Foreign policy

Aiding women candidates in Solomon Islands: suggestions for development policy

This article discusses the poor performance of women candidates in Solomon Islands elections and potential aid policy responses. The article outlines...

ASEAN’s leadership in the regional comprehensive economic partnership

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) centrality was one of the biggest motivations for ASEAN’s proposal of the Regional Comprehensive Economic...

Assessing the financial landscape for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations economic community

The article assesses Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)’s financial landscape and considers issues related to regional financial cooperation....

Myths of political independence, or how not to solve the corruption problem: lessons for Vietnam

Corruption is widely identified as a critical problem for developing economies and is also viewed as a priority issue by international organisations and...

Ecosystem services and environmental governance: Comparing China and the U.S.

The concept of ecosystem services (the benefits people derive from functioning ecosystems) is beginning to change the way we view the relationship between...

Biodiversity conservation in Asia

Asian’s remarkable economic growth brought many benefits but also fuelled threats to its ecosystems and biodiversity. Economic growth brings biodiversity...

Nuclear deterrence in Asia and the Pacific

The Asia Pacific region includes six of the world’s nine nuclear-armed states, and in all of them relevant policymakers, still caught in a Cold War...

The role of China in Asia's evolution to global economic prominence

The objective of this article is to show how China’s rapid growth was instrumental in integrating Asian economies with each other and mutually supporting...

India's demographic transition: Boon or bane?

Age structure and its dynamics are critical in understanding the impact of population growth on a country’s growth prospects. Using state-level data from...

Paradise lost: The cost of removing tax and trade provisions from the compact of free association

Upon implementing the Compact of Free Association between the United States and the Federated States of Micronesia, the US Congress unilaterally stripped...

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