Marla Dukharan is recognized as a top economist and thought-leader in the Caribbean, well-known for her monthly Caribbean Economic Report, monitoring major economic developments in over 20 countries. Marla has established herself as a key point of reference for Caribbean issues, on a global scale, leading discussions and publishing reports on the Caribbean implications of Brexit, US relations with Cuba, and changing US and Chinese policies, among other geopolitical developments.
Marla’s strategic analyses and recommendations have positioned her to play an important role in influencing public policy and private sector decision-making. She has become a highly sought-after speaker for key industry, multilateral, and academic conferences on a regional and international scale, and she regularly advises private-sector Boards of Directors in the Caribbean.
Because of her deep commitment to making a difference in the Caribbean, Marla has become a leading voice in the call to reduce gender and income inequality, promote new models for growth and to attract foreign investment, and to introduce fiscal responsibility frameworks.