The Department of Economics is very proud to present the 2022 Faculty of Arts Distinguished Lecture in Economics with Paul Beaudry, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, on Pandemic macroeconomics: What we’ve learned, and what may lie ahead.
Congratulations Economics Undergraduate Award Winners!
Graduating Economics students are recognized for their hard work and dedication each year. There are several awards given out to students who have demonstrated outstanding work in their academic performance. The awards given are:
PhD Grad Sara Aghakazemjourabbaf and Margaret Insley featured in Science for Environment Policy
Research by Waterloo Economics PhD grad Sara Aghakazemjourabbaf and faculty member Margaret Insley has been featured in Science for Environment Policy, a news service published by the European Commission's Environment Directorate-General. The article recommends stringent environmental bonds to cover clean-up costs for mining waste.
JP Lam on preparing for pandemics
Professor Emeritus Karl Bennett featured in UWaterloo news
Recently featured in the UWaterloo daily bulletin was a very interesting article about the Black experience at Waterloo from the 1960s to the 1990s. Some of the early hires of Black professors are highlighted, including Dr. Karl Bennett in Economics, now a Professor Emeritus. These faculty members "had lasting impacts on the community and the world."
Professor Corey Van de Waal publishes new book
Corey Van de Waal is a continuing lecturer in the Department of Economics. After developing and teaching ECON 254: The Economics of Sport for the past eight years, he's ventured in the publishing world with the release of Economics and the Sports Industry. It is available through Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.
Here is a short Q & A with Corey about the book.
Can you provide a bit of background about yourself and the areas of economics you focus on?
PhD Student Seminar: "A Domino Theory of Regionalism Revisited: The Role of Homogeneity/Heterogeneity in Institutions" - Renliang (Jason) Liu
Please join us for the next PhD student seminar with Renliang (Jason) Liu on "A Domino Theory of Regionalism Revisited: The Role of Homogeneity/Heterogeneity in Institutions."
Renliang (Jason) Liu is an economics graduate student at the University of Guelph. His fields of interest are economic development, international economics, applied econometrics.
Join the seminar on WebEx.
Our Economics Society presents: Economics Alumni Panel
Curious about career opportunities your economics degree will give you after graduation? UWES is bringing you three brilliant alumni who have used their Economics degree from the University of Waterloo in unique and non-traditional ways, and have advanced in competitive and top-performing industries.
PhD Student Seminar: "Business Cycles, Immigration and Labour Markets: Analysis of a Policy Experiment" - John Baker
Please join us for the next PhD student seminar with John Baker on "Business Cycles, Immigration and Labour Markets: Analysis of a Policy Experiment."
John Baker is an economics graduate student at the University of Waterloo. His fields of interest are macroeconomics and policy evaluation.
Join the seminar on WebEx.
Lives vs lives – the global cost of lockdown. Professor Mikko Packalen discusses.
Professor Mikko Packalen and Stanford professor Jayanta Bhattacharya dicuss how policies that depress the world economy put millions at risk in The Spectator.