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The Asian Research Network: Survey on America’s role in the Indo-Pacific is the first major, multi-country survey of public opinion since the 2016 US election. The report is the product of a...

31 May 2017
 
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Ashley Townshend

Research fellow and report author Ashley Townshend writes that the Trump administration looks to be adopting a more muscular and self-interested security policy in the Asia-Pacific which will likely produce more volatile relations...

16 March 2017
 
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Sandy Burgoyne, Sophia Maalsen

This report aims to provide new insights into the implementation of smart cities in Australia – how these initiatives are being implemented in cities, whether they are fulfilling their promises, the challenges involved...

9 March 2017
 
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Richard Fontaine

Leaders on both sides of the Pacific must address the looming risks to the Australia-US alliance and seize new opportunities to develop the relationship, according to this United States Studies Centre report.

19 October 2016
 
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Rae Cooper, Marian Baird, Meraiah Foley

Australia has caught up to — and on some measures surpassed — the United States in female labour force participation and in relation to women's representation in senior and strategic organisational roles, according...

5 October 2016
 
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Sandy Burgoyne, Harriet Whyte

The USSC's Future Cities Collaborative is pleased to announce the launch of its latest report, Growing the Australian innovation economy, produced in partnership with AECOM. The report is a culmination of the learnings from...

8 September 2016
 
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The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, with the support of the Dow Chemical Company, has released the final report from the Dow Sustainability Program. The report draws together the...

1 September 2016
 
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David Brewster

Australia should lead in creating a strong partnership with India that complements our core alliance with the United States, according to a new report written by David Brewster for the United States Studies...

25 August 2016
 
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Bates Gill, Evelyn Goh, Chin-Hao Huang

This new US Studies Centre report by Dr Bates Gill, Dr Evelyn Goh and Dr Chin-Hao Huang provides an in-depth assessment of the emerging and increasingly competitive strategic dynamic amongst the United States, China...

22 June 2016
 
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This landmark report by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney analyses the data of an extensive five-country survey on attitudes towards America, China, Australia, and other major regional actors...

8 June 2016
 
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Linda Jakobson

Despite dire predictions by some experts, the United States and China are not on a collision course according to this report by visiting professor Linda Jakobson. Professor Jakobson's report emphasises that while the...

10 May 2016
 
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This report, conducted by Foundation Center with the collaboration of the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney and Philanthropy Australia, takes an in-depth look at the considerable contributions US foundations make...

4 April 2016
 
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Elsina Wainwright

In this US Studies Centre report, Elsina Wainwright looks at the role of the US-Australia alliance in the rapidly changing Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Wainwright recommends that ANZUS becomes more enmeshed in the network of...

15 March 2016
 
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Sandy Burgoyne, David Paul Rosen, Catherine Gilbert

What sits behind the term "affordable housing" is creating and maintaining equitable communities for people to live and work, where economic and social diversity is embraced and fostered. The success of adopting inclusionary...

18 February 2016
 
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Bill Hayton

In a new report released by the US Studies Centre, Bill Hayton reviews Vietnam's foreign policy as it cements itself as an emerging leader in South-East Asia. Hayton looks at Vietnam's attitudes towards...

1 December 2015
 
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Edward Blakely, Sandy Burgoyne, Joe Langley

In 2015, the Future Cities Collaborative embarked on a program to help local governments in New South Wales learn new and innovative financing mechanisms so they could provide better services and infrastructure in...

27 November 2015
 
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Natasha Hamilton-Hart

In this report, Dr Natasha Hamilton-Hart and Dr Dave McRae review Indonesia's foreign policy as it seeks to pursue enhanced bilateral ties with both the United States and China. Hamilton-Hart and McRae look...

24 November 2015
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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