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Research Working Papers 1996 and 1997

These are draft research papers prepared by the economists in the Research Department of the Central Bank of Barbados. Limited copies are produced for distribution, however, expressed permission is required from the authors before they can be quoted, or reproduced. A special volume of other research papers were produced for the publication "Central Banking in Barbados : reflections and challenges" published to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Bank 1997. 

  • ADMINISTRATIVE TAX REFORM AND THE DURATION OF TAX RETURN IN THE OECS
    by Roland Craigwell and Nathaniel Samuels
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1
    1. Tax reform. 2. Central banks. 3. OECS. 4. Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. 5. Dominica. 6. St. Vincent. 7. Grenadines.

  • AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH TO THE MEASUREMENT OF THE HUMAN CAPITAL INDEX
    by Roland Craigwell and Denny Lewis
    IN: Working papers 1996
    1. Labour. 2. Central banks. 3. Human capital. 4. Measurement. 5. Barbados.

  • ANALYSIS OF THE SERVICE SECTOR IN BARBADOS
    by Blair Clarkson and Roland Craigwell
    IN: Working papers 1997; Vol II pp. 29-39
    1. Service sectors. 2. GDP. 3. Gross domestic product. 4. Central banks. 5. Barbados. 6. Offshore industries. 7. Barbados.

  • BANANA PRICE SHOCKS AND THE MACROECONOMY OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS
    by Oral Williams, Wayne Sandiford, Aldrin Phipps
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1
    1. Agriculture. 2. Central banks. 3. Banana industry. 4. Prices. 5. OECS. 6. Dominica. 7. Grenada. 8. ECCB monetary union.

  • BANK BEHAVIOUR IN SMALL OPEN ECONOMIES
    by DeLisle Worrell
    IN: Working papers 1996
    1. Small open economies. 2. Central banks. 3. Banking. 4. Monetary policy.

  • BANK FRAGILITY IN THE CARIBBEAN
    by Roland Craigwell and Tracy Polius
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1
    1. Bank fragility. 2. Central banks. 3. Bank failures. 4. Caribbean.

  • BARBADOS : the development of the Value Added Tax
    by Roland Craigwell, Kelvin Dalrymple and Merton Moore
    IN: Working papers 1996
    1. Taxation. 2. Central banks. 3. VAT. 4. Value Added Tax. 5. Barbados.

  • BARBADOS NATIONAL INSURANCE AND SOCIAL SCHEME : an appraisal
    by Sophia Kellman
    IN: Working papers 1996
    1. Social security. 2. Central banks. 3. National insurance. 4. Barbados.

  • BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CENTRAL BANK RESEARCH 1974-1985
    by DeLisle Worrell
    IN: Working papers 1996
    1. Bibliographies. 2. Central banks. 3. Central Bank of Barbados. 4. Research.

  • CAPITAL MARKET INTEGRATION : exchange controls and exchange rate stability
    by DeLisle Worrell
    IN: Working papers 1997; Vol II pp. 91-102
    1. Capital markets. 2. Capital controls. 3. Exchange rates. 4. Caribbean.

  • CAPITAL MOBILITY : estimates & implications, the case in Barbados
    by Michelle Doyle
    IN: Working Papers 1997; Vol II pp. 55-74
    1. Capital mobility. 2. Capital markets. 3. Barbados.

  • CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK AND POVERTY REDUCTION : a macro analysis
    by Roland Craigwell
    IN: Working Papers 1997; Vol II pp. 4-53
    1. Caribbean Development Bank. 2. Poverty alleviation.

  • CONSTRUCTION SECTOR IN BARBADOS : the measurements of its contribution to the gross domestic product of Barbados
    by Denny Lewis
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 197-207
    1. Construction industry. 2. Central banks. 3. Gross Domestic Product. 4. GDP. 5. Barbados. 6. Caribbean.

  • CREDIT UNIONS IN BARBADOS : a case for enhanced regulation
    by Denise Hinds and Karen Chase
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 115-134
    1. Credit unions. 2. Central banks. 3. Regulation. 4. Barbados. 5. Caribbean.

  • DEBT CONVERSION SCHEMES AND FINANCIAL SECTOR DEVELOPMENT IN THE CARIBBEAN
    by Daniel Boamah
    IN: Working papers 1996
    1. Debt management. 2. Central banks. 3. Swap transactions. 4. Economic implications. 5. Caribbean.

  • DEMAND DETERMINANTS OF LIFE INSURANCE : the Barbados case
    by Warrick Ward
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp 1- 15
    1. Life insurance. 2. Central banks. 3. Demand. 4. Barbados. 5. Caribbean.

  • DEMAND FUNCTION FOR PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL CREDIT IN BARBADOS
    by Darrin Downes, Roland Craigwell [and] Kevin Greenidge
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 36-44
    1. Consumer credit. 2. Central banks. 3. Barbados. 4. Caribbean.

  • ECONOMIC POLICY AND CARIBBEAN ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE
    by DeLisle Worrell
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1
    1. Economic policy. 2. Central banks. 3. Economic development. 4. Caribbean.

  • ECONOMIC SIZE, OPENNESS AND EXPORT DIVERSIFICATION : a statistical analysis
    by Adrian Carter
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 148-158
    1. Economies of scale. 2. Central banks. 3. Export diversification. 4. Statistics.

  • EFFECT OF HUMAN CAPITAL ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN THE CARIBBEAN
    by Daniel Boamah
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 55-70
    1. Human capital. 2. Central banks. 3. Economic growth. 4. Caribbean.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL INDICATORS FOR BARBADOS : a pilot study for 1996
    Caribbean Development Bank
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 321-348
    1. Environmental information. 2. Central banks. 3. Economic indicators. 4. Planning. 5. Barbados. 6. Caribbean.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL INDICATORS FOR THE CARIBBEAN : a draft report
    Caribbean Development Bank
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 297-318
    1. Environmental information. 2. Central banks. 3. Economic indicators. 4. Planning. 5. Caribbean.

  • ESTIMATING EQUILIBRIUM REAL EXCHANGE RATES - MENU APPROACH
    by K. Kenton Harriot
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 251-275
    1. Exchange rates. 2. Central banks. 3. Caribbean.

  • FINANCING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FROM A BANKER'S PERSPECTIVE
    by Marion Williams
    IN: Working papers 1997; Vol II pp, 1-9
    1. Research. 2. Finance. 3. Barbados. 4. Central banks.

  • FISCAL POLICY AND THE FREE TRADE AGREEMENT : Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America
    By DeLisle Worrell
    IN: Working papers 1996
    1. Free trade. 2. Central banks. 3. Fiscal policy. 4. Caribbean. 5. Central America.

  • FORECASTING THE BARBADOS MONEY SUPPLY
    by Kevin Greenidge and Wendell McClean
    IN: Working Papers 1996
    1. Economic forecasting. 2. Central banks. 3. Money supply. 4. Monetary policy. 5. Barbados.

  • FORECASTING TOURISM DEMAND IN BARBADOS
    by DeLisle Worrell, Kevin Greenidge, Darren Downes and Kelvin Dalrymple
    IN: Working papers 1997; Vol II pp. 1-27
    1. Tourism. 2. Economic forecasting. 3. Barbados.

  • FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND THE BARBADIAN ECONOMY
    by Anton Belgrave and Warrick Ward
    IN: Working Papers 1997; Vol II pp. 75-89
    1. Foreign investment. 2. Manufacturing. 3. Barbados.

  • FRAGILITY OF THE FINANCIAL INSTITUTION IN THE CARIBBEAN : Dess Commerce International 1996-1997
    by Laurence Theatin
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 221-238
    1. Financial institutions. 2. Central banks. 3. Banking. 4. Bank fragility. 5. Barbados. 6. Caribbean.

  • GOVERNMENT PAY POLICIES AND THEIR ATTENDANT PROBLEMS [DRAFT]
    by Roland Craigwell and Kelvin Dalrymple
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 159-177
    1. Government. 2. Central banks. 3. Pay policies. 4. Public sector reform. 5. Barbados.

  • IMPACT OF REGULATORY MEASURES ON COMMERCIAL BANK INTEREST RATES : a mico analysis of the Barbados case
    Kevin Greenidge and Wendell McClean
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 207-216
    1. Commercial banks. 2. Central banks. 3. Interest rates. 4. Regulation. 5. Central banks. 6. Barbados. 7. Caribbean.

  • IMPLEMENTING THE FIFTH EDITION MANUAL : the Barbados experience
    by Trevor Campbell and Nola Bynoe-Mayers
    IN: Working Papers 1996
    1. Balance of Payments. 2. Central banks. 3. IMF. 4. Barbados.

  • ISCOTT EXPERIENCE
    by Michael James
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 217-220
    1. Steel manufacturing. 2. Central banks. 3. Industrialization. 4. ISCOTT. 5. Trinidad & Tobago. 6. Caribbean.

  • ISSUES IN THE REGIONAL TRADING OF SECURITIES AMONG LIBERALISED AND LESS LIBERALISED CARIBBEAN ECONOMIES
    by Marion V. Williams
    IN: Working Papers 1997 Vol 1 pp 24 - 35
    1. Capital markets. 2. Central banks. 3. Securities exchange. 4. Liberalization. 5. Caribbean.

  • NEURAL NETWORKS AND DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS : their effectiveness in describing bank performance in the Caribbean
    by Marion Williams and John Nankervis
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp 45 - 54
    1. Neural networks. 2. Central banks. 3. Bank performance. 4. Jamaica. 5. Trinidad and Tobago. 6. Barbados. 7. Caribbean.

  • SECONDARY MORTGAGE MARKET : institutions and prospects
    By Mary G. Zephirin
    IN: Working Papers 1996
    1. Barbados. 2. Housing. 3. Mortgages.

  • SIZE IN THE CONTEXT OF THE FREE TRADE AREA OF THE AMERICAS
    by DeLisle Worrell
    IN: Working papers 1996
    1. Free Trade. 2. Central banks. 3. Trade liberalization. 4. North America. 5. Latin America. 6. Caribbean.

  • SOME OBSERVATIONS ON NON-TOURISM SERVICES IN BARBADOS FROM 1980 TO 1995
    by Trevor Campbell, Darrin A Downes
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 178-186
    1. Exports. 2. Central banks. 3. Service industries. 4. Economic development. 5. Barbados. 6. Caribbean.

  • SOURCES OF GROWTH IN A SMALL OPEN ECONOMY : accounting for the effect of human capital on real output in Barbados
    by Daniel Boamah
    IN: Working papers 1996
    1. Small open economies. 2. Central banks. 3. Economic growth. 4. Human capital. 5. Labour. 6. Barbados.

  • SUSTAINABILITY ON INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SERVICES IN BARBADOS
    by Cleviston Haynes, Denny Lewis [and] Sheryl Peter
    IN: Working Papers 1997 Vol. 1
    1. International business services. 2. Central banks. 3. Offshore industries. 4. Barbados.

  • TAXATION AND LABOUR SUPPLY : evidence from Jamaica
    by Dillon Alleyne
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp. 187-196
    1. Taxation. 2. Central banks. 3. Labour supply. 4. Jamaica. 5. Caribbean.

  • TREASURY AND THE CENTRAL BANK : independence or consensus
    by DeLisle Worrell and Anton Belgrave
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1
    1. Central bank independence. 2. Central banks. 3. Caribbean.

  • WORKING HYPOTHESES ABOUT SHORT TERM INTEREST RATES
    by DeLisle Worrell
    IN: Working papers 1997 Vol. 1 pp.16-23
    1. Interest rates. 2. Central banks. 3. Commercial banking. 4. Barbados. 5. Caribbean.

 

 
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