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Global Sustainability & Human Prosperity
			:  - contribution to the Post-2015 agenda and the development of Sustainable Development Goals

Global Sustainability & Human Prosperity : - contribution to the Post-2015 agenda and the development of Sustainable Development Goals »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marcus C Öhman, Sarah Cornell, Tim Daw, Thomas Elmqvist, Victor Galaz, Ellika Hermansson Török, Claudia Ituarte-Lima, Fredrik Moberg, Albert Norström, Åsa Persson, Garry Peterson, Johan Rockström, and Maria Schultz

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327701

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, SDG, Social Needs, Environmental Challenges, Stockholm Resilience Centre, MDG, International Agreements

The development of a Post-2015 agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, provide a global window of opportunity to address both social needs and environmental challenges together. This discussion paper by the Stockholm...

Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific »

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor, Roger Kronenberg, and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513507521.071

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Pacific island countries face unique challenges to realizing their growth potential and raising living standards. This book discusses ongoing challenges facing Pacific island countries and policy options to address them. Reg...

Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms

Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms »

Source: Spring Forward or Fall Back? The Post-Crisis Recovery of Firms

Volume/Issue: 2012/292

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leandro Medina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475524734

Keywords: firm resilience, recovery, leverage, corporate performance, short-term debt, pre-crisis, competitiveness, recessions, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General

This paper studies corporate performance in the aftermath of the global crisis by examining 6,581 manufacturing firms in 48 developed and developing countries in 2010, identifying factors of resilience as well as vulnerabili...

Corporate Vulnerabilities in India and Banks' Loan Performance

Corporate Vulnerabilities in India and Banks' Loan Performance »

Source: Corporate Vulnerabilities in India and Banks' Loan Performance

Volume/Issue: 2014/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Lindner, and Sung Eun Jung

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 December 2014

ISBN: 9781498334235

Keywords: firm resilience, bank-corporate dependencies, leverage, corporate performance, debt, share, loan, market, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, General

The financial performance of India's corporate sector has been under pressure since the Global Financial Crisis. Balance-sheet data on a large cross-section of Indian non-financial corporates show that the growth in their le...

Part I: Setting the Stage: The Quest for Resilience and Growth in the Pacific Islands

Part I: Setting the Stage: The Quest for Resilience and Growth in the Pacific Islands »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor, Roger Kronenberg, and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

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Part II: Managing External Spillovers, Shocks, and Vulnerabilities

Part II: Managing External Spillovers, Shocks, and Vulnerabilities »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor, Roger Kronenberg, and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

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Part III: Tailoring Macroeconomic Policies to the Small States of the Pacific

Part III: Tailoring Macroeconomic Policies to the Small States of the Pacific »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor, Roger Kronenberg, and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

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Part IV: Removing Structural Impediments to Growth

Part IV: Removing Structural Impediments to Growth »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor, Roger Kronenberg, and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

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Appendix 1. Fiji

Appendix 1. Fiji »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor, Roger Kronenberg, and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Fiji, located in the South Pacific, has a territory of 18,274 square kilometers spread over 332 islands, of which about one-third are inhabited. Most of Fiji’s p...

Appendix 2. Kiribati

Appendix 2. Kiribati »

Source: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific

Series: Books

Author(s): Hoe Khor, Roger Kronenberg, and Patrizia Tumbarello

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

ISBN: 9781513507521

Keywords: Pacific islands, small states, natural disasters, climate change, foreign aid, resilience, dispersion, distance, remoteness, fisheries

Kiribati’s 33 atoll islands are spread among three groups: the Gilbert Islands, the Phoenix Islands, and the Line Islands. Most of the population lives in the Gi...