Dr. Ascher conducts research on knowledge and environmental policy, farsightedness and sustainability, political psychology, economic development, and culture.

  • Knowledge and Environmental Policy: Re-Imagining the Boundaries of Science and Politics
  • Bringing in the Future: Strategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries
  • Revitalizing Political Psychology: The Legacy of Harold D. Lasswell
  • Cultural Change and Persistence: New Perspectives on Development
  • Physical Infrastructure Development: Balancing the Growth, Equity, and Environmental Imperatives
  • Economic Development Strategies and the Evolution of Violence in Latin America
  • Development Strategies, Identities, and Conflict in Asia
  • The Economic Roots of Conflict and Cooperation in Africa
  • Development Strategies and Inter-Group Violence
  • The Evolution of Development Thinking: Governance, Economics, Assistance, and Security
  • Guide to the Development Policy Process