Dr Worrell is a macroeconomist with expertise in monetary and fiscal policy, financial risk analysis and stress testing, economic modelling and forecasting, exchange rates, the study of open economies and pricing and inflation.
New publications THE CARIBBEAN HOLDS ITS OWN IN GLOBAL TOURISM COMPETITION, DEVELOPMENT AND UNDERPERFORMANCE IN THE BARBADOS ECONOMY, 1946-2018, AN ALTERNATIVE POLICY APPROACH TO GROWTH AND STABILISATION IN SMALL OPEN ECONOMIES.
A Summary of Caribbean Economies’ Policy Responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic, by Julia Jhinkoo-Ramdass, June 2020. The pandemic is crippling the economies of rich and poor countries alike, but for many low-income and fragile states, the economic shocks can become debilitating. The way forward from
2017: “My motivation for this essay is to put the performance of the Barbados economy since 2008 into perspective, and to reassure Barbadians that prosperity will return to our country, provided that prompt, decisive and appropriate action is taken to address the obstacles that stand in the way of
Dr Worrell is past co-chair of the Regional Consultative Group for the Americas of the Financial Stability Board and former Executive Director of the Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance. He spent a decade with the International Monetary Fund.