There are challenges ahead, but Indonesia enters 2013 with strong macroeconomic foundations writes ARIANTO PATUNRU.
A decision to reallocate $375 million in aid spending to cover asylum seeker costs will come at a high price for aid effectiveness, writes STEPHEN HOWES.
Myanmar is a country undergoing rapid economic, political and social change writes ANTHONY SWAN.
FRANK JOTZO analyses Australia's emissions target at the Doha climate conference.
Nepali politics is navigating its way to the possibility of a people's democracy, write RAMESH SUNAM and KESHAB GOUTAM.
This is an edited version of a speech Dr Ken Henry AC gave to the Crawford School of Public Policy on 18 July as part of the week-long event, Policy public: ideas, insights and initiatives until 2020.
Transforming climate policies will grow a greener China, write FRANK JOTZO and YONGSHENG ZHANG.
How government, academics and non-profit organisations can work together to address the crisis of homelessness will be the subject of a major speech by Crawford's Professor Janine O’Flynn.
Professor Peter Warr, Head of the Arndt-Corden Department of Economics, has been named as the new President of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES).
The Australian Senate has set itself a tough task by choosing to evaluate the effectiveness of Australian aid to Afghanistan, write STEPHEN HOWES and JONATHAN PRYKE.