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.

Anticipating Covid‑19 in the Pacific
Anticipating Covid‑19 in the Pacific
While Australia prepares its domestic interventions, it needs to spare some thought for the Pacific as well.
Aid links: What happens when Covid-19 hits the poorest nations, more
Aid links: What happens when Covid-19 hits the poorest nations, more
Links and stories from the aid and development sector.
Pacific links: Covid-19 precautions take hold, Ardern in Fiji, more
Pacific links: Covid-19 precautions take hold, Ardern in Fiji, more
Links and stories from the Pacific Islands region.
Aid links: cutting shipping emissions, Swat Valley transformed, more
Aid links: cutting shipping emissions, Swat Valley transformed, more
Links and stories from the aid and development sector.
Pacific links: aid value, PNG’s Exxon woes, and nuclear compensation
Pacific links: aid value, PNG’s Exxon woes, and nuclear compensation
Links and stories from across the Pacific Islands region.
Development links: Gender pay gap, UN reform, coronavirus impact, more
Development links: Gender pay gap, UN reform, coronavirus impact, more
Links and stories from the aid and development sector.
Brexit and the Pacific: Sink or swim?
Brexit and the Pacific: Sink or swim?
Growing UK presence in the Pacific Islands aims to boost prosperity, but a range of factors could tip the balance.
Pacific links: Coronavirus consequences, climate costs, more
Pacific links: Coronavirus consequences, climate costs, more
Links and stories from the Pacific Islands region.
Aid links: Brain drain, big data, demographic traps, and more
Aid links: Brain drain, big data, demographic traps, and more
Links and stories from the aid and development sector.
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