Events April 2019

30
Apr
2019

Timor-Leste: politics, policies and prospects 20 years after the independence vote

Michael Leach, Swinburne University of Technology; Gordon Peake, ANU; António Sampaio, Bureau Chief, Lusa News Agency, Dili; Carmeneza (Carmen) dos Santos Monteiro, The Asia Foundation; and Adérito Soares, ANU.
 
30
Apr
2019

Climate change adaptation in Asia and the Pacific: is gender relevant?

Dr Jayne Curnow, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research; Mark Howden, ANU Climate Change Institute; Professor Margaret Jolly, ANU Gender Institute; plus many more.
Is gender a consideration for your program, project or research?   Now is the time to reflect on this.  
 
30
Apr
2019

Money in retirement: do we have enough?

Brendan Coates, Grattan Institute

The conventional wisdom is that Australians don’t save enough for retirement. But Grattan Institute’s recent report, Money in Retirement, shows this belief is mistaken.

30
Apr
2019

Places of justice in Australian environmental law: Lessons from Victorian and NSW coal-mining towns

Brad Jessup
This talk will discuss the emergence of a concept of environmental justice in Victorian government policy and law reform following the Hazelwood coalmine fire in the Latrobe Valley and in the jurisprudence of the chief justice of the New South Wales Land and Environment Court in relation to proposed coal-mining activities in the Hunter Valley.
30
Apr
2019

Effects of asset purchases and normalisation of US monetary policy

Tatsuyoshi Okimoto, Crawford School of Public Policy, The ANU

This paper examines changes in the effects of unconventional monetary policy in the US. To this end the study estimates a Markov-Switching VAR model with absorbing regimes to capture possible structural changes.

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