Pre-poll rate rise a possibility
An interest rate rise could be on the cards in the lead up to the general election, according to Crawford School Chair in Public Policy Professor Warwick McKibbin.
Feeding the multitudes
Poverty reduction initiatives and improved agricultural productivity are the keys to achieving food security in Asia, writes PETER WARR.
'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'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.
Natural allies a world apart
There is much to be gained in forging stronger ties, if only Australia and India can learn to get along, writes RAMESH THAKUR.
The Canberra Experiment
Public Policy Fellow Professor Stephen Dovers is on a mission to show that Canberra has something unusual to offer and that public policy isn’t as dull as it sounds.
Can Pakistan find a way?
Pakistan needs to rebuild its languishing economy if it's to have any chance of tackling terrorism and other violence, writes PETER DRYSDALE.