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Paradise Lost: The Cost of State Failure in the Pacific.

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Globally, state failure is hugely costly, in terms of lost output and the high costs imposed by failing states on their neighbours. This paper examines the cost of failing states in the Pacific. The Pacific region differs from other regions: since its countries are islands the neighbourhood spillovers that normally generate these costs do not apply. The cost of state failure for an island is much lower than for other states, but state failure is more costly to the state itself, as opposed to ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/00220381003623871

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Development Studies Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
5
Publication date:
2010-05-05
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uuid:c2a4cfed-f2d8-4ca7-864f-b8e02b1d2f28
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14763
Language:
English

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