Australian society saw out the storm of the Global Financial Crisis without its poorest residents getting poorer, partly thanks to well-targeted stimulus payments, according to a leading social researcher.
Crawford School of Public Policy staff and students have dominated the 2012 College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) Teaching Awards, announced on Friday.
The UK Government target of reducing emissions by 80 per cent by 2050 is achievable, according to the Chief Executive of the UK Committee on Climate Change.
Australia and Japan need to reinvest in their 55-year-old bilateral trade agreement and deepen their economic ties if they are to gain from the Asian Century, leading expert Professor Peter Drysdale has warned.
A window of opportunity has opened up for a new global carbon pricing forum to be established, according to a leading economist.
Collaborative research is helping to shed light on how to close the gap on Indigenous health disadvantage.
The year ahead is likely to see increased debate and discussion about Australia's productivity and competitiveness, writes CHRISTOPHER VAS.
Public servants could have new professional accreditation standards through a project involving Crawford School's Professor Janine O'Flynn.
Not-for-profit medical providers are the last best hope for people needing care in developing countries. So why are they underfunded and neglected? By Belinda Lawton.
The carbon pricing policy is likely to go further towards meeting Australia's emissions targets than the Government's projections suggest, writes FRANK JOTZO.