Events September 2018

19
Sep
2018

Digitising and editing (half-day workshop) (GIS201)

Are you interested in learning to georeference material, digitise and edit features, and manage attribute data in ArcGIS?

20
Sep
2018

Expanding horizons: Indonesia’s regional engagement in the Indo-Pacific era

Professor Gordon Flake, and Dr Jeffrey Wilson, Perth USAsia Centre
You are invited to the Canberra launch of a new special report – Expanding Horizons: Indonesia’s Regional Engagement in the Indo-Pacific Era – from the Perth USAs
20
Sep
2018

Public work programs vs active labour market programs: evidence from Papua New Guinea

Chris Hoy

In the vast majority of developing countries, young people do not have a formal sector job. Instead, they often earn an income through a range of activities classified by the International Labour Organisation as ‘vulnerable employment’.

20
Sep
2018

GIS Analysis for Research (GIS101)

Learn a range of simple GIS analyses which can support your research.

20
Sep
2018

New perspectives on Neolithic cloth production in the Yangzi Valley, 7000 BP

Judith Cameron

The site of Tianluoshan 田螺山, near present-day Yuyao, Zhejiang, is significant in archaeology for producing the earliest evidence for rice cultivation in the Yangzi Valley.

20
Sep
2018

Malaysia’s GE14 ‘a gift of hope’?

Lim Kit Siang, Malaysian Member of Parliament
21
Sep
2018

Life satisfaction data: Is the evidence sufficiently clear for policy applications?

Mark Fabian

This seminar will review three different interpretations of patterns in life satisfaction data: adaptation, scale-norming, and preference drift.

21
Sep
2018

Tax lurks of the rich and famous: Why tax havens harm Australia, and how we can curtail them

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Federal Member for Fenner, Shadow Assistant Treasurer

According to recent estimates, as much as two-fifths of multinational profits may be shifted to low-tax or no-tax jurisdictions every year, with the impact on the Australian revenue base amounting to as much as $16 billion annually.

24
Sep
2018

Parliamentary democracy in the new Malaysia

Wong Chen, Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Subang.
The new Malaysia needs systemic reforms to fight corruption and make government transparent and accountable. Wong Chen will provide a first hand account of the reform agenda in Parliament.
24
Sep
2018

The Tokyo Tribunal: 70th Anniversary of the Judgment on Japan’s War Leaders

Professor Neil Boister, Professor Robert Cribb, Dr Kirsten Sellars, with an introduction by Professor John Blaxland
At this event, three leading experts on international criminal justice in Asia aim to cast new light on the proceedings of the post-war Tokyo Tribunal by re-examining its purposes, conduct and legacies.
25
Sep
2018

The employment effects of the mature age worker tax offset

Mr Andrew Carter, The Australian Taxation Office, TTPI Secondee

This presentation examines Australia’s Mature Age Worker Tax offset (MAWTO), a targeted earned income tax credit of up to $500 to incentivise participation of older workers that existed from 2004-05 to 2014-15.

26
Sep
2018

Testing for changes in income inequality in Japan

Haruhisa Nishino (Hiroshima University)

Recently, more attention has been paid to income inequality in Japan as well as that in the world. Tachibanaki (1998, 2005) and Ohtake (2005, 2008) pointed out that inequality in Japan has increased during the 1980s and 90s.

26
Sep
2018

Joining global production networks: has Indonesia missed the boat?

Prema-Chandra Athukorala (ANU)

Breakup of the production processes of an ever-increasing array of products into vertically-separated stages/tasks carried out in several countries (‘global production sharing’) has been the prime mover of the dramatic shift in manufacturing exports fr

26
Sep
2018

Introduction to land cover mapping with Landsat (half-day workshop) (GIS203)

Have you ever wanted to be able to map vegetation, buildings or land cover in your study site?

27
Sep
2018

Innovation, corruption and growth: a case study of Vietnamese SMEs

Hang Hoang, PhD student, CAMA

In this seminar, Hang Hoang presents the results of her investigation on how firms transform innovation knowledge into firm growth.

27
Sep
2018

Why Australia Needs a Radically New Defence Policy

Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb, Hon Professor Richard Brabin-Smith, Hon Professor Brendan Sargeant - Strategic & Defence Studies Centre
27
Sep
2018

Southeast Asian Frontiers 10 year celebration

Please join us in celebrating the 10th anniversary of ANU College of Asia and the Pacific’s Southeast Asian Frontiers study tour.

28
Sep
2018

Does foreign reserve accumulation crowd out domestic private investment?

Wishnu Mahraddika

Foreign exchange reserve accumulation is one of the preferred strategies to protect against susceptibility to financial crises and to maintain exchange rate competitiveness.

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