Events August 2020

05
Aug
2020

Breakfast Series | The Indo-Pacific — Strategic Challenges and Opportunities: COVID, and After

Professor Rory Medcalf, Dr Tanvi Madan, RADM James Goldrick, AO CSC

Running over four consecutive Wednesdays, this series examines the Indo-Pacific’s strategic challenges and opportunities, both during the COVID pandemic and further beyond the horizon.

05
Aug
2020

Epi-economic Modelling of COVID-19: Policy Implications for Australia

Professor Quentin Grafton, Professor Tom Kompas

The presentation highlights recent epidemiological-economic modelling of COVID-19 in Australia undertaken by the presenters with co-authors.

06
Aug
2020

COVID-19 and Climate Change: International relations

Hon. Prof Howard Bamsey and Prof Meg Keen

Recent months have seen the COVID-19 pandemic emerge as a global crisis requiring immediate, wide-spread and evidence-based action.

06
Aug
2020

[Online] Wishing and Worrying in Beijing and Taipei, 2019

Benjamin Penny
This seminar is a kind of introduction to a new project that aims to use “religious” actions to produce information about what worries people in contemporary Beijing and Taipei.
10
Aug
2020

Introduction to National Security: Critical Conversations

Multiple Presenters

This engaging three-day program introduces participants to the central issues, threats, challenges and opportunities that underpin Australia’s national security environment.

11
Aug
2020

Fight fire with finance: a randomized field experiment to curtail land-clearing fire in Indonesia

Ryan Edwards

In one of the first randomized evaluations of collective pay-for-performance payments for ecosystem services, we test whether community-level fiscal incentives can curtail the use of land-clearing fire—a major source of emissions and negative health ex

12
Aug
2020

How to meet Australian demand for Pacific foreign vocational workers

Michael Clemens and Satish Chand

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14
Aug
2020

Effectiveness of capital flows management: the case of Indonesia

Wishnu Mahraddika

This paper reviews capital account policies in Indonesia and examines their effectiveness during the period of 2005 – 2018.

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.

20
Aug
2020

Climate Change: Strategies for emotional wellbeing

Dr Bronwyn Gresham and Dr Susie Burke

As we consider our changing climate and what it means for our future, we can experience a wide variety of emotions, ranging from feeling connected, energised and hopeful to despair, anger and frustration.

20
Aug
2020

Russia in Asia webinar

Matthew Sussex (panelist), Ian Hall (Griffith University, panelist), Liz Buchanan (DSSC, Deakin University, panelist) and Jennifer Hunt (moderator)

Often overlooked as a player in the emerging Indo-Pacific order, Russia has firmly set its sights on adopting a stronger future role in Asia. What does this mean for the region, for major and smaller powers, and for Australia?

22
Aug
2020

CAP Postgraduate Drop-In Session

Crawford School Events at ANU Virtual Open Week

At Crawford School, you can choose from professional postgraduate degrees in a range of contemporary areas relevant to national, regional and international issues, including applied economics and economic policy; national security; environment and reso

23
Aug
2020

CAP Postgraduate Drop-In Session

Crawford School Events at ANU Virtual Open Week

At Crawford School, you can choose from professional postgraduate degrees in a range of contemporary areas relevant to national, regional and international issues, including applied economics and economic policy; national security; environment and reso

23
Aug
2020

CAP Alumni Session

Crawford School Events at ANU Virtual Open Week

At Crawford School, you can choose from professional postgraduate degrees in a range of contemporary areas relevant to national, regional and international issues, including applied economics and economic policy; national security; environment and reso

24
Aug
2020

Benefit cost analysis series

Dr Kaliappa Kalirajan

This series will develop your skills to confidently undertake a basic benefit-cost analysis or a project or policy, capably review reports prepared by consultants, and prepare regulatory impact statements.

24
Aug
2020

CAP Postgraduate Drop-In Session

Crawford School Events at ANU Virtual Open Week

At Crawford School, you can choose from professional postgraduate degrees in a range of contemporary areas relevant to national, regional and international issues, including applied economics and economic policy; national security; environment and reso

24
Aug
2020

Webinar: Upskill and Retrain: Study a Short Degree in 2021

Webinar: Upskill and Retrain: Study a Short Degree in 2021

Make it count for your career in 2021 with a short degree to extend your skills or retrain in a new area. Select from a range of short degrees at ANU College of Asia and the Pacific:

25
Aug
2020

Skill transferability, migration, and development: Evidence from population resettlement in Indonesia

Arya B. Gaduh, University of Arkansas

We use a natural experiment in Indonesia to provide causal evidence on the role of location-specific human capital and skill transferability in shaping the spatial distribution of productivity.

26
Aug
2020

Politics and public policy in the People’s Republic of China

Dr Ben Hillman

This course provides an introduction to how politics works and how policy gets made in the People’s Republic of China.

26
Aug
2020

Gender differences in social learning among Vanuatu cocoa growers

Dr Alexandra Peralta

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