Dr. Wayne Robinson
Dr. Wayne Robinson is a career central banker. A Commonwealth scholar, he was educated at the School of Economic Studies, University of Manchester where he received a Ph.D. in Economics in 2002 and at the University of the West Indies Mona, where he received Bachelors (Honours) and Masters degrees in Economics in 1994 and 1996, respectively. Dr. Robinson started his career at Bank of Jamaica in the Information Systems Department but fell in love with economics and transitioned to the Research Division, where he has focused on economic policy and central banking.
His areas of expertise are econometric modeling and forecasting, monetary and financial economics. He has published on monetary and financial issues in a number of international journals, including IMF Staff Papers, Macroeconomic Dynamics and Journal of International Money and Finance.
He has played a leading role in the design of Jamaica’s economic programme and in the design and implementation of monetary policy and financial market reforms. This is in addition to contributing to the strategic management of Bank of Jamaica.
Dr. Robinson is married with two daughters.