Region | India and South Asia

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The India-Australia bond and its impact on the Indo-Pacific

PETER LAYTON | For several decades, the relationship between Australia and India seemed limited to Commonwealth, cricket and curry. Today however, geostrategic changes, globalisation… Read More

Australia-India-Japan trilateral cooperation for strengthening supply chain resilience

SHINO WATANABE | The rise of the minilateral framework has been a defining characteristic of multilateralism in the Indo-Pacific in recent years. The Quadrilateral… Read More

A coordinated developmental agenda for the Quad

TEESTA PRAKASH | Aid, or Official Developmental Assistance (ODA), is an integral part of the Asia-Pacific regional architecture, particularly in South East Asia which… Read More

A new era in the Indo-Pacific? Strengthening the regional order in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

DAVID ANDREWS | Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February, over 3 million Ukrainians have fled their country, another 1.85 million are… Read More

Putin’s folly and the end of Indian multialignment

IAN HALL | For New Delhi, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is likely to prove as big a strategic shock as… Read More

Digital futures: Financial inclusion in the Asia Pacific

ERIN WATSON-LYNN AND TENGFEI WANG | The outcomes of harnessing digital technologies for financial inclusion will pay dividends for people at the bottom of… Read More

Data security, market competition and emerging mobile payment platforms in the Asia Pacific

HUI FENG, LUKE HOUGHTON, ERNEST FOO, DIAN TJONDRONEGORO AND KHONDKER MOHAMMAD ZOBAIR | Mobile payment platforms (MPPs) have become the vanguard of financial… Read More

Indonesia’s G20 poised to advance women’s economic empowerment

CAITLIN BYRNE  |  Indonesia’s hosting of the G20 offers transformative potential for advancing issues of gender equality and women’s economic empowerment on the… Read More

Looking beyond Ukraine: A view from Australia

ELIZABETH BUCHANAN | Writing on current geopolitical affairs, let alone trying to predict what 125,000 Russian troops will do tomorrow, is a challenge. Void… Read More

Confronting India’s ‘inequality problem’

YAN ISLAM | In a recent piece, Maitreesh Ghatak, Professor of economics at London School of Economics, reflects on India’s ‘inequality problem’. Read More


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