Australia’s carbon tax may be a political “hot potato” but on the global stage it’s marking the country out as a leader, according to an executive of the World Bank.
A new society will bring together the region and the world’s best public policy minds at the Crawford School of Public Policy.
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.
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.
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).
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.