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Scholarly Publications

The Global Coal Market: Supplying the Major Fuel for Emerging Economies

August 2015

Coal has been the world's fastest-growing energy source in absolute terms for over a decade.

The New Asianism: Japanese Foreign Policy under the Democratic Party of Japan

July 2011

This article examines the foreign policy views of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), from the party’s founding through its first year in power.

Australia's Black Coal Industry: Past Achievements and Future Challenges

March 2011

The world's largest coal exporter sits at a critical crossroads.  In the decades following WWII, Australia's coal industry grew from a small, fractured sector to the biggest player in international...

Other Publications

Noncitizen Soldiers: Explaining Foreign Recruitment by Modern State Militaries

January 2019

More than a century after citizen armies became an international norm, nearly two dozen states actively recruit foreigners into their militaries.

ASEAN @ 50, Southeast Asia @ Risk: What Should Be Done?

January 2018

In October 2017, twenty-two scholars from eight countries attended a workshop titled “ASEAN @ 50, Southeast Asia @ Risk: What should be done?” The workshop was designed to facilitate a frank and...

President Obama’s Asia Overdrive

November 2011

When Asia’s leaders gather in Honolulu next week for the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, Americans will get a glimpse of the Obama administration’s hyperactive Asia agenda.

News

New Publication Addresses Challenges ASEAN Faces at 50

January 2018

In October 2017, twenty-two scholars from eight countries attended a workshop titled “ASEAN @ 50, Southeast Asia @ Risk: What should be done?” The workshop was designed to facilitate a frank and...

This Sputnik Moment

December 2017

"As authoritarian states like China double down on strategic investments and project their “sharp power” abroad, the United States may finally be reaching a new Sputnik moment," writes Larry...

Australian envoy to the US discusses trade and pattern of populism

December 2016

Australian Ambassador to the United States Joe Hockey delivered remarks at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) on Monday.

Events

Hedging our Allies: Australia and the Battle Lines for Strategic Competition

March 6, 2019

 Ambassador Jeff Bleich is the former US ambassador to Australia and Special Counsel to President Obama in the White House.  He is currently a partner at Dentons and CEO of Dentons Diplomatic...

Public Engagement and Nuclear Waste Disposal Siting: Lessons from South Australia

September 19, 2018

Abstract: Australia is dealing with nuclear waste disposal issues on two separate fronts.  In 2015, South Australia began to consider expanding their role in the nuclear fuel cycle as a way to...

Global Governance: What to Expect from the G20

October 5, 2015

Montek Singh Ahluwalia is an economist who trained at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.

Multimedia

Thurber talks coal in Australia

December 2018

PESD Associate Director Mark Thurber visited Monash University in Melbourne, Australia in November where he discussed his forthcoming book, Coal (coming in May 2019 from Polity Press), in a public lecture.

People

Marcus W. Feldman Professor, Biology
James S. Fishkin Professor, Communication
Jeffrey Richardson Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR