Peter Drysdale


Tasmania’s place in the Asian Century White Paper

Prepared in partnership between the Tasmanian Government and the Australian National University’s Crawford School of Public Policy, this paper provides a start to thinking about Tasmania’s future in Asia, and lays out a comprehensive plan for leveraging the federal implementation strategy. The most important role...
Discussion paper

Chinese investment in Australian resources

This paper examines two issues posed by the prospect of a significant rise in foreign direct investment (FDI) from China into the Australian resources sector. Is the surge of FDI into Australian mining and energy consistent with achieving the traditional gains from foreign investment? And...

China and East Asian energy: prospects and issues

This book brings together the key papers presented at the China and East Asian Energy conference held in October 2005 in Beijing. Contents 1 Introduction John Garnaut 2 Rapid industrialisation and the demand for energy and minerals: China in the East Asian context Ross Garnaut...