In this seminar, Josef Ostřanský will present novel findings about and conceptualisations of the ideational and material interactions between the IIL regime and national governance.
The economic impact of tourist boom in Bali is quite visible, having spread across the island from the late 1980s, even though the social, cultural and environmental effects have been mixed.
The paper examines the causal effect of public debt on economic growth in developing Asia over the last two decades, using an instrumental variable approach.
This seminar explores what can be learned about water markets, and environmental markets and environmental policy reform more generally, from the successes (climate policy ) and failures (water markets) in California and the successes (water markets) a
In June 2019, Japan announced its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent by 2050 and achieve decarbonisation later.
This study examines whether and how economic shocks from natural disasters propagate through global supply chains to regions not directly hit by disasters.
Australia’s climate is already becoming hotter, more extreme and uncertain, and it’s projected to become increasingly inhospitable and dangerous unless we take transformative, timely and positive action.
The study documents how explicit employer requests for applicants of a particular gender enter the recruitment process on a Chinese job board. It finds that 19 out of 20 callbacks to jobs are of the requested gender.
This presentation examines Australia’s Transition to Retirement Income Streams (TRIS) program.
Household food and nutrition security is a basic human right.
Taiwan held its quadrennial presidential and legislative elections in January 2020. Barely over a year ago, the incumbent President Tsai Ing-Wen’s Democratic Progressive Party suffered a crushing defeat at the mid-term local elections.
Non-tariff barriers like food safety standards are an important restriction to international trade. The costs of these measures are claimed to be disproportionately borne by developing countries but evidence supporting this claim remains scant.
Under the Paris Agreement on climate change, national governments are invited by the 2020 COP climate conference to submit a long-term strategy for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions.
A massive gold and diamond rush, triggered by market developments, political‐economic change, and technological innovation, has drastically transformed riverine landscapes, induced migration, and provided substantial wealth in parts of Kalimantan.
For socio-historical and geopolitical reasons, the deep alienation between China and Japan has long served to constrain the development of East Asia’s post-Cold War regional order.
This study examines the determinants of mobile money adoption and usage in seven developing countries, Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tanzania, and Uganda.