Events

November 2017

02
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Lecture

Tax reform to accelerate Indonesian economic growth

Professor Suahasil Nazara, Professor of Economics, Universitas Indonesia, and Chairman of Fiscal Policy Agency, Indonesian Ministry of Finance.

Suahasil Nazara discusses the strategies the Ministry of Finance is undertaking in order to improve tax compliance in Indonesia.

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02
Nov
2017
Research School of Economics | Lecture

Australia’s business investment challenge

John Fraser, Secretary to the Treasury.

In this Sir Leslie Melville Public Lecture, Secretary John Fraser will speak about the trends and influences driving business investment in Australia, and the challenges these present to the economy.

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Tokyo skyline from the Roppongi Hills sky deck
03
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Workshop

Frontiers in macroeconomics and macroeconometrics

Yunjong Eo, University of Sydney; Kyoji Fukao, Hitotsubashi University; Takashi Kano, Hitotsubashi University; Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, ANU; plus many more.

AJRC and Hitotsubashi Insitute for Advanced Study co-host an academic conference bringing together Australian, Japanese, and other specialists to present papers on macroeconomics with some focus on Japan.

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03
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Do more educated neighbourhoods have less property crime? Evidence from Indonesia

Hieu Nguyen, PhD Scholar, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Hieu Nguyen presents her PhD research on the effect of education on crime in Indonesia.

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07
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

What explains the job creating potential of industrialisation in the developing world?

Kunal Sen, University of Manchester.

Kunal Sen examines job creation in manufacturing in developing countries, and the impact of trade integration, human capital and labour regulations.

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08
Nov
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Missing growth from creative destruction

Huiyu Li, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Huiyu Li presents this Research School of Economics Seminar on Macroeconomics.

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08
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ASARC Seminar

Indian lobbying in the US

Dr Ashok Sharma, The University of New South Wales Canberra at Australian Defence Force Academy.

Ashok Sharma discusses Washington’s changing view of New Delhi and the role of Indian lobbying in the US Congress.

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08
Nov
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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09
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

New approaches to tax and welfare in Australia and Korea

Professor John Taylor, UNSW; Professor Robert Breunig, and Professor Miranda Stewart, Crawford School ANU; Associate Professor Hyejung Byun, University of Seoul; Dr Lee Sang Yeob, Korea Institute of Public Finance.

A by-invite only workshop on new research and policy approaches to common challenges to tax and welfare in Australia and Korea.

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09
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

New approaches to tax and welfare in Australia and Korea

Professor Peter Drysdale, Professor Peter Whiteford, and Associate Professor Shiro Armstrong, Crawford School, ANU; and Dr AN Jongseok, Korean Institute of Public Finance.

Speakers discuss the new challenges and opportunities for economic and fiscal policy in Australia and Korea.

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09
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

Volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity: managing in a VUCA world

Associate Professor Zeger van der Wal, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy; moderated by Professor Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School, ANU.

Zeger van der Wal discusses trends and challenges for public managers, and looks at examples of success and failure in the public sector.

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09
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Forum

Supporting economic reform in Vanuatu: the Governance for Growth program

Bob Warner, Visiting Fellow, Development Policy Centre; and staff from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Governance for Growth.

The speakers review the successes and failures of the program, and discuss whether the lessons of the last ten years have implications for other small island developing states.

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09
Nov
2017
Research School of Economics | Seminar

Austerity and the rise of the Nazis

Christopher Meissner, University of California, Davis.

Christopher Meissner presents this Research School of Economics Seminar.

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09
Nov
2017
The Australian National University | Lecture

Dispelling the fog of war: climate change and international security

Dr Elizabeth L Chalecki, University of Nebraska Omaha; Dr Albert Palazzo, Canberra based defence thinker; chaired by Professor Roger Bradbury, National Security College, ANU.

This special event includes a short video performance followed by a discussion on climate change’s impacts on public health, national and regional economies, and military operability.

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09
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

John Gee Memorial Lecture – The Korean missile crisis: why deterrence is still the best option

Scott D Sagan, Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science, Stanford University.

Scott D Sagan discusses the lessons that can be learned from the Cold War for the current crisis with North Korea.

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10
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Firm performance and industrial dynamics in Indonesia: the role of location

Deni Friawan, PhD Scholar, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

Deni Friawan presents his PhD findings on the importance of local factors for industrial outcomes in Indonesia.

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10
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Lecture

Combatting impunity in grand corruption: the case for an International Anti-Corruption Court

Mark L Wolf, Senior United States District Judge.

Mark Wolf discusses international efforts to combat corruption.

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13
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Lecture

In conversation with Leila S Chudori

Leila S Chudori, Indonesian author and journalist; Amrih Widodo, Cultural Anthropologist; and Danang Widoyoko, PhD Candidate, ANU.

Leila S Chudori discusses her work including her book Pulang (Home, 2012), a tale of Indonesian journalists banned from coming home in the aftermath of the Communist purge in Indonesia in 1965.

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14
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Holding the Tax Commissioner to account

Associate Professor Celeste Black, University of Sydney Law School.

Celeste Black reviews and evaluates the current tax mechanisms in Australia, and challenges the Australian Taxation Office’s recent developments in tax law and administration.

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14
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Inequality of opportunity in China’s labour earnings: the gender dimension

Dr Jane Golley, China in the World, ANU.

Jane Golley looks at the relative contributions of personal circumstances (inequality of opportunity) and effort in shaping China’s labour income distribution.

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15
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

Strengthening government systems and processes in PNG: ICAC and other issues

Eric Kwa, Secretary/CEO, PNG Constitutional Law Reform Commission.

Eric Kwa discusses the PNG government’s push to strengthen government systems and processes, including the design of the PNG Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC).

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15
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

Protecting your Achilles’ heel: cybersecurity lessons for critical infrastructure

Gregory J Touhill, retired American Air Force Brigadier General, and former US Government Chief Information Security Officer.

Greg Touhill discusses the cyber threat landscape and recommends solutions.

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16
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Lecture

Rethinking finance: a new portfolio approach

Dr Jim Chalmers MP, Shadow Minister for Finance.

With Australian public debt at new record levels, a more active, progressive and entrepreneurial approach to the Finance Department portfolio is essential, Dr Jim Chalmers MP will argue at this special lunchtime event.

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16
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Social Policy Institute | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Lecture

The pursuit of gender equality: an uphill battle

Dr Willem Adema, Senior Economist, Social Policy Division, OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs.

Willem Adema presents key findings and policy recommendations from the recent OECD report on gender equality.

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17
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Do state ideology indoctrination courses build individual social capital? Evidence from Indonesia

Rus'an Nasrudin, PhD Scholar, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, Crawford School, ANU.

Rus’an Nasrudin presents his PhD research on evaluating the effect of a state ideology course in Suharto’s Indonesia.

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21
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Seminar

The shift of environmental burdens through international trade

Associate Professor Jan Weinzettel, Charles University Environment Center, Prague, Czech Republic.

Jan Weinzettel discusses the impact of international trade on land and water use in agriculture.

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21
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Optimal rice land protection in a command economy

Hoang Long Chu, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Long Chu examines the efficiency and distributional consequences of agricultural land protection policy in Vietnam.

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23
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Forum

Unlocking the Global Terrorism Index

Steve Killelea AM, founder of the Institute for Economics and Peace; Paul Foley PSM, Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism; Jacinta Carroll, National Security College; and Anna Sherburn, Countering Violent Extremism Centre, Attorney-General's Department.

Leading experts highlight the emerging trends and patterns of terrorism, and explore strategies to counter these.

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28
Nov
2017
The Australian National University | Function

Endangered grassy woodlands tour

ANUgreen Office.

Grassy woodlands are a nationally endangered ecosystem, come and see interesting native species on campus at this tour.

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28
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Designing and implementing Payment for Environmental Services schemes in Lao PDR

Professor Jeffrey Bennett, Crawford School, ANU.

Jeff Bennett discusses a Payment for Environmental Services scheme intended to harness the power of markets to secure environmental protection in Lao PDR.

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28
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Recruiting

Graduate studies information evening

Academic representatives, National Security College, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

The National Security College’s Head, Professor Rory Medcalf and Academic Director, Associate Professor Matthew Sussex, will be on hand with other lecturers to outline our courses, explain the options and provide you with tailored advice.

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29
Nov
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Seminar

China and the United States as aid donors: past and future trajectories

Dr Patrick Kilby, Senior Lecturer, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU; and Professor Frank Bongiorno, School of History, ANU.

In this seminar, Frank Bongiorno will launch and Patrick Kilby will discuss his recent monograph for the East West Center on US and Chinese aid.

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