Traditionally, poverty has been defined by an individual’s level of income. For instance, poverty is measured on a scale, with the most extreme form of poverty being measured as those who live on $1.25 per day or less. But a new methodology to define poverty in first world countries is needed, and Nobel Prize-winning economist […]
During the past couple of years, the debate about whether ANU should invest in companies related to the fossil fuels industry has intensified. A year ago, the University launched its socially responsible investment policy, which seeks to provide guidance on what assets should be held in investment portfolios. In the latest edition, ANU Reporter asks […]
War came so fast a century ago, and so unexpectedly, and everything changed so completely when it came, that it still shocks one today. It still seems extraordinary how swiftly the people of 1914 lost the world they knew, plunging headlong into a very different world, and for each of them a very different life. […]
The latest leak over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) highlights ongoing tensions between the 12 nations trying to negotiate the trade pact, says Australian National University trade law expert Dr Matthew Rimmer.
Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale has received the Japan Foundation Award for 2014 for his pioneering work in the study of economic policy in Japan and East Asia, the formation of APEC, and economic exchange between Australia and Japan.