03
OCT
2018

16 Nov – Risk aversion among Australian households

The Crawford School of Public Policy presents a PhD Seminar on Risk aversion among Australian households: Empirical evidence from panel data. This paper explores the extent of risk aversion among Australian households using panel data on consumption and wealth from the Household...
03
OCT
2018

24 Oct – Women in National Security Conference 2018

The Women in National Security Conference is an exceptional forum on the future of national and international security. It combines a platform for ideas and a place to develop new leadership networks. Last year our inaugural conference focused on the participation of women in...
22
JUL
2018

24th July – International Security Officers Day

ARPI is pleased to support International Security Officers Day on the 24th July. Security officers protect us 24×7, hence the date chosen, 24/7, is an ideal time to recognise and appreciate our security officers who perform an essential key role in society. In many areas,...
14
JUL
2018

9-10 August – Behavioural economics and public policy conference

The Tax and Transfer Policy Institute (TTPI) of The Australian National University (ANU) is holding a conference on Behavioural Economics and Public Policy (TTPI-BEPP2018) that aims to bring together empirical researchers in the field of behavioural economics and policy makers....
28
MAR
2018

May 7 – Involving men in ending violence against women: book launch

The Crawford School of Public Policy hosts a book launch – Involving men to stop violence against women. Question: Has men’s involvement resulted in positive change, or has it reinforced the belief that women need to be rescued by men? Dr Joyce Wu’s book provides a...
28
MAR
2018

April 17 – Unequal burden of retirement reform: evidence from Australia

The Crawford School of Public Policy presents a seminar on the effects of raising pension-claiming ages in response to population ageing. Todd Morris examines this question in the context of an Australian reform that gradually raised women’s pension age from 60 to 65. Todd Morris...
12
FEB
2018

1 March – Yes (and no) Minister: can central government control semi-autonomous bodies and should it want to?

The Crawford School of Public Policy and the Australia and New Zealand School of Government presents a discussion on what really happens in the to-and-fro between Ministers, departments and public bodies. The discussion will be led by Professor Sandra van Thiel, with an...
12
FEB
2018

20 Feb – The future public servant: insights from Canada

The Crawford School of Public Policy presents a discussion on ‘The future public servant: insights from Canada’. The President of the Public Service Commission of Canada, Patrick Borbey, will provide insights into how the Canadian public service is adapting and the...
26
OCT
2017

2 Nov – Australia’s business investment challenge

In this Sir Leslie Melville Public Lecture, Secretary to the Treasury John Fraser will speak about the trends and influences driving business investment in Australia, and the challenges these present to the economy, following a major project undertaken in collaboration with State...
30
JUL
2017

28 November – Leadership, decision-making and risk policy – Executive Course

This course introduces a new perspective on the environment as being interconnected and constituting whole systems. Adopts a network-centric approach to obtain and use information which today resides in networks. With the right information on the right issues at the right time,...