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Institutional Quality and Trade in Pacific Island Countries

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  • Azmat Gani

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  • Biman Chand Prasad

    (the University of the South Pacific)

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This research examines the impact of institutional quality on trade in selected Pacific Island Countries (PICs). Four indicators of institutional quality are chosen: government effectiveness, rule of law, regulatory quality and control of corruption; for six PICs: Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu.

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Paper provided by Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative of UNESCAP and IDRC, Canada. in its series Working Papers with number 2006.

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Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2006
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Publication status: Published in ARTNeT website
Handle: RePEc:esc:wpaper:2006

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