Lowy Institute Analyses


  • Ocean of debt? Belt and Road and debt diplomacy in the Pacific 

    Policy, Lowy Institute For International (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2019-10-30)
    This Analysis reviews the evidence surrounding China’s debt practices in the Pacific and the extent to which they have contributed to rising debt sustainability risks in the region. Our analysis draws on the macroeconomic surveillance work of the ...
  • Indonesia’s economy: Between growth and stability 

    Rajah, Roland (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2018-08-30)
    This Analysis reviews Indonesia’s recent economic performance and sets out why the present growth path is inadequate. It analyses structural problems with the current growth model and assesses to what extent Jokowi’s policy efforts have improved ...
  • ASEAN–Australia relations: The suitable status quo 

    Cook, Malcolm (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2018-08-30)
    The first ASEAN–Australia Special Summit held in Sydney in March 2018 led some Australian commentators to advocate for Australia to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Even if Australian membership could be made possible by changing ...
  • Unregulated population migration and other future drivers of instability in the Pacific 

    Parker, Rita (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2018-07-30)
    This Analysis examines drivers of unregulated population migration in the context of an interrelated system that can lead to instability in the Pacific. It identifies issues that affect the security and stability of the Pacific region and Australia. ...

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