‘Twas the evening before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except for my computer mouse and the desire to analyze a data set! The spreadsheets were saved with care, in hope that someone would do the analysis for the year! (with apologies to Clement Clarke Moore). 2018 Year In Review…

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My Year in Review 2018 The Economic Letter This year my monthly Economic Letter became a widely-anticipated source of information and analysis of the Barbadian economy, written for ordinary citizens. In my January Letter I explained that even though the outlook for the year was dire, my pamphlet The Barbados economy: the road to prosperity offered a…

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Press Release No. 18/466 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2018 IMF Staff Concludes Visit to The Bahamas End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views…

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Press Release No.18/460 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2018 IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Barbados End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the…

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Press Release No. 18/459 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2018 IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Jamaica End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of…

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Full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – December 2018 newsletter: The Threat of Barbados Dollar Devaluation Remains Prime Minister Mottley’s unprecedented achievement in securing financial support from the IMF, the Interamerican Development Bank and the Caribbean Development Bank, has averted an imminent threat of devaluation. However,…

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