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The Department of Economics’ UWI Annual Conference on the Economy (COTE 2012) is scheduled for October 11th -12th 2012. COTE is an annual landmark event of the Department at which findings from quality research and other studies are presented to inform our stakeholders on economic and social policy.

This year’s conference honours previous Head of Department Professor Compton Bourne and will continue to highlight what we in the Department see as the key economic issues facing Trinidad & Tobago in particular and the wider Caribbean region by extension, in light of the present global environment



The Department of Economics wishes to thank the following sponsors for making the conference a success:

Platinum Sponsors

Regulated Industries Commission

The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited

Ministry of Trade Industry and Investment

Gold Sponsors

Faculty of Social Sciences

Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago

Silver Sponsors

Kiss Baking Company

Ministry of Planning and Sustainable Development

RBC - Royal Bank

First Caribbean International Bank

Other Sponsors

Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation

British Gas Trinidad and Tobago Ltd

Republic Bank Limited

ScotiaBank Limited

B Mobile - TSTT


Conference News

Conference Proceedings are now available


Photos from COTE 2011

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