Author: Amit Uttamchandani

The price of gasoline and diesel in Barbados changed effective December 4 2017.  Based on the historical data I collected, this was expected. Fuel prices have changed every month over the last few years and usually within the first week of a new month. For December 2017, gasoline moved from $3.19 BDS to $3.27 BDS…

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Thanks to the IMF’s Historical Public Debt Database and a special request: Public Debt as a % of GDP for Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica 1980 to 2012: Also, a question coming out of the above chart: What was going on in Barbados, Trinidad and Jamaica – from a macro or big picture point…

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The objective of today’s post is to locate, explore and compare/contrast historical data re: Public debt as a percentage of GDP for several Caribbean countries. First, we have to find the data: The Google query “debt to gdp imf” brings us – ironically – to the IMF (Barbadians take note). In particular, the query leads us…

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