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On April 27, Standard & Poor’s revised the outlook on T&T’s sovereign debt to negative. Marla reviews what the revision means and its implications for Trinidad & Tobago.

Marla reviews the Fiscal 2016/2017 budget measures, providing insights on implications and feasibility, as well as economic risks and key items to track.

Marla discusses the impacts of reliance on the energy sector on economic growth and fiscal performance. Marla provides her macroeconomic assessment for 2016, expectations for the country’s sovereign credit ratings, and offers policy recommendations to counter fiscal imbalances.


Barbados: The Way Forward - Webinar/Q&A with the IMF

October 5, 2018
In this live webinar, Caribbean Economist Marla Dukharan interviews: -IMF Mission Chief to Barbados Bert van Selm, -Special Advisor to the Government of Barbados Prof.

Guyana's Oil Outlook: The Nor-way or the next-door-neighbour-way?

August 16, 2018
Marla is joined by Guyana’s Minister of Finance, the Honourable Winston Jordan, and Former Minister of Energy in Trinidad & Tobago, Energy Management Advisor and

What's the deal with the NIF?

July 25, 2018
Marla Dukharan is joined by Banker Nigel Romano and Investment Manager Brent Salvary for a deeper conversation on Trinidad and Tobago’s National Investment Fund (NIF). In

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO: Live Q&A with S&P following ‘negative’ outlook

Barbados at a Crossroads: Interview with Opposition Leader Mia Mottley

Cayman Islands: Building a Nation on Fiscal Resilience

Live Q&A with Marla MARCH 2018

Barbados Q&A with Marla DECEMBER 2017

Barbados Economic Debate


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