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Institutional Quality and Trade in Pacific Island Countries

  • Azmat Gani

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  • Biman Chand Prasad

    (the University of the South Pacific)

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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