Events November 2018

19
Nov
2018

The cascading impact of disasters in a warming world

Dr Robert Glasser — Honorary Associate Professor, College of Asia and the Pacific

The recently released IPCC Special Scientific Report, “Global Warming of 1.5°C” highlighted the historically unprecedented scale of the changes required in energy, land, urban and industrial systems to achieve the 1.5 degrees limit and the enormity of

20
Nov
2018

Kyrgyzstan: A Central Asian transition economy at the crossroads

Prema-Chandra Athukorala and Hal Hill, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Among the Central Asian republics of the former Soviet Union, Kyrgyzstan was an early mover in economic and political liberalisation.

20
Nov
2018

John Gee Memorial Lecture: Preserving and promoting multilateralism to address 21st century challenges

Dr Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

In recent years, international institutions, multilateral agreements, and long-established global norms have come under pressure at a seemingly unprecedented rate.

20
Nov
2018

Disruptions Series Finale - Disaster Capitalism

Various
Please join us at RegNet for our Disruption Series Finale event to view the documentary film Disaster Capitalism
21
Nov
2018

Institutional renewal and family planning in Indonesia

Emeritus Professor Terry Hull (ANU)

Once hailed as an unparalleled success story at a time the world struggled with the challenge of rapid population growth, Indonesia’s Family Planning program is now regarded as lethargic, if not dead in the water.

21
Nov
2018

Operations, optics and the Oval Office: national security in challenging times

Nicholas Rasmussen, former Director of the US National Counterterrorism Center
The role of intelligence in supporting strategy and policy is an issue of ongoing interest and debate.
 
22
Nov
2018

Improved methods for combining point forecasts for an asymmetrically distributed variable

Professor Shaun Vahey, University of Warwick

Many studies have found that forecast combination improves forecast accuracy. An often-used approach developed by Granger and Ramanathan (GR, 1984) utilises a linear-Gaussian regression model to combine point forecasts.

22
Nov
2018

Book launch: Hidden Horrors - Japanese War Crimes in World War II

Yuki Tanaka, author of 'Hidden Horrors - Japanese War Crimes in World War II'

This event will see the launch of the second edition of Professor Yuki Tanaka's book Hidden Horrors - Japanese War Crimes in World War II (Rowman & Littlefield 2017).  Professor Tanaka will give a lecture on Okuzaki Kenzo and his

22
Nov
2018

APS Review update: IPAA ACT Future Leaders Series finale 2018

Mr David Williamson, PMC; Professor Helen Sullivan, Crawford School

IPAA ACT and the Future Leaders Committee proudly presents the finale event for 2018 at Crawford School of Public Policy.

23
Nov
2018

Commodity diversification and export performance: a comparative study of Asian developing countries

Alongkorn Tanasritunyakul, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

There has been renewed emphasis on the potential benefits of diversifying the commodity composition of exports in order to promote export expansion.

23
Nov
2018

Revisiting the income elasticity of energy consumption: an OECD & non-OECD country panel analysis

Brantley Liddle, National University of Singapore

Estimating the relationship between economic development and energy demand and determining whether that relationship changes as levels of development change have been popular questions in energy economics.

23
Nov
2018

Three faces of innovative bureaucracy for policy integration (PhD Final)

Ryan Wong
Innovative bureaucracy is an oxymoron. The slow-grinding and incremental nature of policy development stamps any imagination and creativity out of a bureaucrat. Policy entrepreneurs in the sustainable development field use the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Agenda as a contagion to spread sustainability principles and ideas across the government ministries.
26
Nov
2018

ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language Summer School 2018

The Centre’s annual Summer School is a flagship educational event on Australia’s linguistics calendar.

27
Nov
2018

IMF World Economic Outlook October 2018

Malhar Nabar, International Monetary Fund

This presentation will discuss issues facing the global economy 10 years after the 2008 financial crisis, based on the recently launched edition of the IMF’s flagship publication, World Economic Outlook, October 2018.

27
Nov
2018

Public Lecture: Studying the vernacular in the vernacular by the vernacular speakers - the case of the Kulu Language Institute in the Solomon Islands

Dr Alpheaus Graham Zobule

Join us for the 2018 CoEDL Summer School public lecture on Tuesday 27 November: Studying The Vernacular In The Vernacular By The Vernacular Speakers: The Case of The Kulu Language Institute In The Solomon Islands.

29
Nov
2018

The 10 Year Rollercoaster of Global Health Equity: Power, Progress & Pitfalls

Professor Jeff Collin, Professor Louise Signal, Professor Sharon Friel, Professor Fran Baum
29
Nov
2018

Public lecture: The linguistics of the internet

Gretchen McCulloch

Join us for the 2018 CoEDL Summer School public lecture on Thursday 29 November: The Linguistics of the Internet: Why online language matters.

30
Nov
2018

The role of imported intermediate inputs in Indonesia’s manufacturing exports

Deasy Pane, PhD Scholar, Crawford School of Public Policy

This paper provides empirical evidence on the impact of imported intermediate inputs on firms’ manufacturing exports in Indonesia.

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