Asian education set for HECS
Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz will be one of the keynote speakers at a special six-day set of conferences in Bangkok looking at the take up of a very Australian idea – income contingent loans.
Money well spent
A generous gift from the Harold Mitchell Foundation to the Development Policy Centre at the Crawford School is set to help ensure that Australian aid is able to give more to countries in need.
Asylum plan threatens aid effectiveness
A government decision to divert part of its aid budget to covering the costs of asylum seekers risks undermining aid effectiveness, according to Development Policy Centre Director Professor Stephen Howes.
Myanmar: on the move
Myanmar is a country undergoing rapid economic, political and social change writes ANTHONY SWAN.
The rise of Maoists in Nepal
Nepali politics is navigating its way to the possibility of a people's democracy, write RAMESH SUNAM and KESHAB GOUTAM.
Public policy in the Asian Century - Ken Henry
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.