News archive - 2012

Monday, September 3, 2012

Our PhD graduates

Abdullah Al Mansour successfully defended his thesis, “Essays in risk management for crude oil markets”, September 2012. (Supervisors – Margaret Insley and Tony Wirjanto).

Jingye Shi successfully defended her thesis, “Time allocation and the weather”, July 2012. (Supervisor - Mikal Skuterud). She has accepted a faculty position with Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Research Institute of Economics and Management, China.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Economics student wins work term report award

Congratulations to Yousuf Mohammed Ayub Ismail (Honours economics/arts and business co-op), recipient of the Faculty of Arts outstanding work term report award (senior category) for Spring 2012!!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

New faculty member in economics

Thomas Parker joined the Department of Economics on August 1, 2012. Tom completed his PhD at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011. Tom's research interests include econometric theory and applied econometrics.