Lowy Institute Analyses


  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Instability in the Pacific Islands: A status report 

    Firth, Stewart (Lowy Institute For International Policy, 2018-06-30)
    The Pacific Islands are highly diverse in political status, population, development, migration prospects, and potential for instability. Resilience is most under challenge in western Melanesia: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu are ...

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