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August 17th, 2019
Prevailing against economic imperialism

By Dickson C. Igwe

Countries that fail to economically optimize their own natural and domestic markets are doomed to an eternity of economic slavery

August 8th, 2019
Consumer protection will open doors for VI- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Crediting Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) for his hard work and dedication that went into the Consumer Protection Bill, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said the bill will open doors for the Virgin Islands (VI) and assured that better days are coming for the territory.

July 20th, 2019
Capitalism and Environmental Destruction

By Dickson C. Igwe

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate and Economist, has asserted that the dominant economic model of the latter Twentieth Century- mainly Supply-Side Free Market Economics- is obsolete in today's swiftly changing global environment. Trickle Down has had its day.

July 13th, 2019
BREXIT: The 800lb gorilla mauling the UK

By Dickson C. Igwe

BREXIT is the most damaging event in recent UK history, equivalent to the Suez Crisis of the early 1960s, in terms of its malevolent effect on UK politics, economics, and society.

June 8th, 2019
A brand new economics for a very dangerous time

By Dickson C. Igwe

Supply Side, Trickle Down, Economics, - Neo Liberalism- has failed to deliver prosperity for western workers.

June 1st, 2019
VI records strongest Inc. numbers in 3 years - BVI Finance

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, VI - BVI Finance is reporting that the size and scale of deals facilitated by the British Virgin Islands’ international business and the financial centre has increased both in value and quality as the BVI reports its strongest incorporation numbers in three years.

May 18th, 2019
The Road to El Dorado

By Dickson C. Igwe

For the effective policymaker pursuing a Virgin Islands national vision, both current economic ideas—austerity and stimulus—offer a route to the land of Milk and Honey.

May 4th, 2019
The Economics Dichotomy

By Dickson C. Igwe

In pursuing and realizing a vision for the Virgin Islands, policymakers must understand a key divergence in economic thinking.

February 17th, 2018
The dangers of short term thinking- Part A

Dickson Igwe

Post the Disasters of September 2017, the Virgin Islands requires long term thinking. The country must establish a long term economic planning model. In other words, a long term vision for these islands must be written in granite.

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.

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