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Economics | Environmental Studies | Public Policy | Quantitative Social Science | Finance


PhD Economics (The New School)
MA Development Economics (University of Manchester)
B.Soc.Sc. Economics (University of Guyana)

Recent Courses

Development Economics
Intermediate Microeconomics
International Economics
Money, Banking and Financial Markets

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

“Central bank securities and foreign exchange market intervention in a developing economy.” Review of Development Economics, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2022 (co-author Eli Direye).

“Geography, economic structures and institutions: a synthesis,” Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Vol. 51 (December), 2019 (co-author: Collin Constantine).

“Exchange rate targeting and gold demand by central banks: modeling international reserves composition.” Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Vol. 55 (Issue 1), 2019 (co-author: Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan).

“Monetary policy and excess liquid assets in small open developing economies,” in Handbook of Small States: Economic, Social and Environmental Issues (editor: Lino Briguglio), London and New York: Routledge Taylor and Francis, 2018.

“The political economy of Guyana’s underdevelopment.” Review of Black Political Economy, Vol. 43, Issue 3, 2016.

“The effectiveness of Quantitative Easing: new evidence on private investment.” Applied Economics, Vol. 48, Issue 28, 2016 (co-author Sherry X. Yu).

“The colonial origins of Guyana’s underdevelopment.” Social and Economic Studies, Vol. 64, No. 2&3, 2015.

Money, Banking and the Foreign Exchange Market in Emerging Economies, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2014.

“Dual nominal anchors in the Caribbean.” Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 39, Issue 4, 2012 (with Sukrishnalall Pasha).

“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.