Dr. Delisle Worrell

Reproduced with permission, the text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – April 2020 newsletter: COVID-19: Saving Lives and Securing Livelihoods The World Health Organisation (WHO) has counseled countries around the world to implement four measures to minimise the risk of an explosive increase in cases of Covid-19.…

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Reproduced with permission, the text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – January 2020 newsletter: As we embark on the third decade of the 21st century, Barbadians look to our economic prospects with a mixture of hope and trepidation. Our hopes are grounded in our economy’s inherent strengths:…

Read More DeLisle Worrell: Prosperity May Be Restored, With the Right Policy Mix

Reproduced with permission, the full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – December 2019 newsletter: In an informed front page editorial on November 25, the Barbados Advocate had this to say about the power outage crisis in Barbados: “[Emera, the Canadian parent of the Barbados Light and…

Read More DeLisle Worrell: A Practical, Consistent Strategy for Renewables is Urgently Needed

Reproduced with permission, the full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – November 2019 newsletter: The International Banking Seminar held on October 20, following the conclusion of the Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank, was an occasion to reflect on the main concerns of the…

Read More DeLisle Worrell: Investment, Inequality and Coordination Between Governments and Central Banks

Reproduced with permission, the full text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – October 2019 newsletter: One often hears the comment that there are hundreds of millions of dollars of idle funds at commercial banks that ought to be directed to investment projects to create employment and grow…

Read More DeLisle Worrell: You Need US Dollars, not Barbados Dollar Savings, in Order to Invest