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Macroeconomic impact of the informal sector in Fiji

Narayan, P.K. and Prasad, Biman C. (2006) Macroeconomic impact of the informal sector in Fiji. School of Economics, the University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji.

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Abstract

In this paper, our aim is to examine the macroeconomic impact of an expanding informal sector for the Fijian economy. The goal of this paper is achieved using a computable general equilibrium model of the Fijian economy. We stimulate a 10 per cent expansion of the informal sector. While there are a few studies that have examined the role of the informal sector in other developing countries, none of the studies have examined the economy wide effects of the informal sector using a CGE model.

Item Type: Other
Additional Information: Working Paper 2006/7.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Economics
Depositing User: Ms Neha Harakh
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2006 13:05
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2012 20:18
URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/3878
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