On this Second Serve, we chat to senior public servant and policy expert Andrew Wear about his new book, Solved: How other countries have cracked the world’s biggest problems and we can too.
Why is Singapore such a leader in school education? What’s a small Danish island getting right on renewable energy? And why does Indonesia’s democracy outstrip Australia’s on some measures? On this Second Serve, Professor Mark Kenny chats with Andrew Wear about what Australia can learn from effective public policy abroad.
Andrew Wear is a senior public servant and the author of Solved! How other countries have cracked the world’s biggest problems and we can too, which was published in March 2020.
Professor Mark Kenny is a Senior Fellow in the ANU Australian Studies Institute. He came to the university after a high-profile journalistic career including six years as chief political correspondent and national affairs editor for The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, and The Canberra Times.
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