Policy briefs

Policy briefs

Our policy briefs offer evidence-based insights and recommendations to tackle specific challenges, enabling decision-makers to make well-informed choices. These documents aim to bridge the gap between research and practical application, providing clear, actionable guidance for policy development and implementation.

Developing the agriculture sector through youth entrepreneurship: The case of Vanuatu and lessons from Fiji

REBECCA BOGIRI | Introduction Download PDF The global population is expected to increase to 9 billion by 2050, with youth aged… Read More

Future made in Australia? Evaluating Australia’s 2024 green energy related policies and its potential impact on Asia

CHRISTOPH NEDOPIL AND JING ZHANG | 20-MINUTE READ | Download PDF Introduction On April 11, 2024, Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese… Read More

Engaging China for sustainability in Asia: Collaboration, competition, or choppy waters

CHRISTOPH NEDOPIL, CHEN GANG AND LILI MI |   45 MINUTE READ DOWNLOAD PDF Introduction China’s economic, political, and military rise… Read More

Chasing the Asia-Pacific green ‘Just Transition’ opportunity

Download PDF CHRISTOPH NEDOPIL, ROB HALES, LAWRENCE ANG AND FABBY TUMIWA  |     Introduction Asia-Pacific economies stand at a… Read More

Managed transition vehicle: Financing mechanism for early phase-down of Chinese-sponsored coal plants

CHRISTOPH NEDOPIL, LAWRENCE ANG AND MUSTAFA HYDER | Pilot application in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor China has supported economic, social, and… Read More

Development outlook: Exploring the opportunities of Southeast Asia

ANDREA HAEFNER AND SOVINDA PO | Download PDF Introduction Southeast Asia stands at the crossroads of geopolitical, economic, and cultural significance,… Read More

Building capacity: Climate-resilient development and gender-inclusive entrepreneurship in Mongolia

Download PDF ROB HALES, DHARA SHAH, TAPAN SARKER, JARGALMAA GANZORIG, DAGIISUREN UUGANBAATAR, BATKHUU BUD AND BOLOR BOLD  | 15 MINUTE READ |  … Read More

Confronting labour market challenges in South Asia: An SDG perspective

Download PDF MOHD AVI HOSSAIN AND IYANATUL ISLAM Introduction South Asia represents a region with multiple contradictions. On the… Read More

Leaving nothing to chance: Sustaining Pacific development beyond 2024

ANNA NAUPA AND TESS NEWTON CAIN Download PDF Introduction The value proposition of Pacific regionalism in an increasingly dynamic geopolitical… Read More

Learning from international experience: Improving institutions for climate-resilient MSMEs in Mongolia

TAPAN SARKER, DHARA SHAH AND ROB HALES, LHAGVANOROV DASHZEVEG, TUMENIARGAL ELBEREL, BATDORJ KHALIUNBAT AND PUREVDORI TSEDEN-ISH | 15 MINUTE READ |… Read More


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