SPECIAL REPORTS

October 3, 2019
The persistently weak economy in Trinidad and Tobago is a product of fiscal and broader macroeconomic mismanagement under successive governments. Marla takes a look at

September 5, 2019
Marla answers questions on the underlying causes of the foreign currency crunch in Trinidad and Tobago, and what must be done to remedy the situation.

July 25, 2019
Moody’s released its Annual Credit Analysis on the Government of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT) on June 28, 2019, followed by a FAQ on growth prospects,

MONTHLY REPORT

Bahamas faces unprecedented effects of Hurricane Dorian, Barbados continues to meet BERT program targets, Cuba's economy faces greater turmoil, DomRep and Jamaica's Central Banks lower

DomRep's Central Bank lowered its policy rate in June by 50 bps to 5.00%, Guyana experienced uneven growth in Q1 2019, Jamaica reported 1.7% GDP

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WEBCAST

Guyana Outlook 2020: Q&A with IMF Mission Chief to Guyana

  • October 22, 2019
With untold economic potential wrapped in political uncertainty, Marla discusses the outlook for Guyana as oil production comes online with IMF Mission Chief to Guyana,
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Building Resilience While Rome Burns

  • August 8, 2019
The Caribbean was ravaged by back-to-back Category 5 storms in 2017, and reconstruction is ongoing. But building true resilience requires us to go beyond strengthening
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Inflation Targeting: The Best Thing Since Ackee & Saltfish

  • July 25, 2019
Choosing the right monetary policy framework is critical to improving socio-economic outcomes. The Bank of Jamaica has a clearly defined and communicated inflation targeting policy
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PODCASTS

Marla Dukharan shares her insights on Trinidad & Tobago’s budget for fiscal year 2020, its implications, and the underlying data that suggest the economy is not heading towards a sustainable recovery. 

Marla interviews IMF Mission Chief to Guyana Arnold McIntyre on the outlook for 2020 as the country prepares for oil production to come online.

Marla shares highlights from her May 2019 Caribbean Economic Report.

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