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Profiling Vulnerability and Resilience

A Manual for Small States

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Profiling Vulnerability and Resilience: A Manual for Small States provides a tool for assessing both how prone a country is to external economic shocks – its vulnerability – as well as its ability to bounce back from those shocks – its resilience.



The book explains how to conduct assessments that will allow each country to understand its relative vulnerability and resilience, and to identify priority areas for economic policy-making, so as to better cope with vulnerability and boost resilience. Detailed examples are provided for St Lucia, Seychelles and Vanuatu.



For economic planners, as well as students of the economies of small states.

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Economic resilience: Concepts and measurements

In this paper, the termeconomic resilience is used in two senses respectively relating to the ability of an economy to (i) recover quickly from harmful external economic shocks; and (ii) withstand the effect of such shocks2.

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