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An Economic Vulnerability Index: Its Design and Use for International Development Policy

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In response to the need expressed by the UN General Assembly, an economic vulnerability index (EVI) has been defined by the Committee for Development Policy. The present paper, which refers to this index, first examines how a structural economic vulnerability index can be designed for the low-income countries in particular.

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  • Patrick Guillaumont, 2008. "An Economic Vulnerability Index: Its Design and Use for International Development Policy," WIDER Working Paper Series RP2008-99, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
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