IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/ags/aare01/125540.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Trust Funds for improved governance and economic performance in developing countries

Author

Listed:
  • Bell, Brian A.

Abstract

The outstanding success of the Tuvalu Trust Fund (TTF) in providing a stream of revenue to overcome a chronic budget deficit and encourage economic self reliance has led the Government of Tuvalu to extend the trust concept to outer island development. This paper looks at the role of trust funds in economic development in Pacific Island Countries including a brief review of relevant country experience. The success factors of the TTF are outlined along with how the trust fund concept is being adapted to bottom up community based development in Tuvalu. Lastly, possible future directions are explored.

Suggested Citation

  • Bell, Brian A., 2001. "Trust Funds for improved governance and economic performance in developing countries," 2001 Conference (45th), January 23-25, 2001, Adelaide 125540, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aare01:125540
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://purl.umn.edu/125540
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item

    Keywords

    trust funds; governance; development and economics.; Agricultural Finance;

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ags:aare01:125540. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (AgEcon Search). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/aaresea.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.