Pacific Economic Monitor – December 2022: The Future of Social Protection in the Pacific

Publication | December 2022

This issue explores how Pacific developing member countries can strengthen their post-pandemic social protection systems to help address long-standing development concerns and boost resilience to further shocks.

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It assesses individual countries’ economies and outlines ways they could improve their social protection systems, despite depleted resources. Exploring megatrends facing the subregion, including population ageing and migration, it shows how investing in universal social protection policies can have a long-term impact on reducing poverty, vulnerability, and social exclusion.


  • International and Regional Developments
  • Country Economic Issues
  • Policy Briefs
    • Seven future directions for social protection in the Pacific
    • Social protection in the Pacific: Historical trends and future pathways for investment
    • Social protection at the crossroads: Taking the “high road” toward universal social protection
  • Economic Indicators

Additional Details

  • Climate change
  • Economics
  • Industry and trade
  • Cook Islands
  • Fiji
  • Kiribati
  • Marshall Islands
  • Micronesia, Federated States of
  • Nauru
  • Niue
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • 52
  • 8.5 x 11
  • SPR220568-2
  • 978-92-9269-938-3 (print)
  • 978-92-9269-939-0 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9269-940-6 (ebook)
  • 2521-6066 (print)
  • 2521-6074 (electronic)

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