International Journal of Development Issues: Volume 11 Issue 1


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The effectiveness of government expenditure on education and health care in the Caribbean

Roland Craigwell, Danielle Bynoe, Shane Lowe

Investment in human development is considered a means of improving the quality of life and sustaining economic growth in the Caribbean. The purpose of this paper is to…

The role of human and social capital on the development of wooden furniture clusters in Sri Lanka

H.M. Nihal Padmasiri

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how human and social capital assist in the development of clustered and non‐clustered firms in the wooden furniture industry in…

Developing e‐skills for competitiveness, growth and employment in the 21st century: The European perspective

Sumanjeet Singh

The purpose of this paper is to identify e‐skills shortages, gaps and mismatches in Europe, and the reasons behind these. In this light, the paper explores some key…

Efficiency of rice farming households in Vietnam

Vu Hoang Linh

The purpose of this paper is to estimate technical efficiency obtained from both data envelopment analysis (DEA) and stochastic frontier approaches using household survey…

Dynamics of foreign earnings, assistance and debt servicing in Bangladesh

M. Wasiqur Rahman Khan, Haydory Akbar Ahmed

The purpose of this paper is to examine the dynamics between real gross domestic product (GDP), foreign earnings, development assistance and debt servicing in Bangladesh…

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