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Resuscitating the Solomon Islands Economy

dc.contributor.authorChand, Satish
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T23:09:40Z
dc.date.available2015-12-13T23:09:40Z
dc.identifier.issn0817-8038
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/87103
dc.description.abstractThe Solomon Islands' economy was already showing signs of recovery when the first peacekeepers from the regional assistance mission arrived in Honiara in late July of 2003. Cocoa, copra, and log exports were recovering in response to a recovery in international demand for these commodities, not least due to a rebound in economic growth in Asia. The fiscal position of the state, however, and the law and order situation was fragile until the arrival of the peacekeepers. The early phase of the intervention has had considerable success in restoring peace and in disarming the militants. Restored peace and tranquillity, however, will only last if the economy grows sufficiently rapidly to fulfil the aspirations of the people. This paper considers the longer-term challenge of resuscitating growth so as to place the economy on a higher growth trajectory, as this will be the criterion on which the success of the mission will ultimately be judged.
dc.format.extent1 vol.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherAsia Pacific Press
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.sourcePacific Economic Bulletin
dc.titleResuscitating the Solomon Islands Economy
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
local.identifier.citationvolume18
dc.date.issued2003
local.identifier.absfor140202 - Economic Development and Growth
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub16244
local.publisher.urlhttp://www.crawford.anu.edu.au
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationChand, Satish, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.issue2
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage29
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage38
dc.date.updated2015-12-12T08:20:12Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationCanberra, ACT, Australia
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-0344984238
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
CollectionsPacific Economic Bulletin (1991-2010)

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