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Risky business

Why are women underpaid in comparison to men? And what’s the solution? Academic, author and Public Policy Fellow Alison Booth thinks finding the answer may mean revisiting our past.

Job hunt success is all in a name

Australian employers are not giving a fair go to all, writes Public Policy Fellow ALISON BOOTH.

Carbon scheme makes Australia a world leader

Australia’s carbon tax may be a political “hot potato” but on the global stage it’s marking the country out as a leader, according to an executive of the World Bank.

China comes clean on carbon emissions

China is seeing through the smog and making major inroads towards reducing carbon emissions, according to a leading expert.

Policy makers eye pricing scheme

China is keeping a close eye on Australia's carbon pricing scheme, but that doesn't mean they'll adopt the same ideas, according a leading expert.

Taxing times produce climate answers

Complex modeling, discussions and negotiations about the effects and challenges of implementing an economy-wide carbon tax in South Africa led to the African country taking a bold plan to the Copenhagen climate negotiations.

Bob Brown's advice to Crawford students

Environmentalist and former leader of the Greens Dr Bob Brown has some advice for Crawford School students in their future careers: make sure you’re doing something that people will be grateful for a hundred years from now.

Influential alumni gather for conference

The 20th Anniversary of the first Vietnamese PhD students to study at ANU will be marked on Thursday at conference with a difference – the influential thinkers it draws from the southeast Asian country are all ANU graduates.

Committee chaos: how the Indonesian Parliament really works

Significant decisions in the Indonesian Parliament are being made in an undemocratic, disorganised and ill-disciplined way, according to a new study.

Top thinker welcomed back

Former CEO of Universities Australia Professor Glenn Withers AO has returned to ANU as a professor of economics in the Crawford School of Public Policy.

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