FH Gruen Lectures

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Professor-Fred-Gruen
Professor Fred Gruen
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Professor Martin Richardson, Chair of the Lecture Series

 

Public lectures in honour of the late Professor Fred Gruen

Professor Fred Gruen was Head of the Economics Program, Research School of Social Sciences, the Australian National University from 1972-1986, and inaugural Director of the Centre for Economic Policy Research over 1980-1986. Fred made a significant contribution to Australian economic and public policy debate. His endowment to ANU has led to the establishment of the FH Gruen Distinguished Fellowships for researchers in the fields of economic and welfare policy.
 


Next FH Gruen lecture

Professor Christopher Snyder

The Economics of COVID-19 Vaccine Supply

Thursday 20 May, 10–11am AEST I Online

Vaccinating a large majority of populations may be the best way to end the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate the devastating harm to countries’ health, wellbeing, and economic output. In this lecture, renowned economist Professor Christopher Snyder will discuss his research and policy work on incentivising capacity to accelerate the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, with the goal of ending the pandemic sooner.

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Most recent FH Gruen lecture

Dr Stephen King

Using economics to reform Australia's mental health system.

Dr King discussed the Productivity Commission’s final report of its inquiry into Australia’s mental health system, which was tabled in Parliament in mid-November 2020.

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Past lectures

Date & time Presenter Location

Topic

Tue 17th November  5.30pm-7.30pm

Dr. Stephen King

Online

Using economics to reform Australia's mental health system.

Mon 20th July 5.30pm-7.30pm

Assaf Razin

Online

De-globalization and Social Safety Nets: Post-Pandemic World Economy?

Date & time Presenter Location

Topic

Thurs 6th June 5.30pm-7pm Kathryn Spier, Harvard Law School Haydon Allen Tank

Recent Developments in the EConomics of Litigation

Date & time Presenter Location

Topic

Wed 20 June

5:30-7:00pm

Professor Ngo Van Long Innovations Theatre

Ethical motivation and economic behavious: theory, evidence and policy implications.

Date & time Presenter Location

Topic

Wed 8 March

5:30-7:00pm

Professor L. Alan Winters Allan Barton Forum

Brexit and the developing countries

Date & time Presenter Location

Topic

Tues 4 October

5:30-7:00pm

Professor John Quiggin CIW auditorium

After reform: the economic policy agenda in the 21st century

Tues 19 July 5:30-7:00pm

Professor Catherine Eckel Innovations Lecture Theatre

Shopping for Trust

Thurs 21 April 5.30-7.00pm

Professor Jeff Williamson Law Lecture Theatre

From Colony to Superpower: American Growth and Inequality since 1774

Date & time Presenter Location

Topic

Mon 19 Oct 5.30-7.00pm

Professor Frank Staehler Haydon-Allen Tank

Attracting foreign direct investment – curse or blessing?

Tues 28/7/2015
5.30–7.00pm

Professor Richard B. Freeman Manning Clark Centre Theatre 2

How to solve the inequality problem that is plaguing capitalism

Thurs 5/3/2015 5.30–7.00pm

Professor Richard H Steckel Arndt Lecture Theatre 1

New Approaches to the Standard of Living

Date & time Presenter Location

Topic

21/10/2014 5.30–7.30pm

Professor Dean Hyslop Hedley Bull Centre Lecture Theatre 1

Welfare Reform: Lessons from Large Scale Experiments

12/06/2014
5.30–7pm

Professor Loren Brandt Arndt Lecture Theatre 1, HW Arndt Building #25A

The Chinese renewables sectors: A case of wilting greens?

06/02/2014
5.30–7pm
Professor Paul Seabright Haydon-Allen Lecture Theatre (the Tank), Building #23 Can and should anything be done to change the unequal representation of women in positions of economic power in advanced societies?
Date & time Presenter Location

Topic

12/02/2013
5.30–7pm
Professor Bob Haveman Law Link Lecture Theatre, Building #7, Fellows Road The US Labour Market is a mess: Is there a way out?
30/05/2013
5.30–7pm
Professor Richard V. Burkhauser Sparke Helmore Law Theatre 2, Building #6A Top Incomes and Inequality in Australia: What Happened and Why?
03/06/2013
5–6.30pm
Professor M Utku Unver CBE Lecture Theatre 1, CBE Building #26C Welfare and equity consequences of transplant organ allocation policies
Date & time Presenter Location

Topic

20/02/2012
5.30–7pm
Professor Andrew Oswald Hedley Bull Centre (Bld 130, Theatre 1) Herd behavior and keeping up with the Joneses
01/08/2012
6–7.30pm
Rob Heferen Manning Clark, Lecture theatre 6 Australian Tax Policy challenges in a changing world
13/08/2012
5.30–7 pm
Prof Klaus F Zimmermann Weston Theatre, JG Crawford Building Challenges to the Euro Crisis and Beyond
29/11/2012
5–6.30pm
Professor Jeffrey G Williamson Molonglo Theatre, Level 2, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU Commodity prices over two centuries: Trends, volatility and impact