Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/182257
Authors: 
Anderson, Kym
Bosworth, Michael
Year of Publication: 
2009
Abstract: 
The countries of the South Pacific have struggled to generate sustainable economic growth since their independence. Interventionist policies have failed in the past here, as they have in all other regions. Business and government leaders in this region are now beginning to acknowledge - as has happened in many other developing country regions over the past two decades - that major reforms are needed to put their economies onto a higher growth path. This study examines the growth record of key Pacific island economies and indentifies the reasons for their relatively poor performance. It then looks at the process of globalization that is affecting those and indeed all economies increasingly; and the role the WTO has played in that process.
Subjects: 
Foreign economic relations
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Organization)
Commercial policy
Papua New Guinea
Oceania
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ISBN: 
978-0-9806238-2-6
Additional Information: 
Republished 2009
Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Document Type: 
Book
Document Version: 
Published Version
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