Think tank

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

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

Organisational details

Business model:
University-affiliated institute
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Current leader(s): Patrick Kent Watson (Director)
Current leader's (or leaders') gender: Male

Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
Boundary Organization (find out more): Yes

This organisation may not be a traditional think tank. We have included it in this list as we deem it to be a 'boundary' organisation – in other words, it might have some qualities or characterstics of a think tank.

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