Events September 2018

25
Sep
2018

The employment effects of the mature age worker tax offset

Mr Andrew Carter, The Australian Taxation Office, TTPI Secondee

This presentation examines Australia’s Mature Age Worker Tax offset (MAWTO), a targeted earned income tax credit of up to $500 to incentivise participation of older workers that existed from 2004-05 to 2014-15.

25
Sep
2018

Assessing the direct and spillover effects of shocks to refugee remittances

Sarah Walker, UNSW Business School

We examine the impact of exogenously shutting down remittances to Kakuma refugee camp in northern Kenya during 2015. We find that the remittance shutdown did not reduce refugee consumption on average.

26
Sep
2018

Testing for changes in income inequality in Japan

Haruhisa Nishino (Hiroshima University)

Recently, more attention has been paid to income inequality in Japan as well as that in the world. Tachibanaki (1998, 2005) and Ohtake (2005, 2008) pointed out that inequality in Japan has increased during the 1980s and 90s.

26
Sep
2018

Joining global production networks: has Indonesia missed the boat?

Prema-Chandra Athukorala (ANU)

Breakup of the production processes of an ever-increasing array of products into vertically-separated stages/tasks carried out in several countries (‘global production sharing’) has been the prime mover of the dramatic shift in manufacturing exports fr

26
Sep
2018

Introduction to land cover mapping with Landsat (half-day workshop) (GIS203)

Have you ever wanted to be able to map vegetation, buildings or land cover in your study site?

27
Sep
2018

Innovation, corruption and growth: a case study of Vietnamese SMEs

Hang Hoang, PhD student, CAMA

In this seminar, Hang Hoang presents the results of her investigation on how firms transform innovation knowledge into firm growth.

27
Sep
2018

Why Australia Needs a Radically New Defence Policy

Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb, Hon Professor Richard Brabin-Smith, Hon Professor Brendan Sargeant - Strategic & Defence Studies Centre
27
Sep
2018

Southeast Asian Frontiers 10 year celebration

Please join us in celebrating the 10th anniversary of ANU College of Asia and the Pacific’s Southeast Asian Frontiers study tour.

28
Sep
2018

Does foreign reserve accumulation crowd out domestic private investment?

Wishnu Mahraddika

Foreign exchange reserve accumulation is one of the preferred strategies to protect against susceptibility to financial crises and to maintain exchange rate competitiveness.

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