Author: Nassau Institute

Response to Ishmael Lightbourn On VAT

Mr. Ishmael Lightbourn, consultant to the Ministry of Finance in an ad hominem attack on the Nassau Institute describes the research report “Consequences of the...

Protecting Bahamian Jobs At What Cost?

The fact is, Bahamians have prospered as a result of an open economy and the importation of foreign workers, even entry level staff. ...

Food Import Bans Not The Answer

Over the past couple decades successive agriculture ministers have either imposed or threatened bans on food imports as a way of supporting Bahamian farmers....