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Australia and the Korean Crisis: confronting the limits of influence?

This paper argues that the apparent optimism surrounding the ‘season of summitry’ on the Korean Peninsula should be tempered by the fact that there are potential risks attached to engaging the North Korean leadership without preconditions
Report

Towards a fairer and stronger TPP

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...
Technical report

Understanding the needs of scholars in a contemporary publishing environment: survey report

This report gives the results of one piece of an ongoing, multimodal research effort. Through a large-scale survey and a series of interviews with humanities scholars, this effort aims to lay a solid foundation of understanding about scholarly needs in the contemporary publishing environment.
Working paper

Expansion and differentiation in higher education: the historical trajectories of the UK, the USA and France

This paper casts a historical lens on the development of higher education and its wider socio-economic context during the last century in the UK, the USA and France.
Report

The future of the United States and Europe: an irreplaceable partnership

How the EU responds to the Trump administration will be the hallmark of how it sees its role in the world, and how successful it will be in promoting its worldview.
Journal article

Place leadership and regional economic development: a framework for cross-regional analysis

This paper examines the leadership of places – cities, regions, communities – in Australia, Finland, Germany, Italy, the United States and the United Kingdom, and explores the capacity of vignettes to generate new, theoretical and empirical insights.
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The rural investment climate: analysis and findings

Interest in investment climates has emerged relatively recently. In the 1960s and 1970s, governments in many countries believed they should play a direct role in rural credit, input supply, production, trade, transport, distribution, and even marketing. However, in the 1980s and 1990s, government-dominated systems fell...
Article

Frequently requested statistics on immigrants and immigration in the United States

Despite its long history of immigration, the United States has oscillated between perceiving immigration as a valuable resource and as a major challenge. The 2016 election and significant actions on immigration taken by the Trump administration have further raised the issue in political and public...
Report

Crystal clear: The social determinants of gay men's use of crystal methamphetamine in Victoria

This monograph offers a comparative analysis of epidemiological, behavioural and social research on crystal methamphetamine use among gay men living in Melbourne and gay men living in other urban centres in Australia, the US, and the UK. It includes a survey of local expert opinion...
Journal article

Immigration and crime

In the context of crime, victimization, and immigration in the United States, research shows that people are afraid of immigrants because they think immigrants are a threat to their safety and engage in many violent and property crimes.