Publications

MAIN PUBLICATIONS
"A Social Interactions Pespective on Trust and its Determinants," Journal of Trust Research, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 2012, pp. 107 - 135.
 
Balance of Payments Adjustment in Guyana: Is There A Role for Informal Institutions?” in Small Economies and Global Economics, edited by J. Ram Pillarisetti, , Roger Lawrey, Teo Siew Yean, Shamim A. Siddiqui, and Azman Ahmad (University of Brunei), Nova Science Publishers, 2008.

“Poverty, Economics and Conflict Management,” in Governance, Conflict Analysis and Conflict Resolution, edited by Cedric Grant and Mark Kirton, Ian Randle Publishers, 2007.

Local Public Goods Insecurity, Conflict and the State: A Paradoxical Proposal,” Transition, Vol. 34, 2005.

“Constitutional Design for Market Efficiency and Political Democracy in Small, Poor and Open Transition (SPOT) Economies,” in Political Democracy, Social Democracy and the Market in the Caribbean, by Jack Menke (ed.), Democracy Unit, Anton de Kom University of Suriname, 2004.

“Development Assistance, Rudimentary Financial Markets and Relatively Rapid Goods Market Adjustment,” Transition, Issue 32, October 2003.

“Agency, Teacher Effort, Incentives and Teacher Compensation: A Review and Proposal,” Transition, Issue 30, 2001.

“Bank Liquidity Management, Prudential Regulation and Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy: A Reappraisal of the Liquid Asset Requirement,” Money Affairs, Vol. XII, No. 2, Jul.-Dec. 1999.


MAIN CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
12/2009    The Santa Chiara Graduate School and Pro.M Chair in Bioeconomics, University of Siena, Darwin Bicentenary Conference on Evolution: Intersecting Natural and Social Sciences. Presentation Title: “Social Norms and Interpersonal Trust”

04/2009    Scottish Economic Society 2009 Annual Conference (Ramada Inn, Perth, Scotland).  Presentation Title: “Interpersonal Trust as Individual Choice with Social Interactions”

04/2009    Royal Economic Society 2009 Annual Conference (University of Surrey).      Presentation Title:  “Interpersonal Trust as Individual Choice with Social Interactions”

11/2008    Centre for Experimental Economics, Dept. of Economics, University of Copenhagen, 3rd Nordic Conference on Experimental and Behavioral Economics.  Presentation Title: “Interpersonal Trust as Individual Choice with Social Interactions”

02/2008    Department of Economics, University of Kent, Research (Upgrade) Seminar.  Presentation Title: “Trust in the World as Individual Choice with Social Interactions”

05/2006    Department of Economics, University of Guyana, 40th Independence Conference on “Sugar in the Caribbean: Challenges and Prospects,” May 25, Education Lecture Theatre, U.G.  Presentation Title: “The Economics of Sugar Reform in Guyana”

03/2006    Dublin City University and the Development Cooperation Ireland, 2006 Development Education Conference, Dublin City University.  Presentation Title: “Imagination and Development”

01/2005    Global Development Network, 6th Annual Development Conference on “Developed and Developing Worlds: Mutual Impact,” Le Meridien, Dakar, Senegal.  Finalist, Conflict, Human Security and Migration Category of Research Medals Competition.  Presentation Title: “Local Public Goods Insecurity, Conflict and Remittances: There is a (Decentralised) Balm in Gilead for Poor, Troubled Societies!”


WORK IN PROGRESS

“Trust as Choice with Endogenous Social Interactions”

“A Review of the McKinsey Report on which Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy is Based.”
 
 
 
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