When they are surveyed, Australians appear to be supportive of aid work. But little else is known about the nature of their support. A new Devpolicy Discussion Paper looks at support for ODA and donations to development NGOs at the electorate level to assess which socioeconomic factors or political beliefs might influence their support.
In a three-part series, Joel Negin explores whether scholarships are a good use of Australian aid, shares some research looking at the outcomes of scholarship recipients in three African countries, and writes on the future directions the scholarship program could take.
New research by Matthew Dornan and Philippa Brant looks at how Pacific island governments are negotiating and managing Chinese development assistance, and whether or not it is being done effectively.
In a multi-part series, Robin Davies delves deeper into the new Australian aid policy, looking at issues such as policy continuity, private sector engagement and research for development.
After the positive response to this year’s event, we are pleased to announce that the 2015 Australasian Aid Conference will be held on 12-13 February at ANU. A call for papers is now open.
- Paul Flanagan on PNG’s exchange rate and the poor
- Mel Dunn on Australia gets behind Global Innovation Fund
- Henry Sherrell on Whither APTC?
- Matt Dornan on Waiting for the seasonal worker game changer
- PNG exchange rate lift could put 130,000 in poverty
Visiting Fellow Paul Flanagan speaks to Radio Australia on PNG's exchange rate.
- Australian aid program ‘haemorrhaging skills’ after DFAT merger
Visiting Fellow Margaret Callan speaks to The Mandarin.
- Academic exodus at UPNG
Stephen Howes on a new discussion paper co-authored with UPNG's Thomas Wangi.