance Association in Japanese), and research director for Australia-Japan Research Centre discuses monetary policy in Japan. Join us as Okki explores what credit curves are and how global factors have influenced Japan’s monetary policy and its affect on credit.
David Vanzetti queries the scope for increasing inter-regional trade by reforming or harmonising NTMs to common standards.
Can information shape preferences for redistribution? Evidence from randomised controlled trials in 12 countries
Christopher Hoy presents his PhD research on how information influences preferences about inequality.
Dung Doan argues for a more nuanced approach to measuring the repayment burden associated with time-based repayment student loans.
Kazi Zaman shares his PhD findings on the effect of regional cooperation in sustainable agriculture.
In this seminar Hang Hoang presents the results of her investigation into the determinants of innovation in manufacturing SMEs in Vietnam.
In this talk David Vines will describe the Rebuilding Macroeconomic Theory Project, which led to a number of papers in the Oxford Review of Economics Policy.
How will nations, including Australia, navigate rising challenges? What might the future security order look like?
This event will see the launch of Joyce Wu’s book, which provides a feminist analysis of men’s motivations for joining violence against women’s movement.
How will nations, including Australia, navigate the rising challenges? What might the future security order look like?
The changing welfare of rural households in the vicinity of large-scale land acquisitions in Tanzania
Emma Aisbett looks into the impact of large foreign land acquisitions on the rural poor in Tanzania.
Join us on the morning of Wednesday May 9 when Professor Stephen Howes will present to you the Development Policy Centre’s analysis at the aid budget breakfast.
After extensive experience in Japanese government committees and research into financial systems and services.
Drawing on the histories of the peoples who regard themselves as the original landowners of the concession area of Sorowako nickel project in South Sulawesi, this seminar will discuss how well identities framed primarily in terms of this global discourse can provide a remedy for adverse dispossession.
Please note: this event has now been cancelled.
How will nations, including Australia, navigate the rising challenges? What might the future security order look like?
In this talk Professor Vines will describe the radical shift in thinking by the generation of economists who worked in Canberra during and immediately after World War II.
Donny Pasaribu presents his PhD findings on Dutch disease theory.
How will nations, including Australia, navigate the rising challenges? What might the future security order look like?
Leslie Martin investigates whether carbon offsets in the international emissions trading market represent true emission reductions, focusing on manufacturing firms in India.
Aliko and Ambai is a new feature film from Papua New Guinea that takes its audience into the world of two young women navigating the hurdles of poverty, violence, forced marriage and abuse as they endeavour to build a future for themselves.
The Social Policy Institute at the Crawford School of the ANU runs a series of workshops exploring major social policy concerns. The workshops are run on Chatham House rules and involve a mix of academics, researchers, senior public servants and others from the policy community. The workshops are being jointly hosted by the Social Policy Institute at the Crawford School of Public Policy, the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at the Crawford School (TTPI) and the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods, with the support of Jobs Australia and the Australian Social Policy Association.
Sun Htoo Aung presents his PhD findings on the likely effects of tariff reductions in Myanmar.
In this public lecture, Rory Medcalf will reflect on how China, Japan, India and the United States are translating the Indo-Pacific into strategy, identifying lessons and opportunities for Australia.
Would Australians be more supportive of redistribution if they knew what level of inequality existed?
Chris Hoy tests whether people would be more supportive of redistributive policies.
Russell Toth analyses the importance of political and economic forces—weak governance and the global demand for palm oil—in driving forest fires in Indonesia.
Join David discusses the key findings of the OECD’s interim report on the ‘Tax Challenges Arising from Digitalisation’.
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Howard Bamsey, Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), discuss the needs and opportunities for climate action, and the pivotal role that the GCF plays in driving forward climate transformation and catalysing investments that support the needs of developing countries.
This forum will bring the authors of a number of evaluations of various, important Australian aid projects in PNG.
This paper establishes that poverty is indeed multidimensional. It then presents arguments as to which dimensions and indicators should be included within a multidimensional measure and how they should be weighed against each other.
This public forum will bring together expert panelists to explore the questions of ‘what does forward-looking and ethical investment mean for an organisation like ANU?’ and ‘how should organisations like ANU structure their investment portfolios in anticipation and support of the low-carbon transition of the world economy?’
Lien Huong Do presents her PhD research on the efficiency of aquaculture in Vietnam.
The 14th Australasian Development Economics Workshop (ADEW) will be held on 6–7 June 2018 at The Australian National University.
Chi Hoong Leong presents his thesis proposal review on the regulation of noise in Singapore.
This seminar examines taxpayers’ responsiveness to marginal tax rates in Australia.
Ursula Fuentes Hutfilter will present the current state of German Climate Policy in the context of the Paris Agreement, focusing on targets for 2020, 2030, and 2050.
Satya Paul discusses the formulation of an employment policy for Fiji, based on its socio-economic background and labour market conditions.
This event will discuss the mapping of spread and evolution of torture during the New Order regime (1966–1998) in order to understand how this violence was normalised.
Environmental conservation and human rights in Southeast Asia: Some reflections on advocacy and praxis
In this brownbag session, two special guests combine activism and scholarship in the realm of human rights, indigenous rights, self-determination and environmental conservation.
Moh Agung Widodo shares his PhD results on ethnic diversity and educational achievement in Indonesia.
Speakers Marcel and Martin explore a new paradigm for policy-setting in resource-rich developing countries.
The Indonesian genocide files explain, in the military’s own words, how the military initiated and implemented the 1965-66 mass killing as a deliberate national campaign. This presentation will examine the orders and chains of command recorded in these documents.
Hoa Nguyen finds little evidence that rice yield or output is increased in response to a large-scale, long-lasting subsidised rice credit programme in Myanmar.
The 2018 Mitchell Oration was delivered by Professor Sir Richard Feachem. Sir Richard is Director of the Global Health Group at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Institute for Global Health Sciences and Professor of Global Health at both UCSF and the University of California, Berkeley.
Adrianus Hendrawan presents his PhD research on factors affecting re-election in mayoral elections in Indonesia.
This seminar presents some key findings of a recently published ADB book entitled Indonesia: enhancing productivity through quality jobs, discusses several new developments on these issues under Jokowi, and raises some policy dilemmas in the field.
Firm-specific constraints on hours worked have been proposed as an important friction that regulates how the labor supply responds to tax changes.
New industrial commodity and extractive booms in the Southeast Asia’s resource frontiers have catalysed dramatic social, institutional and environmental change - a process called socio-ecological ‘rupture’. This round-table discussion will share information about a new ARC Discovery project hosted at the Crawford School, Rupture: Nature-Society Transformations in Mainland Southeast Asia.
Owen Gabbitas examines the role of reference cases in dynamic economic modelling as stylised counterfactuals against which the effects of economic policies can be assessed.
Glenn Withers provides a theoretical framework to better position and understand human capital—the true foundation of growth and progress.
In this seminar, Beili Zhu will provide an overview of her recent paper, Bayesian analysis of a moving average stochastic volatility model with leverage and heavy-tailed distributions using scale mixtures.
This year’s book features contributions from the world’s leading academics, policymakers and government representatives who discuss the latest research on the Chinese economy.
This year the China Economy Program will present the 18th annual China Update where leading academics, policymakers and government representatives discuss the latest research on the Chinese economy.
Jeff Bennett investigates policies to reduce overgrazing of grasslands in Inner Mongolia, using Choice Modelling and Contingent Behaviour methods.
In this seminar, Jonas Nahm will discuss the prospects for China’s clean energy transition in the context of the current phase of re-centralisation under Xi Jinping.
In this seminar, Phitawat Poonpolkul will present an overview of his dissertation on ‘Essays on Demographic Changes and Macroeconomic Implications’.
Dek Joe Sum and Bao Nguyen investigate how the trade balance of PNG reacts to different macroeconomic shocks from mining and non-mining activity.
This seminar will discuss how various forms of power are levelled precisely at the borders of a woman’s body, which later are framed as bio-borders.
Should negotiations prove pointless and the status quo persists, what would that mean for the Korean Peninsula and Indo-Pacific security?
Bao Nguyen present his paper on the dynamic relationship between China’s economic growth and international oil market.
Dodo Thampapillai presents his analyses of the socio-economic viability of two controversial mining projects in Australia.
The emergence of social media has created a new vulnerability for open societies - a terrain crowded with illiberal propaganda, interference and weaponised narratives. In an age where accusations of the fake news, privacy invasion and information warfare are rife, come along to hear a panel of leading Cyber Security Commentators discuss their take on the interaction and policy ramifications of social media, fake news and privacy in today’s world.
This seminar will discuss the implementation of the Village Fund program and its impact on social welfare and poverty eradication in rural Indonesia.
This talk will provide a blueprint for research and development to ensure we can power our electricity grids with energy storage.
TTPI Conference, Behavioural Economics and Public Policy (TTPI-BEPP2018)
In this seminar, Xuan-Lam develops a business cycle model of two asymmetric countries in which independent banking sectors are subject to moral hazards due to their ability to divert assets.
The 2016 Financial System Crisis Prevention and Mitigation Act and what it means for the Indonesian financial sector
Special Seminar from ANU Indonesia Project in cooperation with The Treasury.
Ruth Nikijuluw presents her PhD findings on interdependence between local-level governments in Indonesia.
The Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government and the Australian Taxation Office have recently conducted a number of trials on tax compliance.
Adrian Hayes takes a somewhat sceptical look at the Demographic Dividend concept in the context of Indonesia.
The earnings and mental health of rural-urban migrants: empirical evidence from four Indonesian cities
Rus’an Nasrudin presents his findings on the implications of rural-urban migration in Indonesia.
Since press freedom is inimical to corrupt behaviour, Günther Schulze investigates harassment of journalists in Russia in the context of the proximity of local elections.
This event explores the implication of aging on labour force participation, productivity, and growth while examining the role and potential of technology to harness the gain from longevity dividend, in order to draw actionable policy recommendations and priorities.
A decreasing elasticity of substitution between clean and dirty energy and the potential implications for policy
Using a stylised structural model of electricity generation, Tony derives a (bimodal) production function for clean and dirty technologies with two elasticities: a high elasticity for low clean penetration and a low elasticity for high clean penetration.
In conversation with Professor Stephen Howes, Ms Stoiljkovic will discuss IFC’s new strategy, its approaches to maximising finance for development and private sector investment, and its work in the Asia Pacific region.
Digitalisation and the performance of micro and small enterprises: a case study in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Anna Falentina presents her PhD findings from a survey of micro and small enterprises in Indonesia.
If you are looking to enhance your public policy career with a postgraduate qualification, visit Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU Open Day.
Market volatility, ageing and policies: what is shaping the income distribution in Australia between 2002 and 2016
Hai Anh La investigates various factors contributing to changes in income inequality in Australia between 2002 and 2016.
This event is an opportunity for aspiring PhD candidates to meet College researchers, and discuss the PhD application process and potential research topics.
Income contingent loan scheme and gender income gap in Japan: Will WOMANONICS work to close the gap?
Nobuko Nagase will discuss the income contingent loan scheme and the gender income gap in Japan.
This study investigates the causal link between fuel prices and traffic-related air pollution using Bangkok and the surrounding areas as a case study.
Raghbendra Jha looks into the practice of bribery as a means of gaining access to welfare programs for households in rural India.
The Japan Update 2018 will bring together experts from Australia, Japan and around the region to provides a comprehensive overview of Japan’s current economic, political and social landscape.
This is the second in a series of events to provide a space for people interested in social innovation and social impact to come together to get to know each other, learn, network and share ideas.
A two day by-invite only workshop on new research and policy approaches to common challenges on tax and welfare in Australia and Korea.
Emeritus Professor Ben White will present on agrarian reforms, commoditisation and smallholder rights: dilemmas of corporate, customary and private ownership.
Diana Žigraiová presents her research on investigating the forward rate unbiasedness puzzle.
Never have questions of honesty and integrity in Australia’s national government been more important. In this seminar, Professor A J Brown reviews proposals for what should be involved in any new federal anti-corruption reforms.
Understanding CCP interference and the actors who execute it is a critical first step in generating an effective response and re-calibrating our relationships with China.
This conference will explore historical and contemporary dimensions of Indonesia’s minority communities, discourses about minorities and the shifting attitudes towards them. Particular attention will be given to questions of religion, gender, sexuality, disability and the law.
Note: the originally scheduled seminar, ‘Gender corporate culture’, has been cancelled.
Rohan Best looks at determinants of rooftop solar uptake in Australia, and also calculates a subsidy elasticity of solar installations for the government’s Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme.
In this public seminar, Chris Hoy will discuss the findings of his latest research in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Mark Fabian presents evidence that cautions against the use of life satisfaction scales in policy research.
Join Andrew Leigh as he outlines the harms done by tax havens.
This presentation examines Australia’s Mature Age Worker Tax offset (MAWTO), a targeted earned income tax credit of up to $500 to incentivise participation of older workers that existed from 2004-05 to 2014-15.
Sarah Walker investigates the tight economic links between a refugee camp in Kenya and the surrounding community, focusing on a shutdown in remittances in 2015.
Haruhisa Nishino, Professor of Economic Statistics, investigates income inequality in Japan.
The seminar will discuss, from a comparative East Asian perspective, Indonesia’s experience with exploiting opportunities for export-oriented industrialisation created by “Global Production Sharing”.
In this seminar, Hang Hoang presents the results of her investigation on how firms transform innovation knowledge into firm growth.
Wishnu Mahraddika presents findings on whether foreign reserve accumulation crowd out domestic private investment in the short and long run.
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
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.
Don’t miss the Australian launch of this much anticipated report, with guest speaker Michal Rutkowski.
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.
Estimating the impact of a natural disaster on remittances in the Philippines: Evidence from Typhoon Haiyan
Christopher Cabuay presents his PhD findings on the effect of Typhoon Haiyan on remittance receipts by affected families.
Satoshi Tobe explores the determinants of house prices.
HE Dr Sri Mulyani Indrawati will give a public lecture on the topic of human capital development in the digitalisation era. This event is presented by the ANU Indonesia Project, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU College of Asia and Pacific.
Arif Syed reports on an electricity generation technology cost study to guide effective government policies and investment decisions in Indonesia.
Join a panel of experts for this book launch of Reimagining the Future Public Service Workforce.
As country Australia increasingly turns away from its traditional ‘rusted on’ voting patterns, communities are testing new options for both representation and policy solutions.
Mark Fabian presents the final oral presentation of his PhD research on subjective well-being.
Distributional analysis of the role of breadth and persistence of multiple deprivation in the health gradient measured by biomarkers
Kompal Sinha analyses the relationship between health and socioeconomic status, accounting for the role of breadth and persistence in deprivation.
Join Hon Andrew Leigh as he discusses the importance of raising the evidence bar.
Join the Development Policy Centre and Femili PNG on November 14 for a screening of the incredible film, Power Meri.
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As the US and Australia traverse election cycles, a panel of experts will discuss the outcome of the US midterm elections and how technology and geopolitics are impacting democracy.
Owen Freestone presents his PhD work looking at the empirical evidence on risk aversion.
Join Dr Robert Glasser for this seminar on the cascading hazards and impacts of disasters in a warming world.
Athukorala and Hill provide an analytical narrative on the economic development of Kyrgyzstan, still grappling with its sudden transition from remote outpost of the Soviet command economy.
This seminar will discuss institutional renewal in the context of the family planning program in Indonesia.
Many studies have found that forecast combination improves forecast accuracy. An often-used approach developed by Granger and Ramanathan (GR, 1984) utilises a linear-Gaussian regression model to combine point forecasts. This presentation generalises their approach for an asymmetrically distributed target variable.
Join IPAA ACT at the Future Leaders Series end of year event where David Williamson, Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and APS Review Secretariat, will provide an insight into the Australian Public Service (APS) Review and outline the challenges and opportunities that emerging leaders will face.
Alongkorn Tanasritunyakul shares his PhD research findings on whether it is better for countries to focus on a small number of export commodities, or to diversify.
Brantley Liddle shares new modelling results on the effect of income on energy demand.
This presentation will discuss issues facing the global economy 10 years after the 2008 financial crisis, based on the recently launched edition of the IMF’s flagship publication, World Economic Outlook, October 2018.
Firman Witoelar Kartaadipoetra will give an extensive presentation on the IFLS: its rationale and theoretical foundations, content, special features, how to access it, and more.
Deasy Pane details her PhD research findings on the importance of imports for Indonesia’s ability to export manufactured goods.
In this public seminar, a panel of experts and practitioners will focus on some of the core questions surrounding the mass detention of Turkic Muslims in China.
Panittra Ninpanit presents findings on the income elasticity of electricity demand in Thailand.
This lecture will discuss the ‘natural resources curse’ as a common issue in economic development for resource-rich countries and what development strategies are sustainable to address such a challenge.
Carbon taxes are good policy but bad politics. Yet despite the political challenge, some governments still adopt carbon taxes and most of those survive. Join Kathryn Harrison for this seminar discussing carbon taxation in Canada.
In this seminar, two pivotal officials in organising the Indonesian elections, as well as a leading observer and advisor, will present on the preparations for the elections, the electoral challenges ahead, and the country’s regulatory reforms.
Apocalypticism, radicalisation and jihadism: exploring the impact of ‘End of World’ discourses on Indonesian Islamism
This seminar will survey Indonesia’s apocalyptic discourses and explore the multiple effects this has on Muslim audiences, of which the Surabaya bombings have been by far the most extreme.
Two Indian Fellows on the National Parliamentary Fellowships Program (NPFP) will present their research findings in a seminar to be followed by a morning tea. The NPFP brings two top Indian scholars with a strong interest in Australia and Australia-India relations to ANU in association with PRS Legislative Research, New Delhi. The NPFP aims to identify and foster the development of a new generation of leaders, promoting investment in Australia-India relations.
In this seminar, Lin Qi will present an overview of his thesis on Low volatility as a predictor of stock market crisis.