Papua New Guinea’s informal economy in development [analysis]

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How did the informal economy developed in Papua New Guinea? John David Conroy, Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University’s Crawford School, explores informality in PNG and its repercussions.

How accurate are the Doing Business indicators? A case study of business environment reform in Pacific Island countries

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The World Bank’s Doing Business indicators have become controversial. Paul Holden, Director of the Enterprise Research Institute, and Consultant for the Asian Development Bank Alma Pekmezovic analyse the accuracy of this tool in the Pacific Island nations.

Thinking about PNG’s COVID-19 economic response [opinion]

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Three academics, Dek Joe Sum, Maholopa Laveil and Stephen Howes, analyse Papua New Guinea’s monetary easing measures in response to COVID-19.