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May 2024

01
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar

Navigating ideational dynamics: actor-policy interactions in implementation of Indonesia’s higher education reform

Hali Aprimadya (speaker) Dr Annabel Dulhunty (Moderator)

This presentation showcases a PhD research project; it demonstrates that the implementation of research-related policies in Indonesian higher education is a political endeavour shaped by the interactions between actors’ held beliefs and practices and policies’ ideas and objectives.

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02
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | PhD Seminar

Dynamics of grassroots collectivism: natural resource conflicts and social movements in Thailand’s special economic zones

Ratchada Arpornsilp

Internationally, Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have rapidly expanded as a spatial model and engine to promote industrial economic growth and development. This study addresses a significant gap in understanding about why and how spatially intensive regional developments like SEZs can spark environmental social movements and novel public policy deliberations within repressive political spaces.

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03
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Are government ministers in Papua New Guinea more likely to be re-elected?

Alyssa Leng, Research Officer, ANU

Being a government minister is often seen in Papua New Guinea (PNG) as providing a resource and reputational advantage for parliamentarians running for re-election.

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03
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Education competition and ultra-low fertility rates in East Asia

Mr Ji Li, PhD Candidate, Research School of Economics, ANU

The lowest fertility rates in the world now occurring in East Asia.

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07
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Savings transition in Asia: Unity in diversity

Prema-chandra Athukorala, ANU

This seminar seeks to understand factors affecting saving rates in Asia.

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08
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Lecture

Sadli Lecture 2024

Professor Kunal Sen, UNU-WIDER, Helsinki and Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, UK

Program

Broken Ladders? Labour Market Inequality in Indonesia and India

Lecture by Prof. Kunal Sen, UNU-WIDER, Helsinki and Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, UK

The event will be held in English. Indonesian language interpretation and Indonesian sign language interpretation will be available.

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09
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Other

Politicians on trial: Rebuilding judicial legitimacy in Malaysia (2018-2024)

Amalina Yasmin Mohd Sokri (speaker) Associate Professor Grant Walton (Moderator)

This presentation will explore a PhD project aiming to understand how the Federal Court in Malaysia frames its communication with the public in high-profile political cases, and what reception it receives among the media, civil society and the legal profession at large.

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10
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Progressive income-contingent student loans

Dr Yue Hua, UNSW

Progressive income contingent loans (ICLs) for college students, where repayment rates increase with income, may provide additional insurance against income risks after graduation.

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14
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Air pollution and agricultural productivity in a developing country

Josh Merfeld, KDI School of Public Policy and Management and IZA

This seminar will delve in whether and how air pollution from coal plants affects agricultural productivity.

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15
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Seminar

2024 aid budget breakfast

Various

The Development Policy Centre team presented their analysis of the 2024-25 budget and trends in Australian and global aid.

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16
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | RE&D Research Seminar

Cultural conflict around horses in Ngarigu Country, the Snowy-Monaro region

Jakelin Troy and Lara Troy-O'Leary

Horses are contested cultural beings for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in the Snowies, Ngarigu Country. In this talk the speakers will explore the cultural significance and conflict surrounding horses in Ngarigu Country. Horses are cultural but they also destroy culture.

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20
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Conference

Policy Dialogue on Migration and Ageing in a Multicultural Australia: Challenges and Opportunities

Multiple Speakers

CEPAR/CAMA Policy Dialogue on Migration and Ageing in a Multicultural Australia: Challenges and Opportunities on 20 May 2024 at Molonglo Theatre, Crawford School of Public Policy

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21
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Does performance pay enhance social accountability? Evidence from remote schools in Indonesia

Arya Gaduh (University of Arkansas)

This paper investigates whether giving communities authority over teacher performance pay improves the effectiveness of social accountability in Indonesia’s remote schools.

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22
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

First Nations women in public policy lecture with Prof Megan Davis

Scientia Professor Megan Davis FAHA FASSA FAAL

In this important lecture, Professor Davis will explore the political process for justice and human rights for First Nations Australians in the wake of the referendum defeat.

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23
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | RE&D Research Seminar

Rethinking Governance of Land, Haze Pollution, and Floods in Thailand

Assistant Professor Dr. Khanin Hutanuwatr, Dr. Chaya Vaddhanaphuti, Assistant Professor Dr. Phaothai Sin-ampol

This seminar offers a series of understanding governance synergies from current major environmental crises and knowledge contestations in Thailand.

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23
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Other

Reimagining Indonesian technology transfer policies amid the shifting global technology flows

Andree Surianta

This presentation showcases a PhD research project conducted in Indonesia, which contributes to both academic discourse and policy formulation by offering actionable insights for redefining technology transfer frameworks in developing countries

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24
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Business dynamism indicators in Australia

David Hansell

David Hansell presents his research on business dynamism in Australia.

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28
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Lecture

A shrinking humanitarian space and increasing humanitarian needs

Dr Christos Christou, International President, Médecins Sans Frontières | Arunn Jegan, Head of Mission and Humanitarian Affairs Lead, Médecins Sans Frontières Australia

As conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine capture the public’s attention, Médecins Sans Frontières(MSF) argues it’s time to raise the alert on the erosion of international humanitarian law and increasing risks faced by aid workers.

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29
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Development Policy Centre | Public Lecture

Timor-Leste's economic development & priorities

Helder-Lopes, Central Bank Governor of Timor-Leste

This event is a joint event hosted by Development Policy Centre and Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis as a part of Special Visit Program of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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31
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Money creation and capital allocation

Charles Brukner

Charles Brukner presents his research on how the banking system creates and allocates new money in the economy.

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31
May
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Taxing High-Powered Entrepreneurship

Professor Florian Scheuer , University of Zurich

This paper provides new measures of the payoff distribution faced by founders of VC-backed start-ups in the United States.

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