Pages tagged by "development policy centre"

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.

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.

Australian aid to Afghanistan

The Australian Senate has set itself a tough task by choosing to evaluate the effectiveness of Australian aid to Afghanistan, write STEPHEN HOWES and JONATHAN PRYKE.

Scoring the Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals are both too ambitious and not ambitious enough, writes TERENCE WOOD.

PNG budget under the microscope

Papua New Guinea’s 2013 budget was in the spotlight at a special National Budget Forum.

Asylum plan threatens aid effectiveness

A government decision to divert part of its aid budget to covering the costs of asylum seekers risks undermining aid effectiveness, according to Development Policy Centre Director Professor Stephen Howes.

The rocky road to research

Battling rough high seas in a dinghy, incurring the wrath of village sorcerers and making school teachers flee in fear – the path to research can be much more than trawling through books.

Money well spent

A generous gift from the Harold Mitchell Foundation to the Development Policy Centre at the Crawford School is set to help ensure that Australian aid is able to give more to countries in need.

New deal the key to development

Timor-Leste’s Finance Minister has called for greater independence for developing countries in setting their own development agenda during a speech at the Crawford School.

Understanding Asian aid: forum

Asia’s increasingly significant contribution to regional aid that has seen China’s development cooperation increase by nearly 30 per cent in a decade will be examined at the Crawford School tomorrow.

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