Events

April 2018

03
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Disruptive effects of preferential policies

Sutanuka Roy, Research School of Economics, ANU.

Sutanuka Roy investigates the impact of two affirmative action policies on university test scores.

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06
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Is environmental goods trade beneficial for the environment?

Huong Tran, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Huong Tran presents her research on the environmental effects of environmental goods trade.

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10
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Growth with equity in East Asia: reversed or returned?

Stephen Howes, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Stephen Howes seeks to dispel some misunderstandings about actual changes in levels of inequality - in particular, highlighting the complexity of inequality trends in East Asia.

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10
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

2018 regional elections in Indonesia

Philips Vermonte, Centre for Strategic and International Studies.

This presentation will discuss if there are any consistent and sustainable patterns in the coalition formation among political parties in the 2018 regional elections in Indonesia.

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11
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Forum

Australian aid evaluations: disability-inclusive development

Peter Versegi, First Assistant Secretary,ODE; Karen Ovington, Assistant Director, ODE; Mika Kontiainen, Director, Disability Section, DFAT; Colin Allen, Chair, International Disability Alliance; Jim Adams, Chair of the Independent Evaluation Committee, DFAT.

The speakers will focus on the recent evaluation which assessed the effectiveness and credibility of support for advocacy for disability-inclusive development by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

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11
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | PhD Seminar

Economic modelling of climate change

Tony Wiskich, PhD Student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School, ANU.

Tony Wiskich presents his thesis proposal review on Economic Modelling of Climate Change.

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Open pit coal mining with alternative energy wind turbines.
12
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Climate Economics and Policy | Symposium

Coal transitions: a symposium on current research

Professor Sara Bice, ANU; Dr Paul Burke, ANU; Jesse Burton, University of Cape Town; Stephanie Campbell, University of Melbourne; Professor Lars Coenen, University of Melbourne; Professor Frank Jotzo, ANU; Salim Mazouz, ANU; Professor John Wiseman, University of Melbourne; and Tony Wiskich, ANU.

In this symposium, the speakers will present early results from research under the international Coal Transitions project and research getting underway as part of the Energy Transition Research Hub

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12
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Seminar

Asian Development Outlook 2018

Valerie Mercer-Blackman, Senior Economist, Economics Research and Regional Cooperation department of ADB; and Ananya Basu, Principal Economist from ADB’s Pacific Department.

The speakers present the key findings of the report and discuss developments and forecasts for the Pacific region.

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16
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Seminar

US foreign policy under Donald Trump

Glen S Fukushima, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, US.

Glen S Fukushima discusses the implications of US foreign policy under Donald Trump in the Asia-Pacific region.

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17
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | PhD Seminar

Investigating linkages between asset markets

Kate McKinnon, PhD Student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis.

In this seminar Kate McKinnon will present her thesis proposal review on “Investigating linkages between asset markets: A latent factor approach”.

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17
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Unequal burden of retirement reform: evidence from Australia

Todd Morris, University of Melbourne.

Todd Morris discusses the effects of raising pension-claiming ages in response to population ageing.

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17
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Australia's high company tax rate and dividend imputation

Chris Murphy, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Chris Murphy looks at the advantages to Australian consumers of reducing Australia’s relatively high company tax rate.

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19
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Narayanan lecture series

2018 K R Narayanan Oration - Dismantling inequality through ASSURED innovation

R A Mashelkar, FRS, Chairman, National Innovation Foundation, India.

Dr R A Mashelkar discusses how we can do the magic of achieving equality of access, or at least access to the essentials of life, despite income inequality.

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23
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | PhD Seminar

Macroeconomic effects of government expenditure

Daniel Silva Withmory, PhD Student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis.

In this seminar Daniel Silva Withmory will present his thesis proposal review on the effect of government expenditure on real activity, public debt and other economic variables in a small open economy such as Australia.

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24
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Lecture

No-arbitrage determinants of credit spread curves under the unconventional monetary policy regime in Japan

Dr. Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at the Crawford School of Public Policy

​Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at the Crawford School of Public Policy, co-editor of Japanese Economic Review and Gendai Finance (journal of Nippon Finance Association in Japanese), and research director for Australia-Japan Research Centre discuses monetary policy in Japan. Join us as Okki explores what credit curves are and how global factors have influenced Japan’s monetary policy and its affect on credit.

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24
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Non-tariff measures and regional integration in ASEAN

David Vanzetti, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

David Vanzetti queries the scope for increasing inter-regional trade by reforming or harmonising NTMs to common standards.

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27
Apr
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Can information shape preferences for redistribution? Evidence from randomised controlled trials in 12 countries

Christopher Hoy, PhD Scholar, Crawford School, ANU.

Christopher Hoy presents his PhD research on how information influences preferences about inequality.

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