Submit research papers for workshop

Private and public sector service professionals in Barbados have been called on to submit research papers for the upcoming Seventh Economic and Social Lecture-Seminar series.

It will be hosted by the Research and Planning Unit of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and the theme of this year’s workshop is “Private Sector Led Growth and Development in Barbados 2013-2020”.

Papers pertinent to the theme of the discussions, research topics of a personal choice and those of a policy nature, where relevant, may be submitted to the Research and Planning Unit, Economic Affairs Division, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, Warrens Office Complex, St. Michael, by September 20. Any queries should be directed to Rhea Clarke-Mason at 310-1323 or Mark Durant at 310-1311.

This year’s seminar will be held on September 30, and its purpose is to create an opportunity for strategic dialogue that brings out private sector-led investment issues in relation to growth and development in Barbados.

The all-day meeting is expected to give the participants a better understanding of government, private sector and civil society’s perspectives on how the private sector can lead growth over the eight-year Medium-Term Growth and Development Strategy.

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