PAPSI strives to become a world-renowned hub for rigorous and impactful economic and sustainability research and outreach on Asia and the Pacific Region.


By bringing together scholars from UW-Madison and elsewhere, PAPSI conducts frontier and rigorous economic and sustainability research to understand the most important economic and social issues in Asia and the Pacific Region and their impacts on the world. By engaging policymakers and educating future leaders, PAPSI promotes evidence-based policymaking to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of government policies in Asia and the Pacific Region.