Past events

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19
Mar
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Seminar

STEM careers and technological change

Professor David Deming, Harvard Kennedy School

Science,Technology, Engineering, and Math(STEM) jobs are a key contributor to economic growth and national competitiveness.

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18
Mar
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

What does education do?

Professor David Deming, Harvard Kennedy School

The benefits of investment in education is one of the most robust findings in social science.

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26
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Taxing the return to savings: how does the Australian tax system compare with 'best practice'?

Dr Peter Varela

This paper identifies best practice approaches to taxing savings.

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13
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

Building a better feedback loop

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Federal Member for Fenner, Shadow Assistant Treasurer

Join Hon Andrew Leigh as he discusses the importance of raising the evidence bar.

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25
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

Argentine economy in the long run and the formation of federal finances

Dr Miguel Angel Asensio

The Argentine economy deserves considerable attention from a historical perspective.

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09
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Does payroll tax affect firm behaviour?

Mr Ben Ralston, The Treasury

Payroll tax has been frequently singled out as having an adverse effect on businesses and the economy in general.

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25
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The employment effects of the mature age worker tax offset

Mr Andrew Carter, The Australian Taxation Office, TTPI Secondee

This presentation examines Australia’s Mature Age Worker Tax offset (MAWTO), a targeted earned income tax credit of up to $500 to incentivise participation of older workers that existed from 2004-05 to 2014-15.

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21
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

Tax lurks of the rich and famous: Why tax havens harm Australia, and how we can curtail them

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Federal Member for Fenner, Shadow Assistant Treasurer

Join Andrew Leigh as he outlines the harms done by tax havens.

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07
Sep
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Workshop

New approaches to tax and welfare in Australia and Korea

Professor Choi Wonseok, Professor Kang Byung-Goo, Professor Robert Breunig, Professor Kawabata Yasuyuki, Professor Xiong Wei, Professor John Taylor, Mr Andrew Mills, Dr Jang Jaehyung, Professor Chloe Burnett, Professor Celeste Black, Professor Michael Dirkis, Professor Byun Hyejung, Dr Kim Pil-Hyun, Professor Jun Byung Wook, Professor Peter Whiteford, Professor Lee SeongGyu, Professor Ben Phillips, Professor Cukkoo Joseph, Dr Jeon Byungmok

A two day by-invite only workshop on new research and policy approaches to common challenges on tax and welfare in Australia and Korea.

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14
Aug
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Seminar

Improving tax compliance through behavioural insights

Su Mon Kyaw-Myint, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet; Sherolea Leonidas, Australian Taxation Office

The Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government and the Australian Taxation Office have recently conducted a number of trials on tax compliance.

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