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The Worst Election Ever? PNG at the Polls 2002


Chin, JU, The Worst Election Ever? PNG at the Polls 2002, Catalyst, 33, (1) pp. 48-60. ISSN 0253-2921 (2003) [Professional, Refereed Article]

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Papua New Guinea went to the polls in 2002 lull of expectations that the nation will elect a new government after a severe downturn in the economy. The economy has been on the decline since 1999, registering negative growth lor 2000 and 2001. By the time the general elections was held the economy had contracted by about 10 percent over the past three years. The national currency, the Kina, had fallen to its lowest level since independence.

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Refereed Article
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Political science
Research Field:Government and politics of Asia and the Pacific
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Government and politics
Objective Field:Government and politics not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Chin, JU (Professor James Chin)
ID Code:99726
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:School of Humanities
Deposited On:2015-04-02
Last Modified:2015-04-02

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