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Faculty of Social Sciences

Department of Economics


Dr. Antonio Alleyne

Dr. Antonio Alleyne

Lecturer in Economics

Department: ECON


PhD Economics (International Trade), Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China.
MSc. Financial and Business Economics, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.
BSc. Economics, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.

Research Areas

Dr. Antonio Alleyne’s research falls under the scope of economic integration. He particularly uses quantitative methods to investigate concerns pertaining to, but not limited to, international trade, innovation, competitiveness and development in the Caribbean, with a special interest in Asian economies.  Dr. Alleyne's current focus is on the integration efforts between the Caribbean and Asian regions. His interest surrounds the values of close Caribbean-Asian relations from a commercial perspective.

Teaching Areas

International Trade
International Finance
Development Economics

Select Publications

Banking Crises’ Impacts on Bilateral Trade, in China’s Rise and Internationalization: Global and Regional Challenges and Impact”  Yifei Mu , Qiushu Yin  and Antonio Alleyne (2020) ed. F. Abraham,  Z. Zhang

Should the Caribbean Look to the East? An Assessment of Caribbean Export Potential, Troy Lorde, Antonio Alleyne, Roger Hosein & Mu Yifei (2019).The International Trade Journal.

The Impact of Behavioral Factors and War on Decision Making under Political Conflict: Evidence from Palestine, Zuhair A. A. Barhamzaid, Xian-Zhi Zhang, and Antonio Alleyne (2018). Research Journal of Finance and Accounting. Vol.9 No.16 pg116-123

A Firm-Level Investigation of Innovation in the Caribbean: A Comparison of Manufacturing and Service Firms. Alleyne, Antonio; and Lorde, Troy (2017).  Economies. 5. Article 34

An Assessment of International Competitiveness in CARICOM Services Exports. Lorde, Troy; Alleyne, Antonio; and Brian Francis (2015). Global Economy Journal: Vol.15: Iss.4
A gravity model approach to analyzing the trade performance of CARICOM member statesAlleyne, Antonio; Lorde, Troy (2014). Applied Econometrics and International Development: Vol.14: Iss.2 pg145-160

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trade, innovation, competitiveness, caribbean development