Conference on the Economy (COTE) 2014

Event Date(s): 09/10/2014 - 10/10/2014

Location: Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Auditorium

The UWI’s Department of Economics Annual Conference on the Economy (COTE) 2014 takes place from October 9–10, 2014, at the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Auditorium, The University of the West Indies St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad.

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 impacts. This year’s conference posthumously honours previous Head of Department, Professor Dennis Pantin (1994-1999, 2006-2009), and will examine the theme "“Addressing Contemporary Local and Regional Challenges for Sustainable Development” along the following subthemes:

  • - The Trinidad and Tobago Economy
  • - Sustainable Development & Resource Use
  • - Technology & Industrial Policy
  • - Caribbean Economics & Economies
  • - Governance and Development
  • - Small Island Developing States

On October 2, 2014, the COTE 2014 Secondary Schools and Undergraduate Debates take place at the Learning Resource Centre, at 1 pm. The debates serve to enlighten secondary school students of the issues the conference treats with.


For more information on COTE, or to register, please visit  http://sta.uwi.edu/conferences/14/cote/.


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