Department of Economics congratulates Miss Shakeba Foster
"It's never been easy," she'll tell you, but when Shakeba Foster was announced this afternoon as the 2017 Jamaica Rhodes Scholar it was not hard to wrap herself in a 'surprise' date with destiny.She is bound for the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world where she'll pursue a Master of Philosophy in economics. See article here
Economics Policy Discussion Series
Our second installment of the Policy Discussion Series on Wednesday November 16, 2016 at 5:30 pm in Faculty of Law Lecture Theatre II can be seen here . Our speakers Dr. Damien King (Senior Lecturer: Department of Economics), Mr. Bruce Golding (Former Prime Minister of Jamaica), Mr. Larry Watson (General Manager of Confectionery & Snack JA. Ltd.) and Rt. Hon. Owen Arthur (Former Prime Minister of Barbados) explored the issue “Jamaica’s Continuing Membership in CARICOM”.
Research Seminar with Presenter Nadine McCloud-Rose
Join us at our Research Seminar as Dr. Nadine McCould-Rose presents on Does A Stronger System Of Law And Order Constrain The Effects Of FDI On Government Size? This presentation will be held on Thursday October 27, 2016 at 2:00pm in SR5. All are welcome to what promises to be a very engaging and lively discussion.
Jamaica and the IMF Beyond 2017
On Thursday 13 October 2016 5:30pm the Department launched its Policy Discussion Series at the Medical Sciences Lecture Theatre II. Speakers tackled the issue of Jamaica and the IMF Beyond 2017. visits here for more information.