Associate Professor of Economics
He serves as a Research Associate at the Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. He wrote numerous invited columns for the Stabroek News in Guyana. He also serves as an external master’s thesis examiner for University of West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados and an external doctoral thesis examiner for University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
"Analysis of an unannounced foreign exchange regime change." Economic Systems, Vol. 36, No. 1 (with Sukrishnalall Pasha), 2012.
Dynamic interaction of bank assets in two foreign currency constrained economies.’ Journal of Business, Finance and Economics in Emerging Economies, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2011. (with R. Brian Langrin).
The simple analytics of oligopoly banking in developing economies.” Journal of Business, Finance and Economics in Emerging Economies, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2010.
'What does excess bank liquidity say about the loan market in Less Developed Countries?' Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 62, No. 1, 2010.
'The missing link: the finance-growth nexus and the Guyanese growth stagnation.' Social and Economic Studies, Vol. 57, Nos. 3&4, 2008.
“Monetary policy and excess liquidity: the case of Guyana.” . Social and Economic Studies, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2007.
'Okun's law and jobless growth.' Policy Note No. 3, Schwartz Centre for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School for Social Research, March 2006 (with Willi Semmler and Jeff Madrick).
Working Papers and Current Research
‘Can quantitative easing cause inflation?’
‘Elected oligarchy and economic underdevelopment: the case of Guyana.’ (with Diana Hinova)
‘DSGE models in the tropics.’
‘The subprime crisis and new financial reforms: can they stabilize the capitalist economy?’
'Foreign exchange market bid-ask spread and market power in an underdeveloped economy.' (with Sukrishnalall Pasha)