2020

Gender based violence in Papua New Guinea

Fiona Hukula discusses gender based violence in Papua New Guinea as part of the Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series. Read More

Will Indonesia succumb to a secular growth slow-down? If so, does it matter?

YAN ISLAM | In an iconoclastic paper, Lant Pritchett and Larry Summers (2015), question the standard view that emerging economies in the Asian… Read More

Pacific Finance and Economic Ministers meet online

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Earlier this month the Finance and Economic Ministers of the Pacific Islands Forum member countries met in an online… Read More

Chinese trawlers and the Galapagos: The protection challenge

Ecuadorian authorities in Guayaquil spotted a fleet of 260 Chinese boats fishing in the area around the Galapagos Marine Reserve. Melodie Ruwet shares her insights. Read More

Access to education and its impact on gender disparity in Laos

For the Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series, Andrea Haefner discusses access to education and its impact on gender disparity in Laos Read More

Central banking roles, financial strength, and reputation

Central banks have increasingly become a country’s national identity. Their roles are uniquely defined in their charters and have become important pillars supporting and managing… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 19 August

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise in Papua New Guinea In Papua New Guinea, the number of confirmed cases… Read More

A closer look at youth entrepreneurship in the Pacific

The developmental futures of Pacific states are intrinsically intertwined with the entrepreneurial opportunities available to their youth populations. Aidan Craney discusses further. Read More

Defining Grand Strategy

PETER LAYTON | Grand strategy is the art of developing and applying diverse forms of power in an effective and efficient way to try… Read More

Financial inclusion of informal women market vendors in Port Moresby

As part of the Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series, Dr Elizabeth Kopel, shares insights on women market vendors in Port Moresby. Read More


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