Past events

10
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | HW Arndt lecture series

Growth prospects for Asia and the Pacific: opportunities, risks and the Asian Development Bank’s role

Takehiko Nakao, ADB

The Asian Development Bank’s President, Takehiko Nakao, will deliver the Arndt Lecture on growth prospects for Asia and the Pacific.

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06
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Examining the water market in Metro Manila: an analysis of the dynamics of investment policy through household investment

Albert Lamberte

Albert Lamberte presents his PhD findings on water market privatisation in Metro Manila.

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06
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Update

2019 Indonesia Update: From stagnation to regression? Indonesian democracy after twenty years

Edward Aspinall (ANU), Diego Fossati (City University of Hong Kong), Sana Jaffrey (The University of Chicago), Nava Nuraniyah (Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict) and many more

This conference examines the quality of Indonesian democracy. The contributors will identify, assess and debate the signs of democratic backsliding across a range of political and institutional contexts.

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05
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Public Lecture

Australia and Africa: a new friend from the South?

Dr Nikola Pijović

Does Australia ‘punch below its weight’ in Africa?

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05
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Symposium

Towards a more democratic United Nations

Various

This Symposium will discuss various possible routes towards a more effective and democratic system of global governance, and an eventual world parliament.

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04
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Seminar

Are the Pacific islands insurable? Challenges and opportunities for disaster risk finance

Vijaya Ramachandran

There are several efforts underway in the Pacific Islands to insure public and private assets against natural disasters such as cyclones and earthquakes. However, most Pacific islands are heavily aid dependent and cannot afford to pay the high premiums associated with disaster risk insurance. Therefore, insurance to cover disaster risk likely needs to be subsidised to offset costs and to build trust. In this presentation, Vijaya Ramachandran made recommendations for governments and donors based on her recent research.

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04
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Persistency in teachers' grading bias and effects on longer-term outcomes: university admission exams and choice of field of study

Rigissa Megalokonomou, University of Queensland

The study examines how teachers’ gender role attitudes and stereotypes influence the gender gap.

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04
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Australia-Japan Research Centre | ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Conference

Japan Update 2019: Leadership in a time of uncertainty

Amy King, Ippei Fujiwara, Kiichi Fujiwara, Lauren Richardson, Mariko Sakakibara, Melanie Brock, Murray McLean, Nana Oishi, Nobuhiro Aizawa, Purnendra Jain, Reuben Keehan, Rumi Aoyama, Sally Wheeler, Shiro Armstrong, Takashi Kozu, Tomoko Akami, Veronica Taylor, Yasuyuki Todo, Yoko Kamikawa

The Update is the flagship conference of the Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC) in Crawford School of Public Policy, and the Japan Institute at The Australian National University. Bringing together experts from Australia, Japan and around the region, the Update provides a comprehensive overview of Japan’s current economic and political landscape, gives an ‘update’ on the country’s recent developments and forecasts its future directions.

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03
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Workshop

Land governance and the research-policy interface in the Asia-Pacific

Various

The ANU College of Asia & the Pacific will host a workshop to explore how researchers and practitioners have attempted to impact land governance in very different political settings.

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03
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Conference

The Xinjiang emergency: exploring the context, evidence and implications

Michael Clarke, Elise Anderson, Darren Byler, Sandrine Catris, Thomas Cliff, Timothy A. Grose, Anna Hayes, Samantha Hoffman, James Leibold, Sean Roberts, Joanne Smith-Finley

Researchers estimate that since 2016 one million people have been detained without trial

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