Xun Wu is Assistant Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, specializing in policy reforms in developing countries, with emphasis on social and environmental sectors. M Ramesh is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Hong Kong. His teaching and research are concentrated in public policy, social policy, and political economy in Asia. Michael Howlett teaches at the Simon Fraser University, Canada and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. His areas of specialization include public policy analysis, political economy, and resource and environmental policy. Scott A. Fritzen is Associate Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, specializes in governance reform and capacity strengthening in developing countries.