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Events

June 2024

04
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Can psychological interventions provide resilience to negative shocks? Evidence from a RCT and the COVID-19 pandemic

Michelle Escobar Carias (University of Melbourne)

The study examines whether a maternal mental health intervention, delivered from pregnancy through 3 years postpartum, provided resilience amidst COVID-19 restrictions in rural Pakistan.

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06
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | PhD Seminar

Indigenous livelihoods and land claims in North-East Cambodia

Sarou Long

Cambodia’s upland regions are currently sites of contest and conflict over land between diverse actors, including the Indigenous populations that hold customary rights to these landscapes. This research explores how Indigenous communities engage with these diverse institutions, actors and interventions to negotiate their land claims and livelihoods, and how these negotiations in turn shape their lives and relationships to land.

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07
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Living without electricity in urban communities

Loretta Dilu, Strategic Management Tutor, University of Papua New Guinea

Using qualitative methods such as non-random sampling and snowball technique, this study explores 8-mile settlement residents’ electricity access challenges, coping strategies, and implications of off-grid living, revealing limited access reasons often linked to service inadequacies rather than personal choices.

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07
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Bracket creep: Tax increases by stealth

Matthew Taylor, Centre for Independent Studies, and ANU Crawford PhD Candidate

The previous Coalition government’s Stage 3 income tax cuts have been mired in controversy ever since they were announced — in their final form — in 2019.

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11
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

When neighbors matter: spillover effects in disease outbreak in shrimp farming in Vietnam

Susan Olivia (University of Waikato)

The paper examines the presence and quantify the effects of physical spillover of disease outbreak among shrimp farmers in Southern Vietnam.

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13
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

4th Australian Workshop on Public Finance

Various as per program

The 2024 Australian Workshop on Public Finance is hosted by the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Australian National University, ANU.

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13
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Resources, Environment and Development Group | RE&D Research Seminar

How to imagine a sustainable world

Professor Tim Ingold

Sustainability is about carrying life on. If it is to mean anything, it must be for everyone and everything, and not for some to the exclusion of others. What kind of world, then, has a place for everyone and everything, both now and into the future?

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19
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Indonesia Study Group

Cigarette demand in Indonesia with controls for cigarette quality

Dr Susan Olivia

Most studies of cigarette demand ignore quality variation. In general, consumers may respond to price rises by reducing quantity consumed, but also by downgrading the quality of what they consume. If each type of response is not allowed for, what is estimated as a price elasticity of quantity demand will combine the effects of quantity and quality adjustments. We distinguish between 16 brands of cigarettes in Indonesia, where prices of the dearest brands are over double those of the cheapest.

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21
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Domestic, regional, or global shocks? A GVAR analysis of the Latin American business cycle

Rubayat Chowdhury

Rubayat Chowdhury presents his research on the relative contributions of domestic, regional, and global shocks in the business cycle of Latin American business cycle.

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25
Jun
2024
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Lecture

Hadi Soesastro Policy Forum 2024

Ross Garnaut

The Hadi Soesastro Policy Forum is an annual economic and policy forum in Jakarta jointly held by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the ANU Indonesia Project. It aimed to disseminate and engage discussion on Indonesia’s public policies.

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