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View the PDF document Tuvalu and the MIRAB model : the private sector and a vibrant community
Author:Lifuka, Pesega
Institution: The University of the South Pacific
Award: M.A. Development Studies
Subject: Economic development -- Tuvalu -- Mathematical models, Economic development -- Social aspects -- Tuvalu, Tuvalu -- Economic conditions, Tuvalu -- Economic policy
Date: 2017
Call No.: HD 75 .5 .L54 2017
BRN: 1349554
Copyright:Under 10% of this thesis may be copied without the authors written permission

Abstract: This study is an exploratory undertaking in the framework of the MIRAB model, which was originally formulated by Bertram and Watters in 1985. There have been several studies conducted to acknowledge the economic status and development of Tuvalu in the past which were either based on or modified/extended the MIRAB model for the country. Yet, this study is unique in trying to explain why it is important to start development from grassroots, which are the local communities in the case of Tuvalu.
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