Events

May 2017

01
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Cryptocurrencies from an Austrian perspective

Professor Alistair Milne, Loughborough University, UK.

Alistair Milne discusses the technology of cryptocurrencies, and its implications.

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02
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Government procurement polices across the Tasman: what role played by (Preferential) Trade Agreements?

Malcolm Bosworth, Visitor, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

Malcolm Bosworth looks at the effect on efficiency and budgets of including government procurement provisions in preferential trade agreements.

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Increasing challenges - the Polish perspective on regional security and migration
02
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

Increasing challenges - the Polish perspective on regional security and migration

Dr Witold Waszczykowski, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland.

Dr Witold Waszczykowski discusses Poland’s regional challenges with a particular focus on Russian aggression and migrants from the Middle East and North Africa.

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03
May
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

The effects of secondary markets and unsecured credit on inflation dynamics

Pedro Gomis Porqueras, Deakin University.

Pedro Gomis Porqueras presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

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03
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Java’s culture of local pilgrimage

George Quinn, ANU.

George Quinn examines some of the challenges Java’s burgeoning pilgrimage culture poses for research into the dynamics of religious change in Indonesia.

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03
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Function

PNG Elections, 1964 to 2017: screening of documentary and a Q&A discussion with ANU academics

Dr Nicole Haley, Convenor, ANU State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program; and Dr Terence Wood, Research Fellow, ANU Development Policy Centre.

This event will see a special screening of Path to Nationhood, and a discussion with ANU academics.

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04
May
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Optimal structure and dissolution of partnerships

Simon Loertscher, University of Melbourne.

Simon Loertscher presents this Research School of Economics Seminar.

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04
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

US strategy in Asia and countering Chinese maritime coercion

Ambassador David Shear, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, US Department of Defense; and Dr Zack Cooper, Senior Fellow for Asian Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Former US ambassador and Assistant Defense Secretary, David Shear, and Center for Strategic and International Studies Fellow, Dr Zack Cooper, offer their assessments of the region’s chief strategic problems and what the US can and should do.

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05
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Effects of majority coalitions on district fiscal outcomes and service access in Indonesia

Adrianus Hendrawan, PhD scholar, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

Adrianus Hendrawan discusses research which found that Indonesian district governments with majority coalitions raise more own-revenues and spend more than district governments with minority coalitions.

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09
May
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Liability insurance: optimal contracts under monopoly and competition

Emil Temnyalov, University of Technology Sydney.

Emil Temnyalov presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Economic Theory.

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09
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

Towards increased food security and welfare in Timor-Leste

Professor Sonia Akter, Assistant Dean (Research), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

Sonia Akter discusses the impact of the adoption of improved maize varieties introduced through the Seeds of Life program during 2007-2015.

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09
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Do working women have higher intra-household decision-making power?

Xue (Sarah) Dong, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

Xue (Sarah) Dong discusses the relationship between women’s working status and their intra-household decision-making power in Indonesia.

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2017 aid budget breakfast
10
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Forum

2017 aid budget breakfast

Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU; Jacqui De Lacy, Vice President, Global Strategy, Abt Associates; and Anthony Swan, Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU.

The fifth annual aid budget breakfast will take a look what the 2017-18 budget means for the future of Australian aid.

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10
May
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Back to the past: is growth reverting to pre-industrial levels?

Jakob Madsen, Monash University.

Jakob Madsen presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

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10
May
2017
Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Acehnese hospitality towards Rohingya refugees

Antje Missbach, Monash University.

Antje Missbach discusses why a group of Rohingya refugees stranded in Aceh were treated differently from asylum seekers and refugees residing in other parts of Indonesia.

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11
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Asymmetric reactions of the US natural gas market and economic activity

Bao Nguyen, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Bao Nguyen discusses the behaviour of the US natural gas market and its relation with the US economy.

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12
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Crawford Research Seminar

The impact of electricity on economic development: a macroeconomic perspective

Professor David Stern, Crawford School, ANU.

In this Crawford Research School Seminar, David Sterns discusses what is the best direction forward for research on electricity and development.

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15
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

Postgraduate information evening

Crawford School of Public Policy.

Looking to enhance your public policy career? Explore your options at Australia’s top university, right here in Canberra. Visit our team of advisors at this event and we’ll help you choose a public policy degree that suits your needs.

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16
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Development Policy Centre | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Why forests? Why now? The science, economics, and politics of tropical forests and climate change

Jonah Busch, Center for Global Development.

Jonah Busch discusses the importance of tropical forests in averting climate change and promoting sustainable development.

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16
May
2017
The Australian National University | Forum

Post-budget public forum

Dr Sharon Bessell, Professor Miranda Stewart, Professor Warwick McKibbin and Dr John Hewson, Crawford School, ANU; moderated by Catherine McGrath, McGrath Media.

In this special event, leading experts will dissect the 2017 Federal Budget tackling the big issues and asking the big questions.

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17
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Forum

Putting food on the plate for 9.7 billion: challenges and solutions

Professor John Evans, ANU; Melissa Wood, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research; Associate Professor Andrew Borrell, The University of Queensland; Associate Professor Jamie Pittock, Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU; Professor Quentin Grafton, Crawford School, ANU; moderated by ABC's Lish Fejer.

For those not able to come along, the event will be livestreamed through the Crawford School’s Facebook page.

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17
May
2017
The Australian National University | Lecture

Truth-telling and generosity: our progress so far and the road ahead

Hon Linda Burney MP, Member for Barton.

This lecture is part of ANU Reconciliation Week and recognising the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum.

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18
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Executive Education

Working across boundaries: a masterclass

Dr Paul Williams, Cardiff Metropolitan University; Professor Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School, ANU; Associate Professor Helen Dickinson, University of New South Wales.

PLEASE NOTE THIS MASTER CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.

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18
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Forecasting the real price of oil under alternative specifications of constant and time-varying volatility

Beili Zhu, PhD student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School, ANU.

Beili Zhu discusses how to forecast the real oil price and the relationship between real oil price and macroeconomic performances.

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23
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Boosting tax compliance in Indonesia using insights from behavioural economics

Chris Hoy, University of Sydney.

Chris Hoy discusses how ‘nudge’ interventions have boosted tax compliance in Indonesia.

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23
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

What can ASEAN do in the midst of the 'New Normal'?

Chatib Basri, Thee Kian Wie Distinguished Professor at ANU Indonesia Project, Crawford School.

Former Indonesian Finance Minister Chatib Basri looks at the global trend of growing resistance to globalisation, and its potential impact on the ASEAN economies.

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24
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

The absence of trust: Australian strategic thinking and PNG 1950-1975

Dr Bruce Hunt, Research Fellow, School of History, College of Arts and Social Science, ANU.

Bruce Hunt discusses the history of the bilateral relationship between Australia and Papua New Guinea.

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24
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

Australia's energy challenges

Dr John Hewson, Crawford School, ANU.

John Hewson discusses a renewable energy future in Australia. Fees apply.

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24
May
2017
The Australian National University | Lecture

Should the US leave the Paris Climate Agreement?

Dr Luke Kemp, Crawford School, and Fenner School, ANU; Dr Jonathan Pickering, University of Canberra.

Experts discuss whether the US should quit the Paris Climate Agreement.

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25
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Workshop

Solutions for sustaining natural capital

Dr Brian Walker, CSIRO; Professor Bruce Chapman, ANU; Catherine Birch, Namibia Nature Foundation; Dr Pushpam Kumar, United Nations Environment Programme; Dr Zhiyun Ouyang, Chinese Academy of Sciences; James Bentley, National Australia Bank; plus many more.

This day of panels will feature experts from a variety of disciplines discussing the relationship between natural capital and financing.

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25
May
2017
The Australian National University | Forum

What’s next on the horizon? Post-budget policy analysis

Peter Davidson, Senior Advisor, Australian Council of Social Service; Dr John Hewson, Chair, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School, ANU; Professor Miranda Stewart, Director, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School, ANU; and Lenore Taylor, Editor, The Guardian Australia.

This Sir Roland Wilson Foundation forum will take a closer look at the impact of the 2017-18 federal budget.

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25
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Australia South Asia Research Centre | Narayanan lecture series

India – A resurgent maritime nation, harnessing the blue economy

Admiral R K Dhowan, Chairman, National Maritime Foundation, India.

Admiral R K Dhowan discusses the role of the Indian Navy in furthering peace and stability in the region and how to harness the forces of India’s blue economy.

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26
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Fuel switching and infant health: evidence from the LPG subsidy in Indonesia

Imelda, University of Hawaii.

Imelda presents her work on health effects of fuel switching.

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29
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

Japan's secular stagnation and monetary policy

Ikuko Fueda-Samikawa, Japan Center for Economic Research.

Ikuko Fueda-Samikawa discusses whether the Fiscal Theory of the Price Level (FTPL) can be an effective way for Japan to escape deflation.

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29
May
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

The subjective well-being of informal carers: evidence from Australia

Azadeh Abbasi Shavazi, PhD candidate, Research School of Economics, ANU.

Azadeh Abbasi Shavazi presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Applied Microeconomics.

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29
May
2017
The Australian National University | Seminar

Climate Café - Can societal addiction therapy transform our approach to climate change?

Professor Robert Costanza, Vice-Chancellor’s Chair in Public Policy, Crawford School, ANU.

Robert Costanza discusses how new approaches could help overcome some of the barriers to action on climate change.

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30
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

On the sources and mechanisms of economic growth in China

Dr Ligang Song, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Ligang Song uses various modelling approaches to investigate Chinese economic growth during the past forty years, and to project the growth trajectory into the future.

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30
May
2017
The Australian National University | Forum

Dead duck or just resting: has economic liberalism run into a dead end?

Professor Bruce Chapman AM, Sir Roland Wilson Chair of Economics, ANU; Dr Ken Henry AC, Sir Roland Wilson Foundation Chair, ANU; Laura Tingle, Political Editor, Australian Financial Review; and Professor Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School, ANU.

Experts discuss whether a new paradigm is needed to revitalise economies and societies.

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31
May
2017
Other | Research School of Economics | Seminar

Non participation in the market for mortality-contingent insurance

Geoff Kingston, Macquarie University.

Geoff Kingston presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

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