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March 3rd, 2018
Austerity in the midst of financial abundance

Dickson Igwe

Physical and economic recovery for the Virgin Islands, post the natural disasters of September 2017, requires a fitting of the country’s economic restorative models into the molds of the twin western economic cultures of stimulus and austerity.

February 10th, 2018
The Deflation Beast

Dickson Igwe

Austerity is an option in long term economic planning. However, history has given austerity a “bad rap.” Austerity ideas present solutions for a long term economic plan for the [British] Virgin Islands.

January 27th, 2018
Economic planning in an austere culture

Dickson Igwe

Effective long term strategic economic planning, specific to a country’s customs, traditions, and culture, is great for everyone: national stakeholders, citizens, employees, employers, businessmen, investors, and governments. However, any type of economic planning for the [British] Virgin Islands must take into account the various nuances, arguments, and discussions, of contemporary western economics.

March 19th, 2016
Defeating the Deflation Beast


The return of John Maynard Keynes to the global economic conversation after his intervention in the 2008 financial recession is highlighted in the fact that Global deflation is a powerful and destructive beast. It is a monster that remains untamed. However, it is a monster that is proving the indestructibility of Keynesian ideas and his consumer driven economics model.


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