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Events November 2021

02
Nov
2021

21st century space governance and Australia’s role as a space middle power

Cassandra Steer
Space has become a strategic domain of equal importance to cyberspace, with similar governance and regulatory challenges. Australia and similar middle powers have an enormously important role to play as we move into a 21st century space age.
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.

03
Nov
2021

Behind closed door: gender-based violence during the pandemic

Siti Husna (LBH APIK), Alimatul Qibtiyah (National Commission on Violence Against Women), Sri Wiyanti Eddyono (Universitas Gadjah Mada)

Gender-based violence in Indonesia has increased during the pandemic.

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.

05
Nov
2021

Australia's future tax system

Paul Tilley, Visiting Fellow, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute

The audio recording of this event and PowerPoint slides are available in the ‘downloads’ tab above.

09
Nov
2021

Australian COVID-19 policy responses: a health equity report card

Sharon Friel and Edwina McDonald
Sharon Friel and Edwina MacDonald discuss the Australian Federal and State/Territory Governments’ report cards on the employment, income support and housing policies introduced as a response to the pandemic and their health equity implications.
11
Nov
2021

Building sustainable wellbeing economies, societies, and the rest of nature

Professor Robert Costanza, ANU

Event description

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.  

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.
12
Nov
2021

The effects of political shocks on international trade: evidence from China and major partners, 1998-2018

Vishesh Agarwal

The study develops a game-theoretical framework in which a bi-directional relationship exists between trade and political conflict.

12
Nov
2021

An Afghanistan Beyond Politics

Nazes Afroz

Veteran journalist, writer and photographer Nazes Afroz will present glimpses of Afghanistan that have never made headlines or caught media attention.

16
Nov
2021

The effect of investor credit supply on housing prices

Nalini Prasad, UNSW

What is the effect of investor credit supply on housing prices? We provide casual evidence on this question using quasi-experimental variation in credit supply to investors caused by macroprudential policy changes implemented in Australia.

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.
18
Nov
2021

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

Sango Mahanty

This seminar will be held online via Zoom. Zoom details will be provided upon registration to this event.

18
Nov
2021

Child-centered advocacy for Wellbeing

Leanne McLean, Commissioner for Children and Young People in Tasmania

Join Professor Sharon Bessell, Director of the ANU Children’s Policy Centre, as she discusses why talking with and listening to children is so important in promoting their wellbeing with Leanne McLean, Commissioner for Children and Young People in Tasm

18
Nov
2021

In Conversation with Helen Sullivan and Sharon Friel: The Importance of Political Studies

Professor Helen Sullivan, Dean, College of Asia and the Pacific, Professor Sharon Friel, Director, Menzies Centre for Health Governance

Across our region and the world we are being increasingly challenged by the rise of populism, falling public trust in institutions as well as regulatory systems that are failing to keep up with a rapidly changing society.

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.

19
Nov
2021

Cashless Debit Card: Where we are now and where to from here?

Various

Compulsory income management (CIM) is now in its 14th year in Australia.

22
Nov
2021

2021 Mongolia Update II: Health and Wellbeing

Various
The theme for the 2021 Mongolia Update is Health and Wellbeing. Presenters will provide a scholarly, non-technical perspective on psychological and spiritual responses to both health and wellbeing.
23
Nov
2021

China’s great reversal in regulating the platform economy

Angela Zhang
In this webinar, Angela Zhang will discuss China’s recent regulatory crackdown over the tech sector.
23
Nov
2021

Bushfires, infant health and early child development

Jacquelyn Zhang, ANU

For decades, Australia has been one of the countries that keep battling bushfires. The recent bushfire season in 2020 has burnt millions of hectares and led to billions of economic losses.

24
Nov
2021

Global Seminar. Accelerated digital adoption in banking sector during the pandemic

Adjarsari Paramaditha (Mandiri Institute)

During this two-year span of the pandemic, digital adoption has been accelerating, including in the banking sector.

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.
25
Nov
2021

Australia’s children in the post-COVID decade

Anne Hollonds, Australia’s National Children’s Commissioner

Join Professor Sharon Bessell, Director of the Children’s Policy Centre, as she discusses what’s next for Australia’s children in the post-COVID decade with Anne Hollonds, Australia’s National Children’s Commissioner.

26
Nov
2021

Projecting the long run impact of an economic reform: the case of the Indonesian Omnibus Law

Krisna Gupta

Indonesia has been trying to improve its investment climate.

30
Nov
2021

Backstage orchestration: a new method of business influence

Jensen Sass
In this seminar Jensen Sass will examine backstage orchestration, where a corporation acts as a principal, enrolling diverse agents to speak on its behalf in policy and regulatory settings.
30
Nov
2021

Changing gender relations in agriculture and food security

Nishith Tanny, Crawford School

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

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