Peter-John Gordon | Regulating Jamaica's Highways

Many countries, including Jamaica, have utilised the private sector in the construction and operation of vital infrastructure. In many instances, the concessionary agreement utilises a BOOT agreement. This agreement allows a private entity to build, own and operate some infrastructure and then to transfer those infrastructure to the Government after a prescribed period of time. See article

Samuel Braithwaite | What Oil Means For Guyana

Oil exploration in Guyana, onshore and offshore, dates back to 1917 and has intensified over the last two decades. There were many moments of frustration with each dry well or international incident over a maritime boundary. This frustration was compounded by the fact that Guyana's neighbours - Brazil, Suriname, Trinidad, and Venezuela - are all endowed with commercial quantities of oil See gleaner article

New Head Of UWI Economics Department Vows To Make Great Impact In Research

"I want to work with my colleagues and build on the strong foundation. I want to ensure that the department remains a source of sound information to guide policy discourse and also extend the frontier of knowledge." See Gleaner article here

Ten key Things to Remember!

Welcome all new and returning students the Department of Economics wishes you an enjoyable and productive 2016-17 Academic Year. Here are ten key points to remember. All The best UWI Mona students!

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