SALISES recent projects - 1. SALISES and Organization of American States (OAS) research project on “A New Path: Promoting a Healthy Environment and Productive Alternative for Juvenile Remandees and Offenders in Jamaica.” Main Investigator Dr Jimmy Tindigarukayo with Advisers, Dr. Dacia Leslie and Prof Lipps. Miss Nicole Thwaites is the Research Assistant!! 2. SALISES conducting Jamaica's first Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report (started October 2017), Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee and Dr Arlene Bailey are co-principal investigators!! 3. SALISES is currently contracted to undertake a feasibility study on implementation of a Global Jamaican Immigration Card (GJIC), for issuance to the members of the Jamaican Diaspora, led by Dr Jimmy Tindigarukayo!! 4. SALISES provided support for Proposal Writing to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Human Security project, led by Arlene Bailey!!

Welcome Message

Welcome to the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) , named after one of the Caribbean's most distinguished economists. Formed in 1999 with a merger of the Consortium Graduate School of the Social Sciences (CGSS) and the Institute of Social and Economic Studies, SALISES has branches in Mona, Cave Hill and St. Augustine. The institute boasts its own documentation center, databank and publications section... READ MORE

Publications / Articles

New Book entitled, "Race and Rurality in the Global Economy" co-edited by Dr Patricia Northover, Senior Research Fellow at SALISES, Mona. Read more ...


Report of the Global Progress Study on Youth Peace and Security which has been submitted to the UN Security Council. Dr Terri-Ann Gilbert-Roberts, Fellow at SALISES, Mona was a member of the Advisory Group of Experts to provide guidance and support in the preparation of the study. Read report ...


Publication produced by members of the Regional Integration Cluster; Professor Patsy Lewis, Dr. Terri-Ann Gilbert-Roberts, and Professor Jessica Byron entitled "Pan-Caribbean Integration: Beyond CARICOM"

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Article by Professor Aldrie Henry-Lee entitled "Negotiating Gender, Policy and Politics in the Caribbean: Feminist Strategies, Masculinist Resistance and Transformational Possibilities, edited by Gabrielle Jamela Hosein and Jane Parpart"

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Article by Professor Patsy Lewis entitled "Here’s What America Can Do for the Post-Irma Caribbean." Please read ...

Featured News

The Sugar Heritage Film Project
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Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) to conduct feasibility study for Diaspora Card. Read More ...

Sir Arthur Lewis and Toni Morrison honoured at Princeton University. Read More ...


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Get in touch

The University of the West Indies

Mona Campus

Kingston 7, JAMAICA, West Indies

Tel: (876) 927-1020 / 927-1234

Fax: (876) 927-2409

Email: salises@uwimona.edu.jm

Students' Testimonials

"... the time I spent at SALISES allowed me to reorder my thinking. The Institute and its lecturers have given me one of the greatest gifts, a reliable compass with which to navigate the Jamaican public policy terrain."


Rick Harris, Director, Policy Development - Industry Division, Ministry of Industry, Mining and Commerce
and former SALISES student