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Jurgen Haacke

In this US Studies Centre report Jürgen Haacke reviews opportunities to strengthen security-related ties between Myanmar and the United States. Haacke examines developments in Myanmar–US relations under President U Thein Sein and the...

11 November 2015
Susan Pond

Hosted by the US Studies Centre in partnership with the NSW Government, the conference brought together experts from the US and Australia from the military, business, government and the scientific communities to address...

20 August 2015
Hugh Bradlow

Today digital technology is viewed as additive to the physical world: something that enhances but does not replace the use of physical infrastructure. However, this paper by Hugh Bradlow and Arjun Jayachandra, presented at...

14 July 2015

The Australia Matters for America/America Matters for Australia report is part of the Asia Matters for America initiative at the East-West Center in Washington. This edition was produced in partnership with the United...

24 March 2015

The publication of the Alliance 21 report, The Australia-US Partnership marks the completion of three years' research and collaboration at the highest levels of the Australia-US alliance. It sets out clear strategic guideposts...

1 October 2014
Geoffrey Garrett, Sean Gallagher

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are leading the greatest upheaval in university education since the advent of the printing press according to a new report co-authored by chief operating officer and research associate at...

1 August 2013
Bates Gill

Collectively, the European Union, China and the United States constitute over half of global GDP. They are the three great engines of the global economy, with a shared population of over 2 billion...

7 November 2012
Geoffrey Garrett, Sean Gallagher

The US Studies Centre is partnering with the NSW Government to deliver a report on the future of international higher education and what it means for New South Wales, and more broadly for...

1 August 2012

This study focuses on a specific issue – the development of the mining technology, services and equipment sector in Australia. It aims to outline the recent development of the sector, to assess the...

30 November 2011
Fiona Wood

The purpose of this report is to provide an evidence-based context for understanding the importance of entrepreneurship to Australia’s economic prosperity, its link to innovation and how Australia compares with its competitors in...

22 September 2011
Thomas Barlow

Despite the strong reputation of Australian research in medicine, biology, and agriculture, the biotechnology industry in Australia remains modest by global standards. At the US Studies Centre, through a research program funded by...

13 September 2010
Simon Jackman, Shanto Iyengar

An election-campaign survey commissioned by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney in conjunction with Stanford University has found that Australians are more concerned about illegal immigration than those in...

19 August 2010
Colin Campbell

by Timothy Came and Colin Campbell

Drawing upon interviews with 69 defense policymakers and close observers, this Governance article develops an extrapolation-oriented case study of Donald Rumsfeld's campaign to transform the development of...

4 August 2010
Geoffrey Garrett

by Professor Geoffrey Garrett

The post-global financial crisis world will be increasingly dominated by China and the United States. What the de facto G-2 do, together, independently or in conflict, will increasingly define...

1 February 2010
Simon Jackman, Geoffrey Garrett

A major survey on Australian attitudes to climate change compared with those of Americans showing that climate change is a “wedge” issue in both countries.

20 November 2009
Lesley Russell

Dr Lesley Russell, a Reseach Associate of the US Studies Centre, released the first of a series of short papers focussing on health care reform today. It is an analysis with attention to...

16 December 2008
Thomas Barlow

The Centre has released the first publication of the innovation research program, a background report titled Innovation in America: a Comparative Study. The report, prepared by researcher Dr Thomas Barlow, provides a...

1 December 2008
Simon Jackman

A phone survey of 800 respondents and on-line survey of 3,000 respondents commissioned by the US Studies Centre to assess Australian impressions of the United States close to the end of the US...

30 October 2008
Murray Goot

The US Studies Centre commissioned the most comprehensive survey of Australian attitudes towards the United States ever undertaken. Part II canvasses the attitudes of Australians towards a number of US institutions, various aspects...

10 December 2007
Murray Goot

The US Studies Centre commissioned the most comprehensive survey of Australian attitudes towards the United States ever undertaken. Part One examines the views of Australians on foreign, economic and trade policy issues.

3 October 2007