Terence Wood

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Terence Wood is a Research Fellow at the Development Policy Centre. He undertakes research on Australian and New Zealand aid (particularly the domestic political economy of aid). He also undertakes research on Melanesian politics. Terence’s PhD research focused on studying voter behaviour in the Solomon Islands. Prior to commencing PhD study, Terence worked for the New Zealand government aid program.




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Discussion paper

8 Oct 2018

This paper draws on data from the new Samoa Election Results database to highlight salient features and trends in Samoa’s electoral history.

Journal article

25 Apr 2018

Clientelism is a central feature of politics in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. Most voters vote in search of personalized or localized benefit, and most politicians focus on delivering benefits to their supporters at the expense of national governance. In this article, I explain...

Journal article

16 Apr 2018

Since 2013, Australian aid has been reduced and increasingly focused on delivering benefits to Australia. Motivated by these changes, this paper fills three gaps in the existing literature on public opinion about aid. It provides the only recent detailed study of Australians' opinions about aid....

Journal article

9 Sep 2015

This article discusses the poor performance of women candidates in Solomon Islands elections and potential aid policy responses.

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