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How do financial crises affect commercial bank liquidity? Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean
The 1990s were a turbulent time for Latin American and Caribbean countries. During this period, the region suffered from no less than sixteen banking crises. One of the most important determinants ofExpand
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Foreign direct investment and tourism in SIDS: evidence from panel causality tests
This study applies panel causality methods to investigate the relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and tourism in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The results of the homogenousExpand
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Price Reform and Household Demand for Electricity
This paper uses an estimated model of residential electricity demand to examine the impact of proposed tariff changes on a representative sample of 130 Barbadian households. The estimated equationExpand
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The impact of climate change on Caribbean tourism demand
Climate change can either positively or negatively impact on the attractiveness of a destination. To evaluate the potential effects of these changes for Caribbean destinations, a cross-countryExpand
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Should cryptocurrencies be included in the portfolio of international reserves held by central banks?
Abstract In most countries, the central bank is required to hold reserve assets as a means of providing credibility for the value of the fiat currency. These assets can be in the form of gold,Expand
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Visitors’ willingness to pay marine conservation fees in Barbados
Abstract Human development and dense populations along coastal zones impact the health of coastal and marine ecosystems, which is detrimental to the economic sustainability of tourism. Visitors toExpand
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The Supply Side Effects of Climate Change on Tourism
Assuming nothing is done to address greenhouse gas emissions, sea levels across the world are anticipated to rise by between 0.2m and 1m over this century. Higher sea levels can be particularlyExpand
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External Debt and Growth in the Caribbean
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Entry Into Export Markets And Quality Certifications: Evidence From Developing Countries
This paper investigates whether internationally recognized quality certifications can facilitate firms in developing countries to penetrate the export markets, a typical challenge owing mainly toExpand
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Stock Market Efficiency, Non-Linearity, Thin Trading and Asymmetric Information in MENA Stock Markets
The concept of market efficiency has been investigated thoroughly in recent years, with most studies focussing on developed economies. Far fewer investigations have been carried out into emergingExpand
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