The social impacts of economic shocks in Small Pacific Island countries: Findings from Sentinel site monitoring 2009-2012 and the role of child-sensitive social protection

Client: UNICEF Pacific Island Countries
Years: 2014
Area of research: Oceania

To synthesize how these external shocks affected households and vulnerable children in the PICs by analyzing the findings from three rounds of Sentinel Site Monitoring conducted in the six PICs over the period 2009-2012. To review macroeconomic trends and government responses in order to establish a comprehensive picture of vulnerability at both the macro and the micro level.

Islands included:Fiji Islands, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.