Shane Lowe

Email: s.lowe.2@research.gla.ac.uk

Research title

Uncovering the effects of household demographics on monetary policy transmission for a small, very open economy

Research summary

PhD Topic

Uncovering the effects of macroeconomic heterogeneity on monetary policy transmission in a small, very open economy

Research Interests

Small open economies, international economies


Publications

Three states of fiscal multipliers in a small open economy | Economics Bulletin, Vol 35, No 1 p.A76. With Justin Carter & Simon Naitram 2015

Competitiveness in the Caribbean and Central America | International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 109. With DeLisle Worrel & Kevin Greenidge May 2013

Growth Forecasts for Foreign Exchange Constrained Economies | Business, Finance and Economics In Emerging Economies Vol 8 No 1. 2013. With DeLisle Worrell & Simon Naitram 2013

Do Tourism Receipts Contribute to the Sustainability of Current Account Deficits: a Case Study of Barbados | International Journal of Tourism Research. With Brian Francis & Troy Lorde 2013

Tracing the Liquidity Effects on Bank Stability in Barbados | Central Bank of Barbados Economic Review, Volume 39, Issue 1, pp.19-36. With Kester Guy 2012

The effectiveness of government expenditure on education and health care in the Caribbean | International Journal of Development Issues, Vol 11 Issue 1, pp.4-18. With Roland Craigwell & Danielle Bynoe 2012

The International Monetary Fund's Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere (October 2011): A Summary | Central Bank of Barbados Economic Review, Vol 37, Issue 4, pp.16-24. With Rudolph Browne 2011

Evaluating the Tourism Competitiveness of SIDS: A Revealed Comparative Advantage | Anatolia - An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, Volume 22, No 3, pp.350-360. With Troy Lorde, Mahalia Jackman & Antonio Alleyne 2011

International Business and Financial Services Centres in the Caribbean | Central Bank of Barbados Economic Review, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp.23-45. With DeLisle Worrell 2011

Non-performing loans and bank stability in Barbados | Central Bank of Barbados Economic Review, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp.77-99. With Kester Guy 2011

Enhancing Financial Stability and Resilience: Macro-prudential Policy, Tools and Systems for the Future (the Group of Thirty, 2010) | Central Bank of Barbados Economic Review, Volume 27, Issues 1 & 2, pp.84-90. 2011


Conferences

Central Bank of Barbados' 35th Annual Review Seminar, Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Barbados July 2015

Central Bank of Barbados' 32nd Annual Review Seminar, Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Barbados July 2012

Commonwealth Secretariat/IFC Forum Conference: Small IFCs - Sharing perspectives and meeting the challenges, Marlborough House, London, UK, October 2012

Central Bank of Barbados' 31st Annual Review Seminar, Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Barbados July 2011

International Monetary Fund, University of the West Indies and Central Bank of Barbados' Conference on Economic Growth, Development and Macroeconomic Policy: Options for the Caribbean after the Global Financial Crisis, The Hilton Hotel, Barbados January 2011

Central Bank of Barbados' 30th Annual Review Seminar, Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Barbados July 2010

Central Bank of Barbados' 29th Annual Review Seminar, Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Barbados July 2009

Central Bank of Barbados' 28th Annual Review Seminar, Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Barbados July 2008


Additional information

Shane Lowe is a 2013 graduate of the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow who earned an MSc. International Financial Economics with distinction. He previously obtained a BSc. Economics and Accounting from the University of the West Indies in his native Barbados and is also a holder of the Global Association of Risk Professionals Financial Risk Manager certification.

Further, Shane has a keen interest in and working knowledge of Caribbean economics having worked as an Economist at both the Central Bank of Barbados and CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited. Shane has published both independent and co-authored empirical research papers in the areas of fiscal policy, financial stability, external competitiveness, tourism sustainability and economic development in peer-reviewed journals and as part of the Central Bank of Barbados' Economic Review and working paper series.