Freckleton, Marie; Karagiannis, Nikolaos.
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Development policy options for CARICOM in an era of free trade
Karagiannis, Nikolaos; Witter, Michael
The Caribbean in the era of free trade
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Examines policy options for CARICOM countries in the new trade environment. It is argued that neoliberal economic policies have failed to achieve the economic adjustment CARICOM countries require in order to avoid marginalization in an increasingly competitive world economy. In light of this, alternative policy options are explored. It concludes that strategic planning underpinned by strong government commitment to economic development and collaboration among state, business and civil society is necessary to ensure survival of the region in the face of unprecedented changes in the international environment....