Highlights from the Caribbean’s first conference held in the Metaverse. Take a peek into what our live event looked like. Our forward-thinking audience received strategic insights from top speakers to design the strategies that will lead their company’s next evolution, featuring: – Outlook for the global and Caribbean economies in 2023 – Key strategy insights […]
The best laid plans mean nothing without implementation. Marla discusses with Keith Duncan, how Jamaica’s Economic Programme Oversight Committee – an independent and inclusive institution – uses transparency and accountability to drive implementation.
With an economic impact of USD662 million over the last decade, Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) is a private sector led project that is creating economic diversification and building the industries and skills of the future in Cayman. CEO at CEC Charlie Kirkconnell and Marla discuss the project and how it impacts the socio-economic landscape far […]
Having one of the highest GDP per capita in the hemisphere does not make Bermuda immune to external impacts such as the pandemic and global inflationary pressures. Bermuda’s aging population and rising debt in recent years both underscore the need for reforms. Premier David Burt discusses the government’s plans to address these challenges and how […]
In celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month, the SEC’s Caribbean American Heritage Committee and the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion hosted a talk with Marla Dukharan, an economist and expert advisor on the Caribbean.
One on One features Caribbean Economist and Advisor, Marla Dukharan. Ms Dukharan discusses the economy and the effect of being blacklisted by the EU.
In Trinidad & Tobago, ethnicity has been found to be the main factor associated with voters’ choice. Marla interviews the authors of recent research on the topic, Luisa Godinez-Puig and Inder Ruprah, to find out exactly how this impacts society and our overall economic wellbeing. Access the full research: Ethnic Cleavages and Vote Choice in […]
The Government of The Bahamas has reached an unsustainable level of debt following the two major shocks of Hurricane Dorian and COVID-19. The government’s strategy to balance the recurrent budget by 2025, take debt-to-GDP down to around 50% by 2030/2031 and drive private sector led growth and job creation is outlined by Minister of Economic […]
The Global Minimum Multinational Corporate Tax rate as proposed by the USA and the OECD, can have serious implications for small and already disadvantaged countries, in ways that most don’t consider. It is all about competition. But do small countries really have a level playing field on which to compete? Perhaps this tax could be […]
“There are two ways one can help a man – up or down” – Caribbean proverb. Which way is the European Union (EU) choosing, having unilaterally, disproportionately, and selectively applied its own tax and anti–money laundering policies, on acutely vulnerable former European colonies? In this video, the EU’s discriminatory Blacklisting of Vanuatu is exposed.