The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at the UWI, Mona, in collaboration with the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) and the Department of Economics, will host a seminar entitled: The Growth Inducement Strategy: A Critical Analysis, on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at the Mona Visitors’ Lodge and Conference Center. The seminar will begin at 8:45 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m.
The PIOJ will present its recently published strategy for the growth of the Jamaican economy for discussion by participants drawn from several departments at the UWI Mona as well as the general public.
The seminar is part of an on-going series of SALISES’ Fifty-Fifty conferences leading up to its major conference in August 2012. This series of conferences is being organized around research themes to assess the 50 years of post-Independence experience of development in all spheres of Jamaican life, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.
The seminar seeks participation from students and faculty of secondary and tertiary academic institutions, the business community, organized labour, civil society organizations, and the general public.