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11. "Dependency Economics in Latin America and the Caribbean: Review and Comparison", Social and Economic Studies, 22,1 (March 1973) pp. 1-33; reprinted in Spanish in El Trimestre Economico; and in Estudios Internacionales University of Chile), No. 23; July - September 1973.
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13. Aspects of the Political Economy of Race in
the Caribbean and the
14. "Economic Nationalists vs. Multinational Corporations: Revolutionary or Evolutionary Change?", in S. Amin and C. Widstrand (Eds.) Multinational Firms in Africa, Dakar: Institute for Development and Planning, and Uppsala; Scandinavian Institute of African Affairs, 1975, pp. 25-68; reprinted in H. Sklar (Ed.) Trilateralism; New York, 1978; also reprinted in Japanese.
15. "Economic Nationalism", Daedalus, Fall, 1975; reprinted in R. Vernon (Ed.) The Oil Crisis, New York, 1976, pp. 145-158.
16. "The Approach to Technology Policy Studies", Social and Economic Studies, 28, 1 (March 1979), pp. 1-53.
17. "Every Case a Special Case?" Mazingira, No. 8 (1979), pp. 11-17.
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20. "Notes on Technological Capability", CTPS II Working Paper No. 1 (1982), pp. 40
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on Poverty: The Global Impact of the IMF
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23. (With M. Odle) "Le Role des Mulinacionales Dans l'Economie des Caraibes", Problemes D'Amerique Latine, Paris, No. 71 (ler Trimestre, 1984), pp. 46-67.
24. "TNCs and the Implementation of the International Development Strategy", The CTC Reporter, No. 17, (Spring 1984).
25. "The Jamaican Production Levy - A View of the Past, a Vision of the Future", The JBI Journal, 3,1 (1984), pp. 15-29.
26. "Transnational Corporations and the Transfer of Technology", The CTC Reporter, No. 19, (Spring 1985).
27. "Adjustment via Austerity: Is There an Alternative?", IFDA Dossier 45, (January/February 1985), pp. 45-54; reprinted in Development and Peace, 7,1 (Spring 1986) pp. 57-63.
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32. "Crisis y Ajuste en la Economia Jamaiquina, 1973-1986", in Estrategias Para La Superacion de la Crisis Economica Dominicana, Santo Domingo, 1986.
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34. "Transnational Corporations and Non-fuel Primary Commodities in Developing Countries", World Development, 15, 5 May 1987.
35. "Comment on Carrington, Baptiste and Eltis", Social and Economic Studies; 37, 1 & 2, March-June 1988.
36. "C.Y. Thomas and the Poor and the Powerless: The Limitations of Conventional Radicalism", Social and Economic Studies, 37, 4; December 1988.
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Change and the
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Selection of Papers from the Second Conference of
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67. “Space for ACE?”, Marronage, No. 1, 1998; xi-xv.
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70. “Regulating international finance: a Perspective from the South”, in New Political Economy, Vol. 4, No. 3; November 1999; 415-419.
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“Creating and Recreating the
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76. “Respondiendo a los retos de la globalizacion: el caso de la Asociacion de Estados del Caribe”. Estudios Latinoamericanos; Ano VIII, Num. 15, enero-junio 2001; 113-120.
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“Notes for a Retrospective on
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“Foreword”, In German
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Conference, March 31, 2004.
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98. “Mercado unico del CARICOM”, Contrapunto, Ano I, No. 4, Abril/Junio 2006; pp. 76-90
“Lessons from the Struggle for
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Studies, Vol. XXVII, No. 1; 2006; pp. 83-94. Based on 2nd Annual
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105. “Size and Trade Tax Dependence: A Comment”, PEP-IDB Policy Forum on Trade and Poverty, Lima, June 11, 2007. Available at http://goo.gl/N3fGm
106. Towards a Single Development Vision and the Role of the Single Economy (in collaboration with the CARICOM Secretariat and the Task Force on the CSME). Approved by the 28th CARICOM Heads of Government Conference, July 2007. Available at http://goo.gl/1RRbp
107. Power Imbalances and Development Knowledge. Paper prepared for North-South Institute Project in Reform of the International Development Architecture, September, 2007. Available at http://goo.gl/VKtTi
“Home Grown Solutions and
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109. “Learning to Integrate: The Experience of Monitoring the CARICOM Single Market and Economy”, in De Lombaerde, Philippe; Antoni Estevadeordal and Kati Suominen (Eds.) Governing Regional Integration for Development: Monitoring Experiences, Methods and Prospects. Ashgate: 2008. Chapter 3, pp. 31-56.
110. “The Effect of the Economic Partnership on the CSME: The Fork in the Road”, Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies, SALISES, U.W.I., Cave Hill, Barbados; 33, 2; June 2008, Pp. 45-69.
111. “A Single Development Vision”, in Kenneth Hall and Myrtle Chuck-A-Sang (eds.), The Caribbean Community In Transition: Functional Cooperation As A Catalyst For Change. Kingston: Ian Randle Publications, 2008; 27-44. Reprinted in Hall, Kenneth O. And Myrtle Chuck-A-Sang (Eds.) Regional Integration: Key to Caribbean Survival and Prosperity. Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, 2012; Chapter Eight, pp. 205-235.
112. “Cariforum-European Commission Economic Partnership Agreement: The Lessons Learned”, in Winston Dookeran and Akhil Malaki (eds.) Leadership and Governance in Small States: Getting Development Right. Saarbrucken, Germany: 2008, 61-79.
113. “Implications of the EPA for the CSME”, Social and Economic Studies, 58:2; (June 2009) 91-127.
114. “La Comunidad del Caribe se encuentra con La Europa Global. Las Implicaciones del Acuerdo de la Asociacion Economica entre el Cariforum y la Union Europea”, in Alfredo Guerra-Borges (ed.) Fin de Epoca: De La Integracion Tradiconal al Regionalismo Estrategico. Mexico: Siglo XXI, 2009; Ch. XI; 329-351. Original English in the same volume; “The Caribbean Community encounters ‘Global Europe’: Implications of the Economic Partnership Agreements between Cariforum and the EU”; 352-382. Available at http://goo.gl/Re7YC
115. “Some Lessons of the CARIFORUM-EU EPA” Trade Negotiations Insights, Vol. 8, No. 8 (October 2009)
116. “Sir Arthur Lewis—A Man of His Time; and Ahead of His Time”, Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies, 34, 4; (December 2009); 82-99.
117. “Technification, Sweetification, Treatyfication: Politics of the Caribbean-EU Economic Partnership Agreement”. Interventions Vol. 12(1) 100-111. (2010). Longer version available at http://goo.gl/aDQo5
118. “ALBA, PETROCARIBE and CARICOM: Issues in a New Dynamic”, in Hall, Kenneth O. And Myrtle Chuck-A-Sang (Eds.) CARICOM: Policy Options for International Engagement. Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers; 218-234 (2010); also in Clem, Ralph S. and Anthony P. Maingot (Eds.), Venezuela’s Petro-Diplomacy: Hugo Chavez’s Foreign Policy. University Press of Florida, 2010, Chapter 8, pp. 116-134. Reprinted in Hall, Kenneth O. And Myrtle Chuck-A-Sang (Eds.) Caribbean Community: The Struggle for Survival. Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers; 2012; 246-266. (Available on-line at http://goo.gl/xyJfZ )
119. "Caribbean Community: The Elusive Quest for Economic Integration', Chapter 9 in Alleyne, Frank; Denny Lewis-Bynoe and Xiomara Arcibald (Eds.) Growth and Development Strategies in the Caribbean. Barbados: Caribbean Development Bank, 2010; 199-218. Reprinted in Hall, Kenneth O. And Myrtle Chuck-A-Sang (Eds.) Regional Integration: Key to Caribbean Survival and Prosperity. Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, 2012; Chapter Three; pp. 34-67. In Spanish as “Comunidad del Caribe: Una Integración Difícil de Alcanzar”, in Alfredo Guerra-Borges (ed.) Panorama actual de la integración latinoamericana y caribeña. México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas, 2012; pp. 83-124. English version available at http://goo.gl/K6kPx
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6. "A Note on African Relations with the IMF", prepared for the Council of the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), 6 May 1983, pp. 11
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21. "The Port-of-Spain Consensus and the Port-of-Spain Accord: The Terms of a Marriage", prepared for the CEHI/CFTC Workshop on Managing the Caribbean Environment, St. Lucia, April 1992.
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