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This paper aims at checking if Small Island Developing States suffer from higher economic vulnerability resulting from their specificities compared to other developing economies. To this regard, we rely on the Economic Vulnerability Index (EVI) developed by the Committee for Development Policy of...

Author(s)
Goavec, C.; Hoarau, J. F.
Publisher
L'Harmattan, Paris, France
Citation
Région et Développement, 2015, No.42, pp 157-188
Abstract

This chapter investigates small-island Caribbean Tourism Area Life Cycle (TALC) dynamics, focusing on the different pattern of early development followed by destinations that had experienced a plantation type of initial economic development. The first section outlines the theoretical context that...

Author(s)
Weaver, D. B.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
The tourism area life cycle, Volume 1: applications and modifications, 2005, pp 185-197
Abstract

The role of tourism as an agent of development in small island states is virtually universal. Indeed, for many islands, tourism is the principal source of employment and foreign exchange earnings and the dominant economic sector. Nevertheless, many commentators suggest that island tourism is...

Author(s)
Sharpley, R.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 321-340