Events April 2017

19
Apr
2017

The welfare effects of trade with labour market risk

Lawrence Uren, University of Melbourne.

About the speaker

Lawrence Uren, University of Melbourne.

Light lunch available.

19
Apr
2017

The cost of raising an additional dollar of revenue

Sebastian Wende, PhD candidate, Research School of Economics, ANU.

We quantify and compare the welfare loss from increasing government revenue using different tax instruments by applying the marginal excess burden approach. We use a dynamic general equilibrium, overlapping generations model calibrated

19
Apr
2017

Complexity in governments and markets

Professor Vito Tanzi, former head of the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund.

The Tax and Transfer Policy Institute and the Development Policy Centre are pleased to host this event.

19
Apr
2017

Precision prevention: designing effective strategies for healthy communities

Dr Ross Hammond, Brookings Institution.

In this lecture, Hammond will explore new emerging ideas at the intersection of population health and systems modeling, focused on developing and deploying community-level strategies to effectively tackle major health challenges like obesity, diabetes,

19
Apr
2017

The Peter Karmel Forum on Public Policy - Can good policy rescue politics?

Professor Glenn Withers AO, Crawford School; Professor Meredith Edwards AM, University of Canberra; Dr John Hewson AM, Crawford School; and Ms Katharine Murphy, Guardian Australia's political editor.

Australia has a strong history of good policies built on well-researched evidence, but in this ‘post truth’ world, it is clear that evidence-based policy making has fallen on hard times.

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