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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

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

Troy Lorde, Antonio Alleyne, Roger Hosein & Mu Yifei (2019). “Should the Caribbean Look to the East? An Assessment of Caribbean Export Potential”, The International Trade Journal, DOI: 10.1080/08853908.2019.1687056

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

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

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

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trade, innovation, competitiveness, caribbean development