Past events

09
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | East Asian Bureau of Economic Research | Crawford Research Seminar

National Parliamentary Fellowships Program: China 2019 inbound

Fanlin Ding and Cao Meng, Peking University

The National Parliamentary Fellowships Program (NPFP) was established and piloted in 2016 with the goal of promoting exchanges between Australia and the parliaments and legislative bodies of its key partners in Asia. The program is aligned to the aims of the 2012 White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century, and of the Reverse Colombo Plan. The program is funded through multiple funding bodies within DFAT, such as the Australia-Japan Foundation and the Australia-China Foundation. The pilot year of the program ran successfully with the support of former Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, the former Chair and current Deputy Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade.

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09
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

The dynamics of rice farming efficiency in Vietnam

Huong Do

Huong Do presents her PhD research on efficiency in rice production in Vietnam.

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08
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Australia-Japan Research Centre | Public Seminar

Autonomous vehicles in the Japanese criminal justice system: emerging new trends

Professor Tatsuhiko Inatani, Kyoto University

Autonomous vehicle (AV), or connected autonomous vehicle (CAV), is one of the hottest issues among Japanese policymakers these days.

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07
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

Risk-sensitive preferences and age-dependent risk aversion

Phitawat Poonpolkul, PhD student, CAMA

The paper presented in this seminar investigates the macroeconomic implications of demographic changes when households have age-dependent increasing risk aversion in future utility.

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06
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Determinants of governments’ fiscal resource revenue: evidence from a new database

Marcel Schroder, Lebanese American University and Martin Davies, Washington and Lee University

The authors estimate and study the determinants of governments’ take from the resource sector, before undertaking international comparisons.

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02
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Hierarchy of institutions and economic performance: panel evidence from transition countries

Taehyun Ryu

Taehyun Ryu presents his PhD research on the economic importance of institutions.

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01
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Recruiting

National security policy careers evening

Presenters from the Commonwealth

The National Security College invites undergraduate and postgraduate students who would like to work in the national security community, to an evening with presenters from the Commonwealth as well as the private sector.

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01
Aug
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis | Seminar

The impact of China's emergence on Taiwan's economy

Kai-Yun Tsai, PhD Student, CAMA

As China’s economy grows and vertical specialisation rises in Asia, the question of how and to what extent China influences other Asian economies through this specific trade channel is of interest to researchers. Given the high degree global value chain participation and trade integration with China, Taiwan serves as a good case to examine this question.

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31
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre | Public Seminar

Perceptions on governance and corruption in PNG’s public service

Grant Walton, Fellow, Development Policy Centre, ANU

In a seminar, Grant Walton presents new research on why public servants in Papua New Guinea might support or resist corruption and poor governance, drawing on interviews with 136 public servants across four provinces – Eastern Highlands, Milne Bay, Madang and New Ireland.

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30
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

What’s happened to Indonesian living standards over half a century? Analysis, conjectures and challenges

Hal Hill

Hal Hill examines trends in a range of indicators to argue that 50 years of moderately fast economic growth in Indonesia have translated broadly into rising living standards.

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