Opinion: five things the Marape Government can do to foster economic recovery in Papua New Guinea

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What can the Prime Minister and his team do to support a sustained recovery? ANU’s Stephen Howes offers his suggestions.

Opinion: Australia’s questionable move on Pacific infrastructure investment

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Recent announcements by Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, about infrastructure development in the Pacific are troubling, says Stephen Howes, Director of the Development Policy Centre at the Australian National University.

Analysis: What the PNG 100 CEO Survey reveals about business in Papua New Guinea

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Stephen Howes, Director of the Australian National University’s Development Policy Centre, has analysed the results of Business Advantage International’s long-standing annual PNG 1OO CEO Survey. He has drawn some insightful conclusions.

Opinion: Why the Pacific is expensive

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Stephen Howes, Professor of Economics at ANU’s Crawford School of Public Policy, explains why it is that Pacific economies, unlike other developing economies, are so expensive.

Opinion: Increased MP funding in Budget squeezing out spending on core services says ANU’s Stephen Howes

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The Papua New Guinea government, faced with falling revenue, cut back sharply on core services in the 2017 Budget says Stephen Howes, Director of the Development Policy Centre at the Australian National University. But MP funding is at five times its 2012 level.