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Title Small states and the pillars of economic resilience / edited by Lino Briguglio ... [and others]
Published Malta : Islands and Small States Institute of the University of Malta ; London : Commonwealth Secretariat, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  330.9 Bri/Ssa  AVAILABLE
Description 424 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction / Lino Briguglio, Gordon Cordina, Nadia Farrugia and Constance Vigilance -- Part 1. Macroeconomic Policy -- 2. Macroeconomic stability and economic resilience in small states: the role of macroeconomic policies / Lawrence Schembri -- 3. Government expenditure, debt and fiscal adjustment in small states / Stephanie Medina Cas and Rui Ota -- 4. The role of fiscal policy in resilience building: experiences of Pacific Island countries / T.K. Jayaraman -- 5. CARICOM's orientation in external trade negotiations and resilience building / Claudius Preville -- Part 2. Market Efficiency -- 6. Economic resilience and market efficiency in small states / Gordon Cordina -- 7. Private sector development and micro-enterprises in small states / Stephanie Vella -- 8. International labour mobility for resilience building in microstates / Satish Chand -- 9. Bridling market dominance: a view from Jamaica / Barbara Lee -- Part 3. Good Governance -- 10. Building good governance and economic resilience in small states / Paul Sutton -- 11. Small states, resilience and governance / Yiagadeesen Samy, David Carment, Stewart Prest and Jean Francois Gagné -- 12. Governance issues in the Pacific Island countries / Mahendra Reddy -- Part 4. Social and Environmental Issues -- 13. Poverty, migration and economic resilience in small island developing states / John Connell -- 14. Social cohesion, governance and social development in small states / Naren Prasad -- 15. Income distribution, social cohesion and economic resilience / Jean Paul Fabri and Alexia Pizzuto -- 16. Sustainable development and economic resilience with special reference to Malta / Lino Briguglio -- Part 5. The Role of International Organisations -- 17. Small states and the Commonwealth Secretariat / Constance Vigilance -- 18. Finding answers to the concerns of small, vulnerable economies in the Doha round / Hans-Peter J. Werner -- Part 6. Composite Indices -- 19. Conceptual and practical issues in constructing composite indices / Nadia Farrugia -- 20. Methodological issues in the construction of composite indices: a case study of the human development index / Mark McGillivray, Farhad Noorbakhsh and Beris Gwynne
Summary "The main argument put forward in this book is that economic resilience can be built through appropriate policy interventions in four principal areas, namely macroeconomic stability, microeconomic market efficiency, good governance and social development."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Economic development -- Social aspects.
States, Small -- Economic conditions.
States, Small.
Author Briguglio, Lino.
Commonwealth Secretariat.
University of Malta (1980- ). Islands and Small States Institute.
LC no. 2008431211
ISBN 9789990949247