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Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies – University of the West Indies

Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies - University of the West Indies ‒ SALISES-UWI

St. Augustine, Trinidad And Tobago

The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) was established in August 1999 as a result of a merger of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), established in 1948, and the Consortium Graduate School of Social Sciences(CGSSS), established in 1985. It has been named after Sir Arthur Lewis, Nobel Laureate in Economics and the first Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies.

Contact details

Website:
https://sta.uwi.edu/salises/

Address:
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago

Country:
Trinidad And Tobago

Sub-region:
Caribbean

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Caribbean
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1948
Age (years)
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies – University of the West Indies
73 
Trinidad And Tobago average
 41
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: The University of the West Indies
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Hamid Ghany
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Andrew Downes
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Patrick Kent Watson (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies – University of the West Indies
 7
Trinidad And Tobago average
 7
Global average
 75
% Female staff
2021
Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies – University of the West Indies
 0%
Trinidad And Tobago average
 0%
Global average
 0%

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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