Pacific Trade and Development Conference

Pacific Trade And Development Conference

The Pacific Trade and Development Conference (PAFTAD) is an informal private academic conference series that, since its origins in 1968, has developed into a driving force behind the development of thought on Pacific trade and development issues and important economic policy questions facing the region.

The ideas and discussions generated by PAFTAD have helped drive and shape other Pacific economic cooperation organisations, including Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC).

Each PAFTAD conference is organised around a particular theme, and research papers addressing the topic are presented and discussed. The results are published in the PAFTAD volume series.

Read more about Pacific Trade And Development Conference:  History, 34th PAFTAD Conference - Beijing 2009, Fellowship For Young Scholars, International Steering Committee Members, PAFTAD Endowment, Previous Conference Themes, Notable Alumni

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