Social tension has many dimensions shaped by economic, social, and political factors. This paper provides a common methodology to model different sources of social tensions.
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What is the nature of current right-wing populism in the United States?
Chinese 'presence' in Australia extends from well before the time of Captain Cook - trading with northern Australia long before Europeans came here - right through to the present day, with Chinese activities ranging from being the main customer for our
Firm heterogeneity theory provides a framework within which to explain how firms become involved in international trade. Export entry incurs a fixed cost and only firms that are highly productive can self-select into foreign markets.
Universities and funding bodies are increasingly giving more weight to research engagement and impact but what is that and how does one build it into research design and approaches?
This forum, which is jointly organised by the Development Policy Centre and the Office of Development Effectiveness (ODE), is the latest in a series on the evaluation of Australian aid.
Investing in equitable, quality education systems has a powerful positive impact on economies and societies, and in turn drives progress across the range of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Since the introduction of the GST in 2000 Australia’s tax and transfer system has undergone incremental change across a wide range of social security payments and the personal income tax system.
The two-decade period of United States post-Cold War predominance is now over, and an era of greater multipolarity has begun.
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This paper evaluates the impact of the Australian Baby Bonus – a $3000 one-off cash transfer – on various aspects of child human capital development. Using high-quality
Over the last decade, international development policies, most notably in the UK, have advanced ‘political settlements’ as a framing concept to guide statebuilding practice in fragile and conflict-affected states.
International peace and statebuilding interventions have become ubiquitous since the 1990s.
The College of Asia & the Pacific Research Showcase is an opportunity for you to learn more about the research that is being undertaken at the College across the areas of:
The Power to Persuade symposium started with a simple idea: that the best way to start breaking down the barriers between the various groups involved in social policy was to put everyone in the same room.
The Australian aid program faces a fundamental dilemma: how, in the absence of deep popular support, should it generate the political legitimacy required to safeguard its budget and administering institutions?
This lecture discusses how distinctly geological and sociological ideas undergo mutual translation in current debates on climate change, climate justice, and the idea of the Anthropocene.
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This paper reviews what the profession has learned during the last 25 years about East Asia’s growth using growth accounting exercises and estimations of production functions.