Development and Sustainable Growth of Mauritius

  • Vanessa T. Tang
  • Timothy M. Shaw
  • Merle G. Holden

Part of the Contemporary African Political Economy book series (CONTAPE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Vanessa T. Tang, Merle G. Holden, Timothy M. Shaw
    Pages 1-15
  3. Vanessa T. Tang, Fiona Tregenna, Johane Dikgang
    Pages 69-104
  4. Kobena T. Hanson, Vanessa T. Tang, Hilary T. Muguto
    Pages 171-182
  5. Vanessa T. Tang, Fiona Tregenna
    Pages 183-212
  6. David S. Hammond, Valery Gond, Claudia Baider, Vincent F. B. Florens, Sharveen Persand, Susan G. W. Laurance
    Pages 213-237
  7. Joseph Atta-Mensah, Vanessa T. Tang, Timothy M. Shaw
    Pages 239-251
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 253-256

About this book


This edited volume analyzes the Mauritius economy and highlights what conditions and policies have contributed to the development of the country. The project gives a historical and economic analysis of Mauritius and provides comparative approaches looking at other developing states in Africa and Asia. This book is intended for a broad audience, consisting of not only economists with quantitative expertise but also other social scientists, policymakers and scholars interested in the intellectually fascinating exploration of Mauritius’s rapid rise and sustained growth performance.

Vanessa T. Tang is Research Lecturer in International Economics and Policy Development Consultant at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Timothy M. Shaw is Visiting Professor in PhD in Global Governance and Human Security at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA, and Emeritus Professor at the University of London, UK.

Merle G. Holden is Emeritus Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.


Sustainable Growth Development Africa Mauritius African Politics

Editors and affiliations

  • Vanessa T. Tang
    • 1
  • Timothy M. Shaw
    • 2
  • Merle G. Holden
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Accounting, Economics & FinanceUniversity of KwaZulu-NatalDurbanSouth Africa
  2. 2.Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security & Global GovernanceUniversity of MassachusettsBoston, MAUSA
  3. 3.University of KwaZulu-NatalDurbanSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Political Science and International Studies
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-96165-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-96166-8
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