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Darryl S.L. Jarvis is Professor and Head, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the Education University of Hong Kong (formally the Hong Kong Institute of Education). He has served previously as the Director of the APEC Studies Centre, Associate Dean (Research and Postgraduate Studies) and Acting Associate Dean (Quality Assurance). 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 (now the University of Sydney Business School), at the University of Sydney, Australia. His research and teaching interests focus on comparative public policy and comparative political economy in Asia with a particular interest in the politics of regulation and marketisation.

He has published widely in the areas of comparative political economy, international relations, regulatory politics, and the political economy of development in Asia. His recent publications include Tranformations in Higher Education Governance in Aisa: Policy, Politics and Progress, Springer (with Ka Ho Mok); Institutional Entrepreneurship and Policy Change: Theoretical and Empirical Explorations, Palgrave Macmillan (with Caner Bakir); Asia After the Developmental State: Disembedding Autonomy, Cambridge University Press (with Toby Carroll); Markets and Development: Civil Society, Citizens and the Politics of Neoliberalism, Routledge (with Toby Carroll); Financialisation and Development in Asia, Routledge (with Toby Carroll); The Politics of Marketizing 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 Development & Change,  Journal of Contemporary Asia (UK), Globalisations (UK), Asian Studies ReviewJournal 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 organizations in the Asia Pacific including Goldfields Australasia, Nomura (Japan), Woodside Petroleum, Shell, and the Asian Development Bank.

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.

Read more at http://www.darryljarvis.com

Research interests

  • Comparative political economy
  • Comparative public policy
  • Regulation and governance
  • Development
  • Asia
  • Higher Education

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Research Outputs 1994 2019

Capital, conflict and convergence: A political understanding of neoliberalism and its relationship to capitalist transformation

CARROLL, T., GONZALEZ-VICENTE, R. & JARVIS, D. S., 2019, In : Globalizations. 16, 6, p. 778-803

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

world market
relations of production
social conflict
1 Citation (Scopus)

Power, leverage and marketization: The diffusion of neoliberalism from North to South and back again

CARROLL, T., CLIFTON, J. & JARVIS, D. S., 28 Jan 2019, In : Globalizations. 16, 6, p. 771-777

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The political economy of higher education governance in Asia: Challenges, trends and trajectories

JARVIS, D. S. & MOK, K. H., 2019, Transformations in higher education governance in Asia: Policy, politics and progress. JARVIS, D. S. L. & MOK, K. H. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 1-46

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Transformations in higher education governance in Asia: Policy, politics and progress

JARVIS, D. S. & MOK, K. H. J., 2019, Singapore: Springer.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

policy approach
education system
private provision

Developmental states in Asia: Change and transformation

CARROLL, T. & JARVIS, D. S., 2018, Routledge handbook of Asia in world politics. CHANG, T-K. & CHANG, A. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 48-60

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

political economy
political development
structural change
South Korea