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The Icelandic economic collapse how to overcome constraints associated with smallness
The article identifies a number of fundamental flaws concerning the Icelandic government’s economic handling and administrative working practices, which contributed to the scale of the 2008 crash. At
Iceland’s involvement in global affairs since the mid-1990s. What features determine the size of a state
The aim of this article is to examine Iceland’s international activity during the last decade. The case of Iceland will be placed in a ‘new’ conceptual framework intended to explain how the size of
Scotland as an Independent Small State: Where would it seek shelter?
A planned referendum in 2014 on Scottish independence gives cause to examine that scenario in the light of small state studies and recent European experience. One of the best-supported assumptions in
The Nordic States and Agenda-setting in the European Union : How Do Small States Score?
This paper examines whether particular subjective features are better suited than objective feature, to study the ability of the Nordic EU member states to have a say within the environmental policy
Iceland’s external affairs in the Middle Ages: The shelter of Norwegian sea power
According to the international relations literature, small countries need to form an alliance with larger neighbours in order to defend themselves and be economically sustainable. This paper applies
Iceland’s External Affairs from 1400 to the Reformation: Anglo-German Economic and Societal Shelter in a Danish Political Vacuum
The paper applies the assumption that small states/entities need economic and political shelter in order to prosper, to the case of Iceland in the period from 1400 to the Reformation in the mid-16th
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