(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1995)

Document title

Is more always better? The South Pacific Viewpoint on development and cultural change

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

POIRINE B. (1) ;
(1) Université Française du Pacifique, Punaauia, POLYNESIE FRANCAISE


In Oceania, as well as in developing regions elsewhere, traditional sector activities have positive external effects. They produce a lively culture and a cherished lifestyle which are public goods. Taking into account the positive role of culture in social welfare, one finds that the market equilibrium is not a welfare optimum. Thus, traditional activities should be subsidised to maintain and encourage the positive external effects they have on social welfare


Article of periodic

published at : Asia Pacific viewpoint / ISSN 1360-7456

Editor : Blackwell, Cambridge - ROYAUME-UNI (1996)

Millesime : 1995, vol. 36, no1 [pp. 47-71]

Collation : Illustration ;




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