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ECCB to stage monetary conference in November

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Added 05 September 2019

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BASSETERRE – Issues ranging from economic growth, innovation and development to fiscal and debt policy as well as poverty and inequality will be discussed at the 51st annual Monetary Studies Conference that gets underway here in November.

The November 19-21 event is being organised by the St Kitts-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) in collaboration with the Trinidad-based Caribbean Economic Research Team (CERT).

The conference will be held under the theme “Socioeconomic Transformation in the Caribbean: Policy Implications of the 4th Industrial Revolution” and according to the organisers, several sub-themes have been included to “guide the deliberations of the conference and to provide avenues for meaningful dialogue between regional and international policy-makers”.

They said that the sub-themes include new considerations for monetary policy, climate change, transportation, trade, investment and competitiveness as well as public policy and governance.

The organisers said they are now in the process of soliciting papers from persons wishing to participate in the three-day conference.

The ECCB serves as the central bank for the islands of Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Kitts and Nevis and Montserrat. (CMC)

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