Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste’s New Way of ‘Doing Politics’ … and Will It Last?

This In Brief flags a new mantra in Timorese politics — national interest ahead of partisan interests — and considers its political and institutional context and the prospects for its

The Political Economy of Petroleum Dependency

Petroleum dependency has become a hot public policy topic in Timor-Leste.

Oecusse’s Special Economic Zone and Local Governance

This In Brief provides an update on the initiative’s progress and examines how ZEESM is affecting local governance as of December 2015.

2015 Timor-Leste Update: Book Launch

A New Era? Timor-Leste after the UN

The emergent middle classes in Timor-Leste and Melanesia: Conceptual issues and developmental significance

The emergence of a middle class has been identified as an important factor driving economic and political transitions in Asia and Africa.

Land Politics under Timor-Leste’s New Government

Earlier this year, Xanana Gusmão stepped down as prime minster of Timor-Leste, appointing Dr Rui Araújo, a well-respected member of the opposition, to repl

Leadership Transition in Timor-Leste: Lessons From Indonesia

After over a year of speculation about government reshuffle and leadership succession, Timorese resistance hero Xanana Gusmão (popularly known by his nom de

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