Politically, the focus in Timor-Leste in 2019 shifted from infighting to crucial decision-making on petroleum exploitation. Contrary to international advice on risk management and the need to diversify the non-oil economy, a going-for-broke mindset with respect to a multi-billion-dollar onshore gas development appeared to have carried the day.
Research Article| February 01 2020
Timor-Leste in 2019: Going for Broke
Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 159–164.
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Geoffrey C. Gunn; Timor-Leste in 2019: Going for Broke. Asian Survey 1 February 2020; 60 (1): 159–164. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.159
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