The Center on Emerging and Pacific Economies (EmPac) is now the Center on Global Transformation (CGT)

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

Connecting the dots on the U.S.-Japan relationship
Feb. 21, 2017 | By Sarah Pfledderer | GPS News
As part of her Pacific Leadership Fellowship, Yoriko Kawaguchi rediscovered the strength of and predicted what’s in store for U.S.-Japan relations

New One UP-Dalisay Professorial Chair at the DECL
Jan. 23, 2017, A new professorial chair has been established at the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of the Philippines-Diliman in honor of one of the University’s and country’s most accomplished writers Jose Dalisay, who was also a GCT Pacific Leadership Fellow in 2015.

A Map for Preserving a Sustainable Society
Dec. 16, 2016, GPS Postdoctoral Scholar Ran Goldblatt quoted in Landsat Science

Big Pixel Initiative Develops Remote Sensing Analysis to Help Map Global Urbanization
Sept. 8, 2016, Gordon Hanson and Ran Goldblatt featured in UC San Diego News