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Showing the parliamentary ropes

Taking your seat as a newly-elected member of parliament can be a daunting experience, but a program run by the Crawford School’s Centre for Democratic Institutions is helping Papua New Guinea’s new parliamentarians find their feet.

Learning lessons from history

How to learn the lessons of the past to ensure politicians and the public service aren’t doing the policy equivalent of reinventing the wheel is the subject of a special event today.

Australia and Asia's new geopolitics

Australia needs to pay closer attention to potential regional strategic conflict hotspots, according to one of Australia’s leading international relations experts.

Hewson and Delaney Honorary Professorial Fellows

Former leader of the Liberal Party The Honourable Dr John Hewson AM and former Senior Advisor to Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, Mr Michael Delaney have been appointed Honorary Professorial Fellows.

Beware a revenue blowout: McKibbin

Badly-designed taxes and huge election commitments without guaranteed revenue streams to pay for them run the risk of blowing a multi-billion dollar hole in the national economy, according to a leading economist.

Crawford economist to lead University research training

ANU has strengthened its research leadership team with the appointment of leading financial and economic expert Professor Jennifer Corbett as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Research Training).

Getting closer to Asia

Asia’s successful industrialisation has brought Australia a little closer to the world’s centre, writes SHIRO ARMSTRONG.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard's speech at the National Security College

Prime Minister Julia Gillard's speech launching the National Security Strategy at Crawford School's National Security College.

Asylum plan threatens aid effectiveness

A government decision to divert part of its aid budget to covering the costs of asylum seekers risks undermining aid effectiveness, according to Development Policy Centre Director Professor Stephen Howes.

Do warnings of falling living standards add up to need for tax reform?

Putting tax reform on the policy agenda will ensure the benefits of growth are more equally shared, writes PETER WHITEFORD.

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Gross domestic problem

In this video recorded on the 18th of January 2017 ANU academics Robert Costanza and Ida Kubiszewski discuss the limitations of GDP as a measurement of societal success and assess alternatives with Lorenzo Fioramonti.

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