Category: Public Economics


Resilience as a Policy Goal and a Policy Measure: South Korea’s New Deal Policy in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Resilience draws attention as a way to combat the unprecedented uncertainty today. Especially in this post-COVID-19 era, a sense of insecurity penetrates nearly every aspect of our lives, from political to economic, social, and cultural dimensions. At times, those dimensions meet and overlap each other, affecting and being affected. Resilience thus can be both a


A Practical Framework Towards Open Government “Moving Beyond Openness and the Forward-looking Walkways to Open Collaborations”

Open Government is nowadays a popular concept for public administrators and policymakers. Nevertheless, the applications on this are still varied depended on one’s interpretation. Many understand that Open Government is only about openness and transparency of the government to the people based upon “Freedom of Information” principles and “Right to know” doctrines. However, in the


Australia’s Federal Policy Response to the Coronavirus Crisis

To coordinate a nationwide response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the resulting impact of Australia’s first recession in nearly thirty years, on March 13 the federal government convened the National Cabinet. This comprises the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, and the eight leaders of the States and Territories. It formally replaced the Council of Australian Governments