Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Yongzheng Yang , Hong Chen , Shiu raj Singh , and Baljeet Singh
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 09 May 2013
Keywords: growth, convergence, remoteness, volatility, aid, investment exports, trading partners, output volatility, trade openness, exchange rate regime
This study aims to test within a relatively homogeneous group of small states what differentiates the growth performance of Pacific island countries (PICs) from their peers. We find that PICs are disadvantaged by d...