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  • 24 Aug 2017 10:55

    Should war require parliamentary approval?

    So long as bipartisanship on foreign and defence policy overrules argument and debate, any effort to give parliament a say on war will be pointless.

  • 24 Aug 2017 08:20

    Collision at sea

    The US Navy’s mastery of engineering has long been a strength for the navy, but the requirement for all its line officers to spend time as platform engineers at sea may be at the expense of seamanship and navigation.

  • 23 Aug 2017 17:38

    China, America and the Thucydides Trap: An interview with Graham Allison

    Harvard University scholar Graham Allison talks about his new book on US-China relations.

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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.