SESSION V

Sub-Theme: Economic Structure and Performance

Chairperson: Joseph Jason Cotton
Country Economist (Barbados and Suriname)
Caribbean Development Bank
Bridgetown, Barbados

Presenters:

  1. When it Rains it Flows: Avenues for Risk Sharing during Sovereign Debt Restructuring

Ankie Scott-Joseph
University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
Bridgetown, Barbados

  1. Hurricanes and Household Consumption: The Role of Savings and Remittances

Nekeisha Spencer
University of the West Indies, Mona Campus
Kingston, Jamaica

  1. A New Perspective on Managing Resource Revenues in Developing Economies: Key Lessons for Guyana

Roger Hosein, Jaymieon Jagessar and Regan Deonanan
University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad

 

DISCUSSION AND COMMENTS


COFFEE BREAK


SESSION VI

Sub-Theme: Financial System and Fintech Developments

Chairperson: Mrs. Michelle Doyle-Lowe
Deputy Governor (Ag.)
Central Bank of Barbados
Bridgetown, Barbados

Presenters:

  1. An Investigation of the Risk Management Practices in Electronic Banking of Commercial Banks in Barbados

Anthony Wood and Shane Butcher
University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
Bridgetown, Barbados

  1. Financial Market Development and Fintech Development in the Caribbean Region

Gwendoline G. Darguste
Bank of Republic of Haiti
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

  1. An Assessment Of Corporate Governance In Financial Institutions In Barbados

Anthony Wood and Keisha Small
University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
Bridgetown, Barbados

 

DISCUSSION AND COMMENTS


. LUNCH


SESSION VII

Sub-Theme: Tourism Structure and Performance

Chairperson: Dr. Troy Lorde
Head of Department of Economics
University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
Bridgetown, Barbados

Presenters:

  1. Does Cruise Ship Tourism Crowd Out Air Arrival Tourism in the Caribbean: Evidence from High Frequency Panel Data

Jeetendra Khadan
Inter-American Development Bank
Washington D.C., USA

Ranita Seecharan
University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad

Eric Strobl
University of Bern
Switzerland

  1. Tourism Maturity in Aruba

Edwin Pereira and Giantcarlo Croes
Central Bank of Aruba
Oranjestad, Aruba

  1. Empirical Assessment Of The Determinants Of Tourist Arrivals In The Caribbean Region: Evidence From Tobago

Selvon Hazel and Knafesa George
Economic Management and Research Unit
Division of Finance and the Economy, Tobago House of Assembly
Scarborough, Tobago

  1. The Sharing Economy in Belize: Exploring the Relationship between Airbnb and the Hotel Industry

Janelle J. Leslie and Giselle Waight
Central Bank of Belize
Belmopan, Belize

 

DISCUSSION AND COMMENTS


SESSION VIII

Sub-Theme: Financial System and Foreign Exchange Market Developments 

Chairperson: Dr. Dorian M. Noel
Department of Economics
University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad

Presenters:

  1. International Reserves, External Debt and Sovereign Bond Spreads

Shane Lowe
University of Glasgow
Glasgow, United Kingdom

  1. Foreign Exchange Pressure in Barbados: Monetary Approach or Monetary Dependency?

Tarron Khemraj
New College of Florida
Florida, U.S.A.

Darrin Downes
Central Bank of Barbados
Bridgetown, Barbados

  1. The Effectiveness Of Fiscal And Exchange Rate-Based Approaches To Balance Of Payments Problems In Latin America And The Caribbean

Dave Seerattan
Institute of International Relations
University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad

  1. Bank Stability and Sovereign Credit Ratings in Central America and the Caribbean

Prosper F. Bangwayo-Skeete, Michael Brei, Dorian M. Noel and Justin Robinson
University of the West Indies

 

DISCUSSION AND COMMENTS



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