Events

July 2017

04
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Airline fleet fuel efficiency

Zsuzsanna Csereklyei, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Zsuzsanna Csereklyei discusses energy-saving technological improvements and factors influencing fleet fuel efficiency in the passenger airline industry.

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05
Jul
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Real-time inflation forecast combination for time-varying coefficients models

Bo Zhang, PhD candidate, Research School of Economics, ANU.

Bo Zhang presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

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06
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Sales tax holidays: evidence on incidence

Justin M Ross, Indiana University Bloomington, USA.

Justin M Ross discusses his findings on the impacts of tax holidays on retailers and consumers, with implications for policymakers.

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06
Jul
2017
Research School of Economics | Lecture

Trevor Swan Lecture - Competitive matching markets

Professor Larry Samuelson, Yale University.

Larry Samuelson discusses economic markets and the implications for institutional design and economic policy.

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

Female board representation and company performance

Nicholas Bayly, PhD scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Nicholas Bayly introduces his research into the effects of female representation on corporate boards.

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10
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

State owned enterprises, hukou and wages in China

Kailing Shen, Research School of Economics, ANU.

Kailing Shen delivers this Research School of Economics Seminar on Applied Microeconomics.

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

Student loan reform for Thailand: a policy story from the ANU/Asian economies interaction

Bruce Chapman and Medhi Krongkaew, ANU.

The speakers discuss their protracted, and ultimately successful, joint effort to persuade successive Thai governments to introduce income contingent loans to students.

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13
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

The promise and peril of active cyber defence

Dr Irving Lachow, MITRE Corporation.

Irving Lachow discusses the potential benefits and risks of active cyber defence options and recommends steps that government, corporate and academic leaders can take to address this complex issue.

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

How to tax a banking oligopoly

Chris Murphy, Visiting Fellow, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School.

Chris Murphy compares three proposed new taxes on financial services, including the Major Bank Levy recently adopted in Australia.

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19
Jul
2017
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

The ADB in Indonesia: 50 years of development

Peter McCawley, Asian Development Bank.

Peter McCawley discusses the Asian Development Bank’s priorities both in Indonesia and across the Asian region: banking and financial programs; the promotion of development; and support for stronger regionalism.

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19
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

Teaching matters: teaching data visualisation in an active learning classroom

Professor Yusaku Horiuchi, Dartmouth College.

Yusaku Horiuchi discusses an innovative classroom space and teaching method for Crawford staff.

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20
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Sheep, kangaroos, bunnies and hypocrisy: Australian international tax policy after the OECD's BEPS project

Professor C John Taylor, School of Taxation and Business Law, University of New South Wales.

John Taylor discusses Australia’s proposed adoption of the recommendations of the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project.

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20
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | China Economy Program | Launch

2017 China Update book launch

Professor Ross Garnaut, The University of Melbourne; Professor Helen Sullivan, Crawford School, ANU; Mr Bert Hofman, World Bank; and Professor Xiaobo Zhang, Peking University.

This event will see the launch of the 2017 China Update Book - China’s new sources of economic growth: human capital, innovation and technological change.

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21
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | China Economy Program | Conference

2017 China Update

Professor Wing Thye Woo, UC Davis; Professor Yiping Huang, Peking University; Professor Ross Garnaut, The University of Melbourne; plus many more.

This event is fully booked and registrations have closed.

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21
Jul
2017
The Australian National University | Seminar

Air pollution governance in China: policy implementation and public participation

Dr Fanrong Meng, School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.

Fanrong Meng discusses the challenges and future directions for China to achieve sustainability through institutional, legislative, and development model innovations.

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24
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Conference

What shall we do with company tax?

Professor Michael Devereux, Oxford University; Professor Yariv Brauner, University of Florida; Professor John Freebairn, The University of Melbourne; plus many more.

This conference looks at the future of company tax in a time of political and economic flux.

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24
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

Explaining the High Level Panel on Water: why, what, and how?

Tony Slatyer, Special Adviser on Water to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Tony Slatyer explains why the UN Panel was formed, its functions and work plan and how the Panel operates.

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24
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Lecture

Happiness for all? Unequal hopes and lives in pursuit of the American dream

Carol Graham, The Brookings Institution.

Carol Graham discusses economic and social inequality in America and the important role of well-being metrics in measuring hope and desperation.

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25
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Measuring trade in value added: how valid is the proportionality assumption?

Arianto Patunru, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

Arianto Patunru discusses with the problem of trying to measure the domestic value added of exports when exports have a significant import content, as is common with globally fragmented production.

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26
Jul
2017
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Agrarian change, food security and social protection: towards a relational analysis of the government of poverty in rural Indonesia

Associate Professor John McCarthy, Crawford School, ANU.

John McCarthy discusses how the predominant problem solving approach embedded in poverty policies provides solutions and considers the implications for vulnerable populations.

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Admiral Scott Swift
27
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

Stability in the Indo-Pacific: the roles of the US and Australian navies

Admiral Scott Swift, Commander, US Pacific Fleet.

Admiral Scott Swift discusses the forces that influence stability in the Indo-Pacific and the role of allied naval forces in navigating change and uncertainty.

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27
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | HW Arndt lecture series

The 16th H W Arndt Memorial Lecture - The international financial architecture for the 21st century

Professor Takatoshi Ito, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.

Takatoshi Ito discusses modifying the existing international financial architecture to accommodate the emergence of Asia.

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