Organisation

United States Studies Centre (USyd)

Acronym
USSC
Owning Institution

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Research report

1 Sep 2016

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, with the support of the Dow Chemical Company, has released the final report from the Dow Sustainability Program.

The report draws together the outcomes of this six-year program in five main areas: alternative transport...

Research report

24 Mar 2015

This project explores the important relationship between the United States and Australia.

Summary

The United States and Australia share historical ties from the 19th century. The two countries fought alongside each other in the First World War and have been formal allies...

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Briefing paper

16 Aug 2018

In Australia, there is an increasing understanding of the potential opportunities promised by digital agriculture and its importance to the future of Australia’s food and fibre industries.

Briefing paper

9 Aug 2018

Partisanship has become the dominant driver of social and political conflict in the United States. This paper argues that Australia should focus on potential partnerships and common areas of concern with US states, rather than simply relying on diplomatic engagement with the White House.

Report

26 Jul 2018

This report outlines some of the national security issues raised by recent changes in the sources of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Australia and the United States. The regulatory regimes for screening FDI in both countries are examined, with a particular focus on how these...

Transcript

19 Jul 2018

Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, joined the United States Studies Centre for an address looking at the role of the United States in Asia.

Briefing paper

9 Jul 2018

This paper argues that while President Trump’s disregard for human rights has pervaded U.S policy, the administration’s chaos has allowed some human rights and democracy concerns to be driven by lower-level State Department activity, including at the embassy level and through legislated programs, and through...

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Report

26 Apr 2018

The recently signed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreements for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the latest version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), presents the United States with a tremendous opportunity. Ultimately, the U.S participating in a living and breathing agreement like CPTPP would cement America's status as...

Article

9 Sep 2010

Lyn Carson argues that citizen assemblies do have a lot to offer if they are done the right way.

The real test of a democracy is not whether it can overcome its disagreements, but how it...

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