The concept of an emerging middle class provides a useful entry point for understanding significant developmental and political transformations in Timor-Leste and Melanesia and is important for informing development policies.
The emergence of a middle class has been identified as an...
Overview: For many Papua New Guineans, the dominant accounts of ‘the economy’ – contained within development reports, government documents and the media – do not adequately reflect their experiences of making a living. Large-scale resource extraction, the private sector, export cash cropping and wage...
The Pacific region faces a number of key transitions across range of areas including politics and democracy, development and economics, women's leadership, gender roles and relations, and the impact of technology on society.
In this video, convenors of the 2014 State of the Pacific...