This latest issue features contributions from Professor Avinash Persaud, Emeritus Professor of Gresham College and Executive Fellow of London Business…by
Over the last week much has been said about the concession granted to Sandals Resort to operate the property known…by
Overview The fiscal adjustment package passed recently by Government provides a platform for the restoration of economic growth through incentives…by
In this policy brief, The IDB Caribbean Department reviews the problem of a lack of competitiveness and the policy options to improve competitiveness and hence promote economic growth. Inadequate competitiveness can be measured as a sustained current account deficit of the balance of payments. We discuss the advantages and disadvantages of three devaluation policy options: an external devaluation, an internal devaluation, and a fiscal devaluation. We conclude that the latest fashionable option, fiscal devaluation, offers gain with no pain but detailed country-specific simulations are needed to determine which option is the better one.
For several weeks now, Barbadians have been waiting, in anticipation and perhaps trepidation, for the 2013 Financial Statement and Budgetary…by
The Honourable Christopher Sinckler, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, delivered the eagerly awaited Financial Statements and Budgetary Proposals of…by
In his first budget presentation since the Democratic Labour Party returned to power in February 2013, the Honorable Minister of…by
As I rise to present this Financial Statement and Budgetary Proposals, the central feature of which will be a revised…by