Events

September 2019

04
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Australia-Japan Research Centre | ANU College of Asia & the Pacific | Conference

Japan Update 2019: Leadership in a time of uncertainty

Amy King, Ippei Fujiwara, Kiichi Fujiwara, Lauren Richardson, Mariko Sakakibara, Melanie Brock, Murray McLean, Nana Oishi, Nobuhiro Aizawa, Purnendra Jain, Reuben Keehan, Rumi Aoyama, Sally Wheeler, Shiro Armstrong, Takashi Kozu, Tomoko Akami, Veronica Taylor, Yasuyuki Todo, Yoko Kamikawa

The Update is the flagship conference of the Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC) in Crawford School of Public Policy, and the Japan Institute at The Australian National University. Bringing together experts from Australia, Japan and around the region, the Update provides a comprehensive overview of Japan’s current economic and political landscape, gives an ‘update’ on the country’s recent developments and forecasts its future directions.

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06
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Update

2019 Indonesia Update: From stagnation to regression? Indonesian democracy after twenty years

Edward Aspinall (ANU), Diego Fossati (City University of Hong Kong), Sana Jaffrey (The University of Chicago), Nava Nuraniyah (Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict) and many more

This conference examines the quality of Indonesian democracy. The contributors will identify, assess and debate the signs of democratic backsliding across a range of political and institutional contexts.

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06
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Examining the water market in Metro Manila: an analysis of the dynamics of investment policy through household investment

Albert Lamberte

Albert Lamberte presents his PhD findings on water market privatisation in Metro Manila.

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10
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | HW Arndt lecture series

Growth prospects for Asia and the Pacific: opportunities, risks and the Asian Development Bank’s role

Takehiko Nakao, ADB

The Asian Development Bank’s President, Takehiko Nakao, will deliver the Arndt Lecture on growth prospects for Asia and the Pacific.

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13
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Bilateral trade interdependence and political relations: evidence from Asia’s giants in the post-Cold War era

Vishesh Agarwal

Vishesh Agarwal will present his thesis proposal review on political tensions and trade.

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17
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

The Singapore School: technocracy or less

Michael Barr, Flinders University

Barr argues that Singapore’s technocratic system has demonstrably failed, raising serious doubts about the wisdom of treating that country as a model for governance.

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20
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Determinants and effects of corruption: causal evidence from Indonesian districts

Adrianus Hendrawan

Adrianus Hendrawan presents his PhD findings on the determinants and effects of corruption in Indonesia.

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24
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | ACDE Seminar

Restricted and unrestricted fiscal grants and tax effort of Panchayats in India

Raghbendra Jha, ACDE, The ANU

Raghbendra Jha examines the impact of restricted and unrestricted fiscal grants on tax effort of Panchayats (Elected Village Councils) via wages, profits, and incentives.

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25
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | Indonesia Project | Indonesia Study Group

Embracing family, Islam and work: women’s economic empowerment in Islamising Indonesia

Minako Sakai, UNSW Canberra

This seminar will examine how middle-class Muslim women are dealing with the contradictory gender expectations arising from their economic and domestic roles

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27
Sep
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Arndt-Corden Department of Economics | PhD Seminar (Econ)

Real exchange rate misalignment in developing countries: measurement, determinants, and policy issues

Wishnu Mahraddika

Wishnu Mahraddika presents his PhD findings on real exchange rate misalignment.

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