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Presented at the Inaugural International Conference of the Center for Macro Projects and Diplomacy at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island, on April 15/16, 2004 and included in volume one: Conference Papers and Presentations of the Working Papers Series.


The technology revolution has lead globalization. Because of globalization, there is an advantage of being small like Gaza as it is easier to get organized. The foreign direct investment is crucial to the development of Gaza. It includes technology, markets, scarce management skills, scarce engineering skills: thing cannot be bought. In order to attract foreign direct investment to the offshore island, the selling proposition needs to be indentified.