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."

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?

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.

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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. 

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.

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The Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking to fill a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) and tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated (flexible) start date of January 2022. The applicant will be an exceptional Indigenous scholar who has a demonstrated commitment to engaging both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students and community members in teaching and research activities and whose work will contribute to one or more of our academic units.