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Updates papers

These papers have been presented at APSEG's Pacific and Papua New Guinea Updates. Click on the highlighted title to download the paper in pdf format.

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Selected papers are published in full in the Pacific Economic Bulletin.

Papua New Guinea
30 years of independence
13 September 2005
The Australian National University

  • Trial separation: Australia and the decolonisation of Papua New Guinea
    Donald Denoon, The Australian National University
  • Growth prospects in the medium term, [ PDF, 271KB ]
    Joseph and Nancy Lelang
  • Women in Papua New Guinea's economic life
    Aivu Tauvasa, Pacific Islands Trade and Investment Commission
  • Historical perspectives on Australian aid to Papua New Guinea [ PDF, 24KB ]
    Robert Tulip, Australian Agency for International Development
  • Law and justice in Papua New Guinea
    Abby McLeod and Ruby Zarriga, The Australian National University
  • Poor places in Papua New Guinea
    Michael Bourke and Bryant Allen, The Australian National University
  • Preserving the culture of Papua New Guinea
    Vincent Kewibu and Andrew Moutu, The Australian National University

 

21 May 2004 - Papua New Guinea Update, Sydney (co-hosted with the Lowy Institute for International Policy)

PNG economic survey: transforming good luck into policies for long-term growth [ PDF, 5087KB ]
Satish Chand, Director, Pacific Policy Project, Crawford School of Economics and Government, The Australian National University

Public sector reform in PNG [ PDF, 23KB ]
Denis Ives, former Public Service Commissioner and Consultant to the World Bank and AusAID

Political Integrity and the Search for Stability: Implications of the Organic Law on Integrity of Political Parties and Candidates 2001 for Political Stability in Papua New Guinea [ PDF, 4397KB ]
Louise Baker, The Australian National University

Putting the Enhanced Cooperation Package to the Test [ PDF, 935KB ]
Craig Sugden, Director, Focus Economics

 

3 May 2004 - Pacific Business, Melbourne (co-hosted with the ANZ Banking Group)
5 May 2004 - Samoa, Tonga and Solomon Islands, Canberra

Update - Samoa economy [ PDF, 208KB ]
Amaramo Sialaoa, KVA Consult, Apia

Tonga - Economic outlook and associated reform efforts [ PDF, 88KB ]
Caroline Tupoulahi-Fusimalohi, Director, Central Planning Department, Kingdom of Tonga

Solomon Islands - The challenge of development [ PDF, 4349KB ]
Satish Chand, Director, Pacific Policy Project, Crawford School of Economics and Government, The Australian National University

'Offshoring' opportunities for the South Pacific [ PDF, 382KB ]
Bob Lyon, Managing Director, Pacific and Personal Banking Asia, ANZ Banking Group

Politics matter: governance, oversight and the case of Air Vanuatu [ PDF, 2814KB ]
Michael Morgan, Crawford School of Economics and Government, The Australian National University

 

Papua New Guinea Updates November/December 2003 (Port Moresby, Kimbe, Mt Hagen, Canberra)

Satish Chand, PNG economic survey: some weak signs of recovery [ PDF, 124KB ]

Craig Sugden, The impact of aid on development [ PDF, 119KB ]

Peter Larmour, National Integrity Systems [ PDF, 1696KB ]

Denis Ives, Public sector reform in Papua New Guinea [ PDF, 0KB ]

Vicki Luker, HIV/AIDS in Papua New Guinea [ PDF, 243KB ]

Peter Kora, Small and medium-sized enterprises in Papua New Guinea [ PDF, 4031KB ]

Brown Bai, Performance of major export commodities and their future prospects [ PDF, 239KB ]

 

Tonga Update, 28 October 2003 (Nuku'alofa)

Satish Chand, The Tonga economy [ PDF, 3072KB ]

Peter Larmour, Institutional transfer and aid delivery [ PDF, 113KB ]

Teuea Toatu, From institutions to governance - getting the governance structure right for optimal economic performance [ PDF, 230KB ]

 

Samoa Update, 23 October 2003 (Apia)

Iutisone Salevao, Reinventing government as a friend of the people: common law and equity, legislation and the Constitution [ PDF, 286KB ]

Peter Larmour, Institutional transfer and aid delivery [ PDF, 113KB ]

Teuea Toatu, From institutions to governance - getting the governance structure right for optimal economic performance [ PDF, 230KB ]

 

Solomon Islands Update, 25 August 2003 (Canberra)

Satish Chand, The development challenge in Solomon Islands [ PDF, 355KB ]

Ellie Wainright, Our Failing Neighbour: Australia and the f uture of Solomon Islands (ASPI Policy Report)

 

Pacific Islands Update, 21 March 2003 (Sydney)

Satish Chand, Economic trends in the Pacific island countries [ PDF, 456KB ]

Ron Duncan, Governance in the Pacific [ PDF, 68KB ]

Liz Petersen and Michael Pretes, Rethinking fisheries policy in the Pacific: a trust funds approach [ PDF, 616KB ]

Aivu Tauvasa, Promoting investment in the Pacific islands: challenges and perceptions [ PDF, 111KB ]

Teuea Toatu, The institutional framework of economic development [ PDF, 196KB ]

 

Kiribati

Public Service Office, Public service reform in Kiribati [ PDF, 196KB ], June 2001

 

Solomon Islands

Gordon D'Arcy Lilo, Hard times ahead? issues and reform in Solomon Islands public finance [ PDF, 68KB ], June 2000

John Naitoro, Solomon Islands conflict: demands for historical rectification and restorative justice [ PDF, 114KB ], June 2000

Joses Tuhanuku, Solomon Islands - on the crossroad and in need of the wisdom of King Solomon [ PDF, 60KB ], June 2000

Rence Sore, Why Solomon Islands must save its 'nationhood' [ PDF, 64KB ], June 2000

 

Vanuatu

The Hon. Sela Molisa, Welcome speech [ PDF, 6KB ], July 2002

Paul B McGuire, Microfinance in Vanuatu: institutions and policy [ PDF, 86KB ], June 2000

Russell Nari, Comprehensive reform program in the Republic of Vanuatu: a major challenge, through the eyes of a ni-Vanuatu [ PDF, 58KB ], June 2000

 

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