07
MAY
2017

25 May – What’s next on the horizon? Post-budget policy analysis

The Sir Roland Wilson’s post-budget policy analysis will provide a unique opportunity to discuss the impact of the 2017-18 federal budget. With experts from academia and the public policy community, this year’s panel will offer their views on the budget’s contribution to...
07
MAY
2017

30 May – Dead duck or just resting: has economic liberalism run into a dead end?

Former Prime Minister Paul Keating recently declared that liberal economics no longer holds the answers to our problems. Is this the case? If so, what new paradigm is needed to lift the world economy out of its current malaise? If not, what needs to be done to revitalise...
10
APR
2017

26 April – Coping with high risk and uncertainty in aid policy design and practice

The Crawford School of Public Policy present a talk on Coping with high risk and uncertainty in aid policy design and practice. In this talk Professor Fforde will discuss how risk and uncertainty are best coped with in development practice. In doing this, he will examine the...
10
APR
2017

19 April – Complexity in governments and markets

The Crawford School of Public Policy, together with the The Tax and Transfer Policy Institute and the Development Policy Centre are pleased to host a seminar on Complexity in governments and markets. As Governments expanded their activities over the years, pushing spending from...
20
MAR
2017

April 4 – Understanding how change happens

The Crawford School of Public Policy, the Development Policy Centre, the State, Society & Governance in Melanesia Program and the Research for Development Impact Network and the Development Leadership Program present the launch of the book How Change Happens, including a...
23
FEB
2017

16 March – Inequality and living standards: past and present

Economic inequality has become an increasingly important in the public debate. Rising inequality combined with slow growth in average incomes puts pressure on the living standards of those at the bottom of the distribution. Dramatic increase in incomes at the very top breeds...
09
FEB
2017

28 March – IQ2 Debate: Political Correctness Has Failed Itself

Outspoken, un-PC figures and policies around the world are getting more votes than ever, and many are left struggling to make sense of the instability we find ourselves facing. But in its well-meaning attempt to protect the marginalised and create a fairer and safer world for...
05
JAN
2017

14 Feb – World Development Report 2017: Governance and the Law

The World Development Report 2017 on Governance and the Law explores how policies for security, growth and equity can effectively achieve their goals by addressing the underlying drivers of governance. The Crawford School of Public Policy is holding an event to launch the The...
29
NOV
2016

8 Dec – The future of corporate tax

The Crawford School of Public Policy presents a lecture on the future of corporate tax. Professor Schoen will present on the new trends in company tax reform in Europe and the United Kingdom, in the context of the OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project and various new...
29
NOV
2016

6 Dec – Delivering the energy transition in theory and practice

The Crawford School of Public Policy presents a talk on Delivering the energy transition in theory and practice. Drawing on Professor Grubb’s book ‘Planetary Economics: energy, climate change and the three domains of sustainable development’, this talk maps out the theory,...