Research Papers

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 averaged at -0.4 percent. Therefore the question is- How can we improve the economic conditions of the local economy that will lead to more jobs, better prices and upward social mobility.

 

The answer therefore lies in productivity however more specifically- labour productivity.  Former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Eric Williams in an...


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NCPC Outreach Seeks to Enhance Public Sector Productivity

In addition to identifying key issues related to competitiveness and productivity in St. Lucia and  raising awareness on these issues, monitoring productivity growth and benchmarking Saint Lucia’s...


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Productivity and Patriotism

The Oxford dictionary defines patriotism as a ‘vigorous support of one’s country’. The word is also defined as ‘A devotion or cultural attachment to one’s homeland’. Patriotism simply put,...


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NCPC Productivity Ambassadors Motivate Graduates

NCPC Productivity Ambassadors Motivate Graduates

Long, regal academic gowns and caps! Hues of blue, grey, green and red. A simultaneous feeling of euphoria and trepidation fills the air. Proud...


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Is Your Idea/Solution A Good Fit for the #PROCOM Challenge?

Is Your Idea/Solution A Good Fit for the #PROCOM Challenge?

 

Innovation can come from anywhere. Some of the greatest ideas and inventions were developed when entrepreneurs decided to push...


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