COVID-19

Events

November 2023

Professor Lauren Rickards
02
Nov
2023
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | Lecture

The work of adaptation, the adaptation of work: intricacies and urgencies of the climate challenge

Professor Lauren Rickards

In this talk, Lauren Rickards will outline the thinking behind the new La Trobe Climate Change Adaptation Lab she is leading and how a detailed focus on ‘work’ opens up important new questions about all climate change responses and the role of universities within them.

» read more

Woman selling vegetables in a market
08
Nov
2023
Crawford School of Public Policy | Indonesia Study Group

Measuring wellbeing in Indonesia: The Indonesia Wellbeing Scale and its application in Jayapura

Dr Kate Sollis (University of Tasmania) and Dr Herdiyan Maulana (Universitas Negeri Jakarta

Dr Kate Sollis (University of Tasmania) and Dr Herdiyan Maulana (Universitas Negeri Jakarta) explore the culturally mediated concept of well-being.

» read more

13
Nov
2023
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Public Lecture

The political economy of "Indonesia 2045 vision"

Dr Muhamad Chatib Basri

Public lecture by Dr Muhamad Chatib Basri, President Commissioner PT Bank Mandiri and former Finance Minister of the Republic of Indonesia.

» read more

Tracing value added in the presence of foreign direct investment
14
Nov
2023
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Tracing value added in the presence of foreign direct investment

Professor Zhi Wang, George Mason University

The seminar presents a new unified framework to trace value added along global supply chains that distinguishes foreign-invested enterprises from local firms and finds that the size of GVC activities doubles that in the previous literature.

» read more

17
Nov
2023
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Gender disparities in the effects of clean fuels on health and domestic labour: Evidence from rural China

Yiyi Zhao

Yiyi Zhao presents her research on the effects of clean fuels on health and domestic labour in rural China.

» read more

17
Nov
2023
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Business dynamism indicators in Australia

David Hansell, PhD Candidate, Crawford School of Public Policy

Business or economic dynamism is often attributed as the reason for increasing concentration, mark ups, declining labour share of income and productivity.

» read more

21
Nov
2023
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Conference

Public Sector Economics Conference 2023

Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM and more

The Public Sector Economics Conference 2023 provides an opportunity to hear the latest research, analysis and thinking in public policy economics.

» read more

A newspaper article from 1945 title Grim Conditions in Netherlands Indies
22
Nov
2023
Crawford School of Public Policy | Indonesia Study Group

Missing millions: The victims of Java's 1944-45 famine

Associate Professor Pierre van der Eng (The Australian National University)

Pierre van der Eng explores the overlooked history of the famine victims during Japanese occupation of Indonesia during the Second World War.

» read more

Image sourced from Flickr by 401(k)2012 http://401kcalculator.org
24
Nov
2023
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Does the presence of tax haven subsidiaries affect the usage of share buybacks schemes? The case of U.S. multinational companies

Alessandro Chiari, PhD candidate, Charles University, Prague

This study examines whether the use of tax haven subsidiaries by U.S. multinational corporations (MNCs) is associated with more intense usage of share buybacks.

» read more

Cosmas Shiridzinomwa
28
Nov
2023
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Corruption, Coercion, and Consent in Zimbabwe’s Elections: On Mugabe’s Mode of Political Production

David Moore

Join us on 28 November as David Moore discusses the relationship between African elections and corruption through his book Mugabe’s Legacy: Coups, Conspiracies and the Conceits of Power in Zimbabwe

» read more

30
Nov
2023
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | PhD Seminar

Thesis Proposal Review Seminar The potential of schools to foster climate agency and transformation in regional Australia: a case study in Wagga Wagga, NSW

Tanja Russell

Tanja Russell presents a PhD Thesis Proposal Review (TPR) seminar about research on ‘The potential of schools to foster climate agency and transformation in regional Australia: a case study in Wagga Wagga, NSW’.

» read more

Updated:  30 November 2023/Responsible Officer:  Crawford Engagement/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team