Elective Courses

E-commerce and Trade

Course Description

Course Description:  This course considers the evolution of e-commerce and the growth of the new economy, assessing the existing trade rules relating to e-commerce and considers some of the major issues, opportunities, and challenges as they relate to the Caribbean and other country settings. Included here are opportunities for cultural industries, diversifying the Caribbean’s relationship with its Diasporas beyond remittancing, and accessing new markets.

While the specific focus will be on the Caribbean, the course will also take in a comparative element with global experiences and lessons coming to bear from a developed and developing country perspective.