Events

August 2018

01
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Pretty, pure and pious: policing women in Indonesia

Sharyn Graham Davies (Auckland University of Technology)

This seminar will discuss how various forms of power are levelled precisely at the borders of a woman’s body, which later are framed as bio-borders.

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Nuclear Weapons
01
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

When proliferation causes peace: The psychology of nuclear crises

Dr Michael Cohen

Should negotiations prove pointless and the status quo persists, what would that mean for the Korean Peninsula and Indo-Pacific security?

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02
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Regime switching in the relationship between the world oil market and China’s output

Bao Nguyen (ANU)

Bao Nguyen present his paper on the dynamic relationship between China’s economic growth and international oil market.

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07
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Controversial mining projects in Australia: some questions on their socio-economic viability

Dodo J Thampapillai, National University of Singapore

Dodo Thampapillai presents his analyses of the socio-economic viability of two controversial mining projects in Australia.

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07
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

Fake news, social media and privacy

Chris Zappone, foreign news editor, The Age; and Rachael Falk, CEO, Cyber Security Research Centre Limited

The emergence of social media has created a new vulnerability for open societies - a terrain crowded with illiberal propaganda, interference and weaponised narratives. In an age where accusations of the fake news, privacy invasion and information warfare are rife, come along to hear a panel of leading Cyber Security Commentators discuss their take on the interaction and policy ramifications of social media, fake news and privacy in today’s world.

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08
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Can 'Village Fund' reduce poverty in Indonesia?

Hefrizal Handra (Andalas University)

This seminar will discuss the implementation of the Village Fund program and its impact on social welfare and poverty eradication in rural Indonesia.

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08
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Seminar

A vision for powering our electricity grid with energy storage

Lachlan Blackhall

This talk will provide a blueprint for research and development to ensure we can power our electricity grids with energy storage.

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09
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Conference

Behavioural economics and public policy

Alex Gyani, Behavioural Insights Team, Australia; Adam Oliver, London School of Economics and Political Science.

TTPI Conference, Behavioural Economics and Public Policy (TTPI-BEPP2018)

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09
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Liability-side financial frictions in an estimated asymmetric country model

Xuan-Lam Nguyen, PhD Student, Crawford School

In this seminar, Xuan-Lam develops a business cycle model of two asymmetric countries in which independent banking sectors are subject to moral hazards due to their ability to divert assets.

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09
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Seminar

The 2016 Financial System Crisis Prevention and Mitigation Act and what it means for the Indonesian financial sector

Arif Baharudin (Assistant Minister for Policy and Regulation of Financial Services and Capital Markets, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Indonesia)

Special Seminar from ANU Indonesia Project in cooperation with The Treasury.

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10
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Fiscal policy interdependence across local governments in Indonesia

Ruth Nikijuluw

Ruth Nikijuluw presents her PhD findings on interdependence between local-level governments in Indonesia.

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14
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Seminar

Improving tax compliance through behavioural insights

Su Mon Kyaw-Myint, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet; Sherolea Leonidas, Australian Taxation Office

The Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government and the Australian Taxation Office have recently conducted a number of trials on tax compliance.

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14
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Demographic Dividends: Are they important for Indonesia?

Adrian C Hayes, Demography ANU

Adrian Hayes takes a somewhat sceptical look at the Demographic Dividend concept in the context of Indonesia.

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17
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The earnings and mental health of rural-urban migrants: empirical evidence from four Indonesian cities

Rus’an Nasrudin

Rus’an Nasrudin presents his findings on the implications of rural-urban migration in Indonesia.

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21
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Political cycles in media harassment

Günther G. Schulze, University of Freiburg and ANU

Since press freedom is inimical to corrupt behaviour, Günther Schulze investigates harassment of journalists in Russia in the context of the proximity of local elections.

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21
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Asian Development Bank | Forum

Technology for aging Asia

Catherine Mann, Cyn-Young Park, Bambang Susantono

This event explores the implication of aging on labour force participation, productivity, and growth while examining the role and potential of technology to harness the gain from longevity dividend, in order to draw actionable policy recommendations and priorities.

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23
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

A decreasing elasticity of substitution between clean and dirty energy and the potential implications for policy

Tony Wiskich, PhD Student, CAMA

Using a stylised structural model of electricity generation, Tony derives a (bimodal) production function for clean and dirty technologies with two elasticities: a high elasticity for low clean penetration and a low elasticity for high clean penetration.

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Nena Stoiljkovic, IFC
23
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

The IFC, development finance and our region: in conversation with Nena Stoiljkovic

Nena Stoiljkovic, IFC Vice President for Asia and Pacific

In conversation with Professor Stephen Howes, Ms Stoiljkovic will discuss IFC’s new strategy, its approaches to maximising finance for development and private sector investment, and its work in the Asia Pacific region.

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24
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Digitalisation and the performance of micro and small enterprises: a case study in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Anna Falentina

Anna Falentina presents her PhD findings from a survey of micro and small enterprises in Indonesia.

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Executive Master of Public Policy
25
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Crawford School at ANU Open Day 2018

Crawford School of Public Policy

If you are looking to enhance your public policy career with a postgraduate qualification, visit Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU Open Day.

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28
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Market volatility, ageing and policies: what is shaping the income distribution in Australia between 2002 and 2016

Hai Anh La, University of Canberra and ANU

Hai Anh La investigates various factors contributing to changes in income inequality in Australia between 2002 and 2016.

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28
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Recruiting

National Security College PhD information evening

Academic representatives, National Security College, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

This event is an opportunity for aspiring PhD candidates to meet College researchers, and discuss the PhD application process and potential research topics.

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29
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Public Seminar

Income contingent loan scheme and gender income gap in Japan: Will WOMANONICS work to close the gap?

Nobuko Nagase, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo

Nobuko Nagase will discuss the income contingent loan scheme and the gender income gap in Japan.

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31
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Do fuel prices affect air quality? Evidence from the Bangkok Metropolitan Region

Panittra Ninpanit

This study investigates the causal link between fuel prices and traffic-related air pollution using Bangkok and the surrounding areas as a case study.

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