Analysis: Is Papua New Guinea’s economic bust over?

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Is Papua New Guinea’s economy set for its next boom? Devpolicy’s Stephen Howes and Alyssa Leng examine the signs of a turnaround.

Analysis: Papua New Guinea’s minimum wage

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There was a time when Papua New Guinea’s minimum wage was regarded as high but how does its compare today with the minimum wages of comparable countries? Economists Stephen Howes, Kingtau Mambon and Kelly Samof provide the answer.

Analysis: Papua New Guinea’s ‘stuck’ exchange rate

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Is Papua New Guinea’s kina exchange rate stuck? Stephen Howes, Director of the Development Policy Centre and a Professor of Economics at the Crawford School, considers if the kina really is a ‘floating’ currency and calls for foreign exchange reforms to stimulate PNG’s economy.