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Donneil CainAcclimatise Associate
Donneil Cain

Donneil is an economist and is an Acclimatise Associate.

Donneil is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom, with special interest in Applied Econometrics, Macroeconomics and Environmental Economics. He continues to build a knowledgebase that draws on different areas of economics and other theories in the wider social and applied sciences in an effort to suggest more holistic and multidisciplinary policies geared at fostering sustainable economic development. His major experiences are in areas of applied econometrics, economic research, climate change, academia, project evaluation and appraisal and central banking. 

His most pervious work experience was as the Resource Economist for over 2 years at the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, Belmopan, Belize, where he carried out economic modeling efforts to estimate the potential impact of climate change on the Caribbean and offer technical assistance to others conducting climate change economic impact assessment. He was also responsibility for the appraisal of potential adaptation and mitigation strategies for the Caribbean. Before working in climate change, he worked as an Assistant Lecturer and Research Assistant at the University of the West Indies and an Economic Statistician at the Bank of Jamaica and; was educated at the University of the West Indies, completing a B.Sc. with first class honours in Economics and Statistics and a M.Sc. in Economics.

Through his education and experiences, he has developed very good quantitative and analytical skills and has a working knowledge of several statistical and econometric software including E-Views, STATA, RATS, JMULTI and SPSS. His research areas of interest includes: econometrics analysis, environmental economics and climate change, labour market, wages and productivity, and trade and regional integration and remittance, FDI flows and development.