Barbados
University of the West Indies Press
Competitiveness in small developing economies :insights from the Caribbean
9789766401320
9766401322
234 pages
Economics
States, Small - Economic policy.
Competition, International.
International economic integration.
States, Small - Foreign economic relations.
Competition - Developing countries.
Competition - Caribbean Area.
States, Small - Economic conditions.
Contents8
Figures9
Tables10
Acknowledgements12
Abbreviations14
Introduction16
1. Competitiveness of Small Countries25
2. Exchange Regime Choice46
3. Exchange Regime Choice59
4. Risk Reduction Efforts in CARICOM’s MDCs76
5. Growth, Public Policy and Sovereignty91
6. FDI-Driven Competitiveness108
7. The Competitiveness of Firms132
8. Workplace Performance and Competitiveness151
9. Competitiveness and Rarely Traded Products172
10. The Role of Microenterprise Support and Social Policy192
Conclusion207
Notes219
Index237