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Condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Neva South-Bourne, MPhil Social Policy Candidate

The SALISES Family would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late Ms. Neva South-Bourne, former MPhil/PhD student at SALISES. She started the MPhil/PhD programme in...

Professor Don Marshall participated at the 9th Latin America and Caribbean Conference on Social Sciences

Professor Don Marshall participated on the panel ‘Understanding reality, designing policies: the role of the Social Sciences in addressing the aftermath of the pandemic’ at the 9th Latin America and...

Caribbean Court of Justice driving regional integration, says political scientist

Since the inception of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), the appellate court has heard 232 cases of various types from the four countries, Dominica, Barbados, Guyana, and Belize, and 33 cases had been...

SALISES visited the Bishop Anstey High School (St Hilary's) to thank the students and teachers who participated in SALISES Sixth Formers' Webinar on the Life and Work of Sir Arthur Lewis

SALISES visited the Bishop Anstey High School (St Hilary's) to thank the students and teachers who participated in SALISES Sixth Formers' Webinar on the Life and Work of Sir Arthur Lewis. Dr. Godfrey St....

Poverty and disability linked says UWI scholar

Facing the possibility of a global recession, rising food prices and an ageing population, a scholar at the University of the West Indies, Dr Bephyer Parey wants more to be done to protect the disabled...

Congratulations to Dr. Dacia Leslie on the release of co-edited book - Critical Caribbean Perspectives on Preventing Gender-based Violence

Book Description

This book explores the widespread problem of gender-based violence in the Anglophone Caribbean, exploring reasons for its perpetuation and proposing viable policy...

Sir Arthur Lewis Virtual Distinguished Lecture (Lecture and recording)

Sir Arthur Lewis Virtual Distinguished Lecture: Sustained Economic Recovery Post-Pandemic - The Lewis Model, presented by CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett (...

Seeking sustained economic recovery in CARICOM

The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALESIS) hosted its distinguished lecture on Tuesday, April 26, which was delivered by CARICOM Secretary General Dr Carla Barnett. Her topic...

Bernal sees scope for remittances, hospitality investment but bearish on exports

Bernal sees scope for remittances, hospitality investment but bearish on exports

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Recent publications from Ambassador Richard L. Bernal

Recent publications from Ambassador Richard L. Bernal, Professor of Practice, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies at the University of the West Indies, Mona.

  1. “Does Fidel...

Ambassador Richard Bernal, giving his address during the commemorative activities for Commonwealth Day 2022

President of the Royal Commonwealth Society, Jamaica chapter, Ambassador Richard Bernal, giving his address during the commemorative activities for Commonwealth Day 2022  celebrated on March 14, in  a...

Condolences to the family and friends of the late Professor Selwyn Ryan

The SALISES Family would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late Professor Selwyn Ryan, former Director of SALISES, St. Augustine.
Professor Ryan passed away on...

Congratulations to Jovan Johnson

Congratualtions to Jovan Johnson, SALISES Alumnus on winning Journalist of the Year, 2021. We at SALISES are extremely proud of you and would like to wish you continued success. Keep up the great work you...

Congratulations to Keenan Falconer

Congratualtions to Keenan Falconer, SALISES Alumnus. Recipient of the Prime Minister's National Youth Awards for Excellence in Academics, 2021. We at SALISES are extremely proud of you and want to send our...

SALISES Policy Brief Issue 4 - January 2022

SALISES Policy Brief Issue 4 entitled "Rural Development and Rural Non-Farm Enterprise Interventions in Jamaica: Policy Lessons from Three Case Studies" now available online....

Recent publication from Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee

Congratulations to Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee on her recently published book chapter entitled "The COVID-19 Pandemic - Childhood Inequalities Unmasked in the Caribbean."

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SES Journal Book Sale

Social and Economic Studies Journal Book Sale. 30% OFF selected hard copies in Store. Final Sale Price - JA$1,750. February 3-28, 2022 at Publications Unit, SALISES, 6 Ring Road, UWI Mona,...

Apply now SALISES MSc Development Statistics programme

Statistics tell a story of who we are. They provide a foundation for impacting decisions geared towards improving our future well-being. This programme provides practical, advanced training in the...

Interview with Dr. Arlene Bailey on Socioeconomic Impact Assessment (SEIA) study on Jamaica

Interview with Dr. Arlene Bailey, Senior Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) on the UNDP/SALISES/CaPRI 2021 Socioeconomic Impact Assessment (SEIA) study on...

Interview with Dr. Patricia Northover on Food Security

Interview with Dr. Patricia Northover, Senior Fellow at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) on Food Security leading up to the SALISES 22nd Annual Conference held on...

Congratulations to Dr. Dacia Leslie on winning the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) 2021 Research Impact Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Dacia Leslie on winning the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) 2021 Research Impact Awards for her article Reassessing Conditions of “Prison” in Jamaica published in...

Ms. Tricia Elder receives the Jack Harewood Award

Ms. Tricia Elder receives the Jack Harewood Award from Prof. Hamid Ghany, Director, SALISES, St. Augustine for being the Most Outstanding Student who graduated with the M.Sc. Development Statistics in 2020...

Recent publication from Dr. Godfrey St. Bernard

Dr. Godfrey St. Bernard recently published book chapter entitled "Accounting for Episodes of Domestic Violence in the Anglophone Caribbean: Novel Achievements in the Midst of Persistent Challenges" in the...

Recent publications from Dr Preeya Mohan

Congratulations to Dr. Preeya Mohan on her latest publications.

1. Journal Tourism Economics entitled "The impact of...

It’s Only Bananas? A Global Americans Review of Richard L. Bernal’s "Corporate versus National Interest in U.S. Trade Policy: Chiquita and Caribbean Bananas"

One does not usually think of bananas as big business, let alone as a factor in the fate of nations. But according to Statista, in 2019 the banana was the world’s most produced fruit crop, ahead of...

Recent publications from Dr. Bephyer Parey

Congratulations to Dr. Bephyer Parey on her latest journal articles:

1. Wellbeing among older persons with disabilities in Trinidad. Health and Social Care in the Community....

Congratulations! Consortium Graduate School of the Social Sciences (now SALISES) alumna, Dr Carla Barnett becomes Caricom's first female Secretary-General

Belizean Dr Carla Barnett has been selected as the first female secretary-general of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), replacing Dominican-born diplomat, Irwin LaRocque, who is due to leave office in...

Ambassador Dr. Richard Bernal appointed to the Leadership Council of The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

Ambassador Dr Richard L. Bernal, Professor of Practice at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies at the University of the West Indies, Mona, has been appointed to the Leadership...

Congratulations Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee

Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee recognized by the St Lucia National Reparation Committee (NRC) and is one of the first women to be inducted in their Hall of Fame. ...

Congratulations Dr Dacia Leslie

Dr Leslie received the Principal's Award for Best Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) Publication, for the Academic year, 2019/2020 for her book entitled ""Recidivism in the Caribbean - Improving the...

First Female Black Professor at University of Manchester is SALISES Associate Fellow

"As The University of Manchester’s first and currently only Black woman Professor, I’m especially honoured to be featured in this excellent exhibition. I wanted to take part because I want my...

Congratulations to Dr. Natalie Deitrich-Jones and Dr. Godfrey St. Bernard

Congratulations to Dr. Natalie Deitrich-Jones and ...

Congratulations to Dr. Corin Bailey on winning the Principal’s Award for Excellence 2020/2021

Dr. Corin Bailey is the recipient of the Principal’s Award for Excellence 2020/2021 in the Academic Category – Outstanding Research.

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CCRC 2020 in the News!

TERRIFYING - Caribbean students express fear of dying, say COVID-19 has wrecked their lives - ...

Navida Bachan (SALISES St. Augustine Ph.D. student) wins prestigious Routledge/Round Table Commonwealth Studentship award

Navida Bachan, a graduate student at UWI, has been awarded a prestigious Routledge/Round Table Commonwealth Studentship award for the academic year 2020-21. Only two such...

Tributes to Wentworth Errol Bowen (Professor Edward Greene and Ms Annie Paul)

TRIBUTE TO WENTWORTH ERROL BOWEN
Zoom Memorial to his Life. September 27, 2020, 7.30pm. Hosted by Mark Bowen

I pay tribute to an esteemed colleague...

Call for Papers - 15th Annual Caribbean Child Research Conference

Registration now available ...

Paper submissions are invited for Adult researchers, Outstanding child researcher (ages 12-17)...

Caribbean Child Research Conference Publication

SALISES in collaboration with the United Nations Children's Fund, hosted the annual Caribbean Child Research Conference from November 14-15, 2019 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Barbados.

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Recent publication by Professor Eric Strobl and Dr Preeya Mohan - Climate and the Global Spread and Impact of Bananas’ Black Leaf Sigatoka Disease

Abstract
While Black Sigatoka Leaf Disease (Mycosphaerella fijiensis) has arguably been the most important pathogen affecting the banana industry over the past 50 years, there are no...

Recent publication by Dr Preeya Mohan - The impact of tropical storms on the accumulation and composition of government debt

The impact of tropical storms on the accumulation and composition of government debt

Abstract
This paper investigates the impact of tropical storms on government debt...

NATFATIP to receive library collection on human trafficking (to be housed at SALISES)

Efforts to eliminate human trafficking in Jamaica are to be significantly boosted with the handover of an extensive library collection on sex trafficking and human...

New publication from Dr. Bephyer Parey

Congratulations to Dr. Bephyer Parey, Postdoctoral Fellow, SALISES St. Augustine, on the publication of her latest journal article in the journal SOCIAL INDICATORS RESEARCH published by Springer entitled "...

New publication from Dr. Hamid Ghany

New publications from Dr. Hamid Ghany in the Journal of Legislative Studies entitled:

"Correcting Arend Lijphart's Hybrid VI : the case of Guyana"....

Aldrie Henry-Lee | COVID-19, Children’s Rights And The UN 2030 Agenda

As we celebrate Child Month, we reflect that the COVID-19 pandemic will retard progress in the fulfilment of the UN 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The UN 2030 Agenda is a globally...

COVID-19 ‘will intensify inequality’

A growing gap between the haves and have-nots in the Caribbean will widen owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, regional social policy experts have predicted.
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Recent publication by Ms. Thelma White

Ms. Thelma White, Librarian in the Jamaica Journal, Vol 37. No. 3, December 2019

Title:  Squatting on the Hellshire Beach: Effects on the Environment and Significance in...

New publications from Dr. Preeya Mohan and Dr. Bephyer Parey

Dr. Preeya Mohan, Fellow, in the Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship (see link below)

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JECS is now open access

JOURNAL OF EASTERN CARIBBEAN STUDIES

The current online issue is serialised Volume 44, Number 1 April 2019. 2018 is to be treated as a gap year. Take advantage of our uploaded...

Congratulations to Ms Annie Paul on being awarded a Shuttleworth Foundation grant

About Flash Grants

Flash Grants are awarded by nomination only, from Shuttleworth Fellows, to individuals they would like to support/reward/encourage in their work for social...

New Book entitled, "Endangered and Transformative Childhood in Caribbean Small Island Developing States" by Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee

This book examines childhood in four Caribbean SIDS (Barbados, Jamaica, Haiti and St. Lucia). Through the analysis of primary and secondary data, the author reveals that children in Caribbean SIDS...

Congratulations to Mr Nelson Christian Stokes, OD

Congratulations to our SALISES Phd Economic Development Policy student, Mr Nelson Christian Stokes on being conferred with the Order of Distinction (OD) for contribution to the Development of Sport in...

Recent publication by Dr Preeya Mohan - Natural Hazard-Induced Disasters and Production Efficiency: Moving Closer to or Further from the Frontier?

Authors - Preeya S. Mohan, Nekeisha Spencer and Eric Strobl

Abstract
Production efficiency is a key determinant of economic growth and demonstrates how a country uses its...

Recent publication by Dr Arlene Bailey et al. (2019) - ICT Use in the Context of Electricity Access in a Developing Country: A Choice Framework Analysis

Authors - Arlene Bailey, Aldrie Henry-Lee, Yhanore Johnson-Coke, Richard Leach, Anthony Clayton, Matt Gee, Oliver Browne
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information...

Condolences to the family and friends of the late Sir Alister McIntyre

The SALISES Family would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late Sir Alister McIntyre, former...

Dr Preeya Mohan most recent article in The Small States & Territories Journal

Small state diplomacy and global competitiveness
Abstract: Competitiveness is not only an economic matter; it is also a foreign policy issue. It requires the coordinated action of...

New Book entitled, "Recidivism in the Caribbean - Improving the Reintegration of Jamaican Ex-prisoners" by Dr Dacia Leslie, Research Fellow at SALISES, Mona

Introduction

This book provides a detailed and practical exploration of criminal recidivism and social reintegration in Jamaica. It uses various methods...

Budget Should Reflect Distributive Emphasis In The Post-IMF Period - Roberts

Speaking at a post-Budget panel discussion hosted by the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies and the Department of Economics at The University of the West Indies last Wednesday,...