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Sustainable leadership

Governments and civil society need to measure success by more than just gross domestic product, writes ROBERT COSTANZA.

Japan: an election for what or to where?

Shinzo Abe may have won a decisive victory in Japan's general election, but behind the numbers lies disquiet about the country's future direction, writes PETER DRYSDALE.

Aid effectiveness: the price of asylum seeker cost shifting

A decision to reallocate $375 million in aid spending to cover asylum seeker costs will come at a high price for aid effectiveness, writes STEPHEN HOWES.

Measuring China's harmony

China's new generation of leaders have an opportunity to lead the world towards a sustainable, fair and harmonious future, writes ROBERT COSTANZA.

The productivity conundrum

The year ahead is likely to see increased debate and discussion about Australia's productivity and competitiveness, writes CHRISTOPHER VAS.

Can Pakistan find a way?

Pakistan needs to rebuild its languishing economy if it's to have any chance of tackling terrorism and other violence, writes PETER DRYSDALE.

Feeding the multitudes

Poverty reduction initiatives and improved agricultural productivity are the keys to achieving food security in Asia, writes PETER WARR.

Japanese inflation: a monetary or fiscal phenomenon?

Japan needs to remain fiscally sustainable if it is to avoid the threat of hyperinflation, writes IPPEI FUJIWARA.

2013: A year of aid uncertainty?

2012 raised big questions about aid quality and aid quantity, so what's in store for 2013? STEPHEN HOWES and ROBIN DAVIES analyse the year ahead.

Financial frenemy

Are innovation, research and development ways to get out of economic trouble, or further into it? PAUL HARRIS writes that the answer lies in doing better innovation, instead of more of it.

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