This seminar will analyse Japanese macroeconomic policy and experience. There are some fascinating issues, also relevant for other countries.
The widespread practice of organic farming in South Korea's community-based social movements led me to ask the following question: Is organic farming political? If so, in what historical context, and by what definition we can call it political?
The Modi Government is embarking on an ambitious, including the planned introduction of a GST, a move towards cash transfers and a roll out of bank accounts to improve the social welfare system, a ‘rethink’ of federal-state relations, and the improveme
Australia and Japan are members of the recently concluded Trans-Pacific Partnership involving ten other Asia-Pacific countries including the United States.
Dr Richard Carney examines the performance implications of three distinctive features of corporate governance to East Asian firms: networks, state ownership, and national political institutions.
In the extensive commemorative culture of Chosŏn Korea (1392-1910), the deceased would enter the textual space of remembering.
There have been several Methodist denominations in the South Pacific, two of whom operated under the name Wesleyan Methodist Church.
This two day workshop will bring together leading scholars to discuss the macroeconomic issues that will likely drive the global economy towards 2020 and beyond. Some key questions to be addressed are: How does the current cyclical downturn resolve?
This paper presents preliminary findings of a study of vote buying in several districts in Java during Indonesia’s 2014 legislative elections.
A crucial issue in studying social insurance programs is whether they affect work decisions through income or substitution effects. The answer is largely unknown for U.S.
As Asian economies have become more connected through physical and institutional infrastructure, the region’s trade has grown and changed.
The University of the South Pacific (USP) has a multi-faceted role in the Pacific region.
The infrastructure gap in developing countries is estimated to be US$57 trillion (2013-2030), with US$9 trillion of this in Asia alone.
The Paris Climate Talks culminated in universal acceptance of a UN agreement to limit global warming to below 2°C for the first time ever.
Professor Kofler will present on the recent announcements by the European Commission of its response to the OECD-BEPS 15 Action reports released in late 2015 and endorsed by the G20 countries.
This interactive workshop on institutions and institutional analysis will be led by Professor Daniel H Cole, Affiliated Faculty of The Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University.
This paper models the evolution and determinants of the shares of agricultural, manufacturing and services sectors’ value added for 53 African countries for 1970-2014 years. A number of alternative estimation techniques were used.
How do we even begin to think about the scale of the Syrian conflict, when so many lives are endangered every day?
This talk combines two recent award-winning papers (one co-authored with the economist Peter Grossman, the other co-authored with the political scientist Michael McGinnis and a PhD student at the time, the ecologist/policy analyst Graham Epstein) to ma
Agriculture is the backbone of the Pakistan’s economy.
Born on a remote island to a migrant Chinese father and an indigenous mother, Sir Julius Chan overcame poverty, discrimination and family tragedy to become one of Papua New Guinea’s longest-serving and most influential politicians.
This paper investigates the role of parental academic aspirations for their child in the child’s time allocation.
If globalisation has received much attention from students of international politics, the globalisation of innovation has received very little.
The Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC) at Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University and the Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study (HIAS) at the Hitotsubashi University co-host an academic conference bringing together
This talk will excavate the precarious use of history for political means in Northeast Asia with particular focus on the Korea-Japan dynamic.
Please note this seminar time is from 1.30 to 3pm.
Japan is confronted by a rapidly ageing and declining population. Can Abenomics revive the economy after two decades of mediocre growth?
Regional pluralism in Indonesia and the significance of interfaith dialogue for justice and peace building: a case study of Interfidei by Shanti Omodei-James
Is a five-day workweek followed by a two-day weekend a socially optimal schedule? This seminar presents a model in which both labour productivity and the marginal utility of leisure evolve endogenously over the workweek.
"This presentation forms part of a new manuscript entitled The Profit of Queerness.
His Excellency Professor Bambang Brodjonegoro, Indonesian Minister of Finance, will deliver a Public Lecture on laying the groundwork for sustainable development in a highly uncertain world.
This paper discusses Uzbekistan’s recent experience with structural shifts and industrial policy and the larger implications for existing theories of industrial policy. The paper has a particular focus on various industry policy instruments.
The system of electing bupati changed in 2005 from a parliamentarian one where the bupati was elected by members of parliament to a direct election system (PILKADA) whereby the people in a district elect him directly.
ADB’s flagship economic publication Asian Development Outlook 2016 (ADO) provides a comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic issues in developing Asia, including growth projections by country and region.