Professor Mikal Skuterud talks about Trump and the Canadian immigration system in Le Devoir. The article dives into the differences between the Canadian and United States immigration methods and whether there is superior method.
The 4th annual Waterloo Economics Workshop will take place on Saturday, March 25th. This year’s workshop is jointly organized with the Department of Economics at the University of Western Ontario, and is co-sponsored by Western’s Centre for Human Capital and Productivity. The topic is the economics of crime, and we are happy to have a very distinguished group of speakers.
Professor Joel Blit has contributed to a CBC article titled, "New job for Obama as music industry continues to struggle" by Don Pittis. Blit talks about the trend of streaming music and how it has affected the music industry, in turn leading to a low-return industry.
'It has created a lot of public benefit, but that benefit hasn't gone to the people who have been creating it.'- Joel Blit, University of Waterloo
Candace Lau (BA, Economics '13) has debuted her fashion line Candace Daniela at Toronto Fashion Week. She balanced working a full time job in Toronto and running her company; a great feat in this day and age. A more in depth article can be found in the December edition of the Alumni Newsletter. Congratulations, Candace!