Publications & Media releases
Fiji Health Sector Improvement Program—ICR (2010)
This independent evaluation reviews the Fiji Health Sector Improvement Program which ran from 2004 until 2009.
Access Through Innovation—Report of the G20 Financial Inclusion Experts Group (2010)
Principles and Report on Innovative Financial Inclusion from the Access through Innovation Sub-Group of the G20 Financial Inclusion Experts Group.
Financial Services for the Poor: A strategy for the Australian aid program 2010-15 (2010)
This strategy sets out how Australia will broaden its focus on expanding access to financial services to help poor people improve their standard of living.
Fiji TCP TPSP—Independent Completion Report (2009)
This independent evaluation reviews the Fiji Textile Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Training and Productivity Support Program (TPSP) which ran from 2007 until 2010.
Pacific Economic Survey 2009: Engaging with the World (2009)
The second in a series of annual reports on the economic performance of Pacific island countries and Timor-Leste.
Surviving the Global Recession: Strengthening Economic Growth and Resilience in the Pacific (2009)
This joint report by Australia and New Zealand asseses the impact of the global recession on the Pacific and sets out critical policy components for an effective regional response.
Tracking Development and Governance in the Pacific 2009 [PDF 3.68 mb] (2009)
This report is the second in a series of annual reports that provide an update on progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and key governance indicators using the latest available information.
Independent Evaluation of the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center, May 2009 (2009)
This report reviews and assesses the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC).
Making Land Work (2008)
Making land work, produced as part of Australia's Pacific Land Program, has two volumes.
Leveraging Remittances with Microfinance (2008)
Research report: Reports on the findings of an Asia-Pacific study to investigate the potential for remittance-linked financial services to contribute to household well-being and economic development.
OECD Economic Survey Of India (2008)
Describes the OECD's conclusions concerning the main economic challenges faced by India.
Market Chain Development in Peace Building [PDF 2.8 mb] (2008)
This study assesses the impact of Australian aid to Bougainville through roads, wharves and agriculture projects, which were aimed at assisting its recovery from the armed conflict of 1989-1998.
Vanuatu Review of National Land Legislation, Policy and Land Administration (2007)
Research report: This report lists the 20 main resolutions from the Vanuatu National Land Summit in 2006, and the actions the review team believe are necessary to implement them.
Unfinished State: Drivers of Change in Vanuatu (2007)
Research report: This report maps out possible development scenarios for Vanuatu over the coming 10-15 years.
Vanuatu: Economic Opportunities Fact-Finding Mission (2007)
This report identifies potential areas of support to economic growth from productive sector priorities established in the Government of Vanuatu's Priorities and Action Agenda 2006–2015.
Pacific Economic Survey 2008: Connecting the Region (2007)
This note introduces the concept of the 2008 Pacific Survey, outlines the issues to be covered and describes the management arrangements for producing the survey.
Trade, Development and Poverty Reduction (2007)
Brochure outlining the role of trade in reducing poverty in developing countries.
Managing the Challenges of WTO Participation (2006)
Research report: Illustrates the ways developing economies have benefited from WTO accession and membership and highlights the challenges faced when participating in the global trading system.
Capacity Building in Public Finance: An Evaluation of Activities in the South Pacific (2004)
Evaluation series No. 36, September 2004
Global Economic Challenges to ASEAN Integration and Competitiveness: A Prospective Look (2004)
Research Report: This report akes a forward-looking view of ASEAN in the context of a rapidly changing world economy.
Pattern of Intra-ASEAN Trade in the Priority Goods Sectors (2004)
Research Report: Examines the pattern of intra-ASEAN trade and the degree of integration of the goods sectors considered by the ASEAN Leaders as priority for acceleration in economic integration.
Preparing ASEAN for Open Sky (2004)
Research Report: Discusses how the ASEAN countries can move towards Open Sky.
Globalisation, Trade and Development—What is left for aid to do? (2003)
Research Report: Reviews the impact that globalisation and trade has on development, and what that means for aid.
Doha Development Agenda—What's in it for Developing Countries? (2003)
Brochure outlining the background to the World Trade Organisation Doha Round negotiations
Developing Indicators of ASEAN Integration - A Preliminary Survey for a Roadmap (2003)
Research Report: Identifies indicators of important parameters in intra-ASEAN trade, investment and services, especially financial services.
Proposed Policy Blueprint for the ASEAN SME Development Decade 2002-2012 (2003)
Research Report: The ASEAN SME (small and medium enterprises) Development Decade 2002–2012, aims to accelerate and elevate collaborative action, at both the intra- and extra regional levels.
Reforming Trade in Services Negotiations under AFAS (2003)
Research Report: Examines the process of trade negotiations in ASEAN and the modality for negotiations, specifically in the area of trade in services.
Quality of Money: Donor Behaviour in Humanitarian Financing (2003)
Research Report: Investigates donor policies and behaviour in humanitarian financing.
Economic Governance and the Asia Crisis [PDF 295 kb] (2003)
Evaluation series No. 30, April 2003
Trade Liberalisation, Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategies (2002)
Research Report: Reviews the debates over the relationships between trade regimes, economic growth and poverty reduction.
Survey of the Asian Crisis and Its Implications (2002)
Research Report: Examines available literature to assess the causes and impacts of the Asian Financial Crisis focusing on ASEAN economies.
Removing Tariffs on Goods Originating from Least Developed Countries, Productivity Commission (2002)
Research Report: Examines the effects of Australia removing tariffs on goods that originate in Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
Globalisation and Poverty: Turning the Corner (2001)
Research Report: Discusses globalisation as an important reason why progress has been made in reducing poverty and global inequality.
Undertaking Land Administration Projects [PDF 230 kb] (2001)
Evaluation series No. 26, July 2001
Improving Access to Land and Enhancing the Security of Land Rights [PDF 447 kb] (2000)
Evaluation series No. 20, September 2000
Working Together for Sustainable Recovery: Australia's Response to the East Asian Financial Crisis [PDF 1.00 mb] (2000)
Australia has been at the forefront of the international response to the social and economic problems brought about by the East Asia financial crisis. This publication details Australia's response to the crisis.
Asset Maintenance: The Impact of the Underfinancing of Recurrent Costs [PDF 751 kb] (1999)
Evaluation series No. 13, May 1999
Review of the Effectiveness of the Development Import Finance Facility [PDF 482 kb] (1996)
Assessment of effectiveness of DIFF