The MIRAB Model of Small Island Economies in the Pacific and their Security Issues: Revised Version

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Tisdell, Clem;
  • Subject: Aid, economics of small island nations, migration, MIRAB model, Nauru, Pacific island microstates, sea level rise, remittances., Community/Rural/Urban Development, Food Security and Poverty, P4, O1, O2,

The MIRAB model of Pacific island micro-economies was developed in the mid-1980s by the New Zealand economists, Bertram and Watters, and dominated the literature on the economics of small island nations and economies until alternative models were proposed two decades la... View more
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