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January 2018

Source: Myanmar Governance Network
17
Jan
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

The social contract, preferences for redistribution, and tax morale

David Doyle, Associate Professor of Politics, Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford; Gerard McCarthy Doctoral Fellow, Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University (ANU); Associate Director of ANU Myanmar Research Centre.

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.

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Women and bus in Fiji
01
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Forum

Measuring peace in the Pacific

Michael Wilson, Acting First Assistant Secretary of Development Policy Division for DFAT; Associate Professor Steve Hogg, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific; Michelle Rooney, Development Policy Centre, ANU; Murray Ackman, Research Fellow, Institute for Economics and Peace; moderated by Miranda Foresyth, ANU.

The panel will discuss how to measure Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG16) across the Pacific.

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Image sourced from flickr by Brandon Glesbrecht
02
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The value of randomised trials for efficacy in oncology: lessons from off-label prescribing

Rebecca McKibbin, PhD candidate, Yale University.

Rebecca McKibbin investigates the role of efficacy evidence produced in randomised controlled trials on demand for cancer drugs.

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Terry Waite CBE
05
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

Survival in solitude

Terry Waite CBE, Founder and President, Hostage UK.

Terry Waite discusses some of his negotiating experiences for the release of hostages.

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06
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Servicisation in Vietnam: worrying sign or sign of development progress?

Adam Fforde, Victoria University.

Fforde investigates the widespread but typically ignored tendency for structural change to involve an increased share of output from services, rather than manufacturing.

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

Citizens, migrants and the new trans-nationalism among Indonesians in Timor-Leste

Andrey Damaledo, ANU.

Andrey Damaledo talks about the relationship between Indonesia and East Timor and from which channels Indonesians and East Timorese engage one another.

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A woman is seen welding steel in Nepal
12
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Seminar

Aid for Trade in Asia and the Pacific

Ms Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dr Cyn-Young Park, Director of Regional Cooperation and Integration, Asian Development Bank (ADB); Dr Yasuyuki Sawada, Chief Economist, ADB; and chaired by Dr Shiro Armstrong, ANU.

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.

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Rakia, 20, and her daughter, Nafissa, 3, Niger, 2005. Photo © Nick Danziger
12
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Lecture

Lives in times of war, famine and civil unrest

Nick Danziger, Author, Photojournalist and Film-maker.

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.

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13
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Conference

2018 Australasian Aid Conference

Senator the Hon Penny Wong, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs; Nancy Birdsall, Center for Global Development; and leading voices from the Australasian region.

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.

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13
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Policy failure and educational attainment in Indonesia

Blane D. Lewis and Hieu Nguyen T. M., Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Lewis and Nguyen investigate disappointing outcomes of official policies in relation to education in Indonesia.

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14
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Survey of recent development in Indonesia

Ian Coxhead, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Ian Coxhead previewS the forthcoming Survey of Recent Developments, with Rashesh Shrestha, in the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies.

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Traffic jam in Sydney
15
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Seminar

Markets for road use: eliminating congestion through scheduling, routing, and real-time road pricing

Professor Peter Cramton, University of Cologne and University of Maryland.

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.

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Waves
16
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | ANU Japan Institute | Symposium

Cooperation between Australia and Japan as global partners

Mr Vanndy Hem, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cambodia; Dr Haruo Nakagawa, University of the South Pacific; Professor Akiko Fukushima, Aoyama Gakuin University; Dr Anbumozhi Venkatachalam, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia; plus many more.

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.

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Max Corden
19
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Research School of Economics | Launch

Max Corden book launch

Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Member for Fenner, formerly Professor of Economics at ANU; Emeritus Professor Bob Gregory AO, Professor of Economics at ANU; and Emeritus Professor Max Corden AC, Formerly Professor of Economics at ANU.

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).

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20
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Modelling the cumulative effects of Brexit and follow-on UK and EU27 Bilateral FTAs on product markets: the case of wine

Kym Anderson, University of Adelaide and ANU, Glyn Wittwer, Victoria University, Melbourne.

The authors model the impact of Brexit and the bilateral FTAs expected to follow it, using the wine market as a case study.

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20
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

The future public servant: insights from Canada

Patrick Borbey, President, Canadian Public Service Commission; Professor Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School, ANU; The Hon John Lloyd PSM, Commissioner, Australian Public Service Commission; and Jenet Connell, Deputy Commissioner, Australia Public Service Commission.

Patrick Borbey provides insights into how the Canadian public service is adapting and the future reform priorities that lie ahead.

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21
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Anti-sinicsm and support for foreign investment in Indonesia

Diego Fossati, Griffith University.

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.

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Image sourced from flickr by Bernard Spragg NZ
27
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The effect of quarantining welfare on school attendance in indigenous communities

Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer, University of Sydney.

Stefanie Schurer discusses the impact of a recent initiative by the Australian Government to reduce disadvantage in Aboriginal communities.

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27
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Clunker phase-outs: effects on air pollution and land prices

Shuhei Nishitateno, Visiting Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School.

Shuhei Nishitateno investigates the impact on nitrogen dioxide pollution and land values of a ban on high-emitting diesel vehicles in Japan.

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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 Seminar

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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Image sourced from Flickr by Auburn Alumni Association
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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Image sourced from flickr by Nick Amoscato
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 Seminar

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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Image sourced from flickr by Scott Maxwell
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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Source: US Department of State on Flickr
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.

» read more

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 | 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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Source: NZ MFAT
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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03
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Disruptive effects of preferential policies

Sutanuka Roy, Research School of Economics, ANU.

Sutanuka Roy investigates the impact of two affirmative action policies on university test scores.

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06
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Is environmental goods trade beneficial for the environment?

Huong Tran, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Huong Tran presents her research on the environmental effects of environmental goods trade.

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10
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Growth with equity in East Asia: reversed or returned?

Stephen Howes, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

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.

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10
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

2018 regional elections in Indonesia

Philips Vermonte, Centre for Strategic and International Studies.

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.

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Image: DFAT flickr/ Andy Isaacson
11
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Forum

Australian aid evaluations: disability-inclusive development

Peter Versegi, First Assistant Secretary,ODE; Karen Ovington, Assistant Director, ODE; Mika Kontiainen, Director, Disability Section, DFAT; Colin Allen, Chair, International Disability Alliance; Jim Adams, Chair of the Independent Evaluation Committee, DFAT.

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).

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11
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | PhD Seminar

Economic modelling of climate change

Tony Wiskich, PhD Student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School, ANU.

Tony Wiskich presents his thesis proposal review on Economic Modelling of Climate Change.

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Open pit coal mining with alternative energy wind turbines.
12
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Symposium

Coal transitions: a symposium on current research

Professor Sara Bice, ANU; Dr Paul Burke, ANU; Jesse Burton, University of Cape Town; Stephanie Campbell, University of Melbourne; Professor Lars Coenen, University of Melbourne; Professor Frank Jotzo, ANU; Salim Mazouz, ANU; Professor John Wiseman, University of Melbourne; and Tony Wiskich, ANU.

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

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Robot at Hong Kong International Airport
12
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Seminar

Asian Development Outlook 2018

Valerie Mercer-Blackman, Senior Economist, Economics Research and Regional Cooperation department of ADB; and Ananya Basu, Principal Economist from ADB’s Pacific Department.

The speakers present the key findings of the report and discuss developments and forecasts for the Pacific region.

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17
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | PhD Seminar

Investigating linkages between asset markets

Kate McKinnon, PhD Student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis.

In this seminar Kate McKinnon will present her thesis proposal review on “Investigating linkages between asset markets: A latent factor approach”.

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Image sourced from Flickr by Kamil porembinski
17
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Unequal burden of retirement reform: evidence from Australia

Todd Morris, University of Melbourne.

Todd Morris discusses the effects of raising pension-claiming ages in response to population ageing.

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17
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Australia's high company tax rate and dividend imputation

Chris Murphy, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Chris Murphy looks at the advantages to Australian consumers of reducing Australia’s relatively high company tax rate.

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19
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Narayanan lecture series

2018 K R Narayanan Oration - Dismantling inequality through ASSURED innovation

R A Mashelkar, FRS, Chairman, National Innovation Foundation, India.

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.

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23
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | PhD Seminar

Macroeconomic effects of government expenditure

Daniel Silva Withmory, PhD Student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis.

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.

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24
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Lecture

No-arbitrage determinants of credit spread curves under the unconventional monetary policy regime in Japan

Dr. Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at the Crawford School of Public Policy

​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.

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24
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Non-tariff measures and regional integration in ASEAN

David Vanzetti, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

David Vanzetti queries the scope for increasing inter-regional trade by reforming or harmonising NTMs to common standards.

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27
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Can information shape preferences for redistribution? Evidence from randomised controlled trials in 12 countries

Christopher Hoy, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Christopher Hoy presents his PhD research on how information influences preferences about inequality.

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01
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Rethinking student loan repayment burdens: evidence from Korea

Dung Doan, Research School of Economics, ANU.

Dung Doan argues for a more nuanced approach to measuring the repayment burden associated with time-based repayment student loans.

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03
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Sustainable green growth in agriculture: the role of regional cooperation

Kazi Zaman, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Kazi Zaman shares his PhD findings on the effect of regional cooperation in sustainable agriculture.

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03
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Determinants of innovation in manufacturing SMEs: evidence from Vietnam

Hang Hoang, PhD Student, CAMA.

In this seminar Hang Hoang presents the results of her investigation into the determinants of innovation in manufacturing SMEs in Vietnam.

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03
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Public Lecture

Rebuilding macroeconomic theory

David Vines, University of Oxford

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.

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Navigating the emerging world order
04
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

Navigating the emerging world order - Melbourne

Associate Professor Michael Clarke and Dr Michael Cohen

How will nations, including Australia, navigate rising challenges? What might the future security order look like?

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Dr Joyce Wu
07
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Launch

Involving men in ending violence against women: book launch

Dr Joyce Wu, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU; and Helen Szoke AO, Executive Director of Oxfam Australia.

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.

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Navigating the emerging world order
08
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

Navigating the emerging world order - Adelaide

Dr Jennifer Hunt and Dr Tim Legrand

How will nations, including Australia, navigate the rising challenges? What might the future security order look like?

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08
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The changing welfare of rural households in the vicinity of large-scale land acquisitions in Tanzania

Emma Aisbett, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Emma Aisbett looks into the impact of large foreign land acquisitions on the rural poor in Tanzania.

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Image: DFAT flickr
09
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Forum

2018 aid budget breakfast

Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU.

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.

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09
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Seminar

The Bank of Japan's Exchange Traded Funds purchase and its effects on Nikkei 225 stocks

Kimie Harada, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy.

After extensive experience in Japanese government committees and research into financial systems and services.

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09
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Can formalisation of adat law protect community rights?

Professor Kathryn Robinson, Department of Anthropology, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, ANU.

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.

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10
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

Activating systems change - methodological foundations and opportunities

Professor Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Director of the Institute for Environmental Systems Research; and Assistant Professor Datu Buyung Agusdinata, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.

Please note: this event has now been cancelled.

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Navigating the emerging world order
10
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Seminar

Navigating the emerging world order - Sydney

Associate Professor Michael Clarke and Dr Michael Cohen

How will nations, including Australia, navigate the rising challenges? What might the future security order look like?

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10
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Other | Research School of Economics | Public Lecture

Transforming Australia into an outward looking economy: why the 1940s matters

David Vines, University of Oxford.

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.

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11
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Testing the Dutch disease: the impact of natural resources extraction on the manufacturing sector

Donny Pasaribu, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Donny Pasaribu presents his PhD findings on Dutch disease theory.

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Navigating the emerging world order
11
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

Navigating the emerging world order - Brisbane

Professor Rory Medcalf and Associate Professor Matthew Sussex

How will nations, including Australia, navigate the rising challenges? What might the future security order look like?

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15
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Carbon offsets in the clean development mechanism

Dr Leslie Martin, Department of Economics, University of Melbourne.

Leslie Martin investigates whether carbon offsets in the international emissions trading market represent true emission reductions, focusing on manufacturing firms in India.

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Aliko and Ambai
15
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Function

Film Screening: Aliko and Ambai

Theresa Meki, Assistant Producer, Aliko and Ambai, and PhD Candidate, ANU.

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.

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16
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Social Policy Institute | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

Paid parental leave: What can the United States and Australia learn from each other?

Professor Deborah Widiss, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University.

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.

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18
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Tariff liberalisation in Myanmar: an intertemporal CGE analysis

Sun Htoo Aung, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Sun Htoo Aung presents his PhD findings on the likely effects of tariff reductions in Myanmar.

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Rory Medcalf portrait
21
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

Mapping our future: towards an Indo-Pacific strategy for Australia

Professor Rory Medcalf, Head of National Security College, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

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.

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22
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Would Australians be more supportive of redistribution if they knew what level of inequality existed?

Christopher Hoy, PhD Candidate in Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy

Chris Hoy tests whether people would be more supportive of redistributive policies.

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22
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The economic and political causes of Indonesia’s forest fires

Russell Toth, The University of Sydney.

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.

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Image sourced from flickr by John Lester
22
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Lecture

Tax challenges arising from digitalisation: an international perspective

David Bradbury, Head of the Tax Policy and Statistics Division of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD

Join David discusses the key findings of the OECD’s interim report on the ‘Tax Challenges Arising from Digitalisation’.

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24
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Function

Postgraduate information evening

Cecily Stewart, Manager, National Recruitment and Development, Crawford School of Public Policy.

Looking to enhance or build your public policy career?

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29
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Public Lecture

The Green Climate Fund, climate finance, and the imperatives and pathways for global transformation

Howard Bamsey, Executive Director, Green Climate Fund and Mr Patrick Suckling, Ambassador for the Environment, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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.

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Image: Nick Turner, UNDP (PNG)
30
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Forum

PNG aid evaluation forum: drought, roads and health

Various speakers

This forum will bring the authors of a number of evaluations of various, important Australian aid projects in PNG.

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30
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Who really are the poor? Measuring poverty with multiple dimensions

Putu Geniki Lavinia Natih, PhD Candidate at Oxford University.

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.

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30
May
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Forum

Investing in change: the path to a decarbonised world

Mr Howard Bamsey, Executive Director, Green Climate Fund, and many more.

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?’

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01
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Efficiency of aquaculture: a case study of Vietnam

Lien Huong Do, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy.

Lien Huong Do presents her PhD research on the efficiency of aquaculture in Vietnam.

» read more

Windmills in India
06
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Conference

Australasian Development Economics Workshop 2018

Professor John Gibson, University of Waikato, Professor Anandi Mani, University of Oxford; plus many more

The 14th Australasian Development Economics Workshop (ADEW) will be held on 6–7 June 2018 at The Australian National University.

» read more

08
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Regulation of noise in Singapore

Chi Hoong Leong, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy.

Chi Hoong Leong presents his thesis proposal review on the regulation of noise in Singapore.

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Image sourced from flickr by Rafa Mora Arevalo
12
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Seminar

Taxpayer responsiveness to marginal tax rates

Professor Robert Breunig, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, ANU.

This seminar examines taxpayers’ responsiveness to marginal tax rates in Australia.

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12
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Public Seminar

Germany’s climate policy and the Paris Agreement

Ursula Fuentes Hutfilter, Senior Climate Policy Adviser, Climate Analytics 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.

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12
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

On designing sustainable employment policies for developing countries: A case study of Fiji

Adjunct Professor Satya Paul, Center for Economics & Governance, Amrita University, India

Satya Paul discusses the formulation of an employment policy for Fiji, based on its socio-economic background and labour market conditions.

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13
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Survivor testimonies of torture and mapping incidents of violence during the New Order

Annie Pohlman

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.

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Villagers protest land grab in Cambodia
14
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

Environmental conservation and human rights in Southeast Asia: Some reflections on advocacy and praxis

Professor Joshua Cooper: a Lecturer at the University of Hawai'i, in Political Science & Hawaiian Studies; Dr Chak Sakhorn: the President, Khmer M ‘Chas Srok, a human rights and environmental NGO in Cambodia.

In this brownbag session, two special guests combine activism and scholarship in the realm of human rights, indigenous rights, self-determination and environmental conservation.

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15
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Growing up in diversity: the effects of ethnic diversity on educational outcomes

Moh Agung Widodo, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy.

Moh Agung Widodo shares his PhD results on ethnic diversity and educational achievement in Indonesia.

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Coombs Building
19
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Internal and external balance: A new paradigm for resource-rich developing countries

Marcel Schroder, Lebanese American University; Martin Davies, Washington and Lee University

Speakers Marcel and Martin explore a new paradigm for policy-setting in resource-rich developing countries.

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Indonesian Special Forces
20
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

The army and the Indonesian genocide: mechanics of mass murder

Jessica Melvin (University of Sydney)

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.

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Sorting rice in Sittwe
26
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The impact of credit policy on rice production in Myanmar

Hoa Thi Minh Nguyen, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

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.

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Richard Feachem
28
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Lecture

2018 Mitchell Oration - Reengineering the aid industry: a priority for the 21st century

Sir Richard Feachem

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.

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Indonesia's Elections
29
Jun
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Incumbency effects in Indonesia’s mayoral elections

Adrianus Hendrawan, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Adrianus Hendrawan presents his PhD research on factors affecting re-election in mayoral elections in Indonesia.

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02
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Employment and labour markets in Indonesia: main findings on ADB book

Chris Manning

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.

» read more

Image sourced from flickr by Valerie Everett
10
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Coordination of hours within the firm

Assistant Professor Claudio Labanca

Firm-specific constraints on hours worked have been proposed as an important friction that regulates how the labor supply responds to tax changes.

» read more

10
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Forum

Researching rupture: understanding socio-ecological transformations in Southeast Asia

Christian Lund, Jonathan Rigg, Philip Hirsch, Ben Kerkvliet

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.

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10
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

How changes in wage setting regimes may affect employment and growth in the Australian economy

Owen Gabbitas, Productivity Commission

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.

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17
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Knowledge and human capital: education, participation, immigration, and innovation

Glenn Withers

Glenn Withers provides a theoretical framework to better position and understand human capital—the true foundation of growth and progress.

» read more

19
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | PhD Seminar

Exploring the applications of a sophisticated stochastic volatility model

Beili Zhu, PhD Student, CAMA

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.

» read more

19
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Launch

2018 China Update book launch

Ross Garnaut (University of Melbourne); Nicholas Lardy (PIIE) and many more

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.

» read more

20
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Conference

2018 China Update conference

Ross Garnaut (University of Melbourne); Nicholas Lardy (PIIE); Peter Drysdale (ANU);Justin Lin (Peking University); Dwight Perkins (Harvard University); Yiping Huang (Peking University); Xiaolu Wang (NERI); Ligang Song (ANU); Xin Meng (ANU) and many more

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.

» read more

24
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Understanding Inner Mongolian herders’ stocking rate decisions in response to policy initiatives

Jeff Bennett, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Jeff Bennett investigates policies to reduce overgrazing of grasslands in Inner Mongolia, using Choice Modelling and Contingent Behaviour methods.

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Air Pollution in China
25
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Seminar

Central-local government relations and China's clean energy transition

Jonas Nahm

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.

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26
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Demographic changes and macroeconomic implications

Phitawat Poonpolkul, CAMA PhD student

In this seminar, Phitawat Poonpolkul will present an overview of his dissertation on ‘Essays on Demographic Changes and Macroeconomic Implications’.

» read more

31
Jul
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Sensitivity of trade balance to macroeconomic shocks: evidence from PNG

Dek Joe Sum and Bao Nguyen, ANU and UPNG

Dek Joe Sum and Bao Nguyen investigate how the trade balance of PNG reacts to different macroeconomic shocks from mining and non-mining activity.

» read more

01
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Pretty, pure and pious: policing women in Indonesia

Sharyn Graham Davies (Auckland University of Technology)

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.

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Nuclear Weapons
01
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

When proliferation causes peace: The psychology of nuclear crises

Dr Michael Cohen

Should negotiations prove pointless and the status quo persists, what would that mean for the Korean Peninsula and Indo-Pacific security?

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02
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Regime switching in the relationship between the world oil market and China’s output

Bao Nguyen (ANU)

Bao Nguyen present his paper on the dynamic relationship between China’s economic growth and international oil market.

» read more

07
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Controversial mining projects in Australia: some questions on their socio-economic viability

Dodo J Thampapillai, National University of Singapore

Dodo Thampapillai presents his analyses of the socio-economic viability of two controversial mining projects in Australia.

» read more

07
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

Fake news, social media and privacy

Chris Zappone, foreign news editor, The Age; and Rachael Falk, CEO, Cyber Security Research Centre Limited

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.

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08
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Can 'Village Fund' reduce poverty in Indonesia?

Hefrizal Handra (Andalas University)

This seminar will discuss the implementation of the Village Fund program and its impact on social welfare and poverty eradication in rural Indonesia.

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08
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Seminar

A vision for powering our electricity grid with energy storage

Lachlan Blackhall

This talk will provide a blueprint for research and development to ensure we can power our electricity grids with energy storage.

» read more

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09
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Conference

Behavioural economics and public policy

Alex Gyani, Behavioural Insights Team, Australia; Adam Oliver, London School of Economics and Political Science.

TTPI Conference, Behavioural Economics and Public Policy (TTPI-BEPP2018)

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09
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Liability-side financial frictions in an estimated asymmetric country model

Xuan-Lam Nguyen, PhD Student, Crawford School

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.

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09
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Seminar

The 2016 Financial System Crisis Prevention and Mitigation Act and what it means for the Indonesian financial sector

Arif Baharudin (Assistant Minister for Policy and Regulation of Financial Services and Capital Markets, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Indonesia)

Special Seminar from ANU Indonesia Project in cooperation with The Treasury.

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10
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Fiscal policy interdependence across local governments in Indonesia

Ruth Nikijuluw

Ruth Nikijuluw presents her PhD findings on interdependence between local-level governments in Indonesia.

» read more

Image sourced from flickr by VirtualWolf
14
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Seminar

Improving tax compliance through behavioural insights

Su Mon Kyaw-Myint, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet; Sherolea Leonidas, Australian Taxation Office

The Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government and the Australian Taxation Office have recently conducted a number of trials on tax compliance.

» read more

14
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Demographic Dividends: Are they important for Indonesia?

Adrian C Hayes, Demography ANU

Adrian Hayes takes a somewhat sceptical look at the Demographic Dividend concept in the context of Indonesia.

» read more

17
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The earnings and mental health of rural-urban migrants: empirical evidence from four Indonesian cities

Rus’an Nasrudin

Rus’an Nasrudin presents his findings on the implications of rural-urban migration in Indonesia.

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21
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Political cycles in media harassment

Günther G. Schulze, University of Freiburg and ANU

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.

» read more

21
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Asian Development Bank | Roundtable

Technology for aging Asia

Cyn-Young Park, Bambang Susantono

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.

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23
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

A decreasing elasticity of substitution between clean and dirty energy and the potential implications for policy

Tony Wiskich, PhD Student, CAMA

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.

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Nena Stoiljkovic, IFC
23
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

The IFC, development finance and our region: in conversation with Nena Stoiljkovic

Nena Stoiljkovic, IFC Vice President for Asia and Pacific

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.

» read more

24
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Digitalisation and the performance of micro and small enterprises: a case study in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Anna Falentina

Anna Falentina presents her PhD findings from a survey of micro and small enterprises in Indonesia.

» read more

Executive Master of Public Policy
25
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Crawford School at ANU Open Day 2018

Crawford School of Public Policy

If you are looking to enhance your public policy career with a postgraduate qualification, visit Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU Open Day.

» read more

28
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Market volatility, ageing and policies: what is shaping the income distribution in Australia between 2002 and 2016

Hai Anh La, University of Canberra and ANU

Hai Anh La investigates various factors contributing to changes in income inequality in Australia between 2002 and 2016.

» read more

28
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Recruiting

National Security College PhD information evening

Academic representatives, National Security College, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

This event is an opportunity for aspiring PhD candidates to meet College researchers, and discuss the PhD application process and potential research topics.

» read more

29
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Public Seminar

Income contingent loan scheme and gender income gap in Japan: Will WOMANONICS work to close the gap?

Nobuko Nagase, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo

Nobuko Nagase will discuss the income contingent loan scheme and the gender income gap in Japan.

» read more

31
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Do fuel prices affect air quality? Evidence from the Bangkok Metropolitan Region

Panittra Ninpanit

This study investigates the causal link between fuel prices and traffic-related air pollution using Bangkok and the surrounding areas as a case study.

» read more

04
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Australia South Asia Research Centre | Seminar

Impact of governance on bribery and welfare: the case of rural India

Raghbendra Jha, ANU

Raghbendra Jha looks into the practice of bribery as a means of gaining access to welfare programs for households in rural India.

» read more

Japan Update 2018
05
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Update

Japan Update 2018

Sheila Smith, Council of Foreign Relations; Hiroyuki Akita, Nikkei; Lully Miura, University of Tokyo; Debra Hazelton, Mizuho Financial Group; Hiroko Akiyama, University of Tokyo; plus many more.

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.

» read more

Interconnected globe
06
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Function

Cross-sector social impact networking

Paul Schmitz

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.

» read more

Image sourced from Flickr by Alejandro
07
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

New approaches to tax and welfare in Australia and Korea

Professor Choi Wonseok, Professor Kang Byung-Goo, Professor Robert Breunig, Professor Kawabata Yasuyuki, Professor Xiong Wei, Professor John Taylor, Mr Andrew Mills, Dr Jang Jaehyung, Professor Chloe Burnett, Professor Celeste Black, Professor Michael Dirkis, Professor Byun Hyejung, Dr Kim Pil-Hyun, Professor Jun Byung Wook, Professor Peter Whiteford, Professor Lee SeongGyu, Professor Ben Phillips, Professor Cukkoo Joseph, Dr Jeon Byungmok

A two day by-invite only workshop on new research and policy approaches to common challenges on tax and welfare in Australia and Korea.

» read more

10
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | Workshop

Land governance and rural transitions in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

Professor Emeritus Ben White and others

Emeritus Professor Ben White will present on agrarian reforms, commoditisation and smallholder rights: dilemmas of corporate, customary and private ownership.

» read more

12
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Public Seminar

Investigating the forward rate unbiasedness puzzle: Evidence from a meta-analysis

Diana Žigraiová

Diana Žigraiová presents her research on investigating the forward rate unbiasedness puzzle.

» read more

Professor A J Brown
13
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Options for a National Integrity Commission — acting on new evidence on corruption and trust

Professor A J Brown

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.

» read more

Chinese propaganda posters
13
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

Chinese Communist Party interference and influence-building: The view from America

Peter Mattis

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.

» read more

14
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Update

2018 Indonesia Update. Contentious belonging: the place of minorities in Indonesia

Robert Cribb (ANU), Sidney Jones (IPAC), Antoni Tsaputra (UNSW), Saskia Weiringa (Universiteit van Amsterdam, and many others

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.

» read more

18
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Where in Australia has more small-scale solar installations?

Rohan Best, Macquarie University

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.

» read more

Speaker Chris Hoy
20
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Public work programs vs active labour market programs: evidence from Papua New Guinea

Chris Hoy

In this public seminar, Chris Hoy will discuss the findings of his latest research in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

» read more

21
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Life satisfaction data: Is the evidence sufficiently clear for policy applications?

Mark Fabian

Mark Fabian presents evidence that cautions against the use of life satisfaction scales in policy research.

» read more

Image sourced from flickr by Kavin Chan
21
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

Tax lurks of the rich and famous: Why tax havens harm Australia, and how we can curtail them

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Federal Member for Fenner, Shadow Assistant Treasurer

Join Andrew Leigh as he outlines the harms done by tax havens.

» read more

Image sourced from flickr by Ken Teegardin
25
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The employment effects of the mature age worker tax offset

Mr Andrew Carter, The Australian Taxation Office, TTPI Secondee

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.

» read more

25
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Assessing the direct and spillover effects of shocks to refugee remittances

Sarah Walker, UNSW Business School

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.

» read more

26
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Public Seminar

Testing for changes in income inequality in Japan

Haruhisa Nishino (Hiroshima University)

Haruhisa Nishino, Professor of Economic Statistics, investigates income inequality in Japan.

» read more

26
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Joining global production networks: has Indonesia missed the boat?

Prema-Chandra Athukorala (ANU)

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”.

» read more

27
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Innovation, corruption and growth: a case study of Vietnamese SMEs

Hang Hoang, PhD student, CAMA

In this seminar, Hang Hoang presents the results of her investigation on how firms transform innovation knowledge into firm growth.

» read more

28
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Does foreign reserve accumulation crowd out domestic private investment?

Wishnu Mahraddika

Wishnu Mahraddika presents findings on whether foreign reserve accumulation crowd out domestic private investment in the short and long run.

» read more

02
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Poverty alleviation can be an effective conservation strategy

Rhita Simorangkir, CERGE-EI, Charles University

Rhita Simorangkir finds significant side benefits in reduced tree cover loss from an anti-poverty cash transfer program in Indonesia.

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02
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | Other

The enforced disappearance of Sombath Somphone

Film screening

This documentary film, directed by Rann Quinn, surveys the life of Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone.

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03
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Seminar

Wines of Japan and statistics on wine

Kimie Harada, ANU visiting fellow and professor at Chuo University

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.

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Sharon Bessell
03
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

Sharon Bessell - Inspiring Women of ANU

Professor Sharon Bessell

Professor Sharon Bessell’s lecture is the fourth in the inaugural Gender Institute series Inspiring Women of ANU.

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National Security College James Clapper
04
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

Facts and fears: Hard truths from a life in intelligence

Mr James R Clapper AO

Launching his book Facts and Fears, James Clapper shares his experience as a leader of US intelligence

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Be the change-maker.
08
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Talk to us about study in 2019

Cecily Stewart, National Recruitment and Development

Be the change-makers. Talk to Crawford School about graduate study options.

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Image by Tax Credits on Flickr
09
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Public Lecture

Ten years after the financial crisis: What have we learned from the Renaissance in fiscal research?

Valerie Ramey, University of California- San Diego

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.

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Caren Grown at a panel discussion on the future of aid and gender equality
09
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Lecture

Connecting gender equality and reducing poverty

Dr Caren Grown, Senior Director for Gender at the World Bank Corp

Join Caren Grown for this public lecture co-hosted by the ANU Gender Insitute and Crawford School.

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Image sourced from Flickr by Tomas
09
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Does payroll tax affect firm behaviour?

Mr Ben Ralston, The Treasury

Payroll tax has been frequently singled out as having an adverse effect on businesses and the economy in general.

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09
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

How big is the economy-wide rebound effect?

David Stern, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

David Stern reports on a structural vector autoregression study of the economy-wide rebound effect of energy efficiency shocks, using US data.

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10
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Public Seminar

Evaluating willingness to pay for clean air: Evidence from a quasi-experiment in Japan

Shuhei Nishitateno (Kwansei Gakuin University)

Do people pay for cleaner air?

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12
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The impact of district minimum wage on employment by firms in Indonesia

Nurina Merdikawati, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Nurina Merdikawati presents her PhD findings on how minimum wages affect employment in Indonesia.

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16
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Wage convergence and trade

Yixiao Zhou, ANU and Curtin University

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.

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17
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Public Seminar

The emergence of a parallel world: The misperception problem for bank balance sheet risk and lending behaviour

Hitoshi Inoue (Sapporo Gakuin University)

Hitoshi Inoue explores distressed banks’ lending behaviour in Japan’s post-bubble period

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17
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Evaluating the Indonesia Free Pasung Movement: Stopping physical restraint of the mentally ill in rural Java

Aliza Hunt (ANU)

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.

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Cover artwork from the World Development Report 2019: the changing nature of work
17
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Launch

The Australian launch of the World Development Report 2019: The changing nature of work

Michal Rutkowski

Don’t miss the Australian launch of this much anticipated report, with guest speaker Michal Rutkowski.

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19
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Supply-side determinants of product scope: Evidence from Indonesian manufacturing plants

Chandra Putra, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Chandra Putra presents his PhD research on factors affecting scope decisions in production.

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23
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The merit order effect of renewable electricity generation in Australia

Zsuzsanna Csereklyei, RMIT

Zsuzsanna Csereklyei investigates the impact of rapid expansion of renewable electricity generation on wholesale prices in Australia.

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23
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Recruiting

National Security College graduate studies information evening

Academic representatives, National Security College, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

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.

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23
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Launch

Book launch: Hybrid public policy innovations

Jenny Gordon, Robert Breunig, Andrew Podger, Helen Sullivan, Mark Fabian

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.

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24
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | South Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Forum

Threat of trade wars and financial crises: Asia's response

Mari Pangestu, the University of Indonesia; David Gruen, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet; He Fan, Peking University; Shiro Armstrong, ANU; Suman Bery, Brussels think-tank Bruegel; Craig Emerson, ANU

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.

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Image sourced from flickr by Celine Harrand
25
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

Argentine economy in the long run and the formation of federal finances

Dr Miguel Angel Asensio

The Argentine economy deserves considerable attention from a historical perspective.

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26
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Sustainability of public debt in Sri Lanka under symmetric and asymmetric cointegration among fiscal variables

Shanika Rathnayake, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Shanika Rathnayake introduces her PhD research on factors affecting debt sustainability in Sri Lanka.

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30
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

How bad government can ruin a country: the case of Zimbabwe

David Gadiel, Centre for Independent Studies

David Gadiel argues that the decline of Zimbabwe is a classic case of how bad government can ruin a country.

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31
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Public Seminar

The effects of the new fiscal rule and creative accounting: Empirical evidence from Japanese municipalities with Hideo Yunoue

Haruaki Hirota (Musashi University)

Haruaki Hirota explores the phenomenon in creative accounting by fiscal adjustments with municipalities postponing improving their true fiscal deficits.

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31
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

How do Indonesians’ perceptions of inequality shape their support for redistribution? Evidence from a Randomised Control Trial

Chris Hoy

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.

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

Estimating the impact of a natural disaster on remittances in the Philippines: Evidence from Typhoon Haiyan

Christopher Cabuay, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Christopher Cabuay presents his PhD findings on the effect of Typhoon Haiyan on remittance receipts by affected families.

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02
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Public Seminar

House price and credit cycles: Effects of global liquidity and risk perception

Satoshi Tobe (Kwansei Gakuin University)

Satoshi Tobe explores the determinants of house prices.

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05
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Lecture

Human capital development in the digitalisation era

HE Dr Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance, Indonesia

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.

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06
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The Indonesia energy technology assessment study

Arif Syed, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Arif Syed reports on an electricity generation technology cost study to guide effective government policies and investment decisions in Indonesia.

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Robot face
06
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Launch

Should robots replace public servants?

Professor Mari Velonaki, Professor Donald Moynihan, Charles McHardie and Associate Professor Helen Dickinson

Join a panel of experts for this book launch of Reimagining the Future Public Service Workforce.

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Old timber dwelling
08
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Forum

Rusted off: Political action and change in country Australia

Gabrielle Chan, Peter Holding, Associate Professor Carolyn Hendriks, Dr Jill Sheppard and Denis Ginnivan

As country Australia increasingly turns away from its traditional ‘rusted on’ voting patterns, communities are testing new options for both representation and policy solutions.

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09
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

An integrated theory of subjective well-being

Mark Fabian, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Mark Fabian presents the final oral presentation of his PhD research on subjective well-being.

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13
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Distributional analysis of the role of breadth and persistence of multiple deprivation in the health gradient measured by biomarkers

Kompal Sinha, Macquarie University

Kompal Sinha analyses the relationship between health and socioeconomic status, accounting for the role of breadth and persistence in deprivation.

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Image sourced from flickr by Sean MacEntee
13
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

Building a better feedback loop

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Federal Member for Fenner, Shadow Assistant Treasurer

Join Hon Andrew Leigh as he discusses the importance of raising the evidence bar.

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Power Meri
14
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Other

Femili PNG Film Screening: Power Meri

David Westley

Join the Development Policy Centre and Femili PNG on November 14 for a screening of the incredible film, Power Meri.

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15
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Postgraduate information evening

Cecily Stewart, Manager, National Recruitment and Development, Crawford School of Public Policy

Looking to enhance or build your public policy career? Explore your options with us.

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National Security College and democracy
15
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

No meaning or control: Democracy’s future in the face of domestic and foreign influences

Dr Jennifer Hunt, Dr Adam Henschke, Associate Professor Matthew Sussex

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.

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16
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Risk aversion among Australian households: Empirical evidence from panel data

Owen Freestone, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Owen Freestone presents his PhD work looking at the empirical evidence on risk aversion.

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19
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | Seminar

The cascading impact of disasters in a warming world

Dr Robert Glasser — Honorary Associate Professor, College of Asia and the Pacific

Join Dr Robert Glasser for this seminar on the cascading hazards and impacts of disasters in a warming world.

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20
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Kyrgyzstan: A Central Asian transition economy at the crossroads

Prema-Chandra Athukorala and Hal Hill, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

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.

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21
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Institutional renewal and family planning in Indonesia

Emeritus Professor Terry Hull (ANU)

This seminar will discuss institutional renewal in the context of the family planning program in Indonesia.

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22
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Improved methods for combining point forecasts for an asymmetrically distributed variable

Professor Shaun Vahey, University of Warwick

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.

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22
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Other

APS Review update: IPAA ACT Future Leaders Series finale 2018

Mr David Williamson, PMC; Professor Helen Sullivan, Crawford School

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.

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23
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Commodity diversification and export performance: a comparative study of Asian developing countries

Alongkorn Tanasritunyakul, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

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.

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Image by skeeze on Pixabay
23
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Seminar

Revisiting the income elasticity of energy consumption: an OECD & non-OECD country panel analysis

Brantley Liddle, National University of Singapore

Brantley Liddle shares new modelling results on the effect of income on energy demand.

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27
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

IMF World Economic Outlook October 2018

Malhar Nabar, International Monetary Fund

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.

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Bird's eye view over orange rooftops of Surabaya city
27
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The Indonesia Family Life Survey (IFLS)

Firman Witoelar Kartaadipoetra, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

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.

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30
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The role of imported intermediate inputs in Indonesia’s manufacturing exports

Deasy Pane, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Deasy Pane details her PhD research findings on the importance of imports for Indonesia’s ability to export manufactured goods.

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National Security College Chinese prison camps
04
Dec
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

The Uyghur emergency: The causes and consequences of China's mass incarceration of Turkic Muslims

Associate Professor Michael Clarke, Mr Nury A. Turkel, Ms Louisa Greve

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.

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07
Dec
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Does the income elasticity of electricity demand in Thailand change with income?

Panittra Ninpanit, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Panittra Ninpanit presents findings on the income elasticity of electricity demand in Thailand.

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07
Dec
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Public Lecture

The 'natural resource curse' and sustainable economic development

Mark Partridge, Professor and the Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy at the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, Ohio State University

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.

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11
Dec
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Seminar

Carbon taxation in a fossil fuel-dependent economy: The case of Canada

Prof Kathryn Harrison, University of British Columbia

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.

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11
Dec
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

The road to Indonesia’s 2019 elections

Panel speakers

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.

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12
Dec
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Apocalypticism, radicalisation and jihadism: exploring the impact of ‘End of World’ discourses on Indonesian Islamism

Greg Fealy (ANU)

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.

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14
Dec
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | South Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Seminar

National Parliament Fellowship Program seminar, India 2018

Bhavya Gupta, ANU; Radhika Agarwal, ANU

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.

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20
Dec
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Low volatility as a predictor of stock market crisis

Lin Qi

In this seminar, Lin Qi will present an overview of his thesis on Low volatility as a predictor of stock market crisis.

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