Jubilee Australia

Report data and methodology

Release Date: 01-May-2018

Jubilee Australia's new report 'Double or nothing: The broken economic promises of PNG LNG' is a result of several months' hard work by Paul Flanagan and Dr Luke Fletcher.

The findings in the report are made on the basis of economic calculations which we conducted, based on a clear and transparent methodology. If you would like to find out more regarding the methodology used for the analysis in the report, you can look at 'Appendix 2: Method used for this analysis' on page 43.

The data for these claims are all from PNG Government sources: PNG Budget Papers, the National Statistics Office, and Bank of PNG. All these sources are publicly available. The sources are discussed more in detail in Appendix 2 of the report.

We stand by the reports its claims and findings.

Jubilee's research outputs are overseen by a team of academic advisors and we pride ourselves on our professionalism and rigour.

About the authors:

Paul Flanagan has worked for the Australian government in senior executive positions and with the PNG Treasury where he was Team Leader and Senior Advisor to the SGP Program from February 2011 to August 2013.

Luke Fletcher is the Executive Director of Jubilee Australia, holds a PhD from Cambridge in Politics and International Studies, and is the principal author of many of Jubilee's reports, including Risky Business(2009), Alternatives to Debtor's Prison (2011) and Pipe Dreams (2012).

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