Gaurav Sodhi


Five out of ten: a performance report on the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI)

The Solomon Islands, with a population of 500,000, is the third-largest state in the Pacific. It is also one of the poorest and least developed. Its islands are richly endowed with volcanic soils, marine resources, timber, and minerals, and are well-located for trade and tourism...

Annals of aid: Vanuatu and the Millennium Challenge Corporation

Helen Hughes and Gaurav Sodhi argue that a new $89 million funding package to Vanuatu provided by the US Millennium Challenge Corporation will do little to address the rampant corruption and economic mismanagement that plague the country. The new US funding incorporates none of the...