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Events November 2021

02
Nov
2021

Agricultural calendars and the school year: Timing, child labor, and schooling

Josh Merfeld, KDI School of Public Policy and Management

In developing countries, agricultural productivity shocks are an important predictor of the opportunity cost of time for children. This can lead to children dropping out of school to work during good rainfall years.

04
Nov
2021

MCHG 2021 webinar series: Webinar 1 - Power and the people's health: a health equity power analysis of multisectoral policy

Sharon Friel
This Menzies Centre for Health Governance webinar will focus on key findings from a health equity power analysis of multisectoral policies including trade, paid parental leave, Northern Territory Emergency Response and urban planning.
05
Nov
2021

Firms' responses to foreign demand shock: the Indonesian manufacturing firms in the aftermath of the global financial crises

Sulistiyo K. Ardiyono

Aggregate level studies have acknowledged the declining role of Indonesia’s export-oriented manufacturing sector in creating jobs in Indonesia.

11
Nov
2021

MCHG 2021 webinar series: Webinar 2 - The politics of regulating baby food in global context

Phillip Baker
This Menzies Centre for Health Governance webinar presents findings from a study on the politics of regulating baby foods in global context.
17
Nov
2021

8,000 seasonal workers by 2025 from PNG

Natasha Turia-Moka

Since 2011 Papua New Guinea (PNG) has struggled to increase its participation in Australia’s Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) and New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme.

18
Nov
2021

Rupture: Understanding nature-society transformation through hydropower development in the Mekong Basin

Sango Mahanty

This seminar will be a hybrid event held at the Acton Theatre (Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU), and online via Zoom. Zoom details will be provided upon registration to this event.

18
Nov
2021

MCHG 2021 webinar series: Webinar 3 - Theory of action underpinning people’s power: the case of the People’s Health Movement

Fran Baum
In this Menzies Centre for Health Governance presentation, Fran Baum uses insights from an action research project of the ways in which members of the global People’s Health Movement define the theories of change behind their movement.
19
Nov
2021

Minimum wage policy and poverty in a developing country

Nurina Merdikawati

This paper examines whether the minimum wage is an effective antipoverty instrument in Indonesia from 2002 to 2014. The study uses difference in spatial differences and finds no evidence of poverty reducing impact of minimum wage.

25
Nov
2021

MCHG 2021 webinar series: Webinar 4 - Bureaucratic power: city planning minus the politics

Patrick Harris
Patrick Harris will discuss how bureaucratic power has played out in the urban planning sector in Australia and what this means for the people’s health and health equity.
30
Nov
2021

Import Restriction, price shocks, and local policy responses: Evidence from Indonesia

Armand Sim

We use heterogeneous effects of rice import restriction on rice price shocks across Indonesian villages to analyze local policy responses to price shocks.

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