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

Gregory Lee looks at the future of digital health and technology
May 17, 2018, By Rachel Hommel, GPS News
A Q&A with Nokia Technologies president during his Pacific Leadership Fellowship

Artificial intelligence for smart cities: insights from Ho Chi Minh City’s spatial development
March 8, 2018, by Ran Goldblatt, The World Bank's The Data Blog
CGT Research Fellow Ran Goldblatt discusses development data issues and open access to data

Eduardo Porter finds journalistic inspiration at GPS
Jan. 29, 2018, By Rachel Hommel, GPS News
A Q&A with New York Times Economic Scene columnist during his Pacific Leadership Fellowship

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