International Journal of Small Economies

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

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On the Crossroad of Reception and Rejection: The Case of Migrant Workers in the Local Community of The Maldives

On the Crossroad of Reception and Rejection: The Case of Migrant Workers in the Local Community of The Maldives

AISHATH SHAFINA aishath.shafina@gmail.com Vol. 06, No. 01, Year 2021, Pages 27-35 ABSTRACT The migrant population of the Maldives makes up one-third of the island’s population, with Indian and Bangladeshi migrants forming the bulk of the migrant population. Over one-third of the migrants are undocumented, and local and international sources have reported frequent discrimination and violation of...
Conceptual Framework for Exploring FDI Inflow to Small Economics: An Institutional Economics Approach

Conceptual Framework for Exploring FDI Inflow to Small Economics: An Institutional Economics Approach

SALAH A.  ALAWADHI alawadhi@outlook.com Vol. 06, No. 01, Year 2021, Pages 15-26 ABSTRACT This paper aims to provide a conceptual framework, as sophisticated tool to systematically assist MNCs when conducting examination of a host country as potential location, and as a guidance for any prospective host country to assess their position. The conceptual framework deploys both Transection Cost (TC)...
From Crisis to Crisis: Choice and Decision Making in Violent Jihadism

From Crisis to Crisis: Choice and Decision Making in Violent Jihadism

AISHATH SHAFINA aishath.shafina@gmail.com Vol. 06, No. 01, Year 2021, Pages 1-15 ABSTRACT The intensification of radicalism poses a threat to not only the international order, but can also disrupt the lives of a small island nation. The increasing radicalism and extremism, leading to a mounting number of people joining Jihadist networks and causing terror have never been so alarming. Beginning wi...