Dr. Kevin Greenidge

Economic Advisor to the Barbados Government

Dr. Kevin Greenidge is the Senior Advisor to the Government of Barbados on leave from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where he is a Senior Economist since 2011. Prior to that, he was Director of the Research and Economic Analysis Department at the Central Bank of Barbados where he spent 17 years.

Dr. Greenidge holds a B.Sc. in Economics with first class honours from the University of the West Indies, a Masters in Economics from the University of Cambridge in the UK, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nottingham, also in the UK. He also holds an associate degree in Business Management from Columbia University.

Dr. Greenidge has published extensively in the area of economics with over 200 publications in numerous journals, both regionally and internationally. His publications include the measurement of financial liberalisation and the challenges of policy makers in small developing countries, issues of exchange rate misalignment in the Caribbean, cross country monetary effects, and growth and convergence in the Caribbean. His current research focus is on growth and debt dynamics in small island economies, the macroeconomic effects of governance and corruption, and on fiscal multipliers and growth.

Dr. Greenidge is also a member of the International Atlantic Economic Society, the Western Economic Association, and a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society. He is also a referee for a number of journals.

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday 9th Nov