Events September 2020

17
Aug
2020

EL2 National Security Development Program: Navigating Uncertainty

Multiple Presenters

This stimulating three-week program provides participants with in-depth exposure to the full range of issues and challenges facing Australia’s national security community.

01
Sep
2020

Strategic public sector leadership series

Associate Professor Robert Styles

Strategic Public Sector Leadership: Impacting wellbeing, performance & productivity in the modern workplace

01
Sep
2020

Islam and the state: Religious education in the age of mass schooling

Samuel Bazzi, Boston University

Public schooling systems were often developed at the expense of religious schools, which undertook the bulk of education historically and still cater to large student populations worldwide.

02
Sep
2020

Decolonising the Anthropocene: Crisis, climate justice and oceanic resistance

Dr Siobhan McDonnell and Maeve Powell, Hosted by Bec Colvin

Please join us for an upcoming RE&D Research Notes webinar, hosted by the Resources, Environment and Development group (RE&D), Crawford School of Public Policy.

03
Sep
2020

From Ethics Washing to Ethics Bashing: Viewing Tech Ethics from Within Moral Philosophy

Elettra Bietti

In the sixth instalment of the ANU Humanising Machine Intelligence (HMI) Data, AI and Society public seminar series, Elettra Bietti from Harvard University will look into Tech

04
Sep
2020

FDI performance and efficiency in Vietnam: A stochastic frontier analysis

Quoc Anh Ho

This paper uses stochastic frontier analysis to investigate the determinants and efficiency of foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows across 63 provinces in Vietnam over the 2007-2018 period.

04
Sep
2020

COVID, Planning reforms and the future of engagement

Sara Bice, Kylie Cochrane, Nick Thomas

The Australian National University Next Generation Engagement Program is delighted to invite you to the launch of our free industry webinar series.

07
Sep
2020

Economic dimensions of COVID-19 in Indonesia: responding to the crisis

Various speakers

Since December 2019 the coronavirus has swept through all regions of the world. COVID-19 has wreaked havoc everywhere and shows no signs of entirely abating. This conference focuses on the economic dimensions of COVID-19 in Indonesia.

08
Sep
2020

2020 Paul Bourke Award Lecture: On care, welfare conditionality and free riding

Dr Elise Klein

Care is essential to all life – we need it, we feel it, we desire it and none of us can live without it. It underpins so many practices in our lives – from reproductive work, to caring for children and the elderly, the community and ecology.

08
Sep
2020

Webinar: Aboriginal savanna burning in Arnhem Land: Regulation, uncertainty, postcolonial possibility

Emeritus Professor Jon Altman

After a summer when much of south-east Australia burned dramatically there seems to be some growing awareness that carbon emissions mitigation alongside zero carbon energy generation and industry are essential.

08
Sep
2020

Japan Update 2020: Japan's Choices Beyond COVID-19

Sanjaya Senanayake, Sota Kato, Hiromi Murakami, Haruka Sakamoto, Ippei Fujiwara, Sagiri Kitao, Toshitaka Sekine, Lauren Richardson, Rikki Kersten, Yoshihide Soeya, Tomohiko Satake

The Australia Japan Research Centre and ANU Japan Institute are proud to host the virtual 2020 annual Japan Update conference — Japan’s Choices Beyond COVID-19 — from Tuesday 8 September to Thursday 10 September.

09
Sep
2020

Japan’s economic crisis and recovery

Toshitaka Sekine (Hitotsubashi University) and Sagiri Kitao (University of Tokyo)

This panel will discuss the economic crisis from the coronavirus pandemic and the recovery strategy for Japan. How does COVID-19 change the economic outlook in Japan?

14
Sep
2020

Launch of the Individual Deprivation Measure Country Study Report for Indonesia

Various speakers

Please join us for a virtual launch of the Individual Deprivation Measure (IDM) Multidimensional Poverty Reports for two districts in Indonesia.

15
Sep
2020

Webinar: Navigation practices in times of extended crisis: Preliminary findings from a comparative study

Assistant Professor Kathleen (Katie) Pine, Professor Kathryn (Kate) Henne

Across different parts of the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to breakdowns and shifts in the social and technical (“sociotechnical”) assemblages on which people rely for food, shelter, work, education, socialisation and more.

15
Sep
2020

Diagnosing housing fever with an econometric thermometer

Shuping Shi, Macquarie University

Econometricians can help minimize the harm created by a housing bubble by providing a ‘thermometer’ for diagnosing ‘housing fever’.

16
Sep
2020

Consent and Consumer Manipulation Principles and Rules for a Fairer Platform EconomyProf Jeannie Paterson

Damian Clifford, Professor Jeannie Paterson

Paper workshop co-hosted by Dr Damian Clifford RF of the HMI project at ANU, and Prof Jeannie Paterson, co-Director, CAIDE at University of Mel

17
Sep
2020

A conversation with Dr Shiro Armstrong – Australia's future and the Asian economy

Shiro Armstrong

The Australian National University (ANU) College of Asia and the Pacific invites you to A conversation with Dr Shiro Armstrong – Australia's future and the Asian economy

22
Sep
2020

Emission reduction and foreign direct investment nexus in China

Yanrui Wu, University of Western Australia

This paper employs a difference-in-difference-in-difference approach to examine the emission reduction and foreign direct investment nexus in China. It combines a firm-level dataset with emission reduction target statistics at city level.

22
Sep
2020

TikTok: The platform, the public, the politics

Policy Forum and ANU Learning Communities presents

The latest social media craze to sweep the world has been the entertainment platform of choice during lockdown periods for many of us.

23
Sep
2020

BOOK LAUNCH. Democracy in Indonesia: from stagnation to regression

Emil Salim, Universitas Indonesia; Allen Hicken, University of Michigan; Eve Warburton, National University of Singapore; Thomas Power, The University of Sydney; and many more

ANU Indonesia Project warmly invites you to the book launch of Democracy in Indonesia: from stagnation to regression? (editors: Eve Warburton,Thomas Power, published by ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute in 2020).

24
Sep
2020

Age-dependent risk aversion: Re-evaluating fiscal policy impacts of population ageing

Phitawat Poonpolkul, CAMA, PhD Student

The study presented in this webinar revisits optimal fiscal policies in response to population ageing by introducing an age-dependent increasing risk aversion assumption into an OLG model with risk-sensitive preferences to factor in the welfare cost of

25
Sep
2020

The impact of female leadership on public spending and service access: causal evidence from Indonesia

Ruth Nikijuluw

This paper investigates the consequences of electing a female leader for fiscal and service outcomes. A dataset of districts in Indonesia with close election results between male and female mayoral candidates from 2005 to 2017 is used.

28
Sep
2020

Water Justice Hub launch

Professor Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School of Public Policy, the ANU Laureate Professor and UNESCO Chairholder Quentin Grafton FASSA, Crawford School of Public Policy, the ANU

The Water Justice Hub’s mission is to respond to water injustice and to promote both ‘voice’ and truth-telling in relation to water.

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