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Poverty in Fiji: Changes 2002-03 to 2008-09 and Policy Implications: Final Report. Fiji Bureau of Statistics, 2012.

The Regression of Marine Foods Consumption in Fiji: changes 2002-03 to 2008-09” . Vol.32, No.2. 2012  South Pacific Studies.

Kagoshima University, Kagoshima and Japan: learning curves for a Fijian (South Pacific Newsletter, KURCPI, 2012)

Contents, preface and acknowledgements of Poverty in Fiji: Changes between 2002-03 and 2008-09.  (2012) above.

Presentation at the Launching of the Final Report on the 2008-09 HIES. Faculty of Business and Economics, USP. Month? 2011.  (to accompany video presentation recorded in Kagoshima University).

Final Report on the 2008-09 Household Income and Expenditure Survey. Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics. 2011.  (Funded by AusAID). Hard copy may be obtained from Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics.

“Health Expenditures in the Pacific Island Countries and Health Outcomes”.  Lecture to JICA Fellows, Kagoshima University Research Centre for Pacific Islands.  21 October 2011.

“Food Consumption Trends in the Pacific: with implications for health and the economy”.  Lecture to JICA Fellows, Kagoshima University Research Centre for Pacific Islands.  21 October 2011.

“A Japanese sojourn: lessons for Fiji” Pacific Scoop, AUT. 27 September 2011.

Presentation at the launching of the Preliminary Poverty Report (based on the 2008-09 HIES). AusAID Lecture Theater, USP. 2010.

Income effects on demand: eg of China and the yuan (NS 3,4)

Income and consumer demand: some data from the Fiji 2002-03 HIES

Price effects on demand; rice, dalo and cassava (NS 3,4)

Consumer sovereignty in a world dominated by advertising

Long run cost curves, economies of scale and scope: why Punja will conquer the Pacific (NS 8)

Economies of scale in bottled water: can Island Chill compete with Fiji Water?Market intervention: taxes on goods

Market intervention: the evils of tariff protectionism in PICs (NS 12)

Market intervention: quota protectionism, EU and sugar, SPARTECA and garmetns- all ending (NS 12)

Economies of scale in a global economy: why PICTA will be a stumbling block, not a building block

Preliminary Report:  Poverty and Household Incomes in Fiji in 2008-09. Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics. 2010.  (Funded by AusAID). Hard copy may be obtained from Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics.

“Challenges for Rural Development in Tailevu, Rewa and Naitasiri provinces”. Keynote Speech at Development Partners Consultation and Planning  for Tailevu, Rewa and Naitasiri.  20th to 23 October 2009.

The Quantitative Analysis of Poverty in Fiji. School of Economics, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of the South Pacific and Vanuavou Publications. 2008.

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**** 2006

Final Report on the 2002-03 Household Income and Expenditure Survey. Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics. 2006. (FIBoS).
Hard copy may be obtained from Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics.

The Suva Market: An act of architectural terrorism” The Fiji Times, 19 July 2005.

The banking massacre of agriculture”. The Fiji Times, 10 November 2004.

Consumers being milked by dairy protection: when CEOs and Ministers disagree”.  The Fiji Times,  9 July 2004.

“Financing Fijians in business: suggestions to the Qarase Government Taskforce for accelerating Fiji business development”. 2003?

Sell the fishing, not the fish” The Fiji Times,17 Dec 2000.

Barbecue sellers: treat them as blessings not  blight“. The Fiji Times,17 September 1999.

“Ray of hope for lease renewals under ALTA”.  The Fiji Times,10 September 1999.

“Our market mess: can we do better?” Daily Post,16 November 1998.

“The advertising war: sex and more sex”. Daily Post,12 November 1998.

“Coke versus coconut: is it a no contest?”. Daily Post,4 November 1998.

Nutritional regression in free markets:  are we nuts when it comes to good health?”. Daily Post,29 October 1998.

DEVALUATION: pros and cons  The Fiji Times. 1988.

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