MAURITIUS CHAIRHOLDERS PUBLISHED NEW BOOK ON MAURITUS DEVELOPMENT
Monday, March 9, 2020
WTO Mauritius Chairholders Boopen Seetanah and Raja Vinesh Sannassee have published their new book “ MAURITIUS: A SUCCESSFUL SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATE.”
The economic upturn and performance of Mauritius is a far cry from predictions made in the 1960s. The island’s remarkable economic performance since the 1980s can been attributed to a multitude of factors instrumental to the success of the economy, including structural reforms, outward looking export orientated strategies, diversification in the manufacturing, tourism and financial services sectors amongst others, sound economic governance and institutions, and significant investment in human capital.
This book attempts to provide a detailed analysis of the various key ingredients which have helped to propel Mauritius to its current status. The various chapters provide important readings for both academics and policymakers, with the final chapter providing key policy strategies which the government needs to implement to help Mauritius graduate to the next level of development: namely to that of a high-income economy and, in moving out of the middle-income trap, laying the foundations for future growth and shared prosperity in the light of both domestic challenges and global constraints.
The book is available on Google Books :