Front Matter
  • 1 https://isni.org/isni/0000000404811396, International Monetary Fund
  • 2 https://isni.org/isni/0000000404811396, International Monetary Fund

Front Matter Page

Asia and Pacific Department

Contents

  • I. OVERVIEW
  • II. VULNERABILITY OF PICS TO NATURAL DISASTERS
  • III. DESIGN OF FISCAL BUFFERS FOR NATURAL DISASTERS
  • IV. ESTIMATING THE FISCAL COST OF NATURAL DISASTERS
  • V. DETERMINING THE APPROPRIATE SIZE OF FISCAL BUFFERS FOR NATURAL DISASTERS
  • VI. POLICY IMPLICATIONS
  • Tables
  • Table 1: Natural Disaster Funds in PICs
  • Table 2: Average Damage per Disaster, by type (1980 -2016)
  • Table 3: Estimation Results
  • Table 4. Fiscal Cost of Severe Natural Disasters
  • Figures
  • Figure 1: Natural Disasters in PICs
  • Figure 2: Intervals Between Natural Disasters in PICs (1980-2016)
  • Figure 3. Sources of Post-Disaster Financing
  • Figure 4: Pacific Island Countries : Humanitarian Aid after Severe Disasters
  • Appendix
  • Appendix: Sovereign Wealth Funds in PICs
  • References
Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries
Author: Hidetaka Nishizawa, Mr. Scott Roger, and Huan Zhang