International Journal of Development Issues: Volume 9 Issue 2


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The Cuban alternative to neoliberalism: Linkages between local production and tourism after 1990

Laura J. Enríquez

In response to its profound economic crisis, in the 1990s Cuba adopted a tourism‐based development strategy. As an approach to development, tourism has been both heralded…

Services and economic growth in Pacific Island countries

Azmat Gani, Michael D. Clemes

The purpose of this paper is to present an empirical study of the contribution of the services sector to per capita economic growth for Pacific Island countries.

State vulnerability and the facets of development: Some lessons from transitional economies of South‐East Europe

Valentin Cojanu

The overlapping measures of “state vulnerability” prompt a double interrogation: about their methodological validity, and analytical relevance. Against this epistemic…

Why has Viimsi become the wealthiest community in post‐socialist Estonia?: Explaining one small community's success in a changing world

Tomi Ovaska, Robert B. Anderson

The purpose of this paper is to present a qualitative study of economic development attempts to uncover the critical factors behind the recent economic rise of Viimsi…

Explaining Nigeria's import demand behaviour: a bound testing approach

M. Adetunji Babatunde, Festus O. Egwaikhide

The purpose of this paper is to present an empirical analysis of the aggregated import demand behavior for Nigeria using annual data between 1980 and 2006.

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