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Pacific Island Economies

Pacific Island Economies »

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589065161.071

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

The Pacific island region has considerable potential for development, especially in the areas of tourism, fisheries, forestry, mining, and agriculture. However, these countries face many challenges to developing th...

II The Present Exchange Rate System and its Operating Environment

II The Present Exchange Rate System and its Operating Environment »

Source: The Exchange Rate System : Lessons of the Past and Options for the Future

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1984

ISBN: 9781557750648

Keywords: exchange rate, exchange rates, exchange rate system, exchange rate movements, balance of payments

A logical starting point for any discussion with respect to modification of the exchange rate system is an examination of its present status. Such an examination should include at least three elements: (1) a...

2 Public Sector Activities

2 Public Sector Activities »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Christopher Browne and Edimon Ginting Large and pervasive public sectors characterize the Pacific island countries. Despite the fact that low levels of private sector activity...

3 Private Sector Development

3 Private Sector Development »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Christopher Browne and Jong Kyu Lee Private sector activity in the Pacific island countries is a small share of GDP and has increased only modestly in recent years. The privat...

4 The Pacific Plan for Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Integration

4 The Pacific Plan for Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Integration »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Christopher Browne Pacific Forum Economic Ministers called for a Pacific Plan for Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Integration at their April 2004 meeting in Auckland, N...

5 Remittances and Migration

5 Remittances and Migration »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Christopher Browne Remittances to developing countries have grown steadily over the past three decades. In many countries, they now constitute the largest single source of for...

6 The Pacific Islands and the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: A Comparative Review

6 The Pacific Islands and the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union: A Comparative Review »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Valeria Fichera Claims that similarities among small island developing countries call for the implementation of similar development strategies and underlying economic policies...

7 Options for Alternative Exchange RateArrangements

7 Options for Alternative Exchange RateArrangements »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Susan Creane, Jun Il Kim, and Laura Papi, with assistance from Agnes Isnawangsih 1 The question of what exchange rate regime best fits...

8 Fiji

8 Fiji »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Alain D’Hoore Fiji is the second largest among the Pacific island countries, with a population estimated at about 840,000. Its total land area of 18,000 square kilometers is d...

9 Kiribati

9 Kiribati »

Source: Pacific Island Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): Christopher Browne

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2006

ISBN: 9781589065161

Keywords: remittances, exchange rate, balance of payments, public debt, expenditure

Tarhan FeyzioĞlu The Republic of Kiribati consists of 33 islands straddling the equator. All the islands are coral atolls, with the exception of Banaba, which is of l...