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Committee chaos: how the Indonesian Parliament really works

Significant decisions in the Indonesian Parliament are being made in an undemocratic, disorganised and ill-disciplined way, according to a new study.

Seeing the inner workings of the US Senate

Masters student Josh Machin is set to walk the world stage after being selected to head to Washington DC to work with a US Senator.

World-leading ecological economist joins Crawford School

One of the world’s leading ecological economists, Professor Robert Costanza, has been appointed to a Chair in Public Policy at the Crawford School of Public Policy.

Australia and Asia in business and boardroom

Australian businesses may be lagging behind in regional linguistics, but that doesn’t mean introducing Asia-experienced boardroom quotas is the answer, writes TALAL YASSINE.

Where is it cheapest to cut carbon emissions?

Why are different countries pursuing different types of carbon emission reduction schemes, and what will each cost, writes DAVID STERN.

Building a modern Myanmar

Myanmar is a country undergoing rapid change and a program to be run in Crawford School aims to give the country’s young professionals the skills they need to help their nation make the progression to a modern democracy.

Sea of the living dead

The world’s coral reefs have become a zombie ecosystem, neither dead nor truly alive, and are on a trajectory to collapse within a human generation according to Crawford School ecologist Professor Roger Bradbury.

Shrinking petrol tax fuelling gas guzzlers

A decade-old decision to remove automatic indexation of petrol excise duty is contributing to Australia’s continuing reliance on gas guzzlers and helping to put the brakes on the take-up of fuel efficient vehicles.

Saving the fish in Asia and the Pacific

Urgent action is needed to prevent irreversible damage to the region’s fisheries, writes TOM KOMPAS.

Feeding the multitudes

Poverty reduction initiatives and improved agricultural productivity are the keys to achieving food security in Asia, writes PETER WARR.


Highlighted video

Gross domestic problem

In this video recorded on the 18th of January 2017 ANU academics Robert Costanza and Ida Kubiszewski discuss the limitations of GDP as a measurement of societal success and assess alternatives with Lorenzo Fioramonti.

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