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

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484319833

This is a prepublication excerpt of Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific....

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

Excerpt: Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific »

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484319833.073

ISBN: 9781484319833

This is a prepublication excerpt of Resilience and Growth in the Small States of the Pacific....

Chapter 5. Strengthening Macro-Fiscal Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific

Chapter 5. Strengthening Macro-Fiscal Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the Pacific »

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

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484319833

The Pacific island countries (PICs) are among the most susceptible to natural disasters in the world. The combination of location and small size heightens their vulnerability to earthquakes and weather-relat...

Chapter 1. Economic Growth in the Pacific Island Countries—Challenges, Constraints, and Policy Responses

Chapter 1. Economic Growth in the Pacific Island Countries—Challenges, Constraints, and Policy Responses »

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

Series: Miscellaneous Publication (Other)

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484319833

Economic growth among the Pacific island countries (PICs) has lagged most peer groups for more than a decade. This chapter provides an overview of the policy issues and challenges faced by these countries, a...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Kiribati : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513526805

KEY ISSUES Context. Donor-financed large infrastructure projects, increased public spending, and a pick-up in credit to households have boosted real GDP growth to close to 4 percent in 2014 and to about 3 percent i...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation—Debt Sustainability Analysis »

Source: Kiribati : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513526805

KEY ISSUES Context. Donor-financed large infrastructure projects, increased public spending, and a pick-up in credit to households have boosted real GDP growth to close to 4 percent in 2014 and to about 3 percent i...

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation

Kiribati: Staff Report for the 2015 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Kiribati : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513526805

KEY ISSUES Context. Donor-financed large infrastructure projects, increased public spending, and a pick-up in credit to households have boosted real GDP growth to close to 4 percent in 2014 and to about 3 percent i...

Kiribati
			: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Kiribati : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report »

Volume/Issue: 2015/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513526805.002

ISBN: 9781513526805

KEY ISSUES Context. Donor-financed large infrastructure projects, increased public spending, and a pick-up in credit to households have boosted real GDP growth to close to 4 percent in 2014 and to about 3 percent i...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with Kiribati »

Source: Kiribati : 2015 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; and Staff Report

Volume/Issue: 2015/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513526805

KEY ISSUES Context. Donor-financed large infrastructure projects, increased public spending, and a pick-up in credit to households have boosted real GDP growth to close to 4 percent in 2014 and to about 3 percent i...

Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States

Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States »

Source: Strengthening Fiscal Frameworks and Improving the Spending Mix in Small States

Volume/Issue: 2015/124

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ezequiel Cabezon , Patrizia Tumbarello , and Yiqun Wu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513529103

Keywords: revenue volatility, procyclical policies, quality of spending, revenue, debt, expenditure, public spending, General,

Reflecting diseconomies of scale in providing public goods and services, recurrent spending in small states typically represents a large share of GDP. For some small states, this limits the fiscal space available f...