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Journal Article
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Author, Analytic
Karagiannis, Nikolaos
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies
Article Title
Political Economy Aspects of a Developmental State Framework for the Bahamas
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Caribbean quarterly
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
50
Issue ID
3
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Abstract
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.....
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