Creating a future without poverty: In conversation with Philip Alston, Sabina Alkire and Sharon Bessell
Join Mark Kenny as he talks to three of the world’s leading voices on poverty measurement, research, and eradication about creating a post-COVID future without poverty. Is such a future possible? What steps must the world take now to end poverty in all its forms, everywhere, by 2030?
Krisna Gupta presents his PhD research on the impacts of trade policy on Indonesian firms
Join us on Wednesday 7 October, the morning after the Federal Budget is delivered, as the Devpolicy team goes through the numbers to find out what the future holds for Australia’s aid engagement.
Umi Yaumidin presents her final PhD paper on female empowerment in agriculture and agricultural productivity.
This engaging three-day program introduces participants to the central issues, threats, challenges and opportunities that underpin Australia’s national security environment.
Participants will improve their understanding of Australia’s national security environment; hear from a range of thought leaders and experts; build a network; and enhance their ability to conduct critical conversations.
Longden investigates the viability of green hydrogen as a zero-carbon fuel, identifying conditions under which it will be cost-competitive with traditional fuels.
While the world of policy is often chaotic and unpredictable, academic concepts and frameworks can help policy makers to understand how policy issues are identified and analysed and the major policy instruments available to government in reaching and communicating its decisions. This Series will explain how policy is made at the national level, highlighting the importance of understanding your minister and the government for whom you work.
This interactive and practical nine-day program will deepen participants’ understanding of the national security community and the range of strategic challenges it faces - now and into the future.
Participants will gain insight into the issues and forces of change affecting the strategic environment; build lasting professional networks; and gain exposure to a diversity of views and critical thinking on how Australia’s national security future might best be framed.
Raschky uses satellite imagery and corresponding ground truth data to predict regional fixed capital and then to construct regional GDP per capita.
This webinar will present findings from a recent World Bank phone survey of Pacific seasonal workers and their employers, and from phone-based interviews of Pacific diaspora groups in Australia and New Zealand.
RE&D Scholar Associate Professor Ida Kubiszewski will present her research insights on measuring wellbeing. The seminar will be facilitated by Maeve Powell.
This course builds on Policy Essentials: what you need to know to design and implement good policy to help participants to identify and deal with the challenges in developing evidence-informed policy and programs. The course will include how to critique evidence when you are not an expert and have little time. There will be a particular emphasis on how to communicate evidence for greatest policy impact and to guide program implementation using a range of real-world examples for illustration.
As policymakers, encouraging people to make the right choices about their health, wealth and overall well-being can be challenging. In this course, you will learn about the cognitive biases we all bring to decisions and how you can use ‘nudge’ theory in policy design to make better choices.
Marit Kragt reports on an experiment in which farmers were encouraged to adopt climate change mitigation actions using crowdfunding finance.
After World War II, international attention turned to economic reconstruction and the transition back to peace-time.
This course will draw on the principles of systems thinking and complex adaptive systems to frame new approaches for planning that enable the development of outcomes, objectives and actions to be developed with sufficient flexibility that will enable change in direction to changing circumstances.