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A ‘clean up campaign’ for Fiji’s economy

Duncan, Ronald C. (2007) A ‘clean up campaign’ for Fiji’s economy. Pacific Economic Bulletin, 22 (2). pp. 119-126. ISSN 0817-8038

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Abstract

It appears that the military-imposed Interim Government will be in power in Fiji for a few years, with the deadline for a democratically elected government to be determined by the time needed for the carrying out of a census, the redrawing of electoral boundaries, and the compilation of the electoral rolls. In the meantime, the military has shown its firm intention to implement a ‘clean up corruption’ campaign. While corruption can impose considerable economic and social costs and the ‘clean up’ campaign may be able to reduce these, it would be an even more useful task for the military-backed government to implement a ‘clean up' campaign of the economic distortions that are holding back the market component of the Fijian economy.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Government, Development and International Affairs
Depositing User: Ms Mereoni Camailakeba
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2007 13:12
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2012 18:37
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/19
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