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Structural Reform and Growth

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Source: Structural Reform and Growth : What Really Matters? Evidence from the Caribbean

Volume/Issue: 2016/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kevin Greenidge , Meredith McIntyre , and Hanlei Yun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

ISBN: 9781484321812

Keywords: Structural Reform, Institutional Quality, Small States

Since the 1980's with the introduction of IMF/WB adjustment programs structural reforms have been a core part of the reform agenda in the Caribbean. The paper reviewed the package of structural reforms in trade lib...

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...

Economic Benefits of Export Diversification in Small States

Economic Benefits of Export Diversification in Small States »

Source: Economic Benefits of Export Diversification in Small States

Volume/Issue: 2018/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Arnold McIntyre , Mike Xin Li , Ke Wang , and Hanlei Yun

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

ISBN: 9781484351017

Keywords: small states, export diversification, economic growth, growth volatility, tourism

The paper considers concepts of economic diversification with respect to exports (including service sectors) for small states. We assessed the economic performance of different groups of 34 small states over the pe...

Developing Essential Financial Markets in Smaller Economies
			: Stylized Facts and Policy Options

Developing Essential Financial Markets in Smaller Economies : Stylized Facts and Policy Options »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 December 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589067752.084

ISBN: 9781589067752

Keywords: Banking systems, Central bank policy, Financial sector, Small states, Stock markets, foreign exchange, exchange rate, foreign exchange market, equity markets, stock exchange

This paper surveys the foreign exchange markets, money and secondary government security markets, and stock exchanges in 107 smaller economy countries. The underdevelopment of these markets impedes risk transfer, m...

Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries

Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Si Guo , and Futoshi Narita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484366837

Keywords: Fiji, Insurance, Asia and Pacific, Small states, Life-cycle model, Natural disasters, Pension, Social Security and Public Pensions

Pacific island countries are exposed to significant risks from natural disasters. As a disaster relief measure, Fiji allowed pre-retirement pension withdrawls in the wake of Cyclone Winston in 2016. Motivated by th...

Export Diversification in Low-Income Countries and Small States: Do Country Size and Income Level Matter?1

Export Diversification in Low-Income Countries and Small States: Do Country Size and Income Level Matter?1 »

Source: Export Diversification in Low-Income Countries and Small States: Do Country Size and Income Level Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2019/118

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dongyeol Lee , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 May 2019

ISBN: 9781498315654

Keywords: Economic stabilization, Economic growth, Service exports, Terms of trade, Export diversification, Export Diversfication, Growth, Volatility, Low-Income Countries, Small States

Export structure is less diversified in low-income countries (LICs) and especially small states that face resource constraints and small economic size. This paper explores the potential linkages between export stru...

Building Resilience to Natural Disasters: An Application to Small Developing States*

Building Resilience to Natural Disasters: An Application to Small Developing States* »

Source: Building Resilience to Natural Disasters: An Application to Small Developing States

Volume/Issue: 2017/223

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ricardo Marto , Chris Papageorgiou , and Vladimir Klyuev

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 October 2017

ISBN: 9781484324745

Keywords: Debt sustainability, Disaster aid, Foreign aid, Natural Disastes, Resilience, Adaptation, Small States, International Lending and Debt Problems, Infrastructures, Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Development

We present a dynamic small open economy model to explore the macroeconomic impact of natural disasters. In addition to permanent damages to public and private capital, the disaster causes temporary losses of produc...

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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