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Events August 2022

11
Aug
2022

Social movements and articulation of alternatives to development

Dr. Souvik Lal Chakraborty

Please join us for an upcoming RE&D Research Notes hybrid seminar (Acton Theatre or zoom). Dr. Souvik Lal Chakraborty will present his research insights on social movements and articulation of alternatives to development.

12
Aug
2022

Is Malaysian democracy liberalizing, backsliding, or merely staying put?

Prof Meredith Weiss

This seminar is hosted by the ANU Malaysia Institute.

Dual delivery: This seminar will be held in-person and online in zoom.

16
Aug
2022

Living democracy - transformative change begins at the edge

Tim Hollo
This talk explores processes of institutional change, in ecology and in politics, presenting a model that indicates how practices at the edges of our system can become transformative.
16
Aug
2022

Extreme temperatures, mortality, and adaptation: Evidence from the county level in China

Paul Burke, Australian National University

Extreme temperatures are known to cause adverse health outcomes. Yet knowledge on the magnitude of this effect in developing countries is limited due to data availability and reliability issues.

18
Aug
2022

The Outlook For A New World Order: A World with Greater Tax Harmonization

Variety as per program

The Zoom details are available here.

19
Aug
2022

Do political leader rotations matter to exports? The case of Vietnam

Nhat Mai Nguyen

Political leaders work in different locations during their careers. Their movements are claimed to promote economic development and strengthen their leadership capacity.

23
Aug
2022

Political economy of vaccine diplomacy: explaining varying strategies of China, India, and Russia's COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy

Mao Suzuki and Shiming Yang
Through comparative case studies of China, India, and Russia, we explain variations in their styles of vaccine diplomacy with a focus on political economic factors, namely the country’s relative strengths and weaknesses in the vaccine supply chains.
23
Aug
2022

Hari Tani Nasional: A forum

Various

Indonesia remains a rural country. With 45% of the population living in the countryside (approx. 123 million), Indonesia has the fourth-largest rural population in the global south. Agriculture is the lead sector in 20 of 34 provinces.

23
Aug
2022

Missing migrants: Border closures as a labour supply shock

Lynda Sanderson (New Zealand Productivity Commission)

We study the firm-level impacts of a labour supply shock induced by the unanticipated closure of the New Zealand border due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

24
Aug
2022

Transformations of youth resistance: underground music scene and Islamic politics

Hikmawan Saefullah (Lecturer, Padjadjaran University)

Join in-person: McDonald Room, Menzies Library, 2 McDonald Place, ANU

26
Aug
2022

The Conquest of Hazaristan

Namatullah Kadrie

This seminar is hosted by the ANU Mongolia Institute 

30
Aug
2022

Climate finance for renewable energy development in Fiji: complex problems and troubling solutions

Kirsty Anantharajah
This presentation troubles the promise of climate finance for renewable energy development in Fiji, and explores alternatives manifesting on the ground.
30
Aug
2022

Careers after a PhD in Economics: a panel discussion

Mark Fabian, University of Tasmania; Hang Hoang, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; Fahad Khan, Asian Development Bank; Moekti Soejachmoen, IA-CEPA ECP Katalis; Tong Zhang, Beijing Institute of Technology

Where can a PhD in Economics take you? What strategies are useful for current PhD students when it comes to their post-PhD careers? This event will feature a panel of alumni from the Crawford Economics PhD program.

31
Aug
2022

Migration and foreign direct investment policy complementarity in Australia’s modern history

Stewart Nixon, Crawford School, ANU

Australia’s modern economic development has received significant contributions from both migrants and foreign direct investment (FDI), with or despite migration and FDI policies following contrasting paths and being independently formulated.

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