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Small States: Commitments by Fiscal Year (in millions of dollars)*
*Amounts include IBRD and IDA commitments
Data from World Bank
Stefano Curto
Program Coordinator for Small States
Small States Forum logo
The forum focus on areas in the fiscal sphere to build resilience, address vulnerability and ensure sustainability.
Small States Statistics
To help address statistical gaps in small states, the World Bank produces a biennial small states supplement to the World Development Indicators. (PDF)
WDR 2014 Risk and Opportunity
The World Development Report (WDR) 2014 examines how improving risk management can lead to larger gains in development and poverty reduction.
This paper analyzes the status of public debt management performance in 17 small states through the findings of the Debt Management Performance Assessment reports. (PDF)
Some Small Countries do it Better
This paper examines the role of social protection (SP) in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), given their particular structural, human resource and capacity constraints.