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Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
March 06, 2019
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
The government knows that it can't rely on oil revenue forever, but making the shift is easier said than done.
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
Timor-Leste Needs New Strategies to Create Jobs
January 16, 2019
Timor-Leste Needs New Strategies to Create Jobs
Despite the modest economic growth of the last decades, Timor-Leste cannot accommodate a rapidly growing young population.
Timor-Leste Needs New Strategies to Create Jobs
What’s Next for Timor-Leste’s Economy?
October 30, 2018
What’s Next for Timor-Leste’s Economy?
The country’s state budget has spotlighted how it is dealing with some of the opportunities and challenges in its economic development.
What’s Next for Timor-Leste’s Economy?
Timor-Leste's Corruption Challenge
May 22, 2018
Timor-Leste's Corruption Challenge
Addressing corruption will be the key to achieving economic development and cementing democratic principles.
Timor-Leste's Corruption Challenge
Timor-Leste Finally Has a Government. Now What?
May 16, 2018
Timor-Leste Finally Has a Government. Now What?
The victorious coalition was face an uphill battle in delivering on campaign promises.
Timor-Leste Finally Has a Government. Now What?
Can Timor-Leste’s Next Government Pursue Much-Needed Budget Cuts?
April 26, 2018
Can Timor-Leste’s Next Government Pursue Much-Needed Budget Cuts?
It's politically risky, but budget cuts are needed to tackle low productivity, inefficient public spending, and the trade deficit.
Can Timor-Leste’s Next Government Pursue Much-Needed Budget Cuts?
A New Era of Political Coalitions in Timor-Leste?
April 19, 2018
A New Era of Political Coalitions in Timor-Leste?
A look at the state of the country’s politics ahead of upcoming elections.
A New Era of Political Coalitions in Timor-Leste?
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
March 29, 2018
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
Difficult geography helped Timorese survive colonization and invasion. But now, it's a roadblock to growth.
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
Timor-Leste's New Government and the Future of the Youth in Politics
September 20, 2017
Timor-Leste's New Government and the Future of the Youth in Politics
Timor-Leste’s long-awaited government must not leave the country's youth out of its policy plans.
Timor-Leste's New Government and the Future of the Youth in Politics
After Timor-Leste's Election, a Young Democracy Looks Forward
July 25, 2017
After Timor-Leste's Election, a Young Democracy Looks Forward
The results are in from Timor-Leste's parliamentary election. The hard part lies ahead.
After Timor-Leste's Election, a Young Democracy Looks Forward
Time (and Oil) Running Out for Timor-Leste
July 24, 2017
Time (and Oil) Running Out for Timor-Leste
The newly elected government will have to move quickly to diversify Timor-Leste's economy.
Time (and Oil) Running Out for Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste: Failing State or Missed Opportunity?
July 19, 2017
Timor-Leste: Failing State or Missed Opportunity?
Worries about Timor-Leste are understandable, but analysts shouldn't overlook signs of progress.
Timor-Leste: Failing State or Missed Opportunity?
Young Voters Will Decide Timor-Leste's Parliamentary Election
July 07, 2017
Young Voters Will Decide Timor-Leste's Parliamentary Election
What issues will drive votes from Timorese young people?
Young Voters Will Decide Timor-Leste's Parliamentary Election
Timor-Leste Parliamentary Elections: Hard Choices, Hard Times
June 22, 2017
Timor-Leste Parliamentary Elections: Hard Choices, Hard Times
Timor-Leste's election comes at a critical time in the country's development.
Timor-Leste Parliamentary Elections: Hard Choices, Hard Times
After Presidential Elections, What Next for Timor-Leste?
March 24, 2017
After Presidential Elections, What Next for Timor-Leste?
The new People's Liberation Party, with its promise of a fresh approach, could make waves in Timor-Leste in the future.
After Presidential Elections, What Next for Timor-Leste?
The Importance of Timor-Leste's 2017 Elections
March 04, 2017
The Importance of Timor-Leste's 2017 Elections
The March 20 presidential election in particular is a big test for the young country.
The Importance of Timor-Leste's 2017 Elections
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