Aid & development policy

Does growth in non-profit institutions improve government transparency? A case study from Vietnam

Non-profit institutions have long been believed to significantly contribute to good governance practice, particularly in transitional or authoritarian...

The Sri Lankan civil war and Australia's migration policy response: a historical case study with contemporary implications

Sri Lanka’s civil war lasted almost 26 years and cost tens of thousands of lives. Since the end of the war in 2009, several thousand asylum seekers from...

Dragon versus Elephant: a comparative study of Chinese and Indian aid in the Pacific

The growing scale of development assistance programs of China and India has attracted increased global attention. Research on their aid to the Pacific...

The future of Asian regionalism: not what it used to be?

The largely unexpected election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has overturned many assumptions and expectations about the future of...

Global productions sharing and local entrepreneurship in developing countries: evidence from Penang Export Hub, Malaysia

This article examines opportunities and policy options for developing countries to promote engagement of local firms in global production networks. The...

Gauging change in Australian aid: stakeholder perceptions of the Government Aid Program

In this article, we use data from the 2013 and 2015 Australian Aid Stakeholder Surveys to gauge the extent of the changes to the Australian Government Aid...

Silk roads of the twenty-first century: the cultural dimension

Much has been written about China’s grand project of the twenty-first century, the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road—or the...

Why a national peace agreement is important for Myanmar

As Myanmar readies itself for the second national conference on its ‘new’ peace process in February 2017, an update on outstanding issues with Myanmar’s...

Child protection and maltreatment in the Philippines: a systematic review of the literature

To gain a better understanding of the dimensions, characteristics and phenomenon of child maltreatment and its policy responses in the Philippines, this...

Linkage between rural voters and politicians: effects on rice policies in the Philippines and Thailand

This article explains how linkages between politicians and rural voters affected the design of agricultural policies, using rice in two countries as...

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