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David Slattery


Investing in regional prosperity: positioning the aid program to support Australia's economic partnerships in Asia

This evaluation puts forward a strong case for Australia to remain engaged with Asian middle-income countries (MICs), and argues that Australia can continue to build its comparative advantage as a partner in economic and social reform.

Banking our aid: Australia's non-core funding to the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank

Over the last 10 years, around 15 per cent of the Australian aid budget was spent through two multilateral development banks (MDBs): the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank. Close to two-thirds of this was given as non-core funding (funding earmarked for a...