Research Papers Archive

2017 Archive

First Quarter

An Investigation of the Determinants of Tourism Demand to Saint Lucia

Tourism is the largest source of foreign exchange to Saint Lucia and has a substantial direct and indirect impact on economic activity. Consequently, identifying what drives the demand for the...

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Explaining the Housing Defecit in Saint Lucia



Housing is considered one of the most basic human rights and an essential component of the

right to an adequate standard of living. Meen (2005) asserts that housing is the...

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Saint Lucia - The Cyclically Adjusted Balance

This paper analyses fiscal policy in Saint Lucia using the cyclically-adjusted fiscal balances (CAB). The cyclically-adjusted fiscal balance corrects for the effects of the business cycle and...

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Procom Challenge Winners Unveiled

Human Resource Development Specialist company, Celestial Self Development Centre and Phone Bay Inc., a mobile phone retailer and repair company have emerged winners of the inaugural PROCOM...

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Labour Productivity: A Key Driver of Economic Growth & Competitiveness

Saint Lucia’s economy in recent years has demonstrated sluggish growth which is indicative our vulnerable and fragile main economic sectors. As such, for the last five years GDP growth has...

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