Growth prospects for Asia and the Pacific: opportunities, risks and the Asian Development Bank’s role
The Asian Development Bank’s President, Takehiko Nakao, will deliver the Arndt Lecture on growth prospects for Asia and the Pacific.
Examining the water market in Metro Manila: an analysis of the dynamics of investment policy through household investment
Albert Lamberte presents his PhD findings on water market privatisation in Metro Manila.
This conference examines the quality of Indonesian democracy. The contributors will identify, assess and debate the signs of democratic backsliding across a range of political and institutional contexts.
Does Australia ‘punch below its weight’ in Africa?
This Symposium will discuss various possible routes towards a more effective and democratic system of global governance, and an eventual world parliament.
There are several efforts underway in the Pacific Islands to insure public and private assets against natural disasters such as cyclones and earthquakes. However, most Pacific islands are heavily aid dependent and cannot afford to pay the high premiums associated with disaster risk insurance. Therefore, insurance to cover disaster risk likely needs to be subsidised to offset costs and to build trust. In this presentation, Vijaya Ramachandran made recommendations for governments and donors based on her recent research.
Persistency in teachers' grading bias and effects on longer-term outcomes: university admission exams and choice of field of study
The study examines how teachers’ gender role attitudes and stereotypes influence the gender gap.
The Update is the flagship conference of the Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC) in Crawford School of Public Policy, and the Japan Institute at The Australian National University. Bringing together experts from Australia, Japan and around the region, the Update provides a comprehensive overview of Japan’s current economic and political landscape, gives an ‘update’ on the country’s recent developments and forecasts its future directions.
The ANU College of Asia & the Pacific will host a workshop to explore how researchers and practitioners have attempted to impact land governance in very different political settings.
Researchers estimate that since 2016 one million people have been detained without trial