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Counting captured carbon

Policy makers need to count carbon ‘stocks’ in the land and sea alongside current reporting of greenhouse gas emissions in order to plan long-term responses to climate change, says a leading economist.

Big returns expected from the new Tax and Transfer Policy Institute

A new Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at Crawford School, announced in the Federal Budget, will aim to answer the big questions for the country and region about tax and transfer systems.

Fixing Europe

Europe doesn’t have one financial crisis, it has three – a debt crisis, a banking crisis, and a growth crisis - and the only long-term solution means closer integration, according to a leading international economist.

Key recruit for National Security College

One of Australia’s leading international relations experts, Dr Michael Wesley, has been appointed Professor of National Security.

Learning lessons from history

How to learn the lessons of the past to ensure politicians and the public service aren’t doing the policy equivalent of reinventing the wheel is the subject of a special event today.

Lifting the heavy burden of obesity

Could a tax on highly processed foods help change consumer behaviour about the over consumption of food? That's the subject of an ABC Big Ideas show featuring Professor Adrian Kay from the Crawford School.

Crawford economist to lead University research training

ANU has strengthened its research leadership team with the appointment of leading financial and economic expert Professor Jennifer Corbett as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Research Training).

World's rivers running on empty

Four of the world’s great rivers, including the Murray Darling, are all suffering from drastically reduced flows as a direct result of water extraction, according to new Crawford School research.

'Price collar' could break climate deadlock

The world needs to move away from only setting national carbon emission targets, and instead supplement these with an agreed maximum and minimum carbon price that clearly measures the effort it takes to reach these targets, according to new research.

World-leading ecological economist joins Crawford School

One of the world’s leading ecological economists, Professor Robert Costanza, has been appointed to a Chair in Public Policy at the Crawford School of Public Policy.

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