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Title East Timor : development challenges for the world's newest nation / edited by Hal Hill & João M. Saldanha
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies : Asia Pacific Press, the National University, [2001]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  330.95986 Hil/Etd  AVAILABLE
Description xxv, 381 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Series ISEAS current economic affairs series
ISEAS current economic affairs series.
Contents The key issues / Hal Hill and João M. Saldanha -- Currency and monetary arrangements for East Timor / Gordon de Brouwer -- Folly or foresight: strategic options for fiscal policy in East Timor / Jay K. Rosengard -- Trade and commercial policy / Hal Hill -- East Timor's economic relations with Indonesia / Hadi Soesastro -- Food policy in East Timor: linking agriculture, economic growth and poverty alleviation to achieve food security / C. Peter Timmer -- The rural economy and institutions in East Timor / Colin Barlow -- Coffee and the economy in East Timor / Jacqueline Pomeroy -- Agriculture, comparative advantage and the macroeconomy / Helder da Costa
Diversity and differential development in East Timor: potential problems and future possibilities / James J. Fox -- Property rights in East Timor's reconstruction and development / Daniel Fitzpatrick -- Future political structures and institutions in East Timor / J.A.C. Mackie -- Finance policies for East Timor / Ross H. McLeod -- Transport and power / Chris Cheatham and Sirpa Jarvenpaa -- Poverty, equity and living standards in East Timor: challenges for the new nation / Anne Booth -- Social policy issues in East Timor: education and health / Gavin W. Jones
Country size and economic performance: a commentary with implications for East Timor / João M. Saldanha and José Tavares -- Reconstruction of war-torn economies: lessons for East Timor / Jonathan Haughton -- Lessons for development from Pacific Island countries / Satish Chand -- The Papua New Guinea experience: some issues for the early years of East Timor / Andrew Elek -- Aid, shocks and trade: what East Timor can learn from African experience / Paul Collier
Summary In these 21 chapters, scholars from around the world discuss the potential for economic development in East Timor, and the obstacles to the same. The book describes the current state of East Timor's economy, outlines policy options, and draws on lessons from the experiences of other countries. Particular attention is given the to roles played by banking, agriculture, and trade
Analysis Structural adjustment
International relations
Notes Kevin Sherlock Collection on East Timor
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-367) and indexes
Subject Economic development -- Timor-Leste.
Institution building -- Indonesia -- Timor Timur
Timor-Leste -- Economic policy.
Timor-Leste -- Politics and government.
Timor-Leste -- Economic conditions.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Hill, Hal, 1948-
Saldanha, Joao Mariano de Sousa, 1963-
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
LC no. 2001398032
ISBN 9812301402 paperback
9789812301406 paperback
9812301410 hardcover
9789812301413 hardcover
Other Titles Development challenges for the world's newest nation