M Ramesh

M Ramesh

Position: Professor
Education Background: PhD

Research Areas

Ageing, Development policy, Education policy, Health policy, Pensions and social security policy, Policy design and implementation, Social policy


Asian Pacific Politics
Comparative Public Policy
Economic and Social Policies in East Asia
Globalisation and Public Policy
Government and Business
International Political Economy
Public Policy: Introduction
Social Policy: Issues and Options
World Politics

Contact information

DID: +65 6516 4204


Office Location

469B Bukit Timah Road

№ 02-12
Level 2,
Li Ka Shing Building

Singapore 259771
M Ramesh
Professor PhD
Ramesh has served as the Founding Head of the Department of Asian and Policy Studies and Chair Professor of Governance and Public Policy at the Hong Kong Institute of Education; Professor of Social Policy at the University of Hong Kon; and Chair of the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. He has also held teaching positions at the University of New England and Victoria University of Wellington. Specialising in public policy and governance in Asia with a particular focus on social policy, Ramesh has authored and edited many books. His co-authored textbook Studying Public Policy has been translated into over a dozen languages and is used throughout the world. His books and journal articles on social policy in Asia are the standard starting points for research on the subject. He has also published extensively in reputed international journals. He is the Co-Editor of Policy and Society as well as World Political Science Review and serves on the editorial board of several reputed journals. Moreover, he has served as consultant to prominent international organizations.