The Country Department Caribbean invites you to view the Roundtable on Sir William Arthur Lewis’ 100 year anniversary that took place in Santa Cruz, Bolivia on October 14th. The Roundtable was hosted by The International Economic Association (IEA) and the Research Institute for Development, Growth and Economics (RIDGE), with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank … [Read more...] about Who the heck was Sir William Arthur Lewis and why is he important today?
Sir William Arthur Lewis
Photo by SKopp - Own work, Government of Saint Lucia, Public Domain 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Sir William Arthur Lewis’ birth. Who was Arthur Lewis? He was a Saint Lucian born economist who in 1979 won the only Nobel Prize in Economics by a native Caribbean for his contributions in the field of economic development. In his most influential publication entitled … [Read more...] about Sir William Arthur Lewis’ 100th Anniversary