Events

July 2019

02
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Unemployment effects on the health of European elderly: Analyses from the Survey of Health, Aging and Retirement in Europe

Thang Vo, University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Thang Vo investigates the impact of unemployment resulting from lay-offs and plant closures on the physical and mental health of older males and females in Europe.

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05
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Determinants of demand for processed food exports from developing countries: a panel analysis for the US

Wanissa Suanin

Wanissa Suanin presents her PhD findings on the demand for processed food from developing countries.

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09
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

How much agricultural land does it take to make space for one kilometre of high-speed rail track? Evidence from China

Yuri Mansury, Department of Social Sciences, Illinois Institute of Technology

Yuri Mansury estimates the effect of expansion of the high-speed rail network on agricultural land and the rate of land conversion mediated by urbanisation.

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11
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | China Economy Program | Launch

2019 China Update Book launch

Professor Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia University

This event will see the launch of the 2019 China Update Book - The Chinese economic transformation: views from young economists.

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12
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | China Economy Program | Conference

2019 China Update

Professor Shang-Jin Wei (Columbia University), Professor James Laurenceson (UTS) Professor Peter Drysdale (ANU), Professor Zhang Liqing (CUFE), Professor Ligang Song (ANU)

This event is now open for booking.

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15
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Seminar

2019 Papua New Guinea Economic Survey

Rohan Fox, Professor Stephen Howes and Maholopa Laveil

The PNG Economic Survey is an annual report on the Papua New Guinea economy jointly produced by Australian National University and University of Papua New Guinea academics. In this seminar, Rohan Fox, Professor Stephen Howes and Maholopa Laveil will speak to the findings of this survey.

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16
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Optimal deductibility - evidence from a bunching decomposition

Assistant Professor Steven Hamilton, The George Washington University, DC

In this seminar, Assistant Professor Steven Hamilton will define a new tax instrument, the ‘deductibility rate’, which specifies the proportion of eligible expenses a taxpayer may deduct when preparing taxes.

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18
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Lecture

Climate change, human rights and poverty

Professor Philip Alston

Professor Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, will talk about climate change and its impact on the future of human rights, development, global health, and poverty.

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19
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Female board appointments and share market response in Australia – an event study

Nicholas Bayly

Nicholas Bayly presents an event study on female board appointments, carried out as part of his PhD research.

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22
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Public Seminar

The future of renewable energy: Germany’s energy transition, Australia and the ACT

Prof Andreas Loeschel, Muenster University, Megan Ward, Neoen, Geoffrey Rutledge, Deputy Director-General, Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate, ACT Government

What role will renewable energy play in the energy systems of the future? This forum will hear an analysis of developments in Germany.

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23
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Coal plant exit trajectories for Australia

Frank Jotzo, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Frank Jotzo considers the future shift away from coal-fired to renewable energy power generation in Australia, arguing for policy mechanisms to improve the predictability of coal plant exit.

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24
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Forum

Coal transition: power sector, regional adjustment and policy

A number of speakers from universities, civil society, business and government agencies. Details to follow.

This forum will explore coal sector transition in Australia, including developments in the power sector, regional adjustment challenges and implications for policy.

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24
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Seminar

From ODA to blended finance: new challenges for democratic governance

Dr Siobhán Airey, Research Fellow, University College Dublin

Blended finance is an instrument that uses official public funds to mobilise capital from private sources for development projects. But how should it be governed to ensure transparency, democratic accountability, and fairness? In this seminar, Siobhán Airey will discuss the issues, and ways forward.

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25
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Quantile connectedness: modelling tail behaviour in the topology of financial networks

Matthew Greenwood-Nimmo, University of Melbourne

In this seminar the author will present his paper on ‘Quantile connectedness: Modelling tail behaviour in the topology of financial networks’ where he develops a new technique to estimate vector autoregressions by quantile regression.

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26
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

How do misperceptions of inequality shape support for redistribution and voting behaviour? Evidence from a randomised survey experiment in Indonesia

Christopher Hoy

Christopher Hoy presents his survey-based PhD research on inequality and redistribution in Indonesia.

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26
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Melbourne Career Expo

Crawford School of Public Policy

Visit us at the Melbourne Careers Expo (stand #212) in Melbourne from Friday, 26 July to Sunday 28 July and learn more about how to work in and with government with a graduate degree from Crawford School of Public Policy at Australia’s top-ranked university, ANU.

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26
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Children's Policy Centre | Public Lecture

From muddy boots to business class: to the emergency frontlines and back

Bina D'Costa, Coral Bell School of Asia-Pacific Affairs, The ANU

The public lecture provides insights from three recent global emergencies, and reflects on how evidence-based research and learning from experience can be used to strengthen global protection mechanisms, particularly those focused on protecting children.

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30
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

What’s happened to Indonesian living standards over half a century? Analysis, conjectures and challenges

Hal Hill

Hal Hill examines trends in a range of indicators to argue that 50 years of moderately fast economic growth in Indonesia have translated broadly into rising living standards.

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31
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Seminar

Perceptions on governance and corruption in PNG’s public service

Grant Walton, Fellow, Development Policy Centre, ANU

In a seminar, Grant Walton presents new research on why public servants in Papua New Guinea might support or resist corruption and poor governance, drawing on interviews with 136 public servants across four provinces – Eastern Highlands, Milne Bay, Madang and New Ireland.

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