COTE 2015

Thank You to our Sponsors


The Department of Economics would like to thank the following sponsors for making COTE 2016 a sucess:

Financial Sponsors:

National Gas Company

Trade and Economic Development Unit

Faculty of Social Sciences, UWI St Augustine

Centre for Health Economics (HEU)


Youth Sponsors: 

Atlantic LNG

Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago

British Gas

Unit Trust Corporation

Kiss Baking Company

SM Jaleel Company Ltd

Conference News

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About Us 

TheUniversity of the West Indies Department of Economics’ AnnualConference on the Economy(COTE 2016) is scheduled for October 13th - 14th 2016, Learning Resource Centre (LRC), UWI St. Augustine.

COTE is a landmark event of the Department at which findings from quality research and other studies are presented to inform economic and social policy. The conference highlights 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.

This year’s conference honours former Head of Department Mr. Martin Franklin, and will explore the theme “Managing Development in Caribbean Economies: Managing for Development in a Volatile Economic Environment: Addressing the Diversification Challenge, consistent with research output of our honouree.