Events August 2020

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.
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

Register here to receive a link to the webinar.

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.

19
Aug
2020

COVID-19: economic costs and responses in the Pacific

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

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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.

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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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

Webinar: COVID-19 multisectoral policy responses and the implications for health equity

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

COVID-19 shines a spotlight on social and health inequities.

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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