Is the Notion of Small State Still Relevant?
Let me deal with this question first in a few introductory remarks, then turn to the definition of a small state. Based on the thesis that the political relevance of a country depends on its ability to cope with regional integration and international interdependence, I will ask if Switzerland should still be considered a small state. The contribution ends with some reflections on the remaining benefits of smallness.
KeywordsForeign Direct Investment Foreign Policy Regional Integration Small State Introductory Remark
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