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September 24th, 2018
When a government goes broke!

By Dickson C. Igwe

It is accepted that borrowing is the universal norm for governments to find the cash to operate. Public spending from taxes and borrowing are the way most western governments function.

September 8th, 2018
National indebtedness and living standards—Part A

Dickson C. Igwe

This ‘economics layman’ is learning that a country’s personal indebtedness and private debt levels—owed by private individuals and privately owned businesses—is not synonymous with national debt: debt held by a country’s government.

September 1st, 2018
The Virgin Islands & Sustainable Debt - Part A

Dickson C. Igwe

Sustainable government borrowing from banks and institutions, national and international, internal and external, is the sole route to economic growth post Irma.

August 25th, 2018
Debt fueled growth: pros and cons!

Dickson C. Igwe

Borrowing to generate economic growth post Irma is valid, prudent, and risky.

August 11th, 2018
Measuring Virgin Islands indebtedness Part 2

Dickson C. Igwe

Accurate statistics, and sound economic metrics, are critical to engineering economic recovery.

August 4th, 2018
Measuring VI indebtedness part 1

Dickson C. Igwe

Accurate statistics, and sound economic metrics, are critical to engineering economic recovery for the Virgin Islands (VI).

July 28th, 2018
The Small Business Recovery

Dickson C. Igwe

Locally owned small businesses are critical for getting the Virgin Islands (VI) out of recession. Small business is at the core of the VI economic engine. Building strong small businesses is a bottom up type economics. Why?

July 25th, 2018
The Trump Economy and deflation

Dickson C. Igwe


There are lessons to be learned from a booming USA; the proceeding story is second of a series of narratives on Donald Trump’s business first, protectionist, economics.

July 14th, 2018
The Trump Economy and deflation

Dickson C. Igwe

There are lessons to be learned from a booming USA; the proceeding story is second of a series of narratives on Donald Trump’s business first, protectionist, economics.

July 10th, 2018
The Trump Economy

Dickson C. Igwe

There are lessons to be learned for a Post Irma recessionary British Virgin Islands (BVI) from a booming USA.



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