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Events May 2021

14
May
2021

Substitutability between clean and dirty electricity generation under a clean transition

Tony Wiskich

The elasticity of substitution between wind and solar inputs and dirty inputs in electricity is estimated to be around 3 or 4 by fitting an aggregate production function to panel data.

18
May
2021

Dark humour and euphemism as facilitators of state excesses

Peter Grabosky
What leads liberal-democratic governments and their agents to engage in overregulation, abuse of criminal suspects, excessive secrecy, and mass killing?
18
May
2021

Transboundary fire and haze games: local capture and common agency

Ridwan Rusli, Cologne University of Applied Sciences

We study how transboundary, intergovernmental fire and haze negotiations interact with local, subnational government collusion and capture in a decentralized country.

19
May
2021

Entanglement: art, society and participatory practice in Indonesia

Elly Kent (ANU)

Participatory art practice—where artists involve people directly in the form of their artwork—has recently dominated the global contemporary art scene, yet relatively little attention has been paid to this practice in Asia.

20
May
2021

Book Launch: Economic Dimensions of COVID-19 in Indonesia

Professor Sharon Bell (College of Asia and the Pacific)

Please join us for the Australian launch of the volume Economic Dimensions of COVID-19 in Indonesia: Responding to the Crisis.

20
May
2021

Tackling child and family poverty: Reflections on the 2021/22 Federal Budget

Various speakers

Join our panel as they discuss what the 2021-22 Federal Budget will mean for Australian children and families living in poverty. 

Panelists

Catherine Liddle, CEO, SNAICC

21
May
2021

Does political conflict reduce exports to China? Evidence from the ’Quad’ with a focus on the China-Australia relationship

Vishesh Agarwal

This paper quantifies the effects of moderate shocks in political relations on merchandise goods exports to China for the ’Quad’ countries, namely Australia, India, Japan, and the US between 1998 and 2018.

21
May
2021

ANU Korea Institute Film Night (students only): A Taxi Driver

Upon driving a German reporter from Seoul to Gwangju, a widowed father and taxi driver soon finds himself caught in the cruel violence and heroic resistance of the 1980 Gwangju Uprising, which compels a reconsideration of everything that he holds dear.

25
May
2021

Rethinking critical juncture analysis: institutional change in Chinese banking and finance

Stephen Bell
Historical institutionalist theory is employed to help explain and critique the post-2008 Chinese shadow banking sector, marked by incremental ‘informal institutional adaptation’ and a greater role for markets.
25
May
2021

15th Sadli Lecture. Strategy for transforming Indonesian agriculture

Keijiro Otsuka (Professor of Development Economics, Kobe University and Chief Senior Researcher at the Institute of Developing Economies, Tokyo); Mohamad D. Revindo, PhD (LPEM FEB UI)

Keynote remarks: Indonesian Minister of Finance Her Excellency Dr Sri Mulyani Indrawati

Tuesday, 25 May 2020 at 1-3pm AEST (10am-12pm WIB)

26
May
2021

Credit crunch: Chinese infrastructure lending and Lao sovereign debt

Keith Barney and Kanya Souksakoun

Lao PDR’s push for large infrastructure‐led economic growth has been delivered through a significant amount of financial leverage and a build‐up of sovereign debt obligations.

27
May
2021

Eastern Indonesia in Focus: Perspectives from ANU graduates in the field

Andrey Damaledo, Stella Hutagalung, Umbu Reku Raya and Silvia Fanggidae

The recent tropical cyclone Seroja, which left devastation in its wake, has drawn attention to eastern Indonesia, especially the province of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT).

27
May
2021

Anthony Low Commonwealth Lecture 2021

The Hon Julie Bishop

The Australian National University (ANU) College of Asia and the Pacific is proud to present the Anthony Low Commonwealth Lecture 2021: How to eliminate human trafficking and modern slavery from our 21st century world.

27
May
2021

Study economics at Crawford School

Associate Professor Paul Burke, Liz Ingram, Ngan Le, Alison Francis

Are you interested in advancing your qualifications in quantitative analysis and economic thinking?

28
May
2021

Modern slavery: What role for multilateralism and global institutions?

This half-day workshop is jointly hosted by ANU College of Law and ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, in partnership with the Walk Free Foundation, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative and the Commonwealth Round Table (Australia).

28
May
2021

Macro uncertainties and tests of capital structure theories across renewable and non-renewable resource companies

Denny Irawan

Capital structure is one of the most important decision firms need to make in doing business. This study examines the role of macro (economic and non-economic) uncertainties in affecting firms financing behaviour.

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