Public Administration and Policy: An Asia-Pacific Journal: Volume 23 Issue 2 , Open Access

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Table of contents - Special Issue: Public Governance, Integrity, Performance and Inclusiveness in Asia

Civil service reforms in Hong Kong and Thailand: similar goals, different paths

Ahmed Shafiqul Huque, Patamawadee Jongruck

The purpose of this paper is to examine the strategies of civil service reforms in Hong Kong and Thailand. It seeks to identify the drivers of reforms in the two cases and…

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Institutionalising federalism in Nepal: operationalising obstacles, procrastinated progress

Keshav Kumar Acharya, Habib Zafarullah

The purpose of this paper is to explore how local government bodies in Nepal are empowered to play their constitutional roles and engage in activities to deliver public…

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Representative and responsive bureaucracy in Nepal: a mismatch or a realistic assumption?

Ishtiaq Jamil, Hasan Muhammad Baniamin

The purpose of this paper is to investigate, firstly, to what extent has Nepal’s bureaucracy become representative in terms of reflecting the country’s demographic…

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Surrogacy-led migration: reflections on the policy dilemmas

Akm Ahsan Ullah, Faraha Nawaz

There is abundant research on surrogacy; however, migration scholars have not addressed surrogacy-driven migration. Policies related to surrogacy and surrogacy-led…

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Social engineering and Emiratization in the United Arab Emirates

Abu Elias Sarker, Mohammad Habibur Rahman

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the rationale for using social engineering as a tool to impact the nationalization of workforce in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Governance and administration in Sri Lanka: trends, tensions, and prospects

Ramesh Ramasamy

The purpose of this paper is to examine the status of governance and administration in Sri Lanka in light of current crises and the impact on the quality of governance.

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Determinants and convergence of government effectiveness in Africa and Asia

King C.T. Duho, Mark Opoku Amankwa, Justice I. Musah-Surugu

The purpose of this paper is to examine the determinants and convergence of government effectiveness in African and Asian countries.

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