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Events September 2021

01
Sep
2021

High vaccination coverage is required before public health measures can be relaxed and Australia’s international border fully reopen

Quentin Grafton, Australian National University

In this seminar the author will present his model on possible eventual public health outcomes (cases, hospitalisations and fatalities) of Phase D, the Post Vaccination Phase (to live with COVID-19: management consistent with influenza or other infectio

02
Sep
2021

Coastal transitions: Small-scale fisheries, livelihoods, and maritime zone development in Southeast Asia

Michael Fabinyi

This seminar will be online via Zoom. Zoom details will be provided upon registration.

02
Sep
2021

Art and justice virtual exhibition: 'Aqua When?'

Various speakers

The Water Justice Hub was formally established on 14 October 2019 as an initiative of the UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance at the Australian National University.

02
Sep
2021

The distributive dynamics of digital financial platforms: Unveiling the institutional arrangements of digital welfare projects in Kenya and Brazil

Serena Natile
This presentation draws on critical political economy and law and development scholarship to examine the institutional arrangements underpinning the distributive dynamics of digital financial platforms used for social welfare projects in Kenya and Brazil.
02
Sep
2021

Securing the human rights of children in Scotland: In conversation with Bruce Adamson

Bruce Adamson

Join Professor Sharon Bessell, Director of the ANU Children’s Policy Centre, as she discusses children and young people’s rights in Scotland with Commissioner Bruce Adamson, Children and Young People’s Commissioner for Scotland.

03
Sep
2021

Has R&D contributed to productivity in China? The role of basic, applied and experimental R&D activities in China

Sudyumna Dahal

We estimate the effect of three types of Research and Development (R&D) activities on Total Factor Productivity (TFP) across the Chinese provinces during 1998-2018.

03
Sep
2021

Deductions for work-related expenses in Australia: an analysis of options for reform

Dr John Minas, University of Tasmania

NOTE: This event will be via Zoom online only.

The audio recording and PowerPoint slides are available in the ‘downloads’ tab above.

07
Sep
2021

Transition from risk to reporting: corporate disclosures for a low-carbon future.

Paul O'Connor
This presentation will examine the latest trends, issues and opportunities for Australian companies in how they can enhance their governance and risk management to meet the emergent risk of climate change.
07
Sep
2021

Testing the validity of a single distribution factor in intrahousehold allocation models

Toan Nguyen, University of Queensland

We propose a theoretical framework that generalises a model of Chiappori et al.

08
Sep
2021

Japan Update 2021

Keiichiro Kobayashi, Shiro Armstrong, Ippei Fujiwara, Sawada Yasuyuki, Yoko Ibuka, Nana Oishi, Lauren Richardson, Jun Mukoyama, Llewelyn Hughes
08
Sep
2021

Book launch. David Jenkins' "Young Soeharto: The Making of a Soldier, 1921-1945"

Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, David Jenkins, Marcus Mietzner (chair)

When a reluctant President Sukarno gave Lt Gen Soeharto full executive authority in March 1966, Indonesia was a deeply divided nation, fractured along ideological, class, religious and ethnic lines.

09
Sep
2021

In Conversation with Miranda Forsyth –Sorcery Accusation Related Violence in Papua New Guinea

Dr Miranda Forsyth

In PNG and many countries around the world, sorcery and witchcraft are used as lenses to make sense of traumatic and difficult events in the world, particularly death and illness.

10
Sep
2021

Estimating the optimal timing policy of operationalising the Kaliwa Dam

Albert Lamberte

To address the water supply problems in Metro Manila, Philippines, the national government is planning to construct the Kaliwa Dam as an added storage and operationalise it by 2024.

10
Sep
2021

Mental health and duration off income support

Paul Amores, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU

Please register your attendance at the registration tab, and the Zoom invitation is available in the ‘downloads’ tab above.

13
Sep
2021

ANU Indonesia Institute Post Graduate Workshop- Call for Papers

We invite ANU postgraduate students to submit an abstract for their proposed paper and/or register to attend by 23 August, 2021

14
Sep
2021

Understanding sorcery accusation related violence in Papua New Guinea

Miranda Forsyth
This seminar presents the high-level findings of a multi-year mixed methods study into SARV in PNG.
15
Sep
2021

Water Justice Virtual Exhibition: 'Aqua When?'

Various speakers

The Water Justice Hub was formally established on 14 October 2019 as an initiative of the UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance at the Australian National University.

15
Sep
2021

The 38th Indonesia Update. In sickness and in health: diagnosing Indonesia

Elizabeth Pisani, Laksono Trisnantoro, Charlotte Setijadi, Asep Suryahadi, Ines Atmosukarto and many more

This is a hybrid event held online and at HC Coombs Lecture Theatre over three half-days.

21
Sep
2021

Asymmetric response of carbon emissions to recessions and expansions is explained by negative oil market shocks

David Stern, Australian National University

The 2020 COVID-19 driven recession saw a sharp drop in carbon dioxide emissions as transportation and some other energy uses were curtailed.

22
Sep
2021

Australia's future: tax, productivity and federation

Various - as per program

Post event, media article

22
Sep
2021

2021 Pacific Update

Various speakers

Hosted by the Australian National University’s Development Policy Centre and The University of the South Pacific’s School of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Pacific Update is the premier forum for discussion of current economic, social, political, a

22
Sep
2021

Translocal Island: The Okinawa Struggle beyond Minority Politics

Next year will mark the fiftieth anniversary of Okinawa’s controversial administration hand-over to Japan in May 1972.

23
Sep
2021

2021 Pacific Update – Day 2

Various speakers

Hosted by the Australian National University’s Development Policy Centre and The University of the South Pacific’s School of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Pacific Update is the premier forum for discussion of current economic, social, political, a

23
Sep
2021

Manufacturing compromise: gendered labour processes in a Chinese mine in Papua New Guinea

I-Chang Kuo

A general perception exists about the Chinese import labour practices and gender ideas carried out at home and that these practices and beliefs conflict with the values harboured by the communities and mineworkers in Papua New Guinea.

23
Sep
2021

Our youth, our way: In conversation with Justin Mohamed

Justin Mohamed Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People of Victoria

Join Professor Sharon Bessell, Director of the ANU Children’s Policy Centre, as she discusses the recently released report ‘Our youth, our way’ with Commissioner Justin Mohamed, Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People in Victoria.

24
Sep
2021

2021 Pacific Update – Day 3

Various speakers

Hosted by the Australian National University’s Development Policy Centre and The University of the South Pacific’s School of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Pacific Update is the premier forum for discussion of current economic, social, political, a

24
Sep
2021

The big push lasts forever: The economic legacy of Dutch colonial railroads in Java

Inggrid

This paper examines the long-run economic impacts of a historically salient place-based policy in Java.

24
Sep
2021

A study of cross-border profit shifting channels

Dr Alfred Tran and Wanmeng Xu, Research School of Accounting, ANU

The audio recording of this event is available in the ‘downloads’ tab above.

Please register your attendance at the registration tab, and the Zoom invitation is available in the ‘downloads’ tab above.

24
Sep
2021

The COVID-19 shock and challenges for time series models

Elena Bobeica and Benny Hartwig, European Central Bank

The authors document the impact of COVID-19 on frequently employed time series models. They show that for both single equation models (Phillips curves) and Vector Autoregressions (VARs) estimated parameters change notably with the pandemic.

24
Sep
2021

The COVID-19 shock and challenges for time series models

Elena Bobeica and Benny Hartwig, European Central Bank

The authors document the impact of COVID-19 on frequently employed time series models. They show that for both single equation models (Phillips curves) and Vector Autoregressions (VARs) estimated parameters change notably with the pandemic.

28
Sep
2021

How are multi-national corporations operating in Australia reacting to greater tax transparency?

Johan van der Walt
Can greater tax transparency bridle the global grandmasters of tax avoidance schemes?
28
Sep
2021

Global prices, trade protection, and internal migration: evidence from Indonesia

Rizki Siregar, UC Davis

I study how regions respond to price shocks in the presence of internal migration. I examine Indonesia in the 2000s as it faced a commodity boom for its export commodities and initiated its trade protection on rice, a staple food for its population.

29
Sep
2021

Belt and Road Initiative and its Implications for Japan

Associate Professor Miwa Hirono, Ritsumeikan University
30
Sep
2021

Other ways of remembering

Dr Lye Tuck-Po - Anthropology, Universiti Sains Malaysia
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