? Conference on the Economy
The University of The West Indies, St. Augustine Campus

“Crisis is Opportunity”. COVID-19 The Way Forward



The Conference on the Economy (COTE) is an annual landmark event of the Department of Economics at which findings from quality research by academic staff, students and other collaborators are presented to inform stakeholders on economic and social policy issues. This year’s conference examines the COVID-19 pandemic which has brought to light the additional vulnerabilities of Caribbean economies. The pandemic, however presents an opportunity to develop more inclusive, resilient and sustainable Caribbean economies.

This year’s conference is scheduled for November  25 – 27, 2020 via Zoom and examines the theme “Crisis is Opportunity” COVID-19 the Way Forward.  

Conference presentations will be organised along the following sub-themes/ Sectors:

  • Education
  • Agriculture
  • Energy
  • Digitization/ Innovation
  • Arts and Culture  
  • Manufacturing Sector