Events

April 2017

04
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Conference

Women and national security

Senator The Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence; Senator the Hon Penny Wong, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs; plus many more.

This conference will put gender front and centre of security, defence and foreign policy. Registration fees apply.

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04
Apr
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

The welfare effects of a (partial) tariff reduction under domestic distortion

Akihito Asano, Sophia University.

Akihito Asano presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Economic Theory.

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Dr Duncan Green
04
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Understanding how change happens

Dr Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Adviser, Oxfam Great Britain.

This event will see the launch of the book How Change Happens, and a talk by the author Duncan Green on how power and systems shape change, and how individuals and organisations can influence them.

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04
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Australia South Asia Research Centre | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

India’s search for prosperity

Professor Vijay Joshi, Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, University of Oxford.

Vijay Joshi reviews India’s current economic performance and discusses what it should do to achieve its ambitious goals.

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07
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Childbearing and women’s empowerment in Indonesia

Giang Nguyen, PhD scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Giang Nguyen shares her research results on fertility and women’s empowerment in Indonesia.

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07
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Seminar

Asian Development Outlook 2017

Donghyun Park, and Roland Rajah, Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Donghyun Park and Roland Rajah from the Asian Development Bank present the key findings of ADB’s Development Outlook Report, which this year looks at Asia’s middle income challenge.

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10
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Forum

Australian aid evaluations: new policy, Indonesia's roads, and PNG health

Staff from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Australian Doctors International, and ANU.

The speakers will discuss DFAT’s new aid evaluation policy and two recent aid projects in Indonesia and PNG.

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11
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Development Policy Centre | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Papua New Guinea after the resource boom

Marcel Schroder, PNG, ANU.

Marcel Schroderdiscusses PNG’s exchange rate policy since the end of the resource boom in 2014.

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12
Apr
2017
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Intolerance, elections and primordialism in Indonesia: beyond the Ahok case

Sandra Hamid, The Asia Foundation Indonesia, and Visiting Scholar, University of Melbourne.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Sandra Hamid discusses how religious intolerance has taken centre stage in Indonesia’s electoral democracy.

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Andebrhan Welde Giorgis President
12
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Democracy in Africa: past, present and future

Andebrhan Welde Giorgis, President, Eri-Platform, and Senior Expert, Global Governance Institute.

Andebrhan Welde Giorgis discusses the basic causes of the democratic deficit in Africa today and the prospects for democracy and self-determination in the future.

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18
Apr
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Seeming genericity of fully revealing equilibrium pricing

Bogdan Klishchuk, ANU.

Bogdan Klishchuk presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Economic Theory.

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18
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Intergenerational effect of education reform program and maternal education on children’s educational and labour outcomes in Nepal

Rashesh Shrestha, ANU.

Rashesh Shrestha investigates the effect of maternal education on children’s educational and labour outcomes in Nepal.

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19
Apr
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

The welfare effects of trade with labour market risk

Lawrence Uren, University of Melbourne.

Lawrence Uren presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

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19
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The cost of raising an additional dollar of revenue

Sebastian Wende, PhD candidate, Research School of Economics, ANU.

Sebastian Wende discusses the welfare loss from increasing government revenue using different tax instruments.

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19
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Lecture

Complexity in governments and markets

Professor Vito Tanzi, former head of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund.

Vito Tanzi discusses the challenge of complexity in governments and markets in terms of tax, spending and regulation.

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19
Apr
2017
Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia | Forum

The Peter Karmel Forum on Public Policy - Can good policy rescue politics?

Professor Glenn Withers AO, Crawford School; Professor Meredith Edwards AM, University of Canberra; Dr John Hewson AM, Crawford School; and Ms Katharine Murphy, Guardian Australia's political editor.

Can good policymaking be an answer to the conflict between politics and policy? Join the panel to discuss how to revive good government at the National Gallery of Australia.

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19
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Lecture

Precision prevention: designing effective strategies for healthy communities

Dr Ross Hammond, Brookings Institution.

Ross Hammond discusses how to develop and deploy community-level strategies to tackle major health challenges.

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20
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Taiwanese macroeconomic fluctuations: what are the determinants and what role does China play?

Kai-Yun Tsai, PhD student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School, ANU.

Kai-Yun Tsai discusses the determinants of macroeconomic fluctuations in Taiwan.

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20
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

How can we reduce inequality?

Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Federal Member for Fenner in the ACT.

Dr Andrew Leigh MP discusses the issue of inequality and how policy can create a more equal Australia.

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21
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Is electricity a key contributor to economic growth?

Rohan Best, PhD scholar, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School.

Rohan Best explores whether electricity availability has an influence on economic growth in developing economies.

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26
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Australian fiscal forecasts in a time of political spin and economic change

Professor Bob Gregory, Research School of Economics, ANU.

Bob Gregory discusses budget outcomes over the last decade and a half.

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Professor Adam Fforde
26
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Seminar

Coping with high risk and uncertainty in aid policy design and practice

Adam Fforde, Professorial Fellow, Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University.

Adam Fforde discusses how risk and uncertainty are best coped with in development practice.

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28
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The persistent effect of conflict on human capital accumulation: evidence from Ethiopia

Samuel Weldeegzie, PhD scholar, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School.

Samuel Weldeegzie discusses human-capital effects of Ethiopia’s conflict with Eritrea.

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28
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Crawford Research Seminar

Gender analysis of Manchar Lake water degradation in Sindh Province, Pakistan

Dr Joyce Wu, Crawford School, ANU.

In this Crawford School Research Seminar, Joyce Wu discusses how lake water pollution exacerbates existing gender inequality and gendered norms.

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