The financial system in Caricom: structure, growth and constraints

Author(s): Codrington, Harold (1988)

Created 26 Jul, 1988
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This paper describes the extent of the financial structure in the region drawing on data from five major Caricom countries - Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. It examines the expansion of the financial sector during the period 1975 to 1986. Finally, it highlights a number of factors which limit the ability of the financial system to facilitate economic growth. (Previous title: Collection of unpublished research papers. Prepared for presentation at the Seminar on Puerto Rico's Economy: National, International and Regional Comparisons, Challenges and Opportunities, University of Mayaquez, April 11-13, 1988)

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