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Sustainable development or resource cursed? An exploration of Timor-Leste's institutional choices

Drysdale, Jennifer


This thesis explores the institutional choices available to Timor-Leste to manage their natural resource wealth wisely and avoid the resource curse. Timor-Leste is a poor country and its challenge is to use its large per capita resource wealth to alleviate poverty and enable sustainable development. This research examines the Petroleum Fund Law, and other mechanisms to manage petroleum revenue that the Government of Timor-Leste has established. These mechanisms appear to be resilient, but...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2ca9569dd


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