Examining central questions about economic growth, equality and market change in the Pacific, this center brings together the worlds of academic inquiry and policy analysis.

About CGT

Technological transformations open new opportunities and disrupt old patterns. Building on the success of the Center, which was founded in 2006, CGT will provide a new framework for vanguard exploration of topics critical to analyzing and shaping the forces of economic change in a deeply interconnected, thoroughly dynamic world. CGT and its Pacific Leadership Fellows program focus on academic inquiry and policy analysis of international issues. Learn more

News and Announcements

Managing risk to accelerate economic growth
Nov. 13, 2017 | By Amy Robinson | GPS News
Somkiat Tangkitvanich lends GPS an inside view of how Southeast Asian countries will continue to grow in the current global climate

Taro Kono appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs
Aug. 21, 2017, by Amy Robinson, GPS News
Former CGT Pacific Leadership Fellow appointed by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to become the new Minister of Foreign Affairs

Coming home for collaboration
May 16, 2017, by Sarah Pfledderer, GPS News
As CGT’s first-ever research fellow, Terra Lawson-Remer is bridging research and the real world in the classroom and creating new connections outside of it

Together We Go…
May 2, 2017, by Anthony King and Jarrett Haley, UC San Diego Triton Magazine
Gordon Hanson, Ran Goldblatt and UC San Diego’s Big Pixel Initiative featured