Small States in the Global Economy

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978-0-85092-678-1

Small States in the Global Economy

Series Title: Commonwealth Economic Paper Series
Publication date: 1 January 2001
Size: 254mm x 191mm
ISBN: 978-0-85092-678-1
Pages: 624

A collection of the papers presented to the Commonwealth Secretariat/World Bank Joint Task Force conferences in 1999 and 2000. The joint report set out an agenda for future national, regional and international actions to address economic vulnerabilities of small states.

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Foreword by Rt Honourable Owen Arthur, Prime Minister of Barbados  

Introduction  

SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS AND DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES OF SMALL STATES

Integrating Small States in a Fast-changing Global Economy by Shahid Javed Burki
Aid, risk and the special concerns of small states by Paul Collier and David Dollar
Globalisation and Small Developing Economies: Challenges and Opportunities by Richard L. Bernal 
Small States: A Composite Vulnerability Index by Jonathan P. Atkins, Sonia Mazzi and Christopher D. Easter
Small States, Small Problems? Income, Growth and Volatility in Small States by William Easterly and Aart Kraay
Comments on 'Small states: A Composite Vulnerability Index' and 'Small States, Small Problems?' by Byron Blake  

MANAGEMENT OF ECONOMIC RISKS IN SMALL STATES

Managing Catastrophic Disaster Risks using Alternative Risk Financing and Pooled Insurance Structures by John D. Pollner et al.  

IMPACT ON SMALL STATES OF THE DEVELOPING WORLD TRADE REGIME

Small Economies in the WTO by Peter Tulloch
Trade Policy Implications for Small Vulnerable States of the Global Trade Regime Shift by Roman Grynberg
The Pacific Island States and the WTO: Towards a Post-Seattle Agenda for Small Vulnerable States by Roman Grynberg
Revenue Implications of Trade Liberalisation by Liam Ebrill and Reint Gropp  

NEW OPPORTUNITIES FROM GLOBALISATION

Exploiting Information Technologies for Electronic Commerce and Better Public Sector Management by Robert Schware and Paul Kimberley  

ISSUES IN THE PROVISION OF EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE

The Drive to Aid Partnership: Aid Co-Ordination and the Role of the World Bank by Wendy Jarvie and John Eriksson  

REGIONAL AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCES

Economic Growth and Development: Lessons from the Experience of Cyprus - A Small Island Economy by Symeon Matsis
The Mauritian Experience by Nikhil Treebhoohun
Experiences and Opportunities for Capacity Sharing through Regional Co-operation and Integration: The Case of the Caribbean Community by Byron Blake
Sharing Capacity: The Pacific Experience with Regional Co-operation and Integration by the South Pacific Forum Secretariat   

Appendices