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Mission & Vision              Sir Arthur Lewis 1979 Nobel Laureate


Mission Statement

The mission of the the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) is to undertake high-quality research and graduate teaching in the areas of social and economic development policy, governance and public policy with special reference to small developing countries. 

Vision Statement

The vision of SALISES is to:                                                                        Sir Arthur Lewis                                                                                                                                          1979 Nobel Laureate

  1. be an internationally renowned institution for development policy analysis;
  2. be a location for theoretical and philosophical reflection on development studies;
  3. provide a highly challenging and rewarding intellectual environment for graduate        students and researchers interested in development policy analysis;
  4. provide policy advice to governments and other institutions through contract and graduate student research;
  5. engage in high-quality research which is published in leading regional and international journals and monographs; and
  6. provide a physical and social environment conducive to good staff and student relations