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April 20th, 2024
Measuring Virgin Islands productivity

Dickson C. Igwe

Pursuing a national vision for a prosperous Virgin Islands means adopting an understanding of the country’s capital mix – land, human resources, and technology- its wealth-generating assets, as the tool of change.

April 13th, 2024
2024 value & supply chain

Dickson C. Igwe

Follow the capital trail through the behaviour of the capital mix and its value supply chains. It is important to assess how much of the Capital Mix – wealth-generating assets in the Virgin Islands- with its associated supply and value chains, is in public hands or government, and how much is in the private sector, including non-profit organizations.

March 30th, 2024
Value & Supply Chain

Dickson C. Igwe

OK. The scope, type, and value of capital assets sitting in the Virgin Islands require observation, assessment, and evaluation. Why? Detailed assessment of the wealth-generating assets of the Virgin Islands – the capital mix- is beneficial for economic and social planning. It is also important information for organizations and businesses, both local and international. The innovative management of capital is key to the Virgin Islands' prosperity.

January 27th, 2024
VI Deposit Insurance Corporation launched to usher in new era of Financial Security

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Finance has announced the establishment of the Virgin Islands Deposit Insurance Corporation (VIDIC), a crucial step towards enhancing financial security for depositors within the Territory of the Virgin Islands.

December 30th, 2023
Social Capital

Dickson C. Igwe

If capital drives wealth, power, and inequality, any attempt to create greater equality will involve capital too, and its management and ownership.

December 16th, 2023
Capital drives inequality

Dickson C. Igwe

The rich get richer and the poor get poorer, is a useful cliché in revealing the tendency of capital to drive social and wealth inequality

December 9th, 2023
Land is capital

Dickson C. Igwe

Land is part of the capital mix. Land as capital is the mold for shaping and situating human society, productivity, and activity.

December 2nd, 2023
The human element in capital

Dickson C. Igwe

Education and learning are the most crucial elements in the building of Virgin Islands' prosperity. The human element is the defining factor in the capital mix. The appropriate mix of the components of capital drives wealth creation, with excellence in human resources as Key.

November 18th, 2023
Capital has always ruled

Dickson C. Igwe

The hegemony of capital is nothing new. From the earliest days, in fact, the start of written history, the person who controlled land, tools for hunting, and implements for plowing soil, and the most basic items for life- all forms of capital- ruled the tribe.

October 21st, 2023
Capital is multigenerational

Dickson C. Igwe

Inherited Capital is the greatest source of social inequality. Capital ownership keeps specific families on top the social and wealth pyramid, for multiple generations. Capital and power are synonyms. The system of social class with its various divisions sits on the ownership of capital and wealth above any other consideration.

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