Suhejla Hoti

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Following the rapid growth in the international debt of less developed countries in the 1970s and the increasing incidence of debt rescheduling in the early 1980s, country risk has become a topic of major concern for the international financial community. A critical assessment of country risk is essential because it reflects the ability and willingness of a(More)
Following the aftermath of the 11 September 2001 events, the risks associated with engaging in international dealings have increased substantially, and become more difficult to analyse and predict for decision makers in the economic, financial and political sectors. The importance of country risk analysis is underscored by the existence of several prominent(More)
As environmental issues have become increasingly important in economic research and policy for sustainable development, firms in the private sector have introduced environmental and social issues in conducting their business activities. Such behaviour is tracked by the Dow Jones Sustainable Indexes (DJSI) through financial market indexes that are derived(More)
Environmental issues and risk have become central in socioeconomic research and policy planning in order to ensure sustainable development. As environmental risk is difficult to assess and measure, different indexes have been developed to evaluate specific aspects of such risk. Environmental risk typically involves problems generated by the consumption of(More)
During the last two decades, there has been a growing fascination with the livelihood of islands with small populations and territories which overwhelmingly rely on tourism as a source of exports. The small island tourism economies (SITEs) analyzed in this paper were colonised, and had depended heavily on financial aid from their former colonists for(More)
There exist several important benchmark indices in environmental finance, some computed by wellknown financial index providers such as the Dow Jones group or the FTSE group, and others by independent agencies specializing in environmental and ethical issues in finance. The main feature of these sustainability indices is that they are constructed from a(More)
International tourism is an important source of service exports to Spain and its regions, particularly the Canary Islands. Tourism is the major industry in the Canary Islands, accounting for about 22% of GDP. This paper examines time series of international tourism demand to the Canary Islands collected by the National Airport Administration (AENA) at(More)
Environmental issues have become increasingly important in economic research and policy for sustainable development. Such issues are tracked by the Dow Jones Sustainable Indexes (DJSI) through financial market indexes that are derived from the Dow Jones Global Indexes. The environmental sustainability activities of firms are assessed using criteria in three(More)