Events

October 2019

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22
Oct
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Public Lecture

US-China relations and America's Asian partners

Professor David M. Lampton, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

A public lecture on ‘US-China relations & America’s Asian partners’ by Professor David M. Lampton, Director of SAIS-China, Johns Hopkins University.

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23
Oct
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Waste lessons from Indonesia

Lea Jellinek, Monash University

Waste is dramatically affecting the land, waterways, soils, sea, air and health of Indonesian citizens. This talk investigates how people can be taught to separate waste and the different approaches adopted in Indonesia.

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23
Oct
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | RE&D Research Seminar

Shaping room for manoeuver: a political ecology of REDD+ in Indonesia

David Aled Williams

In this seminar, David Aled Williams from SOAS University of London will talk about the political ecology of REDD+ in Indonesia.

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24
Oct
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Overinvestment and uncertainty: Evidence from renewable and non-renewable resource firms

Denny Irawan, PhD Student, CAMA

This study examines the tendency of resource firms to overinvest induced by business cycles and uncertainties. The analysis is conducted using unbalanced panel data of 596 resource companies in 32 countries between 1986 and 2017 in four resource sectors: (1) alternative energy; (2) forestry and paper; (3) mining; and (4) oil and gas producers. The overall results suggest a positive uncertainty-overinvestment relationship.

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25
Oct
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Mining fiscal systems and resource rents: evidence from oil and gas producing countries

Abdul Nasir

Abdul Nasir presents his PhD research showing that resource rent taxes can improve the economic performance of oil and gas extraction.

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29
Oct
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

What motivates giving? Three things learned from field experiments with charity and foundation partners

Professor Ragan Petrie, Texas A&M University, USA

Join Professor Petrie as she present evidence on motives and barriers to giving.

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29
Oct
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

The value of flood mitigation infrastructure in developing countries megacities: The case of the East Flood Canal in Jakarta, Indonesia

Budy Resosudarmo, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Budy Resosudarmo examines the impact on housing prices of flood mitigation through the improvement of Jakarta’s East Flood Canal, using a hedonic price analysis of Jakarta’s housing market.

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30
Oct
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Seminar

The impact of 'banking the unbanked' in a remote part of Papua New Guinea

Mr Christopher Hoy

Can having access to bank accounts, participating in financial literacy training and receiving SMS reminders increase savings and empower women to have a greater say in household finances? This seminar will discuss one of the first large-scale randomised control trials in the Pacific, in partnership with the Bank of PNG.

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