Authors: Leo Paul Dana
Addresses: University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
Abstract: The subject of this article is Gibraltar, an entity covering a mere two and a quarter square miles - the only colony in Europe. Considering the small population and the multi-tiered government, Gibraltarians may be described as the most governed people in the world. Yet the style of government has been non-interventionist, and this may be said to have been paramount in attracting entrepreneurs from abroad. In the absence of natural resources, laissez-faire policy has been among this duty-free port|s most important assets.
Keywords: entrepreneurship; entrepreneurship policy; enterprise; small business; Gibraltar.
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 2002 Vol.2 No.1, pp.38-42
Published online: 16 Jul 2003 *Full-text access for editors Access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article