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Small States

Small States: Economic Review and Basic Statistics is a flagship publication of the Commonwealth Secretariat highlighting the development indicators of small states and disseminating knowledge on their economic performance.The Secretariat has...
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Commonwealth Trade Review 2018

Deepening intra-Commonwealth trade and investment – and using these opportunities to empower women and young people as entrepreneurs – can help drive economic growth, create jobs and increase the prosperity of Commonwealth citizens. The theme of...
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Export Diversification, Upstreamness and Global Value Chains

This study examines the determinants of export diversification for a group of Commonwealth member countries. It introduces a measure of participation in global value chains (GVCs) along with the average ‘upstreamness’ of exports as potential...
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Commonwealth Greenfield Investment

This paper examines the effect of Commonwealth membership on greenfield investment, using bilateral data in a structural gravity model. Estimates suggest that Commonwealth membership is associated with 19 per cent more greenfield investment, but this...

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