Politics

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This Collection contains policy research, grey literature, journal articles and other content related to New Zealand, or published by New Zealand authors and organisations. The collection was established in March 2016 by the School of Government, at Victoria University of Wellington. It was further supported...
Book

Politics, policy and public administration in theory and practice

The essays in this publication address contemporary developments in public sector financial management in Australia and overseas, changing political processes in Queensland and the Commonwealth, and public governance and administration reform trajectories in Australia and internationally.
Conference paper

Lean toolbox approach for effective preparation of housing refurbishment projects using critical success factors

Much lean research has focussed on improving the construction of new built and private sector projects. In contrast this paper aims to demonstrate the merits of lean tooling in the preparation phase of social housing refurbishments.
Report

How does Australia compare: what makes a leading democracy?

This report compares Australia’s democracy with other nations over four issues: trust, concern about corruption, strength of democratic standards and the depth of liberal values.
Commentary

Why we can’t afford passive government

Australia has entered the year in bad shape, and things will only get worse without a change in direction, writes Adam Triggs.
Report

The untold story of American non-voters

This report is a summary of what has been learned through interviews, both quantitative and qualitative, with more than 14,000 voting-eligible Americans. The result is multilevel snapshot of non-voting America one year out from the 2020 presidential election.
Report

Economic and political overview 2020

This report provides an insight into the domestic and international economic, political and policy environment, giving policymakers and organisations an insight into the operating environment in the year to come.
Report

Trump and Trumpism: the creation of a legacy?

This paper outlines why many ordinary US citizens may vote for President Trump in the forthcoming November presidential election and act as a basis for a future examination of his possible foreign policies in his second term.
Briefing paper

Widows and wives in Pacific politics: a reliable pathway for women?

Understanding women’s pathways to political leadership remains a critical area of academic and public policy focus in the Pacific.
Commentary

Outside the comfort zone

Twitter’s roiling, and even the real world is wondering how the prime minister burned through his political capital so quickly.