The authors examine the long-term effects of the spraying of deforestation chemicals by the US military on the prevalence of disability among civilians born after the Vietnam war ended.
In search of social protection: The government of poverty and the evolution of entitlements on Indonesia’s rural periphery
Crawford School’s John McCarthy gives the Anthropology Seminar on In search of social protection on Wednesday 2 Oct 2019 from 9.30am - 11.00am at the Marie Reay Teaching Centre.
The one-day conference discusses the constitutional (rule of law) history in Vietnam, and examines the nature of Vietnam’s polity and compares it with China’s. It also traces the impact of internal and external forces on the reform of the legal system and state institutions in Vietnam.
The paper presented in this seminar shows that the likelihood a defaulting sovereign is granted an IMF loan is increasing with US banks’ exposures to its country.
Hai Thanh Nguyen presents her PhD findings on Vietnamese manufacturing productivity.
Xin Meng argues that descendants of those affected by China’s Cultural Revolution are less trusting, less trustworthy, and less likely to choose to compete than those whose predecessors were not affected.
Nurina Merdikawati presents her PhD research on the employment impacts of restrictive labour market regulations in Indonesia.
In this lecture, Associate Professor Jennifer Lees-Marshment from the University of Auckland looks at political management and how it is more of a dance than a march, involving the unseen and the informal, and requiring artful and tactful leadership to draw on and extend diverse sources of power.
Ramesh Paudel argues that intraregional transport costs play a dominant role in lowering trade volumes, and investigates the scope for improving South Asian export performance.
In this seminar, Dr Nicolas Lemay-Hébert discussed the difficult policy choices facing development and humanitarian organisations when every set of policies addressing one side of the equilibrium is bound to impact the other.
This workshop will cover a range of examples of practical enablers proven to lead to system-wide improvements, with the opportunity to compare and contrast approaches in different countries and in different contexts.
Ruchira Talukdar talks about anti-coal and anti-poor on 17 October from 12.30 to 1.30 pm at Crawford School. Come to join us.
Inggrid presents her PhD findings on air passenger traffic and innovation.
Addressing climate change has become a matter of existential and urgent concern. Each year, ANU Learning Communities has been engaging in these discussions through the Great Green Debate. This year the panel will discuss on the question: ‘Should Australia declare a climate emergency?’
The Arndt-Corden Department of Economics 2019 Open Forum is an opportunity for all ACDE and Crawford staff, students and interested members of the public to come together, learn about each other’s research and discuss the major economic challenges facing Asia and the World.
A public lecture on ‘US-China relations & America’s Asian partners’ by Professor David M. Lampton, Director of SAIS-China, Johns Hopkins University.
In this seminar, David Aled Williams from SOAS University of London will talk about the political ecology of REDD+ in Indonesia.
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.
Abdul Nasir presents his PhD research showing that resource rent taxes can improve the economic performance of oil and gas extraction.
What motivates giving? Three things learned from field experiments with charity and foundation partners
Join Professor Petrie as she present evidence on motives and barriers to giving.
The value of flood mitigation infrastructure in developing countries megacities: The case of the East Flood Canal in Jakarta, Indonesia
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.
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.