Research

Over the next few days I will be randomly asking people if they voted (or refrained from voting) and why. For the sake of brevity, responses have been paraphrased. Anonymous, 36-year-old, 1st time voter, of St. Michael South Central constituency. Did you vote in today’s general election? Yes. Why did you vote? I voted for…

Read More Barbados General Election Results 2018: The People Speak

255,833 persons will be eligible to vote in Thursday’s general election. This number was disclosed to caribbeansignal.com earlier tonight by an official from the Electoral & Boundaries Commission. There is also a possibility that an addendum will be made and that this number will increase by a very small amount.¬†For comparison: 249,024 persons were eligible…

Read More Barbados Elections 2018: Record Breaking Numbers

The fuel price change I wrote about on April 9th happened on April 16. Based on previous data, retail fuel price changes generally occur during the first week of the month. This change happened in the second week. Gasoline is now $3.31 BDS per litre, down from $3.44. Diesel remains the same at $2.60 BDS…

Read More UPDATE: Barbados Petroleum Price Change April 2018

Gender diversity in the boards of directors of companies is an important topic across the globe. Research indicates that women are still underrepresented. It appears that the Caribbean is no different. Based on a sample of eight Caribbean companies, the majority of boards consist of males. Research Background The catalyst for my research was a…

Read More Gender Diversity in the Boards of Directors of Caribbean Companies