Paul Barker


A bumpy road: societal trends in Papua New Guinea

This paper charts social trends in Papua New Guinea and the impact they will have on political stability, policymaking and development.

Building policy capability in the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

This paper tells the story of the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage’s efforts to improve policy quality and capability. The purpose of the paper is to outline the key elements that have underscored MCH’s success as a top performing policy shop. There is...