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Research report

10 Jan 2017

This report outlines findings from an audit that was conducted in order to assess the transparency of the Australian aid program at the project level as of mid-2016, as measured by the availability of information about aid-funded projects on the Department of Foreign Affairs and...

Blog post

7 Oct 2015

Emergency care has an image problem: in the context of low and middle income countries (LMICs), it is often characterised as being too expensive, too complex and too much of a luxury to gain much traction.

Discussion paper

1 Jun 2015

This paper examines data from a household survey undertaken in Papua New Guinea which found that when respondents were better educated and believed corruption would be addressed by the government, they were more willing to report various types of corruption to officials.

Briefing paper

10 Dec 2014

Papua New Guinea (PNG) must adjust to lower liquefied natural gas (LNG) and oil prices to avoid a crisis. The PNG LNG project is still extremely important for the country, but because of lower prices many of the benefits of the production phase of the...


14 Nov 2013


Jim Adams delivered the 2013 Harold Mitchell Development Policy Lecture on November 14, 2013. The Harold Mitchell Development Policy Lecture Series, of which this is the second, has been created to provide a new forum at which the most pressing development issues can...

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