Jamaica Observer: “Scenarios for the Jamaican Economy”
Over the last few months, Jamaicans have spent a lot of time debating the causes of our economic problems. In a perverse way, the current crisis reduces the policy options or the degrees of freedom with which we have to operate.
Jamaica Observer: “The economy must adjust to develop”
From time to time, I talk to business people in Jamaica who tell me that with each passing day business is getting more and more difficult, as buyers are not only spending less but are taking longer to pay.
Jamaica Observer: J’ca should refinance, not restructure its debt
Just under two weeks ago on Friday, the Observer’s Caribbean Business Report led with the headline “Restructure Jamaica’s debt”.
Jamaica Observer: “The Gross Domestic Product: Is it possible to get lasting growth?”
Before the late 1920’s, nations did not have a systematic way of assembling national accounts, now more popularly referred to as the gross domestic product or GDP.
Jamaica Observer: “Jamaica’s economic status quo cannot remain – Wehby”
Grace Kennedy’s Chief Operating Officer Don Wehby is calling for a fundamental change in the way the Jamaican economy operates and is urging that more emphasis be placed on increasing growth and competitiveness.