Posts by Griffith Asia Institute

COVID-19 has disrupted data collection as well…

Prior to COVID-19, gathering and compiling economic data was burdensome in the Solomon Islands. Coupled with the lack of political commitment to adequately resource national institutions responsible for collection and dissemination of economic data, the outbreak of COVID-19 and the scale down of the government’s workforce to skeleton staff and social distancing has further hampered the flow of economic data between data providers and data users. Read More

Women are most affected by pandemics — lessons from past outbreaks

Women are most affected by pandemics. The social and economic impacts of COVID-19 fall harder on women than on men. Governments need to gather data and target policy to keep all citizens equally safe, sheltered and secure. Read More

Hong Kong: The finishing blow

On the 30th of June, Beijing imposed the new National Security Law on Hong Kong. Rowan Callick shares his insights. Read More

How shared distrust of China Is fueling closer India-Australia relations

Professor Ian Hall, Griffith Asia Institute shares insights on the strengthening of India-Australia Relations Read More

Imagining a new post-COVID-19 international economic order for the Pacific islands

A new international economic order must be embraced for the Pacific islands which places our peoples and cultural heritage at the core of this new development paradigm. Dr Transform Aqorau shares his insights. Read More

Coronavirus in the Pacific: weekly briefing

Tess Newton Cain and Dan McGarry share their weekly update on Covid-19 in the Pacific. Read More

Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji: Revised growth predictions 2019-2020

Statement by the Chairman of the Macroeconomic Committee and Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, Mr Ariff Ali. Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 8 July

Strong responses to gender-based violence in PNG The outcry in PNG and beyond that arose from recent high-profile cases of gender-based violence has continued. For… Read More

The spending splurge matters, regardless of what modern monetary theory says

There are a number of reasons why deficits and debt do matter, even if the debt is effectively owed to the central bank and even if it has been created in a recession, or in anticipation of one – as is the case for the COVID-19 to the economy. Read More

How Xi Jinping is reshaping the world

Rowan Callick shares insights into How Xi Jinping Is Reshaping the World Read More

Imagining a new post-COVID-19 international economic order for the Pacific islands
Reflections on press freedom as a pillar of democracy
Women are most affected by pandemics — lessons from past outbreaks
Stepping up? Improving relations with Pacific countries

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