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Electoral engineering in Papua New Guinea: lessons from Fiji and elsewhere
The South Pacific’s two largest independent island states embraced bold institutional reform packages at the turn of the millennium. Both Papua New Guinea and Fiji shifted away fromExpand
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Political consequences of Pacific island electoral laws
JON FRAENKEL At first sight, the Pacific Islands seem like a graveyard for institutional determinist theories regarding the impact of electoral systems on party polarisation. Maurice Duverger’sExpand
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Republic of Vanuatu
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Beyond MIRAB: Do aid and remittances crowd out export growth in Pacific microeconomies?
Abstract:  The 1980s investigations of post-colonial Polynesian and Micronesian economies emphasised the role of aid, remittances and other rent incomes as ‘booming sectors’ which ‘crowded out’Expand
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The Fiji coup of December 2006: who, what, where and why?
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