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  • 22 Nov 2019 13:00

    A verdict on justice in a land of impunity

    The coming decision on the 2009 Maguindanao massacre will serve as a ruling on the Philippines’ judicial system itself.

  • 22 Nov 2019 11:30

    Ultimate Game of Thrones in Malaysia

    However the latest political scramble unfolds, Anwar Ibrahim will not get a chance to be PM and real change is in doubt.

  • 22 Nov 2019 06:00

    Afghan elections bring no peace

    Continued delays in announcing results have led to calls for an interim government, while the Taliban bide their time.

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People | experts Roland Rajah
Director, International Economy Program
Lowy Institute
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Areas of ExpertiseEconomic policy; macroeconomics; economic development in the Asia Pacific; international development

Roland Rajah is the Director of the International Economy Program at the Lowy Institute. Before joining the Lowy Institute Roland was a Senior Economist and Country Manager at the Asian Development Bank, where he worked on macro-fiscal policy, economic growth, and development issues in the Pacific region. Prior to this Roland was based in Indonesia with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, managing a wide-ranging economic reform advisory program covering macroeconomics, public finance, trade and investment policy, and the financial sector. Roland has also worked in the Economics Advisory Group of the Australian Agency for International Development and the International Department of the Reserve Bank of Australia, with a focus on emerging and developing economies. Roland has a Masters in International and Development Economics from the Australian National University, where he was awarded the Helen Hughes Prize for International and Development Economics.