This presentation outlines the technology of cryptocurrencies, avoiding misleading analogy with notes and coin.
The development of the German Army’s operational thinking in the world war era and beyond is one of that institution’s most significant historical questions.
The efficiency of government procurement can have significant impacts on a country’s overall resource-use efficiency, and on government budgets.
In Poland’s view , Russia’s aggression in Eastern Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea are a severe violation of the basic foundations of the world order established at the end of the Cold War, posing a direct threat to security, democratic institution
Pedro Gomis Porqueras, Deakin University.
Light lunch available.
Since the 1990s there has been a dramatic rise in the number of Muslims making pilgrimage visits to the tombs of saints in Java. Saint veneration and local pilgrimage preserve many “non-standard” devotional practices that were once called abangan.
Devpolicy, the PNG Canberra Student’s Association and The Australian National University’s Pacific Institute invite you to see how Papua New Guinea’s National Elections began, with a special screening of:
Amidst a landscape of political disenchantment, ordinary people in East Asia are finding new ways to take control of their own lives, respond to threats to their physical and cultural survival, and build better futures.
Recent events, such as tensions with North Korea and Vice-President Pence’s visit to the region, confirm that that United States has not forgotten about Asia.
This paper empirically examines the effect of majority coalitions in district governments on fiscal outcomes and service access in Indonesia.
Since becoming Japanese prime minister for a second time in 2012, Shinzō Abe has sought to remake Japan’s national security posture so that the country can play a more active role in international affairs.
Emil Temnyalov, University of Technology Sydney.
Light lunch available.
In this seminar, I investigate one of the most puzzling claims of international-relations realism: namely that, given anarchy, ‘might makes right’.
This study uses a nationally representative cross-section survey conducted in 2016 from rural Timor-Leste to examine the impact of the adoption of improved maize varieties introduced through the Seeds of Life (SoL) program during 2007-2015.
This paper investigates the relationship between women’s working status and their intrahousehold decision-making power.
This year is the first after three years of cuts in which the aid budget is slated to increase – by $84 million. While only enough to keep the aid budget growing with inflation, how will this new money be spent?
Jakob Madsen, Monash University.
In this seminar Bao Nguyen will provide new empirical evidence on the asymmetric reactions of the US natural gas market and US economy to its market fundamental shocks in different phases of the business cycle.
In a Flexible Vertical Double Degree program (
This seminar will report on a state of knowledge paper produced during the first year of a UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded project on electricity and development.
How do we effectively and creatively share calls for environmental stewardship and justice i
The WomanStats Project began in 2001, with the goal of investigating the relationship between the security of women and the security of nation-states.
Tropical forests are an undervalued asset in meeting the greatest global challenges of our time—averting climate change and promoting sustainable development.
In this special post-budget public forum, some of the best ANU economic, policy and political brains will dissect the 2017 Federal Budget.
Low elevation, extreme floods and persistent droughts have left the Marshall Islands and its people at the mercy of rising sea levels and under threat of losing their homes.
Food is one of those things that we can’t simply avoid thinking about every day of our lives, but what about the future?
The Hon Linda Burney MP will deliver a public address on Truth-telling and generosity: our progress so far and the road ahead.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Canberra invites you to a free screening of the Dutch film Zomer(Summer) on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on Wednesday 17 May.
It is well established that high quality public service organisations share a common characteristic: the ability to operate collaboratively both internally across boundaries and externally with a range of partner organisations.
In this seminar Beili Zhu will provide an overview of her recent paper, Forecasting the real price of oil under alternative specifications of constant and time-varying volatility.
Western Australia provided a significant portion of China’s sandalwood needs during the 1860s and 1870s.
Join the ANU Korea Institute to explore the recent election in South Korea.
Speaker: Associate Professor Hyung-A Kim, Korea Politics and History ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
The ANU Library is hosting a panel discussion for the exhibition opening of a recently acquired collection of works by Elizabeth Durack (later Durack Clancy).
Indonesia only collects around 12 per cent of GDP in tax revenue and around 40 million people are estimated to be failing to meet their tax obligations.
After 1988, the Government of Myanmar led a transition from a centrally controlled to a more open–market economy.
Over the past century, economic policy orders – rooted in ideas that shape interests – have spanned the Progressive, Keynesian, and Neoliberal eras, marked by periods of prolonged growth and stability.
Some studies have shown that trade and industrialization are key to economic success in East and Southeast Asia.
Venue: Lennox Room,
JG Crawford Building,
132 Lennox Crossing,
Acton, 2061, ACT
The seminar will focus on Dr Bruce Hunt’s recent monograph Australia’s Northern Shield?
As a political commentator Dr Hewson has advocated for a renewable energy future in Australia.
The White House has announced that the US will make a decision on whether to quit the Paris Climate Agreement in the near future.
On behalf of the National Australia Bank (NAB), The Australia National University (ANU), and the Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative, we would like to invite you to participate in the ‘Solutions for Sustaining Natural Capital’ workshop, taki
As in previous years, the Sir Roland Wilson’s post-budget policy analysis will provide a unique opportunity to discuss the impact of the 2017-18 federal budget.
The Indian Ocean has recently emerged as the world’s focus in the maritime domain and is a global economic highway. India sits astride busy sea lines of communications which transit across the Indian Ocean.
Imelda uses the largest fuel-switching program in Indonesia to identify a causal impact of cooking fuel choice on infant mortality.
Azadeh Abbasi Shavazi, PhD candidate, Research School of Economics, ANU.
Light lunch available.
Since the end of the 1990s, Japan has been in a period of secular stagnation with a decline in the natural rate of interest.
Despite global efforts to avoid dangerous climate change, we’re on track for temperature increases that easily exceed the agreed ‘safe’ threshold of 2°C. Clearly existing approaches to the problem are not working fast enough.
The presentation reviews the experience of Chinese economic growth during the past forty years from the perspectives of the neoclassical growth model, the endogenous growth model, and institutional approaches.
Former Prime Minister Paul Keating recently declared that liberal economics no longer holds the answers to our problems. Is this the case? If so, what new paradigm is needed to lift the world economy out of its current malaise?
Geoff Kingston, Macquarie University.
Light lunch available.