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Volume 3, Number 1 (1997)
The Public Sector in the Caribbean: An Historical Overview
Gloria Knight

Nineteen hundred and ninety six, just four years before the dawn of the 21st century, finds the English speaking Caribbean continuing in its thrust to fashion and modernize a Public Sector which can make the countries of the region competitive and "able to hold their own" in the new global marketplace. The Governments of these countries need to articulate a vision for the future which recognizes the limitations/benefits of size, provides a stable macro-economic environment, provides for the full development and innovative use of human resources available, facilitates an acceptable quality of life for their people, and so ''unlocks the potential of the region."