Macroeconomic determinants of growth in the South Pacific island economies

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Abstract

The macroeconomic determinants of growth in island countries of the South Pacific region is examined using cross-country data for the 1980-92 period. Capital, labour, inflation, money and exports are found to be significant positive contributors to economic growth while budget deficit is found to exert a significant negative effect on economic growth.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)747-749
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Economics Letters
Volume5
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1998

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  • Economics and Econometrics

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