Well-known European research institution IZA, World of Labour, has featured an article written by Professor Ana Ferrer. This article explores labour patterns of married women in immigrant households and compares them to labour patterns of men and native-born married women.
Express Entry is the new selection system designed to select skilled workers for immigration to Canada. This new system will not only speed up the Canadian immigration process for foreign skilled workers, but it will help them find work quickly.
Economics Professor Mikal Skuterud takes a critical look at this new immigration policy to weigh the pros and cons and to find where there is room for improvement.
Read Professor Skuterud's full argument on the New Canadian Media blog:
The Economics Department is thrilled to welcome Dr. Roy Brouwer to the University of Waterloo! In addition to joining the Economics Department as a Professor, Dr. Brouwer is also The Water Institute’s new Executive Director effective January 1, 2016. Dr. Brouwer is joining the university from Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam in The Netherlands.