Events

May 2020

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04
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

Progressing Australia’s policies and plans for mothers and babies in disasters and pandemics: experiences from high- and middle-income countries

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This webinar aims to galvanise efforts to improve breastfeeding policies and funding in national budgets.

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05
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Empowering female migrant workers to access quality overseas placement services in Indonesia

Firman Witoelar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Firman Witoelar investigates the impact of providing information about the quality of placement agencies to migrant workers.

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06
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Seminar

Corona in Indonesia: perspectives from the regions

Saiful Mahdi, Universitas Syiah Kuala; Sudirman Nasir, Universitas Hasanuddin, Akademi Ilmuwan Muda Indonesia

Just as there is a wide variation in the prevalence, severity, and handling of the COVID-19 outbreak among countries worldwide, there are a lot of differences at the sub-national level within countries as well. It is even more complex in a big, archipelagic country like Indonesia.

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07
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Macroeconomic and environmental implications of a demographic transition in a life-cycle model

Tsendsuren Batsuuri, CAMA PhD Student

This seminar highlights the importance of incorporating demographic considerations into climate-economy models and proposes an appropriate modelling framework.

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08
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Meat market and policy in Mongolia

Enkh-Orchlon Lkhagvadorj

Lkhagvadorj presents a thesis proposal review on meat market and policy in Mongolia

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12
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The Southeast Asian economies in the age of discontent

Hal Hill, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Hal Hill argues that the discontent with globalisation in rich economies is not present to the same degree in Southeast Asia, so past economic policy settings still remain largely intact.

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13
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Seminar

The race for coronavirus vaccines and drugs: complexities in Indonesia

Ines Atmosukarto, ANU/Lipotek; Anindita Gabriella Sudewo, UNSW; Aditya Wardhana, Indonesia AIDS Coalition

Our speakers will discuss vaccines and drug policy in Indonesia and of whether we are keeping up with the race. As well as considering the demand side of drugs, drawing a comparison to the experience faced by people living with HIV in Indonesia.

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14
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Demographic impacts on life cycle portfolios and financial market structures

Phitawat Poonpolkul, CAMA, PhD Student

The paper presented in this seminar provides a framework to endogenise rates of return for risk-free bonds and risky capital in an overlapping generation model, where the return on capital is endogenized by introducing idiosyncratic production shocks to avoid computation challenges associated with aggregate production shocks in the literature. The framework enables the interaction between financial markets and macroeconomic conditions in a production economy.

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15
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Export performance: the role of existing and new products in Asian developing countries

Alongkorn Tanasritunyakul

Tanasritunyakul presents his research on export performance in Asia

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18
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

Protecting women’s reproductive rights in policy and resourcing decisions – the need for ‘data and dollars’

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In times of health crisis and emergency, the implementation of the WHO/UNICEF Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding is more important than ever.

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19
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | ACDE Seminar

Settler colonialism in West Papua: The logic of Indonesia's transmigration program

Lachlan McNamee, UCLA

McNamee reports on his analysis of data compiled from confidential government sources to illuminate the motivations for the late 1900s policy of transmigration to West Papua.

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19
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Launch

Launch COVID-19 and the macroeconomy research program

Renee McKibbin, ANU; Jenny Gordon, DFAT; Warwick McKibbin, ANU; Roshen Fernando, ANU; Creina Day, ANU; Francesco Ravazzolo, University of Bozen-Bolzano; Anella Munro, Asian School of Business – Malaysia; and Joaquin Vespignani, UTAS

To celebrate the launch of the new research program ‘COVID-19 and the macroeconomy’ in the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis a zoom panel is planned for Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

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20
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Lecture

Regional impacts of COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting local dynamics

Arief Anshory Yusuf, Universitas Padjadjaran; Amalinda Savirani, Universitas Gadjah Mada

Arief Yusuf will present his estimation of the impacts of COVID-19 in terms of socio-economic and regional aspects, and Linda Savirani will explore the roles of citizens, both individually and collectively, in dealing with the pandemic. She will highlight the apparent tension between the expression of solidarity within communities and an exclusive attitude against those suspected for potentially spreading the virus.

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22
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Mental health and duration on unemployment benefits for young Australians: Evidence from longitudinal administrative data

Paul Amores

Paul Amores presents his research on youth mental health and unemployment benefits

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26
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Learning by exporting: the role of competition

Arianto Patunru, ACDE, ANU

Arianto Patunru reports on a study of how the Multi-Fibre Arrangement affected Indonesian apparel exporters’ performance, thus highlighting competition as a learning channel.

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27
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Public Seminar

The (short-term) welfare impacts of Covid-19 in Indonesia

Susan Olivia, University of Waikato; John Gibson, University of Waikato; Rus'an Nasrudin, Universitas Indonesia

Unlike previous crises, COVID-19 is in simultaneously a supply and demand shock. In this seminar, we will discuss the impact of the shock to the world economy and Indonesia, government’s response to the public health and emerging economic crisis and the distributional effects of the COVID-19. In our discussion, we will also draw parallel to the 1997/98 Asian Financial Crisis.

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28
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | RE&D Research Seminar

Speculation speculation: Everyday views of property investors, urban planning, and developers in Ho Chi Minh City

Professor Erik Harms, Yale University

Join us for this RE&D research seminar by visiting researcher Associate Professor Erik Harms of Yale Anthropology exploring the dynamics and impacts of real estate speculation in urban Vietnam.

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29
May
2020
Crawford School of Public Policy | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Market diversification and export performance

Chandra Putra

Chandra Putra presents his third PhD thesis paper on export performance and market diversification.

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