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Economic development in the Eastern Caribbean islands.

Alice W. Shurcliff

Economic development in the Eastern Caribbean islands.

by Alice W. Shurcliff

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Published by University of the West Indies, Institute of Social and Economic Research in [Jamaica] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlice W. Shurcliff, John F. Wellemeyer.
SeriesSeries 4 : Manpower surveys
ContributionsWellemeyer, John F., University of the West Indies. Institute of Social andEconomic Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22702124M

Caribbean) is one of unfulfilled potential and concern about the sustainability of past accomplishments”. The report notes correctly that over the past three decades, Caribbean economic development has lagged behind that of similarly small and comparable countries like Singapore, Ireland and Cyprus. The EIU’s flagship service examines and explains the important political and economic trends in Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. Each of our Country Reports contain in-depth and ongoing analysis and forecasts of political, policy and economic conditions in Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, to help you understand what is happening now and to gain a .

This is the population pyramid for Montserrat. A population pyramid illustrates the age and sex structure of a country's population and may provide insights about political and social stability, as well as economic development. The population is distributed along the horizontal axis, with males shown on the left and females on the right. The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union (OECS/ECCU) is one of four currency unions in the world. As in other parts of the world in the aftermath of the global economic and financial crisis, the region is at a crossroads, facing the major challenges of creating jobs, making growth more inclusive, reforming the banking system, and managing volatility, while grappling Brand: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND.

For U.S. tourists, the duty-free shopping exemption of $1, is twice as much as other islands. The capital of Charlotte Amalie is well known to tourists who visit via stopovers and eastern Caribbean cruises for the large number of duty-free shops, the quality of the merchandise, the aggressive pricing, but also the aggressive employees. This article explores the current programmes in the Eastern Caribbean and whether the offering of economic citizenship is worth the risks involved. The concept of citizenship, that is, the status of holding the nationality of a State, is imbued with a whole package of legal, political and other rights and duties.


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Economic development in the Eastern Caribbean islands by Alice W. Shurcliff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Read this book on Questia. "Bearing in mind the recent renewed interest in the economic and environmental problems of small islands everywhere, (this) is a highly appropriate time to bring back to world attention the issues of that time, which served in large measure to define the patterns of development in Barbados, Grenada, St.

Lucia, and St. Vincent in the early decades. The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is an economic union comprising of ten islands located in the Eastern Caribbean that promote the unification of economic and trade policies.

Economic Development. News from the web. Preliminary overview of the economies of the Caribbean – Economic restructuring and fiscal consolidation as a platform to increase growth. Studies and Perspectives Series – The Caribbean, No United States Virgin Islands.

"This book is a welcome addition to the literature on Caribbean development. It compares the development experience of the Francophone islands of the Eastern Caribbean which opted for decolonisation through integration with that of their English speaking counterparts which opted for political independence; located in historical analysis of Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

In “Caribbean tourism looking toward an improvement in ” by Linda Hutchinson-Jafar,after the economic crises that effected the country’s economy due to the decline in tourists rate, the Caribbean tourism industry began improving despite criminal and tax. Otherwise, political independence in the Caribbean will truly have been at the expense of economic development.

Paul Hay, a Caribbean Journal contributor, is. The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS; French: Organisation des États de la Caraïbe orientale, OECO) is an inter-governmental organisation dedicated to economic harmonisation and integration, protection of human and legal rights, and the encouragement of good governance between countries and territories in the Eastern also performs Commission: Castries.

Pack your bags. The vacation is over. This was the panorama of the Caribbean in andwhen the Great Recession emptied the islands’ beaches of tourists and dried up foreign direct investment for hotels, condos and restaurants.

Current account and fiscal deficits widened in many of the Caribbean nations, and belt-tightening was the rule in households as well as. While agriculture is the major economic land-use activity in many Caribbean countries, agriculture accounts for a declining number of most islands' GDP.

However, unlike many developed countries, this trend may be accounted for by a growing tertiary sector, as opposed to industrial growth except for Trinidad and Tobago and Mexico.

In The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union: Macroeconomics and Financial Systems, edited by IMF economists Alfred Schipke, Aliona Cebotari and Nita Thacker, another group of authors tackles the historical growth and competitiveness challenges of the ECCU.

The monetary union includes many of the Caribbean’s most indebted countries. Caribbean economic integration since the Treaty of Chaguaramas.

Finally we provide interpretive comments on the challenges that the CSME needs to address if it is to successfully facilitate Caribbean economic growth and development. Review of the literature on the role of institutions in economic growth and development.

'The first truly comparative study of the forces of political and economic decision-making on the political development of the contiguous French and English-speaking countries of the Eastern Caribbean. - Vaughan Lewis, University of the West Indies, JamaicaFormat: Hardcover.

The book examines the effects of economic and sociological problems on the ecology of small islands, and provides guidelines for their sustainable development and environmental management. Contributions to the volume come from a wide range of different environments and regions. (source: Nielsen Book Data).

The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union and guide for policymakers, students, and informed citizens of the region, but will also Macroeconomics and Financial Systems The Eastern Caribbean Economic and Currency Union Macroeconomics and Financial Systems With national debt approaching percent of GDP in St.

Kitts and Nevis, we decided to. This Reader provides as a single source document, a representative sample of much of the pioneering work in Caribbean economy.

Complementing and updating earlier publications, ready access is now provided to a range of contributions to Caribbean economic literature which have sought to answer three central questions: : Paperback.

The individual economies of the Caribbean islands are generally open to free trade. While their export bases are fairly limited, many islands are beginning to diversify their industries. Sugar, bananas, eggplant and flowers are exported from many islands and other crops are still grown exclusively for domestic use.

The distillation of and large. Caribbean Tourism and Development: An overview / Discussion Paper No. 65 3 Executive summary The overall objective of the study is to review recent experiences and strategies of the Caribbean tourism industry, with a view to determine the potential role of tourism in promoting sustainable development of the Size: 1MB.

exposed to natural disasters and economic shocks. The Caribbean is one of the most disaster-prone regions in the world. The financial sector in the Caribbean is large relative to economic size and is dominated by banks.

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Development and ocean management in the Eastern Caribbean: the case of the Leeward Islands. [Dalhousie Ocean Studies Programme.;].

Editor’s note: The following originally appeared in the Jan.issue of Caribbean Business. Economic projections for —presented in December by financial consulting firm Estudios Técnicos Inc.

(ETI) in its report “The Economy: ”—reveal a somewhat discouraging outlook for Puerto Rico in part because of international developments that could. On the basis of time-series and comparative static estimations, this IDB study finds that the combination of domestic policies, high indebtedness, and outside shocks explain well the gap in growth of the six IDB member countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago).Studies of the global political economy have rarely engaged with development in the Caribbean, the thought of its indigenous intellectuals, or the non-sovereign territories of the region.

Matthew Bishop compares the development of the independent English-speaking islands of St Lucia and St Vincent and their non-sovereign French neighbours.

The Economic Review and Forecast provides a review of the Caribbean’s performance over the previous year and outlines the Caribbean Development Bank’s projections for the performance.