Aspiring to become a leading interdisciplinary, multi-disciplinary and inter-university research platform for research into Asia’s economic and social development, policy and governance from comparative and international perspectives.
The Institute promotes:
- Research partnerships with leading research centres / consortium that ensure high quality comparative development and policy studies;
- Interdisciplinary, multi-disciplinary policy and development research with positive impact on social and economic development, enhancing human betterment and good governance;
- Studies of Asian interactions with other major global regions from international and comparative perspectives;
- High quality professional training in policy, development and governance studies from international and comparative perspectives.