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Papua New Guinea: Jobs, Poverty, and Resources

Colin Filer, Marjorie Andrew, Benedict Y. Imbun, Phillipa Jenkins, and Bill F. Sagir

in Jobs For Development: Challenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754848
eISBN:
9780191816321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754848.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a “resource-rich” country with extreme levels of poverty and very poor human development indicators. This chapter questions the common assumption that jobs created in the ... More


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