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Manager, Data Analysis and Dissemination, Statistics for Development Division, Pacific Community (SPC)
David Abbott has extensive experience in economic, poverty, and social protection policy research and analysis in the Pacific. He has worked with UNDP, Asian Development Bank, and other Pacific regional development partners. He has a master’s degree in Financial Economics from SOAS University of London and is a fellow of the Association of International Accountants.
Stronger institutions and policies can help broaden the coverage and benefits of social protection spending.