Business and government

Griffith Asia Institute ranked top university-affiliated regional studies centre in Australia

With a top-20 result worldwide.
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Business and government

Griffith lecturer drives research collaboration with India’s Rajalakshmi School of Business

The partnership will last for at least the next two years.
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Debating China and International Order

By Diego Leiva, School of Government and International Relations On 17th and 18th of January 2018, the Griffith Asia Institute, with generous support of the The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, hosted a conference on “Debating China and International Order: Contending Perspectives on the Rise of China”. Leading scholars from Australia, mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, […]
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Business and government

Indo-Pacific security in focus at Griffith Aus-India-Japan trilateral event

The workshop will cover everything from the acceleration of nuclear proliferation region to increased acquisition of new weapons and beyond.
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

DFAT Pacific Banking Fellowship highlights Griffith’s capacity for positive, lasting impact

The three-week program brought eight Fellows from around the South Pacific to Griffith in service of developing research and policy formulation in the region.
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Business and government

UN Industrial Development Organisation draws on Griffith lecturer’s research in new report

Dr Andreas Chai has contributed two chapters to the 2018 UNIDO Industrial Development Report.
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Sustaining livelihoods in an Indonesian dryland environment

Living in a remote area has many disadvantages, especially in dryland regions where poor access to water means households are not growing food at home, drinking insufficient water, and paying less attention to personal and public hygiene. During her Griffith University PhD research fieldwork in rural West Timor, Dr Yenny Tjoe experienced this challenge first-hand […]
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Business and government

Student’s China internship gives her career a head start

Ini Akinsanmi has taken full advantage of domestic and global work placements to give her an edge in the job market.
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Business and government

Griffith-led conference aims to understand China’s changing global role

Leading international and local scholars will come together in January for a conference that will cast an analytical eye on the rise of China and its impact on global politics. Titled Debating China and International Order, the two-day conference will be held from 17-18 January at the Royal on the Park Hotel, and is the first […]
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Arts Education Law

International career beckons New Colombo Plan scholar

New Colombo Plan scholar Nicholas McLean has a dream to forge a career as a dispute resolutions specialists in the Asia Pacific region.
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Arts Education Law

Hong Kong study for New Colombo Plan scholar

A fascination with how people behave led 2018 New Colombo Plan scholar Kimberley Bates to a double degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice and Psychology.
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Business and government

Griffith professor appointed President of ANZ Academy of International Business

Griffith-based International Business and Investment scholar Professor Sara McGaughey has been appointed as President and Chair of the Australia and New Zealand chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB-ANZ). Professor McGaughey, a member of Griffith Business School‘s Department of International Business and Asian Studies and the Griffith Asia Institute, will be joined by fellow IBAS and GAI […]
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Business and government

Griffith Research Fellow to join panel with ex-president of Costa Rica on US sojourn

Griffith University Research Fellow Dr Ferran Martinez i Coma is set to find himself in internationally esteemed company when he travels to the United States on a speaking trip this month. Dr Martinez i Coma has been invited to speak at both the Organisation of American States and the US Department of State Bureau of Intelligence […]
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Indonesian officials learn about Australian fiscal policy

A member of both APEC and the G20, Indonesia has the largest economy in South East Asia which, since the Global Financial Crisis, has experienced strong sustained economic growth around five per cent.  With a population over 260 million, more than ten times Australia’s, Indonesia is the world’s third largest democracy. In 2017-18 Australia will […]
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Business and government

Nationalism, populism… or pragmatism in an evolving context?

It’s not uncommon to see China under President Xi Jinping labelled as ‘nationalistic’ and ‘populist’ – along with Trump and Brexit. But should they be lumped together? And how should foreign business engaging with China react? Adjunct Professor Clinton Dines shared his thoughts on these and other questions at a public event hosted by Griffith […]
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Business and government

The troubling reality of Southeast Asia’s ‘democratic recession’

By Dr Diego Fossati and Dr Lee Morgenbesser Griffith Asia Institute and the Centre for Governance and Public Policy The notion that democracy had triumphed over authoritarianism became an irresistible conclusion following the downfall of the Soviet Union. In what amounted to a historic transformation, 46 countries transitioned to democracy between 1991 and 2006. This process […]
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Business and government

How increased nationalism could undo the gains of globalisation

The age of Western economic dominance is all but over, according to a recent Griffith University seminar on the impact of the rise of nationalism and populism around the globe. Speaking ahead of the Business As Usual? event – held by the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) at the university’s South Bank campus this month and […]
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Business and government

Griffith workshop to tackle the decline of democracy in Southeast Asia

Academics from Griffith University and other esteemed institutions will gather for a two-day workshop this month addressing the deterioration of democracy across Southeast Asia. Led by Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr Diego Fossati (of the Griffith Asia Institute and the Centre for Governance and Public Policy), participants will draw from their deep regional knowledge to discuss the extent to […]
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