PNG After the Elections: The Economy

The returned O’Neill government faces major economic challenges. So what are the problems, and what should the Prime Minister and his new Treasurer do about them?

Stephen Howes and Rohan Fox of the ANU Development Policy Centre and Nelson Nema of the University of Papua New Guinea will present their 2017 PNG Economic Survey, co-authored with their colleague, Marcel Schröder. The panel will be chaired by Michelle Rooney.

Wednesday 11 October 2017 


Barton Theatre, level 1, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU

Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre, ANU; Nelson Nema, School of Business and Public Policy, University of PNG; Rohan Fox, Research Officer, Development Policy Centre

This is the first in a two-part series on PNG after the 2017 elections. A second event on political issues will be held on 18 October.

This event is presented as part of the Development Policy Centre’s PNG Project, which receives funding from the Australian Aid Program through the Pacific Governance and Leadership Precinct.

Full Details and Registration for this event on the ANU website:


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