Cleviston Haynes: Focused, timely and relevant research is key to good policy-making

Opening remarks by Mr Cleviston Haynes, Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, at the 50th Annual Monetary Studies Conference "Emerging Economic and Financial Issues in 21st Century Economies", Bridgetown, 6 November 2018.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
13 November 2018

Good morning.

On behalf of the Management and staff of the Central Bank of Barbados, I am delighted to extend a warm Bajan welcome to all of you, as we recognise and celebrate the 50th anniversary of this Annual Monetary Studies Conference. We are honoured to jointly host this landmark conference with our colleagues at the Caribbean Economic Research Team (CERT), the new entity established to carry on the rich tradition of its forerunners, beginning with the Regional Programme for Monetary Studies, Caribbean Centre for Monetary Studies and the most recently the Caribbean Centre for Money and Finance.