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Policy Monographs

policy-monographs

Policy Monographs (PM) are pieces directly commenting on government policy, new programs or legislation.

  • Future Submarine Project Should Raise Periscope for Another Look

    24 Oct 2012 | PM130

    Australia should not spend $40 billion to repeat the mistakes of the Collins Class submarine. Nuclear submarines, such as the US Navy’s Virginia Class submarine, would provide a much greater capability... Read More

  • Will China Fail: The Limits and Contradictions of Market Socialism 2nd Edition

    John Lee | 28 May 2009 | PM96

    With the onset of the global economic crisis, China remains one of the only major economies likely to avoid recession. Released in 2007, the first edition of Will China Fail? probed the profound contradictions,... Read More

  • Should Australia and New Zealand Open Their Doors to Guest Workers From the Pacific? Costs and Benefits

    Helen Hughes AO 1928 - 2013 | 04 Sep 2006 | PM72

    Should Australia and New Zealand depart from their long term immigration policies to provide work places for short term seasonal guest workers from the Pacific. This monograph addresses the costs and benefits... Read More

  • Sustainable Immigration and Cultural Integration

    Wolfgang Kasper | 15 Aug 2002 | PM55

    Professor Kasper outlines the benefits of past migration. He points out that Australians can be justifiably proud of the successful integration of so many migrants into a decent society, a stable, free... Read More

  • Immigrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers : A Global View

    Helen Hughes AO 1928 - 2013 | 26 Jun 2002 | PM54

    A worldwide excess of demand for immigration means that Western countries cannot accommodate more than a small proportion of immigrants without severe social dislocation, says Helen Hughes. The world has... Read More