BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, NOVEMBER 6TH 2006 - The Basseterre-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will launch a collection of the lectures by the 10 outstanding regional and international economists delivered during its Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture Series on November 13th.
|Photo: Sir Arthur Lewis|
The series was started in 1996 as a tribute to Sir William Arthur Lewis, Nobel Laureate and a pioneer of development economics, whose portrait appears on the EC one hundred dollar note.
~~Adz:Right~~The ECCB said that the collection which looks at some of the development challenges facing developing countries is entitled "Economic Theory and Development Options for the Caribbean: The Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Lectures 1996-2005."
The contributors are: Rex Nettleford; Norman Girvan; Alister McIntyre; Lloyd Best; Kari Polanya Levitt; Marius St Rose; Gerald Meier; Alan Binder; Clive Thomas and Joseph Stiglitz. There is a foreword by Chairman of the ECCB's Monetary Council Dr Ralph Gonsalves and an introduction by the Bank's Governor Sir K Dwight Venner.
Sir Arthur's widow Lady Lewis and their daughter Elizabeth will be special guests at the launch ceremony, where books will be on sale