National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University, University of Colombo / University of London
Vol. 05, No. 01, Year 2017, Pages 1-16, Accepted January 2017.
The current low enrolment rate in higher education of Maldives originates from inefficiencies in organization and distribution of educational resources. The sources collected for t...
MARIYAM SHIUNA and ABDULLA SODIQ
Vol. 4 No. 1 Year 2013 Pages 23-38
Over the past two decades the Maldives has seen significant improvements in access to education; however, there are still many challenges impeding quality education in the Maldives. This paper provides insight into the issues within the education system in the Maldives and identifies the key challenges which hinder the q...
MOHAMED ADIL, MIGUEL BAPTISTA NUNES and GUO CHAO PENG
Vol. 4 No. 1 Year 2013 Pages 9-22
Public sector procurement is governed by laws and regulations enforcing a rigid structure with multiple criteria for assessing and selecting suppliers. This paper analyses legal and operational requirements of public sector e-procurement of the Maldives. The research was based on a desktop review of t...
Md. Ruhul Amin
Vol. 4 No. 1 Year 2013 Pages 1–8
Green marketing is a way to use the environmental benefits of a product or service to promote sales. Many consumers will choose products that do not damage the environment over less environmentally friendly products, even if they cost more. With green marketing, advertisers focus on environmental benefits to sell products such as bi...
IJSE ISSUE 3
Vol. 03, No. 01, Year 2012, Pages 1-10
Climate change has become an important aspect to consider for the development of destinations. In particular low-lying island states, many of which are highly susceptible to socio-economic and natural implications following from climate change and many of which are economically dependent on visitors arriving on (long-haul) fli...
IJSE ISSUE 3
A AZIZ KHAN
Vol. 03, No. 01, Year 2012, Pages 11-22
Bangladesh began her transition to democracy in 1990 through a process of large-scale uprisings when political parties united to fight President Ershad’s ten-year authoritarian rule. Since 1991 elections in Bangladesh have been held every five years (except between 2007-2008 during a two year state of emergency declar...
TARUNA SHALINI RAMESSUR, VIRENDRA POLODOO
Vol. 02, No. 01, Year 2011, Pages 15-35, Accepted January 2011.
This paper tests the effect of the Basel Risk Based Capital Requirements (Basel Accord 1) on Mauritians’ banks’ behaviorbehaviour, using a sample of 9 commercial banks. In the absence of any simultaneity between change in capital ratio and change in credit risk following the appl...
Vol. 02, No. 01, Year 2011, Pages 1-14, Accepted January 2011.
Terrorism coupled with extremism is a global phenomenon, which the Maldives had avoided experiencing until 2007. Sustained and repeated terrorist campaigns can derail the country’s economy, which mainly depends on tourism and related industries.
The review of literature and analysis of statistics establish that...
SEETANAH BOOPEN, ROJID SAWKUT AND RAMESSUR SHALINI
Vol. 01, No. 01, Year 2009, Pages 24-37, Accepted 1st November 2008.
Using a uniquely generated data series of disaggregated capital stock and accounting for endogeneity and feedback issues in a VECM framework, this paper investigates the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on the economic growth of Mauritius for 1960–2004. The...
C A BATMANGHLICH
Vol. 01, No. 01, Year 2009, Pages 15-23, Accepted 1st January 2008.
In the midst of the pending global economic meltdown, everyone from politicians to academics and executives are looking for a way to restore the order. Rescue plans are drawn up and financial stimulus packages are introduced. Yet it seems that all these efforts are nothing more than trouble shooting, fa...