Events

September 2018

04
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Australia South Asia Research Centre | Seminar

Impact of governance on bribery and welfare: the case of rural India

Raghbendra Jha, ANU

Raghbendra Jha looks into the practice of bribery as a means of gaining access to welfare programs for households in rural India.

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Japan Update 2018
05
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Update

Japan Update 2018

Sheila Smith, Council of Foreign Relations; Hiroyuki Akita, Nikkei; Lully Miura, University of Tokyo; Debra Hazelton, Mizuho Financial Group; Hiroko Akiyama, University of Tokyo; plus many more.

The Japan Update 2018 will bring together experts from Australia, Japan and around the region to provides a comprehensive overview of Japan’s current economic, political and social landscape.

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Interconnected globe
06
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Function

Cross-sector social impact networking

Paul Schmitz

This is the second in a series of events to provide a space for people interested in social innovation and social impact to come together to get to know each other, learn, network and share ideas.

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10
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | Workshop

Land governance and rural transitions in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

Professor Emeritus Ben White and others

Emeritus Professor Ben White will present on agrarian reforms, commoditisation and smallholder rights: dilemmas of corporate, customary and private ownership.

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12
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Seminar

Investigating the forward rate unbiasedness puzzle: evidence from a meta-analysis

Diana Žigraiová

Diana Žigraiová presents her research on investigating the forward rate unbiasedness puzzle.

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Professor A J Brown
13
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Options for a National Integrity Commission — acting on new evidence on corruption and trust

Professor A J Brown

Never have questions of honesty and integrity in Australia’s national government been more important. In this seminar, Professor A J Brown reviews proposals for what should be involved in any new federal anti-corruption reforms.

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Chinese propaganda posters
13
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

Chinese Communist Party interference and influence-building: The view from America

Peter Mattis

Understanding CCP interference and the actors who execute it is a critical first step in generating an effective response and re-calibrating our relationships with China.

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14
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Update

2018 Indonesia Update. Contentious belonging: the place of minorities in Indonesia

Robert Cribb (ANU), Sidney Jones (IPAC), Antoni Tsaputra (UNSW), Saskia Weiringa (Universiteit van Amsterdam, and many others

This conference will explore historical and contemporary dimensions of Indonesia’s minority communities, discourses about minorities and the shifting attitudes towards them. Particular attention will be given to questions of religion, gender, sexuality, disability and the law.

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18
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Where in Australia has more small-scale solar installations?

Rohan Best, Macquarie University

Note: the originally scheduled seminar, ‘Gender corporate culture’, has been cancelled.

Rohan Best looks at determinants of rooftop solar uptake in Australia, and also calculates a subsidy elasticity of solar installations for the government’s Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme.

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Speaker Chris Hoy
20
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Public work programs vs active labour market programs: evidence from Papua New Guinea

Chris Hoy

In this public seminar, Chris Hoy will discuss the findings of his latest research in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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21
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Life satisfaction data: Is the evidence sufficiently clear for policy applications?

Mark Fabian

Mark Fabian presents evidence that cautions against the use of life satisfaction scales in policy research.

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Image sourced from flickr by Kavin Chan
21
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

Tax lurks of the rich and famous: Why tax havens harm Australia, and how we can curtail them

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Federal Member for Fenner, Shadow Assistant Treasurer

Join Andrew Leigh as he outlines the harms done by tax havens.

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Image sourced from flickr by Ken Teegardin
25
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The employment effects of the mature age worker tax offset

Mr Andrew Carter, The Australian Taxation Office, TTPI Secondee

This presentation examines Australia’s Mature Age Worker Tax offset (MAWTO), a targeted earned income tax credit of up to $500 to incentivise participation of older workers that existed from 2004-05 to 2014-15.

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26
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Public Seminar

Testing for changes in income inequality in Japan

Haruhisa Nishino (Hiroshima University)

Haruhisa Nishino, Professor of Economic Statistics, investigates income inequality in Japan.

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26
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Joining global production networks: has Indonesia missed the boat?

Prema-Chandra Athukorala (ANU)

The seminar will discuss, from a comparative East Asian perspective, Indonesia’s experience with exploiting opportunities for export-oriented industrialisation created by “Global Production Sharing”.

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27
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Innovation, corruption and growth: a case study of Vietnamese SMEs

Hang Hoang, PhD student, CAMA

In this seminar, Hang Hoang presents the results of her investigation on how firms transform innovation knowledge into firm growth.

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28
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Does foreign reserve accumulation crowd out domestic private investment?

Wishnu Mahraddika

Wishnu Mahraddika presents findings on whether foreign reserve accumulation crowd out domestic private investment in the short and long run.

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