Events April 2021

13
Apr
2021

Not by land nor by sea: the rise of formal remittances during COVID-19

Dr Lelys Dinarte

Despite record unemployment in remittance-sending economies, formal remittances to several developing countries grew since the beginning of the pandemic.

13
Apr
2021

Survival Governance: Energy and Climate in the Chinese Century

Peter Drahos
Peter Drahos argues in his new book that China is best positioned to change the direction, speed, and scale of innovation in world capitalism.
14
Apr
2021

Coerced powersharing?Jokowi, Partai Demokrat and the shrinking of Indonesia's opposition

Marcus Mietzner (ANU)

In much of the literature on broad multi-party coalitions in presidential systems, it is assumed that parties naturally seek alignment with presidents in order to gain access to state resources.

14
Apr
2021

In conversation with Martin Parkinson

Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, Katharine Murphy and Professor Helen Sullivan

Martin Parkinson will be in conversation with Katharine Murphy on Martin’s essay A Decade of Drift from Monash University Publishing’s new In the National Interest series.

15
Apr
2021

COVID-19, Agriculture, and rural development

Honorary Associate Professor Chris Manning (The Australian National University); Professor Catur Sugiyanto (Universitas Gadjah Mada); Dr Lucentezza Napitupulu (World Resources Institute Indonesia)

10am – 12 pm WIB

ANU Indonesia Project together with Universitas Gadjah Mada will host our annual Mubyarto Public Policy Forum with three speakers.

16
Apr
2021

Non-tariff measures and trade among Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership participating countries

Amphaphone Sayasenh

Implementation of bilateral, regional and multilateral trade agreements has brought down tariffs significantly among RCEP countries.

19
Apr
2021

At Risk, or Risky Lives as Protection? Perceptions of vulnerability among socially marginalised citizens during the COVID-19 crisis

Maj Nygaard-Christensen

‘I had to comfort myself, that if you survive so much in this environment… I mean if my immune system has been able to cope up until now, then it can handle a bit more, right?

20
Apr
2021

Modern capitalism and the future of health: assessing the costs and charting alternatives

Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg, City University of New York, School of Public Health and Health Policy
21st century capitalism in the cascade of public health crises confronting the world today.
20
Apr
2021

Forced displacement, mental health, and child development: evidence from the Rohingya refugees

Asadul Islam, Monash University

Forced displacement is a major driver of mental disorders among refugees worldwide. Poor mental health of adult refugees, particularly mothers, is also considered a risk factor for the psychological well-being and development of their children.

21
Apr
2021

Results of the 3rd State of Infrastructure and Engagement unpacked

Various

Respondents to the ANU Next Generation Engagement Program’s 3rd State of Infrastructure and Engagement Survey reported that stakeholder and community pressure remains one of the leading causes of project delay and that project delays and cancellations

22
Apr
2021

In Conversation with Sara Bice

Professor Sara Bice

How understanding the Social R

27
Apr
2021

Competition, productivity and product mix: The effect of China on Mexican plants

Scott French, School of Economics at UNSW

We investigate the effect of the rise in product market competition, measured by the increase in Chinese exports to Mexico and the US on the productivity of Mexican plants between 1994 and 2007.

29
Apr
2021

Thinking about the value of extinguished native title rights and interests

Jon Altman
How might non-market economic values and lost opportunities be compensated? To what extent was Timber Creek as a test case the first, rather than last, legal say on the matter of compensation?
29
Apr
2021

Online forum: Researching in Indonesia without fieldwork in an age of COVID-19.

Dr. Amalinda Savirani, Universitas Gadjah Mada; Assoc. Prof. John McCarthy, ANU; Ms Lila Sari, ANU; Dr Eva Nisa, ANU

This online forum is designed for researchers whose work in Indonesia has been impacted by COVID-19.

30
Apr
2021

Debt growth and economic growth: public debt and inflation thresholds analysis since 2000

Taehyun Ryu

Increasing government spending doesn’t grow the economy, at least in the short term, but rather debt growth hinders economic growth.

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