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 writes numerous invited columns for the Stabroek News in Guyana and other media outlets. He also serves as external master’s and doctoral thesis examiner for University of West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados and University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
“Determinants of bid-ask spread in the Guyanese foreign exchange market,” Journal of Developing Areas, Forthcoming (co-authored with Sukrishnalall Pasha)
"Dual nominal anchors in the Caribbean," Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 39 Iss: 4, pp.420 – 439, 2012 (co-authored with Sukrishnalall Pasha)
"Analysis of an unannounced foreign exchange regime change," Economic Systems, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2012 (co-authored with Sukrishnalall Pasha)
“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. (co-authored with R. Brian Langrin)
“What does excess bank liquidity say about the loan market in Less Developed Countries?” Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 62, No. 1, 2010
“Excess liquidity and the foreign currency constraint: the case of monetary management in Guyana,” Applied Economics, Vol. 41, No. 16, 2009
“The missing link: the finance-growth nexus and the Guyanese growth stagnation,” Social and Economic Studies, Vol. 57, Nos. 3&4, 2008
“Okun's law and jobless growth,” Policy Note No. 3, Schwartz Centre for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School for Social Research, March 2006 (co-authored with Willi Semmler and Jeff Madrick).
“Testing for the credit crunch in Trinidad and Tobago using an alternative method,” (co-authored with Keyra Primus)
“Bi-communalism and the economic origins of democracy: a case study”
“Excess reserves and monetary policy with a lower-bound lending rate,” (co-authored with Christian R. Proaño)
“Are DSGE models applicable to developing economies?”
“Elected oligarchy and economic underdevelopment: the case of Guyana,” (co-authored with Diana Hinova)