MicSem Publications

MicSem By Category: Economics

Swimming with the Tide , by C.L. Cheshire

Island development today could learn from the past: the importance of trading partnerships and self-enforced contracts.

April 2010 (MC #81) Business Economics

Sustainable Human Developement in Micronesia , by Jay Dobbin and Francis X. Hezel, SJ

A review of the economic situation and of development possibilities in the future.

March 1998 (MC #21) Economics

Here’s Where We’re Headed. Which Way Should We Be Going? , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ and Hilda Heine

A review of what the numbers say about the directions of the Micronesian governments.

June 2000 (MC #28) Economics Education Government

Insuring Our Health: Financing Health Care in the FSM , by Marcus H. Samo

How to fashion an insurance program that will relieve the government’s heavy burden of medical costs.

August 2001 (MC #36) Economics Health

Feast and Famine: US Assistance and the Compact Funding Outlook , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

US funding assistance to FSM for the next two years and the Compact funding outlook.

June 2001 (MC #35) Compact Economics

Spoiled Tuna: A Fishing Industry Gone Bad , by Matthew Jacobs

Review of the recent history of the fishing industry in FSM and impact of the losses on the country.

March 2002 (MC #40) Economics

Rough Seas Ahead: The FSM Economy During Compact II , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

A forecast of FSM’s economic future for the next twenty years and beyond.

January 2003 (MC #44) Compact Economics

A Tuna Industry in Micronesia? , by Peter Wilson

The case for launching a large fishing industry in the islands despite a long list of past failures.

April 2007 (MC #66) Business Economics

Myths of the FSM Economy , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

The article challenges seven popular beliefs about the economy of FSM.

December 2005 (MC #59) Economics

The Clam Industry in the Marshalls , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

History of the clam industry and the problems encountered along the way.

August 2004 (MC #51) Business Economics

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