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.

Pacific links: China’s “common interests”, bushfire relief, more
Pacific links: China’s “common interests”, bushfire relief, more
Links and stories from the Pacific Islands region.
Pacific development outlook for 2020
Pacific development outlook for 2020
Following on last year’s growth, the region will continue to see both challenges and cause for optimism.
Aid links: Repairing the WTO, global trends 2020, BRAC founder dies
Aid links: Repairing the WTO, global trends 2020, BRAC founder dies
Links and stories from the aid and development sector.
Pacific links: A regional step-up for Australia’s bushfire recovery
Pacific links: A regional step-up for Australia’s bushfire recovery
Links and stories from across the Pacific Islands region.
Aid links: the cost of eating well for the world’s poor, more
Aid links: the cost of eating well for the world’s poor, more
Links and stories from the aid and development sectors.
Aid links: Traffic jams, conflict minerals, humanitarian tech, more
Aid links: Traffic jams, conflict minerals, humanitarian tech, more
Links and stories from the aid and development sector.
Commentary
Pacific islands avoid China's 'debt-trap' diplomacy for now
Beijing's interest in the region sparks fears it is making unsustainable loans. Originally published in Nikkei Asian Review. Alexandre Dayant
Pacific links: Bougainville votes, royal region, let them eat cake
Pacific links: Bougainville votes, royal region, let them eat cake
How much for a baguette in French Polynesia? Plus more stories from the Pacific Islands region.
Aid links: Timor-Leste luxury, RCT ethics, unsung Ebola doctor, more
Aid links: Timor-Leste luxury, RCT ethics, unsung Ebola doctor, more
Links and stories from the aid and development sector.
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