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Author Caruana Galizia, Paul
Title The economy of modern Malta [electronic resource] : from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century / by Paul Caruana Galizia
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan US : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
book jacket
Descript xii, 384 p. : ill., digital ; 24 cm
Series Palgrave studies in economic history
Palgrave studies in economic history
Note 1. Introduction: Development in the Long Run -- 2. Agriculture, 1800-1964 -- 3. Trade and Industry, 1800-1938 -- 4. The State and the Economy, 1938-1986 -- 5. The Liberal Age, 1987-Present -- 6. Final Remarks
This book provides the first wide-ranging account of the Maltese economy in the modern era, from colonialism to European Union membership. It sets arguments about growth and development, and the impact and legacy of colonization, against detailed histories of agriculture, manufacturing and trade, and different economic policy regimes. It is based on volumes of newly collected archival evidence and the latest thinking in economic history. By extending coverage up to the present, the book explains how one of the world's smallest nation-states achieved lasting economic development, quintupling its per capita income level since 1970, when many other postcolonial and advanced economies stagnated
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Economic development -- Malta -- History
Malta -- Economic conditions
Malta -- History
Economics
Economic History
European Economics
Regional/Spatial Science
Alt Author SpringerLink (Online service)
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