It has long been understood that financial literacy and financial inclusion can increase household's financial resilience. That is especially true in times of economic crises, such as that of the current Covid-19 pandemic. People with financial skills can better plan, save for retirement, and accumulate more wealth. Adept at modern financial … [Read more...] about Financial Literacy in Suriname
Jeetendra Khadan is a former Senior Economist who held the position of Country Economist for Suriname within the Caribbean Country Department at the Inter-American Development Bank. He also worked as the Country Economist for Trinidad and Tobago and Research Consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC. Prior to that, Jeetendra worked as a lecturer in the Economics Department at The University of The West Indies, St. Augustine campus where he taught courses on international trade, international finance, economic integration, econometrics and mathematical economics, and was the lead researcher on several projects for international and government organizations. Jeetendra has written and published books, book chapters, and articles in peer-reviewed academic journals such as The Economic Journal, Empirical Economic Letters, Research in Applied Economics, Economics Bulletin, Journal of Developing Areas, Economies, Journal of Social and Economic Studies, Transition Journal, Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies, UWI Press, the International Monetary Fund, and Inter-American Development Bank working paper series on issues related to trade policy, macroeconomics, private sector development and other contemporary issues. Jeetendra holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of the West Indies.