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The Sinckler-Worrell Phenomenon -Sacrifice Can Be Maniacal or Suicidal

Submitted by George C. Brathwaite (PhD)

Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler

Governor of the Central Bank, Delisle Worrell – Click image to read PDF report… 1,976 more words

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Economic Forum Hosted by the Central Bank of Barbados

Central Bank of Barbados Governor, Dr. DeLisle Worrell and a panel of experts comprising Professor Winston Moore, Head of the Department of Economics at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill; Donna Wellington, President of The Barbados Bankers’ Association; Reginald Farley, Executive Director of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados; and Jewel Brathwaite, a well respected business journalist discussed a wide range of topics related to the economy.

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What Have We Learnt So Far Regarding DEVALUATION?

The following was posted to FB Senate Page  by Economist Charles Skeete
  1. The monetary authorities can fix the nominal/official rate of exchange, but not the real rate (reer).
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IMF Projects Low Growth for the Caribbean

The following report was extracted from the website caribbeansignal.com:The IMF released its World Economic Outlook Update for January 2017 earlier today. The organization is projecting growth of between 3.4 and 3.6% in global output between 2017 and 2018, especially in emerging markets and developing economies. 35 more words

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The George Brathwaite Column - Labour Must NOT Yield

Submitted by Dr. George C. Brathwaite

Caswell Franklyn, General Secretary of Unity Workers Union

Mary Redman, head of the BSTU

Toni Moore, BWU

“Unless you have a group of people in this country who are prepared to redress the imbalances, to see things in the broad, social context; to see the economic importance of legislation, the economic importance of development, the psychological importance of removing distinctions between one class of the community and the other, then you are asking for trouble.” – (Premier E.W. 1,627 more words

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The George Brathwaite Column - Chris, It’s the Lasting uncertainty!

Submitted by Dr. George C. Brathwaite

“The challenge lies rather in the idea of planning, of purposeful, intelligent control over economic affairs. This, it seems, we must accept as a guide to our economic life to replace the decadent notions of a laissez-faire philosophy.” – Rexford Tugwell and Howard Hill, ‘Our Economic Society and Its Problems’ (New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1934), p. 1,613 more words

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Barbados' Economic Performance for the Q2,2016

The Barbados economy grew by 1.3% over the first six months of 2016, compared to virtually no growth a year ago. This was a slight deceleration from the first quarter, mainly on account of unexpected delays in major tourism investments projects… 20 more words

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