COVID-19

Events

April 2020

01
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Conference

Powered by People: National Security Futures Conference

A list of International and domestic speakers - visit the webstie for details

An international conference focusing on people as the front line of national security.

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01
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Seminar

Reading the Corona: from gloom to doom, are we doing the right thing?

Haryo Aswicahyono, Centre for Strategic and International Studies; Puspa Amri, Sonoma State University; Erick Hansnata, KPMG Australia; Ari Perdana, Asian Development Bank

In the first Indonesia Project Global Seminar last week, we discussed policy challenges in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak in Indonesia. In this second talk, we will draw some comparative perspectives on what measures have been introduced in other countries and how they might or might not work in Indonesia.

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01
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Launch

In conversation with Margaret Simons

Margaret Simons, Professor Helen Sullivan, and Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Margaret Simons will be in conversation with Professor Helen Sullivan on Margaret’s new Quarterly Essay Cry Me A River: The Tragedy of the Murray-Darling Basin.

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02
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Remittance trap: myth or reality? Threshold study of remittances and growth

Sud Dahal

The paper presented in this seminar revisits the debate on remittance and growth nexus, examining whether there is a ‘remittance trap’ or ‘threshold’ which remittances start to have a negative effect on growth.

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02
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Seminar

What drives innovation in Asia? COVID-19: What will be the economic impact?

Donghyn Park, Rommel Rabanal - Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) flagship economic publication Asian Development Outlook 2020 (ADO) provides a comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic issues in developing Asia and the Pacific, including growth projections by country and region.

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03
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The effect of gasoline prices on suburban housing values in China

Tong Zhang

Tong Zhang presents new PhD research on gasoline prices and housing values in China.

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03
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Recruiting

Crawford School at The Big Meet - Sydney

Crawford School of Public Policy

ANU Crawford School of Public Policy is coming to Sydney!

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06
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

Gender Responsive Budgeting and Progressing Breastfeeding Policy in 2020 and Beyond – Introductory Webinar

Various - see program in 'downloads' tab

How to progress breastfeeding policy in Australia, through applying innovative global initiatives.

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07
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The labour market impact of a high skilled migration wave: evidence following the abolition of the White Australia Policy

Toan Nguyen, Curtin University

Toan Nguyen finds positive impacts of immigrants on native Australian workers, including higher wages and fewer workers in part-time employment.

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08
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Seminar

Restricting human movements: public health outcomes and economic consequences

Pandu Riono, Universitas Indonesia; Manoj Pandey, ANU/University of Papua New Guinea; I Nyoman Sutarsa, ANU

In this webinar, the third in our series covering the COVID-19 pandemic, we talk about social distancing intervention controversy in Indonesia, the lockdown policy in India, and the implication of restriction policies to the poor and possible ways to balance the tension between public health risk and economic risk

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14
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Improving SME tax compliance without increasing revenue? Evidence from a population-wide randomised controlled trial in Papua New Guinea

Christopher Hoy, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Hoy reports on an experiment to gauge the impact of “nudging” small and medium sized enterprises towards tax compliance in Papua New Guinea.

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17
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Pliant like the bamboo: Institutional heterogeneities of host countries and the labour market assimilation of Filipinos around the world

Christopher James R. Cabuay

Christopher Cabuay presents his PhD findings on labour market assimilation

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17
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Lecture

Corona-induced tension between regulations and actions

Philips J Vermonte, Centre for Strategic and International Studies; Bivitri Susanti, Pusat Studi Hukum dan Kebijakan Indonesia; Imelda Deinla, ANU

In this webinar, we invite Philips Vermonte (CSIS), Bivitri Susanti (PSHK) and Imelda Deinla (ANU) to discuss how governance and regulations interact in this extraordinary time.

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20
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

Breastfeeding policy in 2020 and beyond – Emergency and pandemic preparedness and response planning in Australia

Various - see program in 'downloads tab'

In times of health crisis and emergency, including COVID-19, the implementation of the WHO/UNICEF Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding is more important than ever.

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21
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Taxes and transfers in the time of COVID-19: A brownbag with Robert Breunig and Steven Hamilton

Robert Breunig, Crawford school of Public Policy, ANU; Steven Hamilton, The George Washington University, USA and TTPI Research Affiliate

Join Robert Breunig and Steven Hamilton as they discuss the crucial role of the tax and transfer system during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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21
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The effective rate of spillover protection: Trade wars in an era of global value chains

Jayant Menon, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore

In the context of the the US-China trade war, Menon explains how a relatively small tariff on Chinese exports to the US can greatly disrupt global supply chains.

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24
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Openness and the growth-poverty nexus: Reappraisal with a new openness indicator

Wannaphong Durongkaveroj

Wannaphong Durongkaveroj his third PhD chapter on openness, growth, and poverty

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28
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Migrant health workers are on the COVID-19 frontline: we need more of them

Helen Dempster and Rebekah Smith

Helen Dempster and Rebekah Smith discussed ways in which we can address global health worker shortages during pandemics, and, in the long-term, build up the global stock of health workers to address increasingly worrying demographic impacts.

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29
Apr
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Seminar

Is COVID-19 the next dengue and tuberculosis for Indonesia?

Panji Hadisoemarto, Universitas Padjadjaran

Dr Panji Hadisoemarto will talk about the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia. He will then discuss some policy options while also drawing some lessons from other countries.

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