Education

Mapping online child safety in Asia and the Pacific

In today’s age, the Internet has become essential for children’s education and social development. Yet the very same technologies can expose children to...

The limits of social protection: the case of hydropower dams and Indigenous peoples' land

Hydropower dams have been criticised for their social and environmental implications. There have been attempts to create international social standards...

Impacts of late school entry on children's cognitive development in rural Northwestern China—does preprimary education matter?

This article estimates the causal effect of primary school entry age on children’s cognitive development in rural northwestern China, using data on nearly...

The ‘Paradox of Diversity’: economic evidence from US cities 1980–2010

We evaluate the economic significance of linguistic barriers to communication in 226 US cities from 1980 to 2010. We address the question: to what extent...

Demographic change in the Asian Century: implications for Australia and the region

Declining fertility and mortality rates in the second half of the twentieth century have led to the twenty-first century being characterised as the...

Explaining the role of parental education in the regional variations in infant mortality in India

Using data from the National Family Health Survey (2005–06), this study examines the effect of parental education and the related factors (mother’s...

What determines learning among Kinh and ethnic minority students in Vietnam? An analysis of the Round 2 Young Lives Data

An analysis of the Young Lives data collected in 2006, involving a younger cohort (aged 5) and an older cohort (aged 12), yields three important findings...

Next generation Internet policy in Japan, China and India

This Internet is facing a critical moment in its history as Internet addresses begin to run out. The Asia Pacific is the region most deeply affected by...

The impact of a food for education program on schooling in Cambodia

This study is an evaluation of the impact of a food for education program implemented in primary schools (grades 1–6) in six Cambodian provinces between...

Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS)

The Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS) was the first national university policy in which tuition was collected through the tax system and...

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