? asked in Science & MathematicsGeography · 9 years ago

What is the development level of East Timor?

Is it core, periphery, or semi-periphery. Explanation with the world systems theory is appreciated.

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  • Yorick
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    9 years ago
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    East Timor is a lower-middle-income economy. It continues to suffer the aftereffects of a decades-long independence struggle against Indonesia, which damaged infrastructure and displaced thousands of civilians. It is placed 120th by Human Development Index (HDI).

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