Alexandre Dayant

Project Director, Development Economics in Asia and the Pacific
Alexandre Dayant
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Alexandre is a Research Fellow and Project Director responsible for the Lowy Institute Pacific Aid Map and a forthcoming multi-year assessment of foreign aid flows in Southeast Asia.

His interests are in development economics and geoeconomics. He writes widely on Australian foreign policy, development issues, the Pacific island countries and Europe. He has presented his work across the South Pacific, the United States and Asia, and has also been invited to testify in front of the United States Congress and the French National Assembly.

Alexandre joined the Institute in 2017 to develop the Pacific Aid Map, which is an annual data-driven assessment that tracks foreign aid flows to the Pacific. Prior to the Lowy Institute, Alexandre worked as a management consultant for PwC in Mexico.

He has a master’s degree in International and Development Economics from the Australian National University and a master’s degree in Econometrics from the Sorbonne. Alexandre speaks fluent French, English and Spanish.

New Caledonia’s third independence referendum, and the day after
New Caledonia’s third independence referendum, and the day after
With the next – and final – ballot set for December, consequences of a Yes or No choice are becoming clear.
Lowy Institute Conversations: World Bank President David Malpass on COVID-19 and the developing world
Podcasts
Lowy Institute Conversations: World Bank President David Malpass on COVID-19 and the developing world
In this episode of Lowy Institute Conversations, Alexandre Dayant, Research Fellow at the Lowy Institute, sits down with David Malpass, President of the World Bank
Pacific development outlook for 2021
Pacific development outlook for 2021
The economic toll of the pandemic will take years to recover from, but signs of progress are starting to appear.
Avoiding a “lost decade” in the Pacific
Avoiding a “lost decade” in the Pacific
Remoteness has helped the Pacific mitigate the worst health risks in the pandemic – but not the severe economic costs.
Avoiding a Pacific Lost Decade: Financing the Pacific's COVID-19 Recovery
Policy Briefs
Avoiding a Pacific Lost Decade: Financing the Pacific's COVID-19 Recovery
The Pacific's post-pandemic economic revival will rely on an internationalmulti-year recovery package of grants and loans led by Australia  
Lowy Institute Pacific Aid Map
Interactives
Lowy Institute Pacific Aid Map
The Lowy Institute Pacific Aid Map is an analytical tool designed to enhance aid effectiveness in the Pacific by improving coordination, alignment, and accountability of foreign…
Health spending and foreign aid in the Pacific
Health spending and foreign aid in the Pacific
The newest Pacific Aid Map, with nearly a decade of project-level data for the region, helps shine a light on health.
COVIDcast: Joseph E. Stiglitz on global cooperation in a time of international mistrust
Podcasts
COVIDcast: Joseph E. Stiglitz on global cooperation in a time of international mistrust
In this episode of COVIDcast, Lowy Institute Research Fellow Alexandre Dayant sat down with Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz to discuss the prospect of global cooperation in a time of…
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