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Selected Development Project
Project Title

The Asian Trend Monitoring

Principal Investigator Prof. JARVIS Darryl Stuart
Area of Research Project
Social Studies
Project Period
From 01/2012 To 12/2014
Designed to encourage dialogue and debate about critical issues that affect Asia’s ability to reduce poverty and increase awareness of the implications for pro-poor policy and policy development.
Methods Used
  • 文獻分析法:搜集和鑒別蔡氏紅學論述、過去評點及海內外近期研究成果。
  • 文本細讀法:精讀原著,瞭解蔡、胡紅學的關鍵論點及推論細節,加以整理分梳。
  • 歷史研究法:分析蔡氏紅學淵源,辨識二者在學術觀念和方法上的流變和異同。
  • 比較研究法:比較蔡、胡紅學範式的本質差異及其具體內涵。
Increase awareness of:
  • Poverty problem in Asia 
  • Implications for pro-poor policy and policy development.
  •  24 Bulletins
  • Fieldwork in different Asian countries
Biography of Principal Investigator
Professor Darryl S.L. Jarvis is Associate Dean (Research and Postgraduate Studies), Faculty of Liberal Studies and Social Sciences and Professor, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Prior to his current appointment he was Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS). From 1996 to 2006 he was Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government and International Relations, Faculty of Economics and Business, at the University of Sydney, Australia. His research and teaching interests focus on international and political risk, comparative public policy, regulation, infrastructure, and the political economy of investment into Asia.

He has published widely in the areas of international relations, investment risk, regulatory politics, and the political economy of investment issues. His recent publications include The Politics of Marketising Asia. Palgrave Macmillan (with Toby Carroll); ASEAN Industries and the Challenge from China. Palgrave Macmillan (with Anthony Welch); Infrastructure Regulation: What Works, Why, and How do we Know? Lessons from Asia and Beyond, World Scientific (with Ed Araral, M. Ramesh & Wu Xun); Handbook of International Business Risk: The Asia Pacific. Cambridge University Press; International Relations and the Challenge of Postmodernism: Defending the Discipline, University of South Carolina Press; International Relations. Still an American Social Science? Toward Diversity in International Thought, State University of New York Press (with R. M. Crawford); and Post-modernism and its Critics: International Relations and the Third Debate, Praeger.

He has also contributed articles to journals such as Journal of Contemporary Asia (UK), Asian Studies Review, Globalizations (UK), Journal of Asian Public Policy, European Journal of Law and Technology, Regulation & Governance (UK), International Relations (UK), Technology in Society (USA), Energy, Politics and Society (USA), Journal of International Relations & Development, Asian Survey (USA), Global Society: Journal of Interdisciplinary International Relations (UK), Contemporary Politics (UK), The Australian Journal of International Affairs, as well as authored a series of invited papers.

Professor Jarvis serves as the co-editor of Policy & Society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Policy Research, co-editor of the series Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy (Palgrave), and is the recipient of various grants from the Australian Research Council, Ministry of Education in Singapore, the Global Public Policy Network (GPPN) and the Rockefeller Foundation, New York.  He has also served as chief researcher for the Ministry of Finance, Japan, on the Building Institutional Capacity in Asia (BICA) project, and as a consultant for various companies in the Asia Pacific and multilateral development agencies.

Born in the United Kingdom, Professor Jarvis was educated in Australia and Canada where he received his doctorate in 1996 from the University of British Columbia. He holds Australian, Canadian and British citizenships.
Funding Source

Rockefeller Foundation (New York) & Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore