Latest issue of APPS now available

The latest issue of Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies is available now. The issue has the region covered with a great mix of articles. All articles in the journal are free to read and download.

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Cover details from Volume 9 Issue 1 of Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies

Prospects of the Multilateral Cooperation Center for Development Finance (MCDF) to catalyse infrastructure financing

MCDF should provide additionality and possess political legitimacy as a multilateral organisation if it's to play a relevant role in development finance.

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Long live RAMSI?

Post-RAMSI, while funding for anti-corruption agencies has continued, little has been done to address some of the key drivers of corruption, say Grant Walton and Husnia Hushang.

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China’s COVID-19 response

With COVID-19 continuing, China’s central government response must be adaptable to local policy discretion, say Adam Tyson, Hong Gao and Guangxin Cheng.

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Womenʼs role in agricultural decisions in Vanuatu

Women in rural Vanuatu participate in the production and postharvest of food and cash crops that ensure food security and household income, but are disempowered in participating in agricultural decisions, finds Alexandra Peralta.

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Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies (APPS) is the flagship journal of the Crawford School of Public Policy at The Australian National University. It is a peer-reviewed journal that targets policy-relevant research in Australia, Asia and the Pacific. Its disciplinary focus includes economics, political science, governance and development studies, and environmental management. The goal of the journal is to break down barriers across disciplines, and generate policy impact. Articles on the Pacific Island region are especially encouraged.

The journal’s editorial office is based in the Crawford School at The Australian National University in Canberra. The Editor-in-Chief is Professor Stephen Howes. For information on the editors, see Editors.

APPS is published online three times a year by Wiley. All APPS articles are open access and freely available to read and download from Wiley Online Library.

Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies is supported by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade through the Pacific Research Program.

Updated:  23 May 2022/Responsible Officer:  Crawford Engagement/Page Contact:  Editorial office