Researchers estimate that since 2016 one million people have been detained without trial
The ANU College of Asia & the Pacific will host a workshop to explore how researchers and practitioners have attempted to impact land governance in very different political settings.
The Update is the flagship conference of the Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC) in Crawford School of Public Policy, and the Japan Institute at The Australian National University. Bringing together experts from Australia, Japan and around the region, the Update provides a comprehensive overview of Japan’s current economic and political landscape, gives an ‘update’ on the country’s recent developments and forecasts its future directions.
Persistency in teachers' grading bias and effects on longer-term outcomes: university admission exams and choice of field of study
The study examines how teachers’ gender role attitudes and stereotypes influence the gender gap.
There are several efforts underway in the Pacific Islands to insure public and private assets against natural disasters such as cyclones and earthquakes. However, most Pacific islands are heavily aid dependent and cannot afford to pay the high premiums associated with disaster risk insurance. Therefore, insurance to cover disaster risk likely needs to be subsidised to offset costs and to build trust. In this presentation, Vijaya Ramachandran made recommendations for governments and donors based on her recent research.
This Symposium will discuss various possible routes towards a more effective and democratic system of global governance, and an eventual world parliament.
Does Australia ‘punch below its weight’ in Africa?
This conference examines the quality of Indonesian democracy. The contributors will identify, assess and debate the signs of democratic backsliding across a range of political and institutional contexts.
Examining the water market in Metro Manila: an analysis of the dynamics of investment policy through household investment
Albert Lamberte presents his PhD findings on water market privatisation in Metro Manila.
Growth prospects for Asia and the Pacific: opportunities, risks and the Asian Development Bank’s role
The Asian Development Bank’s President, Takehiko Nakao, will deliver the Arndt Lecture on growth prospects for Asia and the Pacific.
ANU/The Canberra Times Meet the Author series presents a public lecture by Professor Richard Baldwin talking about his latest book The Globotics Upheaval: Globalization, Robotics, and the Future of Work.
Many donors are rethinking how aid can better confront fragility and support governments and communities to build resilience. Reflecting on lessons of the past, the United States is currently working through several new initiatives and proposed reforms that seek to address shortcomings. In this seminar, Vijaya Ramachandran provided an overview of the newly released report based on these conversations, and its recommendations.
In the 2019 Mitchell Oration, Dr Natalia Kanem of UNFPA discussed the remarkable gains in sexual and reproductive health and rights since 1969, and point to the remaining economic, social, institutional and other barriers that prevent women, girls and young people from making their own decisions and fulfilling their potential.
Bilateral trade interdependence and political relations: evidence from Asia’s giants in the post-Cold War era
Vishesh Agarwal will present his thesis proposal review on political tensions and trade.
Barr argues that Singapore’s technocratic system has demonstrably failed, raising serious doubts about the wisdom of treating that country as a model for governance.
Dr Manumatavai Tupou-Roosen, the new Director General of the FFA, will reflect on the future role of the FFA.
Please join us for this upcoming and very interesting PhD Final Seminar on governing currents.
Adrianus Hendrawan presents his PhD findings on the determinants and effects of corruption in Indonesia.
The growing risk of population displacement from climate change in the Pacific means that the environment, disasters, mobility, security, “trapped populations” and resettlement will be key issues for countries in the region to consider in the future. In this seminar, Ari Perdana spoke to ways that will minimise negative impacts on vulnerable populations during turbulent times and change.
In this seminar on 24 Sep, Mr Ari Perdana, an evaluation specialist at the Independent Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank, discussed the outcomes of an evaluation focussing on environmental, involuntary resettlement and indigenous peoples safeguards.
Raghbendra Jha examines the impact of restricted and unrestricted fiscal grants on tax effort of Panchayats (Elected Village Councils) via wages, profits, and incentives.
This seminar will examine how middle-class Muslim women are dealing with the contradictory gender expectations arising from their economic and domestic roles
In this seminar, Daniel Silva Withmory will present his paper that analyses the responses of output and hours worked to shocks that have permanent and transitory effects on output.
Real exchange rate misalignment in developing countries: measurement, determinants, and policy issues
Wishnu Mahraddika presents his PhD findings on real exchange rate misalignment.