The Development of Samoa: An Analysis of Trends, Issues and Policies

Samoa is one of the five least developed Pacific island nations according to the classification of the United Nations. This article reviews the situation of Samoa in relation to its development generally but paying particular attention to: public and private finance; social issues such as education and health; its trade and external balance and economic infrastructure. Policy suggestions are made in relation to each of these matters and an assessment given of the development status of Samoa.


Issue Date:
2000-05
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
DOI and Other Identifiers:
ISSN: 1442-8563 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/100032
Total Pages:
52
Series Statement:
Social Economics, Policy and Development
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