MicSem Publications

MicSem By Category: Economics

Pacific Island Nations: How Viable Are Their Economies? , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Are Pacific Island nations waging a losing battle in their attempt to create self-supporting economies? 2012

Is That the Best You Can Do? A Tale of Two Micronesian Economies , by Francis X. Hezel, S.J.

Evolution of the economies of FSM and the Marshalls over forty years and our expectations for self-reliance. 2006

The Creation of a Colony: The Paradox of Economic Aid to Micronesia , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Trends of a larger US subsidy during the 1960 might lead to permanent colonial status of Micronesia. 1968

The Micronesian Dilemma: How to Support Expensive Habits and Still Run the Household , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Is the new affluence of the islands putting the hope of independence beyond reach? 1976

Micronesia: Ten Years After , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Micronesia’s real poverty consists in the affluence that could diminish its national pride. 1974

Reflections on Micronesia’s Economy , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Data on employment, wages, education, and imports shows the islands moving away from self-reliance. 1973

Let’s Have the Meal Today Rather Than the Fishing Industry Tomorrow , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Local governments are perpetuating the old habits of spending for consumption money that could be used for economic development. 1987

A Brief Economic History of Micronesia , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

History of the cash economy through the colonial period to the end of trusteeship with figures and tables of exports and imports. 1984

Yesterday’s Myths, Today’s Realities , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

The old dreams of self-reliance are yielding to the demands for more jobs and consumer goods. 1980

The New Formula for Self-Reliance , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Islanders today have come to believe that self-reliance does not require any cutback in lifestyle or the flow of money into the islands. 1979
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