Highly skilled migration is the fastest growing component of migration worldwide, and especially towards OECD countries. Scientists and engineers contribute to it and to innovation in destination countries, especially the US.
This lecture will focus on the Indian life of Sister Nivedita (Margaret Elizabeth Noble, b. 1867) who arrived in India in 1898 as a disciple of Swami Vivekananda and died there in 1911.
In this seminar Jamie Cross will provide an overview of his recent paper, ‘The evolution of the Australian monetary policy transmission mechanism’. This paper seeks to answer two fundamental questions of Australian central bankers.
The 2010 earthquake in Haiti caused major economic impacts in addition to the catastrophic loss of life.
My PhD thesis (ANU 2010-2013, now published as Ponsonnet (2014a)) offers an account of the linguistic encoding of emotions in Dalabon, a severely threatened Gunwinyguan language of south-western Arnhem Land (Evans, Brown & Corbett 2001; Evans &
The fiscal equalisation principle used by the Australian Commonwealth Grants Commission is comprehensive by international standards in equalising the fiscal capacity of states. This Australian system is most often justified on the grounds of equity.
Fundamental transformations are taking place in the way South Asian farms operate.
While the Indonesian economy has recorded strong growth over the past few decades, the country still faces an ongoing battle with food poverty.
Although enough food is being produced to feed everyone on the planet, more than 795 million people remain undernourished.
The funding of higher education in Australia is at a crossroads.
What will Australia be like in 2040?
Over the years the number of Keo speakers using Facebook has steadily risen, and where once their Facebook interactions were almost exclusively in Indonesian, these days there is a noticeable increase in the use of Keo.
In recent years, applied income distribution research has comprised two distinct and largely non-intersecting literatures: studies based on household survey data; and the more recent ‘top incomes’ literature based on tax records data.
With the energy transition or Energiewende, the German government aims to deeply reduce carbon dioxide emissions by increasing renewable energy to 60 per cent of total energy supply by mid-century, and by drastically reducing total energy consumption.