Author Affiliation, Ana.
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies
Political Economy Aspects of a Developmental State Framework for the Bahamas
Date of Publication
The author hypothesizes that particular conditions in the Bahamian economic culture have led to tourism being seen as an economic activity capable of creating income and jobs for the country’s inhabitants and earning important foreign exchange, but not as one of the most dynamic sectors for its future economic development. He argues that tourism has further subjected the Bahamas to outside dependence. He concludes by identifying key strategic requirements and offering alternative policy recommendations.....