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Mr. Anthony Wood

 

Mr. Anthony Wood
Title: Lecturer in Economics
Department: ECON
Discipline: None
Qualifications: MPhil Economics, Cambridge University

MSc Economics, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados

BSc. Economics (First Class Honours), University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
Contact: Tel: 417-4273
Email: anthony.wood@cavehill.uwi.edu
Teaching Areas: Macroeconomics
Economic Statistics
Statistical Methods
Quantitative Methods
Public Policy Analysis
Managerial Economics
Monetary Economics
International Finance
Financial Institutions and Markets
Corporate Finance
Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

Biography:
Anthony Patrick Wood is an economist and lecturer at UWI Cave Hill. A graduate of Harrison College and the University of the West Indies, he earned his M. Phil in Economics at Cambridge University. A distinguished researcher, he used this experience to great advantage in education when he served as Minister of Education, Youth Affairs & Sports. Mr. Wood was also Minister of Energy & Public Utilities and Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development. While having ministerial responsibility for Education, he served on the University Council and the governing body of UWI.

He is currently Coordinator of the MSc. Banking and Finance programme at Cave Hill.  Mr. Wood is a highly respected local sports administrator, serving as the President of the Eastern Sports Club, previously as Vice-President of the Sunrise Community Club and also as President of the Barbados Pool Development Organisation.
Research:
  • Internal Controls in the Retail Sector of Barbados:  A Case Study of leading supermarket in Barbados (with Natalya Brathwaite)
  • Understanding the Influences on Private Investment in Barbados during 1966-1990
  • Emera’s Takeover of the Light and Power Holdings Limited:  An Assessment of the Reasonableness of the Offer Price (with Mr. Trevor Wood)
  • An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Regulation in the Financial Services Industry of Barbados (with Darrel Wilson)
  • The State of Corporate Governance at the National Commercial Bank, St. Vincent and the Grenadines (with Mr. Dalano DaSouza)
  • Credit Risk Management by Barbadian Banks.
  • An Analysis of Recent Privatization Experiences in the Caribbean.   

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