Events

February 2018

Women and bus in Fiji
01
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Forum

Measuring peace in the Pacific

Michael Wilson, Acting First Assistant Secretary of Development Policy Division for DFAT; Associate Professor Steve Hogg, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific; Michelle Rooney, Development Policy Centre, ANU; Murray Ackman, Research Fellow, Institute for Economics and Peace; moderated by Miranda Foresyth, ANU.

The panel will discuss how to measure Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG16) across the Pacific.

» read more

Image sourced from flickr by Brandon Glesbrecht
02
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The value of randomised trials for efficacy in oncology: lessons from off-label prescribing

Rebecca McKibbin, PhD candidate, Yale University.

Rebecca McKibbin investigates the role of efficacy evidence produced in randomised controlled trials on demand for cancer drugs.

» read more

Terry Waite CBE
05
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

Survival in solitude

Terry Waite CBE, Founder and President, Hostage UK.

Terry Waite discusses some of his negotiating experiences for the release of hostages.

» read more

06
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Servicisation in Vietnam: worrying sign or sign of development progress?

Adam Fforde, Victoria University.

Fforde investigates the widespread but typically ignored tendency for structural change to involve an increased share of output from services, rather than manufacturing.

» read more

A woman is seen welding steel in Nepal
12
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Seminar

Aid for Trade in Asia and the Pacific

Ms Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dr Cyn-Young Park, Director of Regional Cooperation and Integration, Asian Development Bank (ADB); Dr Yasuyuki Sawada, Chief Economist, ADB; and chaired by Dr Shiro Armstrong, ANU.

The speakers present the key findings of two ADB reports Aid for Trade in Asia and the Pacific and Trade Facilitation for a More Inclusive and Connected Asia and Pacific Region.

» read more

Rakia, 20, and her daughter, Nafissa, 3, Niger, 2005. Photo © Nick Danziger
12
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Lecture

Lives in times of war, famine and civil unrest

Nick Danziger, Author, Photojournalist and Film-maker.

Nick Danziger provides a human face to development issues and share his experiences documenting the lives of people in some of the poorest countries of the world.

» read more

13
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Conference

2018 Australasian Aid Conference

Senator the Hon Penny Wong, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs; Nancy Birdsall, Center for Global Development; and leading voices from the Australasian region.

The conference brings together researchers and practitioners from across Australia, the Pacific, Asia and beyond who are working on aid and international development policy to share insights, promote collaboration, and help develop the research and policy community.

» read more

13
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Policy failure and educational attainment in Indonesia

Blane D. Lewis and Hieu Nguyen T. M., Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Lewis and Nguyen investigate disappointing outcomes of official policies in relation to education in Indonesia.

» read more

Traffic jam in Sydney
15
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Seminar

Markets for road use: eliminating congestion through scheduling, routing, and real-time road pricing

Professor Peter Cramton, University of Cologne and University of Maryland.

Peter Cramton explains how advances in mobile communications and computer technology now make it possible to efficiently schedule, route, and price the use of roads.

» read more

Waves
16
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | ANU Japan Institute | Symposium

Cooperation between Australia and Japan as global partners

Mr Vanndy Hem, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cambodia; Dr Haruo Nakagawa, University of the South Pacific; Professor Akiko Fukushima, Aoyama Gakuin University; Dr Anbumozhi Venkatachalam, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia; plus many more.

The speakers will provide evidence-based insights and fresh thinking about the ways forward in development assistance, peace and security building, climate change and energy security, and frameworks for regional cooperation.

» read more

Max Corden
19
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Research School of Economics | Launch

Max Corden book launch

Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Member for Fenner, formerly Professor of Economics at ANU; Emeritus Professor Bob Gregory AO, Professor of Economics at ANU; and Emeritus Professor Max Corden AC, Formerly Professor of Economics at ANU.

In honour of Australia’s most eminent living economist, this event will see the launch of Lucky Boy in the Lucky Country: The Autobiography of Max Corden, Economist, published by Palgrave Macmillan (UK).

» read more

20
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Modelling the cumulative effects of Brexit and follow-on UK and EU27 Bilateral FTAs on product markets: the case of wine

Kym Anderson, University of Adelaide and ANU, Glyn Wittwer, Victoria University, Melbourne.

The authors model the impact of Brexit and the bilateral FTAs expected to follow it, using the wine market as a case study.

» read more

20
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

The future public servant: insights from Canada

Patrick Borbey, President, Canadian Public Service Commission; Professor Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School, ANU; The Hon John Lloyd PSM, Commissioner, Australian Public Service Commission; and Jenet Connell, Deputy Commissioner, Australia Public Service Commission.

Patrick Borbey provides insights into how the Canadian public service is adapting and the future reform priorities that lie ahead.

» read more

Image sourced from flickr by Bernard Spragg NZ
27
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The effect of quarantining welfare on school attendance in indigenous communities

Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer, University of Sydney.

Stefanie Schurer discusses the impact of a recent initiative by the Australian Government to reduce disadvantage in Aboriginal communities.

» read more

27
Feb
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Clunker phase-outs: effects on air pollution and land prices

Shuhei Nishitateno, Visiting Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School.

Shuhei Nishitateno investigates the impact on nitrogen dioxide pollution and land values of a ban on high-emitting diesel vehicles in Japan.

» read more

Updated:  24 March 2017/Responsible Officer:  Crawford Engagement/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team