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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Terrorism and Extremism: a Threat to Maldives Tourism Industry

Terrorism and Extremism: a Threat to Maldives Tourism Industry

AHMED NIYAZ Vol. 02, No. 01, Year 2011, Pages 1-14, Accepted January 2011. ABSTRACT 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...
A Dynamic Empirical Investigation of Foreign Direct Investment and Growth for the case of Mauritius

A Dynamic Empirical Investigation of Foreign Direct Investment and Growth for the case of Mauritius

SEETANAH BOOPEN, ROJID SAWKUT AND RAMESSUR SHALINI Vol. 01, No. 01, Year 2009, Pages 24-37, Accepted 1st November 2008. ABSTRACT 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...
Ethical Leadership as an Indispensible Contributing Factor to Rejuvenating Small Economies

Ethical Leadership as an Indispensible Contributing Factor to Rejuvenating Small Economies

C A BATMANGHLICH Vol. 01, No. 01, Year 2009, Pages 15-23, Accepted 1st January 2008. ABSTRACT 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...
Sustainable Resort Development in Sensitive Environments

Sustainable Resort Development in Sensitive Environments

J. PURANDARE Vol. 01, No. 01, Year 2009, Pages 1-15, Accepted 1st November 2008. ABSTRACT Sustainability is at the forefront of discussion regarding the development of our natural environments. With the tourism industry continuing to expand, particularly in developing nations and small island economies, it has become apparent that the sustainability and longevity of developments must be consider...
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