This study shows both the advantages and disadvantages of joining a customs-union/monetary union by a small developing country. It contains a general overview and then develops specific implications of CARICOM and tariff changes for Haiti.
Dr. Gray Orphee received his PhD in Economics from New School University, New York. He is currently Assistant Professor of economics at Rockland Community College (SUNY). He is also a Consultant to the Central Bank of Haiti, advising the Board on the Caribbean Common Market and the eventual impacts of CARICOM.
1. General Overview 2. Some Implications of CARICOM for Haiti 3. Impact of Tariff Changes and Haiti 4. Some Reflections on Protocol II of CARICOM and Haiti 5. Concluding Observations Tables Appendix I: Regional Integration Agreements in the Americas after 1990 Appendix II: single Market Update Appendix III: IMF Concludes Article IV consultation with Haiti Bibliography; Index