Events August 2020

04
Aug
2020

Webinar: Reducing emissions on the land: incentives and regulation

Dr Christian Downie, Honorary Professor Howard Bamsey, Shayleen Thompson

Join Howard Bamsey and Christian Downie from the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at a live panel discussion with Shayleen Thompson, Executive General Manager, the Clean Energy Regulator.

04
Aug
2020

Heroes and villains: The effects of combat leadership on collaboration in war-time France

Pauline Grosjean, University of NSW

How does loyalty to a leader shape political preferences and influence political behavior?

05
Aug
2020

Breakfast Series | The Indo-Pacific — Strategic Challenges and Opportunities: COVID, and After

Professor Rory Medcalf, Dr Tanvi Madan, RADM James Goldrick, AO CSC

Running over four consecutive Wednesdays, this series examines the Indo-Pacific’s strategic challenges and opportunities, both during the COVID pandemic and further beyond the horizon.

05
Aug
2020

Epi-economic Modelling of COVID-19: Policy Implications for Australia

Professor Quentin Grafton, Professor Tom Kompas

The presentation highlights recent epidemiological-economic modelling of COVID-19 in Australia undertaken by the presenters with co-authors.

06
Aug
2020

COVID-19 and Climate Change: International relations

Hon. Prof Howard Bamsey and Prof Meg Keen

Recent months have seen the COVID-19 pandemic emerge as a global crisis requiring immediate, wide-spread and evidence-based action.

06
Aug
2020

[Online] Wishing and Worrying in Beijing and Taipei, 2019

Benjamin Penny
This seminar is a kind of introduction to a new project that aims to use “religious” actions to produce information about what worries people in contemporary Beijing and Taipei.
10
Aug
2020

Introduction to National Security: Critical Conversations

Multiple Presenters

This engaging three-day program introduces participants to the central issues, threats, challenges and opportunities that underpin Australia’s national security environment.

11
Aug
2020

Fight fire with finance: a randomized field experiment to curtail land-clearing fire in Indonesia

Ryan Edwards

In one of the first randomized evaluations of collective pay-for-performance payments for ecosystem services, we test whether community-level fiscal incentives can curtail the use of land-clearing fire—a major source of emissions and negative health ex

12
Aug
2020

How to meet Australian demand for Pacific foreign vocational workers

Michael Clemens and Satish Chand

Historically, Australia has lacked a coherent policy to attract immigrants with less extensive formal training and education, despite the needs of their aging population and labour market.

12
Aug
2020

Gender matters in Indonesia's Covid-19 policy response

Melissa Wells, Prospera; Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Prospera; Wita Krisanti, Investing in Women; Ariane Utomo, The University of Melbourne

The coronavirus pandemic is creating a health and economic crisis of unprecedented proportions all over the world. While the virus has respected no borders, it has exposed deeply rooted inequalities, including in Indonesia.

14
Aug
2020

Effectiveness of capital flows management: the case of Indonesia

Wishnu Mahraddika

This paper reviews capital account policies in Indonesia and examines their effectiveness during the period of 2005 – 2018.

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