Economics and politics in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific; trade policy; economic history
Maholopa (Maho) Laveil is the inaugural FDC Pacific Fellow at the Lowy Institute. He works in the Institute’s Pacific Islands Program as part of a one year secondment from the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG). His research interests include fiscal and monetary policy in Papua New Guinea (PNG), election and parliamentary politics, tariff policy, PNG economic history, and development. Maho teaches undergraduate economics at UPNG. He holds a Master's in International and Development Economics from the Australian National University (ANU) and an undergraduate degree from UPNG.
The FDC Pacific Fellow is supported by a grant from the Foundation for Development Cooperation.