Faculty of Business

Dr Rajasundram Sathiendrakumar - Research/Publications

Top 10 Journal Articles

“International Tourism and the Economic Development of the Maldives”, with C.A. Tisdell, ANNALS of Tourism Research, Vol. 16, No.2, 1989, pp. 254-264. 

“Fishery Resources and Policies in the Maldives: Trends and Issues for an Island Developing Country”, Marine Policy, with C.A. Tisdell, Vol. 10, No. 4, 1086, pp. 279-293.

A Review Article on “Transfer, Adoption and Diffusion of Technology. For Small and Cottage Industries”, edited by Rizwanful Islam, Singapore Economic Review, Vol. 37, No. 2, 1992, October.

“Sustainable Development: Passing Fad or Potential Reality?”, International Journal of Social Economics, Vol.23, Nos. 4/5/6, 1996, pp.151-163.

“Waste Management: An Evaluation of Economic Instruments Available for Solid Waste Management”, Australian Economic Papers, Vol.15, No.3, Sept.. 1996, pp. 78-87.

“Environmental Management for Sustainable Tourism Development”. Australian Economic Papers, Vol. 17, No. 3, Sept. 1998, pp. 62-71.

“Greenhouse Emission Reduction and Sustainable Development”, International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 30, Nos. 11 and 12, 2003, pp. 1233-1248.

“Optimal Economic Fishery Effort in the Maldivian Tuna Fishery: An Appropriate Model”, Marine Resource Economics, with C.A. Tisdell, Vol.4, No.1, 1987, pp. 15 -44.

“Determinants of Relative Wealth in Maldivian Fishing Villages”, with C.A. Tisdell, Asian Profile, Vol. 17, No. 2, 1989, pp. 158-168.

“Comments on a note on Optimal Effort in the Maldivian Tuna Fishery”, With C.A. Tisdell, Marine Resource Economics, Vol. 6, 1989.

 

International Awards

Received a Citation of Excellence with the Highest quality rating by ANBAR Electronic Intelligence in 1997 for the article "Sustainable development: passing fad or potential reality?” International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 23, Nos. 4/5/6.

Invited by Macmillan Reference USA to write a Chapter on the Maldives in Their Countries and Culture Encyclopedia published in May 2001.

 

Book Chapters

"Issues and Trends in Tourism in a More Remote State: The Case of Western Australia", in C.A. Tisdell, C.J. Aislabie and P.J. Stanton (eds), Economics of Tourism: Case Studies and Analysis, Chapter 7 (pp. 157‑179), Institute of Industrial Economics, University of Newcastle, N.S.W., 2308, Australia, 1988.

"Economic Importance of Tourism for Small Indian Ocean and Pacific Island States", with C.A. Tisdell, in C.A. Tisdell, C.J. Aislabie and P.S. Stanton (eds), 1988, Economics of Tourism: Case Studies and Analysis, Chapter 9, pp. 205‑227, Institute of Industrial Economics, University of Newcastle, N.S.W., 2308, Australia, 1988.

"International Tourism and the Economic Development of an Archipelago: The Case of the Maldives", with C.A. Tisdell, in Kaminarides, J., Briguglio, L. and Hoogendonk, H. (eds.).  The Economic Development of Small Countries - Problems, Strategies and Policies, Eburon, Delft, The Netherlands, 1989, PP. 107 - 112.

"Marine Areas as Tourist Attractions in the Southern Indian Ocean", in Miller, M. L. and Auyong, J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 1990 Congress on Coastal and Marine Tourism, Vol. 1, National Coastal Resources Research & Development Institute, Newport, Oregon, U.S.A., pp. 78-88.

"Environmental Management for Sustainable Economic Development: Singaporean Experience", in Kiyoshi Yamazato, Suguru Ishijima, Seizo Sakihara, Hatsuo Taira, Zenko Shimabukuro, Fumio Teruya and Fumiko Nishihira (eds), Development and Conservation in The Asia-Pacific Region, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan, 1995, pp.281-290.

"The Green Revolution, Biotechnology and Environmental Concerns: A Case Study of the Philippines" (with K. Norris) in Ahmed I. and Doeleman J.A. (eds), Beyond Rio: The Environmental Crisis, Technological Dilemma and Sustainable Livelihoods in the Third World, I.L.O., Geneva, 1995, pp.195-220.

"Problems Faced by Indian Ocean Island Economies: The Case of the Maldives" in R. Gabbay, R.N. Gosh and M.A.B. Siddique (eds), Economics of Small Island Nations, New Age International Ltd., New Delhi, 1996, pp117-131 .

"Environmental Management for Sustainable Economic Development in Island Developing Economies: The Maldivian Experience" in Roy, K.C., Blomqvist, H.C. and Hossain, Iftekhar (eds), Development That Lasts, New Age International Ltd., New Delhi, 1997, pp.162-174.

"Sustainable Tourism Development: The Case of Scotland", in C.A. Tisell, Kartik C. Roy, Tourism and Development: Economic, Social, Political and Environmental Issues, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Commack, NY, 1998, pp.193-202.

“An Analysis of Economic Instruments that will Minimise the Discharge of Waste onto the Environment”, in Poon, C.S. and Lei, P.C.K. (eds.), Waste Management: The Challenge for Asian Cities – Search for a Sustainable Future, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2000, Volume 2, pp. 26 – 31.

“Waste Management: an Evaluation of Economic Instruments Available for Solid Waste Management” in Vanden Driesen, C. A. and I.H Vanden Driesen (eds), Celebrations Fifty Years of Sri Lanka – Australia Interactions, Sri Lankan Government Publications, 2000, pp. 549 – 556.

“The Republic of Maldives”  (2001) in Ember, Melvin and Carol R. Ember (eds) Countries and Their Cultures, New York, Macmillan Reference USA.

“Tourism and the economic development of the Maldives”, with C. Tisdell in Tourism Economics, the Environment and Development, Edward Elgar , UK, 2001, pp.190 –205.

“Municipal Solid waste Management for Sustainable Development: Principles and Policy Instruments”, in Pullammanappallil, P; McComb, A; Diaz, L.F; and Bidlingmaier, W. (eds.) Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of ORBIT Association on Biological Processing of Organics: Advances for a Sustainable Society, Murdoch University, Western Australia, May 2003, pp. 431 –441.

“Optimal Economic Fishery Effort in the Maldivian Tuna Fishery: an Appropriate Model”, in Clem Tisdell (ed.), (2003) Economics and Ecology in Agriculture and marine Production, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, UK, Chapter 23, pp. 277 – 306.

“Successful Globalisation Requires Good Corporate Governance: Some East Asian Experience”, in Clem Tisdell (ed.), 2005, Globalisation and World Economic Policies, Serials Publication New Delhi (India), Chapter 15, pp 211 – 216.

“The Need for Carbon Dioxide Reduction for Sustainable Development”, in Mohd Azizuddin Mohd Sani, Abubaker Eby Hara and Shahruddin Hassim (eds), The Asia pacific Region: Contemporary Trend and Challenges, Universiti Ultara Malaysia Press,  2009, pp. 271 – 289.

“Sustainable Tourism Development: Its Feasibility and Economic Value3” in C.A. Tisdell (ed.) Handbook of Tourism Economics, World Scientific Publishing Co. Singapore, 2013, pp. 787 – 811.

 

Journal Articles

"Tourism and the Development of the Maldives", Massey Journal of Asian and Pacific Business, with C.A. Tisdell, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1985, pp. 27‑34.

"Fishery Resources and Policies in the Maldives:  Trends and Issues for an Island Developing Country", Marine Policy, with C.A. Tisdell, Vol. 10, No. 4, 1986, pp. 279‑293.

"Artisanal fisheries in LDC's, especially in the Indian sub‑continent, and the inappropriateness of the MEY criterion", MARGA Quarterly Journal, with C.A. Tisdell, Vol. 8, No. 4, 1987, pp. 18‑33.

"Optimal Economic Fishery Effort in the Maldivian Tuna Fishery:  An Appropriate Model", Marine Resource Economics, with C.A. Tisdell, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1987 pp.15‑44.

"Migration from Traditional Rural Communities and Outside Employment:  A Study of Maldivian Fishing Villages", The South East Asian Economic Review, with C.A. Tisdell, Vol. 8, No. 2, Aug 87, pp. 121‑163.

"Towards an Appropriate Effort‑Based Fishery Model for the Tuna Fishery of Maldives", The Indian Journal of Fisheries, Vol. 34, No. 4, 1987, pp. 433‑454.

The Maldives: Development and Soci‑Economic Tensions", with C.A. Tisdell, The South East Asian Economic Review, Vol. 9, No. 2, 1988, pp. 125‑162.

"International Tourism and the Economic Development of the Maldives", with C.A. Tisdell, ANNALS of Tourism Research, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1989, pp. 254‑264.

"Determinants of Relative Wealth in Maldivian Fishing Villages", with C.A. Tisdell, Asian Profile, Vol. 17, No. 2, 1989, pp. 155‑168.

"An Appropriate Management Policy for the Tuna Fishery in the Maldives", Asian Fisheries Science, 2, 1989, PP. 163‑175.

"Comments on a Note on Optimal Effort in the Maldivian Tuna Fishery", with C.A. Tisdell, MarineResource Economics, 6, 1989, pp. 177-178.

"Technological Change and Income Distribution: Findings from Maldivian Fishing Villages", Journal of Economics and International Relations, with C.A. Tisdell, Vol. 3, No. 3. Autumn 1990, pp. 217-240.

A Review Article on "Transfer, Adoption and Diffusion of Technology, for Small and Cottage Industries", edited by Rizwanul Islam, Singapore Economic Review, Vol. 37, No. 2, 1992, October, pp. 111-13.

"Environmental Management for Sustainable Economic Development: The Singaporean Experience", The International Journal of Environmental Education and Information, Vol. 14, No. 1, 1995,  pp.63-74.

"An Economic Evaluation of Policy Options Available to Control Industrial Air Pollutants", The International Journal of Environmental Education and Information, Vol. 14, No. 3, 1995, pp.245-258.

"Sustainable Development: Passing Fad or Potential Reality?” International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 23, Nos. 4/5/6, 1996, pp.151-163.

"Waste Management: An Evaluation of Economic Instruments Available for Solid Waste Management", Economic Papers, Vol. 15, No. 3, Sept. 1996, pp78-87.

"Economic Management of Solid Waste", Proceedings of the Pollution Control '97, Pollution Control Department, Bangkok, 1997.

"Environmental Management for Sustainable Tourism Development", Economic Papers, Vol. 17, No. 3, Sept. 1998, pp62-71.

"Sustainable Tourism Development: The Case of Scotland", Environmental Education and Information, Vol. 17, No. 4, Oct-Dec 1998, pp381-396.

“Importance of Marine Tourism and Environmental Protection: in Some Selected Indian Ocean Islands”, Pakistan Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 7, July 2002, pp. 739 - 741.

“An Evaluation of Fisheries Management Policies Available for Domestic Tuna Fishery in the Maldives”, Pakistan Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 8, August 2002, pp. 848 – 852.

“Greenhouse Emission Reduction and Sustainable Development”, International Journal of Social Economics, Volume 30, Numbers 11 and 12, 2003, pp. 1233 – 1248.

“Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries: With Special Emphasis on Sri Lanka”, Journal of Social And Economic Policy, Vol. 2, No. 2, December 2005, pp. 209 – 221

“An Evaluation of Fisheries Management Policies Available to Australia for the management of Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery ”, Applied Economics and Policy Analysis, Vol. 1 No. 1 (2007): 89 – 98.

“Foreign Direct Investment and economic Growth Nexus: Empirical Evidence from Sri Lanka” Indian Development Journal, with Jananee Raguragavan, Vol. 5, No. 2, December 2007, pp. 295 - 315

 

Conference Participation

Presented a paper entitled, "International Tourism and the Economic Development of an Archipelago:  The Case of the Maldives Republic", with Prof. C.A. Tisdell for the International Conference on the Economic Development of Small Countries, held at the University of Malta, May 22‑24, 1985.

Presented a paper entitled,  "Tourism and the Development of small island Indian and Pacific Ocean States:  Comparison with the Maldives", at the First Global Conference on Tourism ‑ Vital Force for Peace, held in Vancouver, British Colombia Canada, October 23‑27, 1988.

Discussant for one session at the International Conference on Indian Ocean Island States, July 6-8th, 1989, held at the University of Western Australia.

Presented a paper entitled, "Marine Areas as Tourist Attractions in the Southern Indian Ocean", with Prof. C.A. Tisdell, at the Congress on Coastal and Marine Tourism, held at the East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 25-31, 1990.

Presented a paper entitled "Environmental Management for Sustainable Economic Development: The Singaporean Experience" at the Okinawa Regional Conference, held at the Pacific Hotel Okinawa, Japan, November 5-6, 1993.

Presented a paper entitled "Environmental Management and Sustainable Economic Development in Island Developing Economies: The Maldivian Experience" at the IIDS Conference in Helsinki, Finland, July 31 - August 2, 1995

Presented a paper entitled "Sustainable Tourism Development: The Case of Scotland" at the Fourth IIDS International Seminar held in Utkal University, Orisea, India,  4th to 7th June 1997.

Invited as a guest speaker at the Pollution Control '97 Conference held in Bangkok, 12th to 14th November 1997.  Presented a paper entitled "Economic Management of Municipal Solid Waste".

Presented a paper entitled "An Evaluation of Fisheries Management Policies Available for Domestic Tuna Fishery in the Maldives" at the Indian Ocean Fisheries Conference held in Fremantle, Western Australia, 8-10th November 1999.

Chaired one session on National and International Issues – Conflict or Co-operation at the Indian Ocean Fisheries Conference held in Fremantle, Western Australia, 8-10th November 1999.

Gave a Public Lecture on Environmental Management for Sustainable Tourism Development at the University of South Pacific on 22nd March 2000.

Gave a Public Lecture on Fisheries Management for Tuna Fisheries at the University of South Pacific on 30th March 2000.

Presented a paper entitled “An Analysis of Economic Instruments that will Minimise the Discharge Waste onto the Environments” at the ISWA International Symposium & Exhibition on Waste Management in Asian Cities held in Hong Kong, China, 23 – 26 October 2000.

Delivered a lecture on 2 July 2001 on Economics of Waste Management at the professional course on solid waste management that was held from 2-6 July 2001 at Murdoch University by the Centre for Organic Waste Management

Gave a Lecture at the Professional Course on Waste Management held at Murdoch University on 2/7/2001.

Gave a Public Lecture on “The Economics of Waste Management” at the Industry Sundowner, in Perth, on 16th October 2001.

Presented a paper entitled “Municipal Solid Waste Management for Sustainable Development: Principles and Policy Instruments”, at the Fourth International Conference of ORBIT Association on Biological processing of Organics: Advances for a Sustainable Society, held at the Sheraton Hotel, in Perth, Western Australia, 30 April – 2 May 2003.

Presented a paper entitled “An evaluation of of fisheries management policies available to Australia for the management of Southern Blue Fin Tuna” at the 2006 Economists Conference held at the Curtain University, Western Australia, 25th September – 27th September 2006.

Chaired a session on Environmental economics issues at the 2006 Conference of Economists held at Curtain University, Western Australia, 25th September – 27th September 2006.

Presented a paper entitled ‘The need for carbon dioxide reduction for sustainable development” at the International Conference on International Studies (ICIS) 2008 Conference held at the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 4th – 6th December

Presented a paper, “Policy Instruments for Sustainable Waste management”, at the University of Western Sydney Staff Seminar Series on the 25th of March 2011.

Presented a paper entitled “Economic Policy Instruments and Municipal Solid Waste Management for Sustainable Development” atthe International Conference on Waste – The Social Context: People, Policies and Payoffs, hosted by Edmonton Waste Management of Centre of Excellence (EWMCE), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on May 8 – 11, 2011. 

 

Monographs, Papers and Articles

"Development of the Resources of the Sea for Regional Cooperation and National Development:  Country Study of Sri Lanka", Marga Institute, Doc.M/722 of 1983.

"Feasibility Report on Palmyrah Palm Arrack Project for the Jaffna District", Sri Lanka Sugar Corporation, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1982.

Nature of Employment and Determinants of Distribution of Wealth of Households in Fishing Villages in the Maldives", Contributed Economic Essays:  A Collection in Memory of Dr M.G. Kibria, Tisdell, C.A. (ed.), Research Report or Occasional Paper, No. 141, Chapter 4, pp. 61‑84, Department of Economics, The University of Newcastle, N.S.W. 2308, Australia, 1987.

"An Evaluation of Fisheries Management Policies and Selection of an Appropriate Policy for the Domestic Tuna Fisheries in the Maldives", Economics Programme Working Papers, No. 10, Murdoch University, Western Australia, 1988.

"Tourism and the Development of Small Indian and Pacific Ocean States:  Comparison with the Maldives", Research Report or Occasional Paper No. 154, with C.A. Tisdell, The University of Newcastle, 1988.

"Marine Development and Socio‑Economic Conflicts (Internal and External) of the Maldives", Economics Programme Working Paper, No. 12, with C.A. Tisdell, Murdoch University, Western Australia, 1988.

"The Green Revolution, Biotechnology and Environmental Concerns: A Case Study of the Philippines" (with K. Norris) World Employment Programme Research Working Paper, WEP 2-22/WP 236 Oct. 1992.

"Economic Growth and Sustainable Development: Some Issues Confronting Singapore", Economic Link.  Issue No. 5, April - June 1993, pp 6-10.

"Environment:  Which Way Now?".  Economics Programme Working Papers, No. 95, Murdoch University, Western Australia, 1993.

"Economic Evaluation of Policy Options Available to Control Industrial Pollutants", EconomicsProgramme Working Papers, No. 96, Murdoch University, Western Australia, 1993.

"The Problems and Policies of Sustainable Development for an Island Economy: The Case of the Maldives".  Economics Programme Working Papers, No. 129, Murdoch University, Western Australia, 1995.

"Sustainable Development:  Some Key Issues".  Economics Programme Working Papers, No. 142, Murdoch University, Western Australia, April 1996.

"Waste Management: Evaluation of Economic Instruments to Achieve the Principle of Waste Not Want Not". Economics Programme Working Papers, No. 153, Murdoch University, Western Australia, April 1996.  Abstracted in Public Economics Abstracts, Economic Research Network (ERN) and Environmental Economics Abstracts, Social Science Research Network (SSRN).

"Outbound Tourism from Singapore" (with R. Watson), Asia Research Centre, Working Paper No. 69, May 1997.

“Economics of Waste Management”, http:/members.home.net/earth/2000/Sathiendrakumar.html

“Importance of Marine Tourism and Environmental Protection: In Some Selected Indian Ocean Islands”, USPEC Working Paper No. 2001.1 March 2001, Department of Economics, University of South Pacific.

Proceedings the 2006 Economists Conference, “An evaluation of of fisheries management policies available to Australia for the management of Southern Blue Fin Tuna”, at Curtain University, Western Australia, 25th September – 27th September 2006.

Proceedings of the ICIS 2008 Conference, ‘The need for carbon dioxide reduction for sustainable development”,  International Conference on International Studies (ICIS) 2008, the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 4th – 6th December 2008.

Proceedings of the Waste - The Social Context" Conference 2011, “Economic Policy Instruments and Municipal Solid Waste Management or Sustainable Economic Development “, May 2011, Edmonton, Canada

 

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