Dr Azad Singh Bali

Senior Lecturer in Public Policy
College Arts & Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Health Policy 160508
  • Public Policy 160510

Research interests

Health Policy in Developing Asia

Comparative Public Policy



Bali holds a joint appointment at the School of Politics & International Relations; and the Crawford School of Public Policy. His research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of comparative public policy, policy design, and social policy in developing Asia. Prior to the ANU, Bali held fellowships at the University of Melbourne and at Murdoch University. 

Researcher's projects

The Struggle for Universal Healthcare in Asia: A large comparative study that explores the design, governance, and politics of healthcare in Asia. 

The Political Economy of Welfare Regimes in Asia: A comparative study of a) the design; b) policy dynamics; c) the politics of  health, education, and social security programs in developing Asia. 

Thinking Comparatively about Policy Tools & Public Policy: This project develops a novel framework to theorise comparative studies in the policy sciences, and improve our understanding of policy success and failure. 

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