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Fixing Afghanistan’s Security of Tenure Crisis
September 20, 2019

Fixing Afghanistan’s Security of Tenure Crisis

By Ahmad Bilal Khalil and Noorullah Farajid
85 percent of urban properties in Afghanistan’s largest cities are vulnerable, their tenants lacking security of tenure.

Mumbai's Last Jungle Under Threat
September 06, 2019

Mumbai's Last Jungle Under Threat

By Angel L Martínez Cantera
A metro project threatens one of the city’s last green spaces and the tribal people who live there.
If the Global Population Busts, Can Australia Boom with a Proactive Immigration Policy?
February 26, 2019

If the Global Population Busts, Can Australia Boom with a Proactive Immigration Policy?

By Grant Wyeth
A declining global population will make the maintenance of Australia’s immigration program the country’s primary strategic asset.

What’s Behind the Demise of Vietnam’s 'Captain Sidewalk'?
January 19, 2018

What’s Behind the Demise of Vietnam’s 'Captain Sidewalk'?

By Erin Cook
A closer look at a telling development and what it means for the Southeast Asian state.

Can Asia Escape the Malthusian Trap?
December 15, 2017

Can Asia Escape the Malthusian Trap?

By David Vallance
The region’s governments need to think seriously about developmental and demographic issues as part of their grand strategies.

Amid Climate Disasters, South Asia’s Cities Need to Focus on Resilience
September 12, 2017

Amid Climate Disasters, South Asia’s Cities Need to Focus on Resilience

By Nandan Sharalaya
Investing in resilient infrastructure does not come cheap and funding remains a key constraint.

Why Resilient Cities Are Important to ASEAN's Future
August 09, 2017

Why Resilient Cities Are Important to ASEAN's Future

By Ashvin Dayal
To sustain ASEAN’s economic progress over the next 50 years, its leaders must commit to focusing on climate change.
Urbanization and The Greens of Melbourne
July 13, 2016

Urbanization and The Greens of Melbourne

By Grant Wyeth
The Greens have consolidated in Australia’s “cool” city, but hold a deep suspicion of the urban development that keeps it that way.

Auckland's Skyrocketing Housing Prices Are More Than a Demand Problem
May 26, 2016

Auckland's Skyrocketing Housing Prices Are More Than a Demand Problem

By Grant Wyeth
There are strong policy encouragements to restrict supply, contributing to skyrocketing prices.

Does Australia Lack Commitment to Building Up Its Cities?
May 05, 2016

Does Australia Lack Commitment to Building Up Its Cities?

By Grant Wyeth
Victoria state received a disproportionately low amount of infrastructure funding in the latest budget.

South Asia Failing to Fully Leverage Urbanization
September 25, 2015

South Asia Failing to Fully Leverage Urbanization

By Catherine Putz
The region's share of global GDP is low relative to its share of the world’s urban population, a new report says.
Urbanization and Migration in Developing Asia
September 11, 2015

Urbanization and Migration in Developing Asia

By Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada
Urbanization is a complex challenge, with implications that are difficult to forecast.

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