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01Mar2018
Book Review - Twilight Of The Money Gods: Economics As A Religion And How It All Went Wrong

In his brilliantly titled “Twilight of the Money Gods” published by...

31Dec2017
Book Review - Banking Beyond Banks And Money: A Guide To Banking Services In The Twenty-First Century

The book is presented as a collection of essays discussing the new...

31Dec2017
Book Review - Shadow Banking: The Rise, Risks, And Rewards Of Non-Bank Financial Services

The author, Mr. Roy Girasa, uses his legal expertise to expertly...

31Aug2017
Book Review - Global Inequality: A New Approach For The Age Of Globalization

The first chapter assesses the nature of global inequality across...

06Dec2016
Book Note by Laron Alleyne Barbados and the Global Competitiveness Index 2016 The Central Bank of Barbados Book Note Series highlights significant aspects of publications which offer useful insights and analysis on topics related to finance, economic development, and other issues relevant to small island developing economies. The views expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the Central Bank of Barbados....
08Jul2016
Book Review - America’s Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve. Lowenstein, Roger. Penguin Press, 2015 "The book America’s Bank provides an engaging recount of the events and players involved in the US Federal Reserve. While the text is a tremendous accomplishment in relation to economic history, it is written in a very engaging fashion and should easily be consumed by persons with little or no training in finance or economics."...
08Jul2016
Book Review - Rethinking Productive Development Sound Policies and Institutions for Economic Transformations, Palgrave Macmillan; 2014 “Despite the limitations the book fulfils its intended goal, that is, to rethink productive development policies to improve income per capita in the region and close the income per capita gap between the region and the more advanced countries….”...
08Jul2016
Book Review - Reinventing Financial Regulation by Avinash Persaud, Apress; 2015 edition “The book offers a fresh and useful perspective on financial regulation, hinged on regulation moving from a focus on risk sensitivity to one on risk-absorptive capacity….”...
21Mar2016
Book Review - Fundamentals of Central Banking Lessons from the Crisis, G30, 2015 Dr. DeLisle Worrell reviews "Fundamentals of Central Banking: Lessons from the Crisis" a book by the G30 Working Group....
21Mar2016
Book Review - The Democratization of Invention Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790-1920, by B. Zorina Khan Dr. DeLisle Worrell reviews "The Democratization of Invention Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790-1920" by B. Zorina Khan. ...
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