Day 2

Keynote address - Forests for climate and development: what can rich countries do?
Frances Seymour, Centre for Global Development
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Panel 4a – Fragile states, governance and aid II
Brindabella Theatre, 10.00 - 11.30am

Aid dependency and off-budget aid in Afghanistan: building and undermining the state
Nematullah Bizhan, ANU
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Do donors practice what they preach? The allocation of budget support by OECD-DAC donors
Susan Dodsworth, McGill University
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The impact of foreign aid from traditional donors on the quality of government in a one-party state: the case of Laos PDR
Pepe Khennavong, ANU
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Panel 4b – What aid works in health and education: country case studies
Acton Theatre, 10.00 - 11.30am

Different aid engagement, different health system outcomes: two decades of transition for the Central Asian Post-Soviet states
Anar Ulikpan, University of Queensland
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Delivery Units: can they catalyse sustained improvements in education service delivery?
Andy Brock, John Martin and Robin Todd, Cambridge Education
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Aid effectiveness and health sector development in Bangladesh
Franklyn Lisk, University of Warwick, and Md Rafi Hossain, Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh
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Has SWAP influenced aid flows and aid effectiveness?
Rohan Sweeney, Monash University
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Panel 4c – Donor studies II
Barton Theatre, 10.00 - 11.30am

How transparent Indian EXIM Bank lines of credit are and why
Pranay Sinha, University of Birmingham
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The commercial benefits for Japan of its aid to Asia
Sabit Otor, ANU
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Why countries offer foreign development assistance? The case of Latin America
Carmen Robledo, ANU
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Korea’s motivations of Official Development Assistance (ODA): aid allocation as a middle power?
Ji Hyun Kim, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea
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Panel 5a – Changing aid landscapes
Brindabella Theatre, 11.50 - 12.50am

The implications of the changing international aid regime for medium-sized traditional donors
Benjamin Day, ANU
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Busan and beyond: South Korea and the transition from aid effectiveness to development effectiveness
Eun Mee Kim, Ewha Womans University
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Panel 5b – Learning from history: lessons from aid to Asia
Acton Theatre, 11.50 - 12.50am

Institutional capacity building for poverty reduction through the implementation of World Bank projects in China
Enjiang Cheng and Xiaojun He, Zhejiang University
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The role of aid in the development of Korea and Taiwan
Steve Smith and Stephen Howes, ANU
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Plenary panel session - Making their mark: the BRICS and aid
Molonglo Theatre, 1.50 - 3.20pm

Regulating foreign aid through Acts – effects, impacts, and implications for China
Sun Tongquan & Zhou Taidong, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
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India’s geo-political interests and foreign aid: constraints to policy alignment
Rani Mullen, College of William and Mary
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Brazil’s international development cooperation: old and new motivations
Sean Burges, ANU
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Panel 6a – NGOs and aid effectiveness
Acton Theatre, 3.40 - 5.10pm

The Value for Money agenda and NGOs
Patrick Kilby, ANU
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Toward better contracting for capacity building among NGOs in the aid channel
Elizabeth Crawford Spencer, Bond University
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Value for money – is it easier or harder than it looks?
Andrew Rowell, CARE Australia
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Panel 6b – Aiding health in the Pacific
Brindabella Theatre, 3.40 - 5.10pm

Knowing that we know nothing: the Socratic paradox and health sector reform in Papua New Guinea
Benjamin Day, ANU and Luke Elich, Abt JTA
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Aid and the control of TB in PNG: is Australia’s assistance good policy
Hoa Nguyen and Tom Kompas, ANU

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Provision of appropriate regional public health goods in the Pacific after 2015
Ian Wanyeki, Arin Dutta and Farley Cleghorn, Futures GRM
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Panel 6c – From country X to country Y: aid case studies
Barton Theatre, 3.40 - 5.10pm

Chinese agricultural aid in Tanzania: reproduction of Chinese agricultural regime
Zhang Yue, China Agricultural University
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Aid effectiveness and public-private partnership: Thailand’s development assistance in Lao PRD and Cambodia
Dr Siriporn Wajjwalku, Thammasat University
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Active agents, passive recipients? negotiation of Chinese development assistance and concessional lending by Pacific Island governments
Matthew Dornan and Philippa Brant, ANU and the Lowy Institute
Denghua Zhang, ANU, was a discussant
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