Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Patrizia Tumbarello , Ezequiel Cabezon , and Yiqun Wu
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 22 May 2013
Keywords: micro states, Pacific islands, growth, volatility, terms of trade, trade openness, current account balance, external shocks, trade deficits, Open Economy Macroeconomics
The small states of the Asia and Pacific region face unique challenges in raising their growth potential and living standards relative to other small states due to their small populations, geographical isolation an...