International Journal of Small Economies

an International peer-reviewed academic journal on public policy in small economies and nations, island nations and developing countries

Professor Lino Briguglio

University of Malta

Professor Lino Briguglio

Professor Lino Briguglio

Economics Department, University of Malta, Msida, Malta.

Professor Lino Briguglio is Head of the Economics Department, Director of the Islands and Small States Institute and Director of the Gozo Centre, all at the University of Malta. He was awarded a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Exeter (UK) in 1982 and an Honours and Masters degree in Economics from the University of Malta (1972 and 1977). He obtained a Diploma in Social Studies from the University of Oxford (UK) in 1970.

Professor Briguglio has published a large number of papers on islands and small states, one of which is a seminal article on the economic vulnerabilities of small island states in World Development (September 1995). He has also edited a series of four books on Vulnerability, Resilience and Competitiveness of Small States, published by the University of Malta in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat. He also authored three books on the Maltese economy. He was formerly editor of the series Islands, published by Cassel/Pinter of London.

Professor Briguglio has acted as consultant to several international organisations including the UNDSA, UNEP, UNDP, UNCTAD, World Bank, the Commonwealth Secretariat, SOPAC and CARICOM on matters related to the economies of small states. He has represented the Maltese government in many international conferences dealing with islands’ and small states’ affairs. He is a member of the Mala Fair Trading Commission and the Malta Commission for Sustainable Development, and serves on a number of Government Committees and University of Malta Boards. Formerly he was a core member of the Malta EU Steering and Action Committee during the Malta’s negotiations for EU membership.


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