Events August 2020

03
Aug
2020

2020 COVID-19 National Tax Summit

Various - see program in 'downloads tab'

On 3 August 2020, the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute (TTPI) at the Australian National University (ANU) hosted the by-invite-only 2020 COVID-19 National Tax Summit.

04
Aug
2020

Webinar: Reducing emissions on the land: incentives and regulation

Dr Christian Downie, Honorary Professor Howard Bamsey, Shayleen Thompson

Join Howard Bamsey and Christian Downie from the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at a live panel discussion with Shayleen Thompson, Executive General Manager, the Clean Energy Regulator.

04
Aug
2020

Heroes and villains: The effects of combat leadership on collaboration in war-time France

Pauline Grosjean, University of NSW

How does loyalty to a leader shape political preferences and influence political behavior?

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.
07
Aug
2020

Structural changes and sectoral productivity in transitions: Post-transition evidence from Chinese provinces and Former Soviet Union countries

Taehyun Ryu

This paper uses panel data from 31 Chinese provinces over the period 1970-2018 and 15 former Soviet Union (FSU) countries over the period 1991-2018 to compare the changes in industrial structure between China and FSU countries after each transition.

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 fires - a major source of emissions and negative health

12
Aug
2020

Gender matters in Indonesia's Covid-19 policy response

Melissa Wells, Prospera; Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Prospera; Wita Krisanti, Investing in Women; Ariane Utomo, The University of Melbourne

The coronavirus pandemic is creating a health and economic crisis of unprecedented proportions all over the world. While the virus has respected no borders, it has exposed deeply rooted inequalities, including in Indonesia.

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.

18
Aug
2020

Australian budget policy and COVID-19: a model-based analysis

Chris Murphy, Crawford School, ANU

Australian Government restrictions introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic led to a sharp fall in economic activity in some service industries and the curtailment of the international movement of people.

19
Aug
2020

COVID-19: economic costs and responses in the Pacific

Professor Stephen Howes, Dr Jenny Gordon, Dr Neelesh Gounder and Maholopa Laveil
19
Aug
2020

Covid-19 and rural livelihoods in Indonesia: assessing the consequences of Covid-19 for food security

: John McCarthy (ANU), Yunita Winarto (Universitas Indonesia), and Pande Made Kutanegara (Universitas Gadjah Mada).

This paper discusses the emerging impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on food security and rural livelihoods in Indonesia.

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?

20
Aug
2020

[Online] All Under Heaven: How to stop worrying and learn to love brand China in the age of quarantine?

Lim Chye Hong, PhD
Culture went ‘viral’ in the face of crisis and has rapidly transformed the way audiences experience museums: from virtual tours, unique campaigns and series on social media to engagement in real-time with live streams. Attempts to make cultural objects come to ‘life’ and/or ‘talk’ were most apparent during the time of enforced closure of Chinese museums after Wuhan was locked down.
21
Aug
2020

Foreign direct investment, labor market regulation, and demographic transition

Sulistiyo K. Ardiyono

This study examines the impact of labor market regulation at different stages of economic development, and its relative importance to other macroeconomic variables.

21
Aug
2020

History of tax reform in Australia: Early federation reviews and 1942 income tax unification

Mr Paul Tilley, TTPI Visiting Fellow

Please note this event will be recorded.

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

Policy Essentials: what you need to know to design and implement good policy

Dr Trish Mercer and Dr Wendy Jarvie

This course is for those who are relatively new to policy work, aspiring to work in policy areas or wanting to understand how to link implementation and policy more closely.

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

Masterclass: Tackling the Big Issues with Crawford School of Public Policy

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

26
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

26
Aug
2020

Postgraduate Study Information Session: Public Policy, Environmental Policy, Economics for Policy, Regulation and Governance

Crawford School Events at ANU Virtual Open Week

Strong government and sound policy have never been more important in Australia’s future.

27
Aug
2020

Developing resilience to systemic hazards

Various speakers

Pandemics like Covid-19, economic crises, and environmental instability hit economies and societies hard, but we cannot predict precisely where or when.

27
Aug
2020

Webinar Series: Governing Disruptions for Health Equity

Professor Sharon Friel, Dr Sandro Demaio, Professor Emily Lancsar, Dr Belinda Townsend

Drought, fire, storms, and a global pandemic have mobilised governments, industry and the community in ways that would not have been imagined previously.

27
Aug
2020

Federal-state friction amid Malaysia’s dual political and pandemic plight

Tricia Yeoh, YB Datuk Darell Leiking, Ross Tapsell
28
Aug
2020

ANU Mongolia Institute Lunchtime Online Seminar with Dr Uchralt Otede

Dr Uchralt Otede

Dr Uchralt Otede will present on the challenges encountered in creation of the community-based knowledge, drawing on a case study from a remote pastoral community in Inner Mongolia.

28
Aug
2020

Postgraduate study information session: Public policy, environmental policy, economics for policy, regulation and governance

Crawford School Events at ANU Virtual Open Week

Strong government and sound policy have never been more important in Australia’s future.

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