Lowy Institute Analyses


  • Beyond access: Making Indonesia’s education system work 

    Rosser, Andrew (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2018-02-28)
    Indonesia’s biggest challenge regarding education is no longer improving access but improving quality. The Indonesian Government hopes to develop a ‘world-class’ education system by 2025. However, numerous assessments of the country’s education performance ...
  • The missing middle: A political economy of economic restructuring in Vietnam 

    Busch, Matthew (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2017-12-15)
    Vietnam’s cautious and sequenced adoption of market institutions has brought more than two decades of impressive economic performance, all while leaving the country’s underlying political economy largely intact. Notably, Vietnam has leveraged greater ...
  • Managing economic risk in Asia: A strategy for Australia 

    Sterland, Barry (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2017-09-30)
    The aim of this Analysis is to map out a better set of policy choices available to Australia, and indeed our regional partners, should this hypothetical scenario occur. It reviews the regional economic risk situation, both in the short and medium term, ...
  • Thailand’s triple threat 

    Farrelly, Nicholas (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2017-07-30)
    The economic malaise into which Thailand has fallen over the past decade also complicates any long-term security planning. Political instability has discouraged major new foreign investment, while a weak education system has condemned Thailand to being ...

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