Past events

19
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Public Lecture

Demystifying Facebook's news feed: algorithms, transparency, and bubbles

Andy O'Connell, Head of Content Distribution & Algorithm Policy, Facebook

How the News Feed algorithm works, how users can take control of their online experiences, and what this all may mean for public policy and civil discourse? Join us to go under the hood of the Facebook News Feed algorithm.

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19
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Productivity and development: Malthus was half right, Lewis half wrong, Schumpeter nailed it; as for Rodrik…

Ross McLeod, Crawford School of Public Policy, The ANU

McLeod argues that the literature on development economics does not look good under the microscope.

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Credit: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
18
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Seminar

Promoting empowerment through aid for trade

Dr Bambang Susantono, Dr Cyn-Young Park, and Dr Shishir Priyadarshi

International trade has been instrumental to rapid economic growth and poverty reduction in Asia and the Pacific, but its benefits are not always shared equitably amongst all segments of the economy. How can international trade promote inclusive growth and empowerment?

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Refugee camps in Cox's Bazar Bangladesh (UN Women Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
18
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Conference

2019 Australasian Aid Conference

Various

The Australasian Aid Conference will be held on 18-20 February 2019, once again in partnership with The Asia Foundation.

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Refugee camps in Cox's Bazar Bangladesh (UN Women Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
18
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Launch

2019 Australasian Aid Conference launch events

Various speakers

The 2019 Australasian Aid Conference will run from 18-20 February. As part of the pre-conference program, a series of four report and book launches will be open to the public, covering the role of ASEAN, Australian development policy, addressing inequality and marginalisation, and peace and justice in the Pacific.

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14
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Public Lecture

The World Bank in East Asia and the Pacific: accomplishments, prospects and challenges

Victoria Kwakwa

What are the implications for government policy decisions and how is the World Bank engaging with East Asian countries to navigate this changing world? Join us for an informal dicussion with the World Bank’s Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific to discuss these questions and more.

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13
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Indonesian regional music in commercial media: inclusion, fusion, exclusion

Philip Yampolsky

This talk will report on a fifteen-year project to research the representation of Indonesian regional music and theater on VCD, and other main commercial medium for music.

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12
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

The effect of labour demand on women’s intra-household decision power: evidence from Indonesia

Sarah Xue Dong, Crawford School of Public Policy

Sarah Dong investigates the impact of labour market conditions on women’s and men’s intra-household decision power in Indonesia.

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08
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Willingness-to-pay for construction noise abatement in Singapore: evidence from a choice modelling survey

Chi Hoong Leong, PhD Scholar

Chi Hoong Leong presents his PhD research on willingness to pay to reduce noise pollution in Singapore.

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08
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Trade impediments in Indonesia

Barli Suryanta, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

Barli Suryanta introduces his PhD research findings on trade impediments to Indonesia’s trade flows.

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