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Events

March 2024

01
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | RE&D Research Seminar

The challenge of integrating Carbon Dioxide Removal into ambitious climate policy

Dr Oliver Geden

In addition to deep emissions cuts, removing CO2 from the atmosphere is unavoidable to reach net-zero or net-negative emissions, by counterbalancing residual or legacy emissions. How can policymakers incentivize the timely upscaling of Carbon Dioxide Removal without undermining the priority of emission reductions?

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01
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Pacific remittances: channels, costs, and the potential gains from switching

Ryan Edwards (Development Policy Centre), Hiroshi Maeda and Daniel Suryadarma (Asian Development Bank Institute)

This month’s ANU-UPNG seminar discusses the findings of new survey data and an audit of remittance costs to examine the Pacific remittance market, with a focus on the Australia-Tonga and New Zealand-Tonga corridors as case studies.

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01
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Genetically modified organisms and agricultural productivity

Yu Sheng, Crawford Chair Professor in Agricultural Economics

We use newly developed agricultural production account data comparable across 15 OECD countries (1973-2016) to study the impact of adopting agricultural production techniques.

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05
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Declining clientelism of welfare benefits? Evidence from an Indian state

Pushkar Maitra, Monash University

This seminar will present empirical results on the effects of welfare benefits on political support in India.

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06
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Lecture

Building Resilience though Innovative Finance and Partnerships

Alvaro Lario, President, International Fund for Agricultural Development

This forum serves as a platform for the International Fund for Agricultural Development President to share insights and inspire joint actions with Australian partners towards a more sustainable, equitable, and resilient global food future.

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08
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Other

How civil wars end: The influence of rebel groups

Nicola Williams

This oral presentation will explore a PhD that highlights the strategic implications for states and rebel groups at war and third parties seeking to shape intrastate conflict outcomes and resolve conflict.

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08
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Information session: 2024 Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP)

Liz Ingram, Manager, Recruitment and Alumni, Crawford School

Are you interested in the 2024 Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP)? Join us for the online information session on Friday, 8 March 2024, from 4:00pm - 5:30pm (AEDT), and find out more about the program.

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08
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Bracket creep

Paul Tilley, TTPI Visiting Fellow

Bracket creep describes the effect in a progressive tax system where nominal income growth pushes taxpayers onto higher tax rates without an increase in real income.

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12
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Does commitment savings alter seasonal poverty dynamics among the ultra-poor? Evidence from high-frequency data

Abu Shonchoy, Florida International University

This seminar shares the findings a randomized evaluation of commitment savings interventions on seasonal poverty dynamics in high-frequency data.

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14
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | PhD Seminar

Does the feminization of agricultural labor empower women? Investigating gender dynamics and cropping system inside rural smallholder households in Bangladesh

Mashrufah Khatun

Mashrufah Khatun’s thesis proposal review (TPR): ‘Does the feminization of agricultural labor empower women? Investigating gender dynamics and cropping system inside rural smallholder households in Bangladesh’.

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15
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Impact of formal childcare price and informal childcare availability on mother's work-childcare arrangement

Yuyang Chen, PhD candidate, University of Canberra

The purpose of this paper is to examine the responsiveness of labour supply and childcare utilisation of mothers to formal child-care price and informal childcare (IFCC) availability in Australia.

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16
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Resources, Environment and Development Group | Other

Postgraduate Showcase by ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Various

Come along to the Postgraduate Showcase, hosted by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. This is an excellent opportunity to discover the extensive range of postgraduate programs the College offers within the disciplines of public policy, development, economics, sustainability, national security, international affairs, diplomacy, governance and culture.

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19
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Swaying gender norms around women working: Evidence from an online intervention in Indonesia

Diana Contreras Suárez, University of Melbourne

This seminar will present evidence from Indonesia on beliefs regarding female employment.

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21
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Other

The shapeshifters: Transformative Tongan women

Patricia (Trish) M. Tupou

This PhD final presentation introduces an exploration of Tongan queer thought, grounded through fananga (story telling) as a research method and methodology.

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21
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar

Exercise of adaptive leadership by senior officials in the Australian public service as a Westminster-derived institution

Robert McMahon

This PhD research project aims to explore how Senior Executive Service officers in the Australian federal government make use of a specific leadership model, adaptive leadership (AL), in conceiving of and performing their roles. Findings suggest that where AL’s features are consistent with, or complementary to, Westminster-informed leadership mores, they operate more freely; but where they are inconsistent, AL is readily modified or even dislodged.

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22
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Impact of government support schemes on autism prevalence in Australia

Maathu Ranjan, PhD Candidate, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

This paper examines the impact of individualised government funding for disability supports, through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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26
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Building public support for reducing fossil fuel subsidies: Evidence across 12 middle-income countries

Christopher Hoy, World Bank and ANU

This seminar will present survey evidence on opinions regarding fossil fuel subsidy reforms.

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28
Mar
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Infrastructure and business taxation

Tim Ruberg, PhD Candidate, University of Hohenheim, Germany

Disparities between regions within a country are often accompanied by strong heterogeneities with regard to economic activity.

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