Adrian Bazbauers

Undergraduate Coordinator and Senior Lecturer
Senior Lecturer

Dr Adrian Robert Bazbauers is a Senior Lecturer in International Public Sector Management, and Undergraduate Coordinator, in the School of Business at UNSW, Canberra. 

He completed his PhD at the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University.

Research Interests:

Climate Change; Development; Global Governance; International Public Sector Management; International Political Economy



Bazbauers, AR. and Engel, S. (2021) The Global Architecture of Multilateral Development Banks: A System of Debt or Development? Routledge (

Bazbauers, AR. (2018) The World Bank and Transferring Development: Policy Movement through Technical Assistance. Palgrave Macmillan (


Book Chapters:

Bazbauers, AR. and Engel, S. (2020) 'Multilateral Development Banks: Washington Consensus, Beijing Consensus, or Banking Consensus?' in V. Jakupec, M. Kelly, and J. Makuwira (eds.) Rethinking Multilateralism in Foreign Aid: Beyond the Neoliberal Hegemony.


Journal Articles:

Bazbauers, AR. (2019) 'World Bank Technical Assistance: Participation, Policy Movement, and Sympathetic Interlocutors', Policy Studies (

Bazbauers, AR. (2018) 'World Bank Technical Assistance: Locating and Cultivating Sympathetic Interlocutors', Development Policy Review (

Bazbauers, AR. (2017) 'The Relational Dynamics of World Bank Survey Missions', International Journal of Public Administration (

Bazbauers, AR. (2017) 'World Bank Technical Assistance: The Relational Dynamics of Policy Movement', Public Administration and Development (

Bazbauers, AR. (2016) 'The World Bank as a Development Teacher', Global Governance (

Bazbauers, AR. (2015) 'The World Bank Online: Inclusion and Exclusion through Digital Networks', Canadian Journal of Development Studies (

Bazbauers, AR. (2014) 'The Wolfensohn, Wolfowitz, and Zoellick Presidencies: Revitalising the Neoliberal Agenda of the World Bank', Forum for Development Studies (


Opinion Pieces:

Bazbauers, AR. (2017) 'Jim Yong Kim starts his second term as World Bank president despite a rocky first five years', The Conversation (

Bazbauers, AR. (2017) 'Visions of the World Bank's Future', Australian Outlook (

Bazbauers, AR. (2016) 'BRICS in 2016', Australian Outlook (

Bazbauers, AR.. and Engel, S. (2016) 'The New Multilateral Development Banks', Australian Outlook (



Bazbauers AR; Group TF; Engel S, 2021, The Global Architecture of Multilateral Development Banks A System of Debt Or Development?, Routledge
Bazbauers AR, 2017, The World Bank and Transferring Development Policy Movement through Technical Assistance, Springer
Book Chapters
Bazbauers A; Engel S, 2020, 'Multilateral Development Banks: Washington Consensus, Beijing Consensus, or banking consensus', in Rethinking Multilateralism in Foreign Aid Beyond the Neoliberal Hegemony, Routledge, pp. 113 - 131
Journal articles
Bazbauers AR, 2022, 'Translating climate strategies into action: An analysis of the sustainable, green, and resilient city action plans of the multilateral development banks', Development Policy Review, vol. 40,
Bazbauers AR, 2021, 'Sustainable, green, and climate-resilient cities: an analysis of multilateral development banks', Climate and Development,
Bazbauers AR, 2020, 'World Bank technical assistance: participation, policy movement, and sympathetic interlocutors', Policy Studies, vol. 41, pp. 567 - 585,
Bazbauers AR, 2019, 'The Relational Dynamics of World Bank Survey Missions', International Journal of Public Administration, vol. 42, pp. 28 - 40,
Bazbauers AR, 2019, 'World Bank technical assistance: Locating and cultivating sympathetic interlocutors', Development Policy Review, vol. 37, pp. 638 - 656,
Bazbauers AR, 2017, 'World Bank Technical Assistance: The Relational Dynamics of Policy Movement', Public Administration and Development, vol. 37, pp. 246 - 259,
Bazbauers AR, 2016, 'The world bank as a development teacher', Global Governance, vol. 22, pp. 409 - 426,
Bazbauers AR, 2015, 'The World Bank online: Inclusion and exclusion through digital networks', Canadian Journal of Development Studies, vol. 36, pp. 330 - 343,
Bazbauers AR, 2014, 'The wolfensohn, wolfowitz, and zoellick presidencies: Revitalising the neoliberal agenda of the world bank', Forum for Development Studies, vol. 41, pp. 91 - 114,
Organisational units
lensSchool of Business
lensPublic Service Research Group
Sub Theme
lensPublic Service Management