Topic-Economies and development

2050: A Pacific geostrategic vision for the world’s only Blue Continent

AUDREY AUMUA AND SOLI MIDDLEBY | Considering recent commentary on the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) and Pacific regionalism, you could be forgiven for missing… Read More

Bangladesh seeks support from the IMF: Why and what lies ahead?

IYANATUL ISLAM | Local and international media reports have highlighted the news that Bangladesh has sought financial assistance from the IMF. A widely… Read More

South East Asia snapshot #32

SOVINDA PO | Vietnam, Cambodia, Brunei, and Macau are added to US blacklist On 19 July the United States added Vietnam, Cambodia, Brunei, and… Read More

Digital futures: Driving systemic change for women

ERIN WATSON-LYNN AND TENGEI WANG | As digital technology continues to unlock new financial opportunities for people across Asia and the Pacific, it is… Read More

7 ways to reduce the learning loss caused by the pandemic

TOMMY SOESMANTO, DANIELLE LOGAN-FLEMING, GEDE RASBEN DANTES, KANCHANA KARIYAWASAM, LANITA WINATA AND MD SAYED IFTEKHAR | School closures and the shift to online learning… Read More

South East Asia snapshot #31

SOVINDA PO | Australia’s Foreign Minister visits South East Asia to strengthen ties Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore warmly greeted the newly appointed Foreign… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 20 July

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Pacific Island Leaders Meeting Suva was buzzing last week as the 51st meeting of Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders took… Read More

Economic consequences of the Russia-Ukraine war: A grim outlook

YAN ISLAM | The latest evaluations by IMF, World Bank and UN agencies reveal that the war in Ukraine that commenced with Russia’s invasion… Read More

Privatising Poverty Series Part 1: Marking a half-century of market-led development

RON BEVACQUA | The year 2022 marks an important anniversary in the field of economic development and poverty reduction. It was exactly 50 years… Read More

Ukraine before the Russian invasion: Democratic governance and economic performance

YAN ISLAM | Stanford historian Norman Naimark proclaims that Ukraine was a ‘thriving young democracy’ prior to the Russian invasion. He qualifies this… Read More

2050: A Pacific geostrategic vision for the world’s only Blue Continent
Bangladesh seeks support from the IMF: Why and what lies ahead?
Jawaharlal Nehru’s vision for a just and equitable post-colonial world, with India leading the way
Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 10 August