International Journal of Development Issues



Table Of Contents: Volume 12 Issue 2

Bolstering food security through agricultural policies: cross‐country evidence

Ivica Petrikova

The objective of this paper is to contribute to the existing literature by examining which combination of three important agricultural policies – land distribution…

Urban poverty in Vietnam: determinants and policy implications

Cuong Nguyen, Vu Linh, Thang Nguyen

The objective of the paper is to examine the profile and determinants of urban poverty in the two largest cities in Vietnam – Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. The paper also…

Residents' perceptions towards tourism development: the case of Sal Island

João Simão, Antónia Môsso

Sal Island has been the object of strong tourism development in the last decades, to the point that Cape Verde is now the African country with the highest relative weight…

Impact of female legislators on support for honest government

Li‐Ju Chen

Given that female candidates benefit more from an election based on a proportional representation system as opposed to a plurality system and the extent of corruption may…

Trade integration of Thailand with Mekong region

Hiroyuki Taguchi

The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent of the trade integration of Thailand with the Mekong region in comparison with its trade integration with the other…



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