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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Professor Zara Liaqat featured in Policy Options

Professor Liaqat's research on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was featured in Policy Options' special trade feature. It discusses the importance of Canada’s continued participation in helping to secure access to important markets.

The full article can be found here: http://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/august-2017/tpp-2-0-a-complex-solution-for-challenging-times/

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Minimum Wage Increases Lead To More Unemployed Immigrants

Professor Anindya Sen reports that steep increases to the minimum wage have a high likelihood of leading to more unemployed immigrants as well as more poverty based on research he conducted with Dr. Kathleen Rybczynski. 

The full article can be read on The Financial Post website.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Dr. Rybczynski finds naturopathy lowers absenteeism

In her recent article Alternative medicine, worker health, and absenteeism in the United States, Kate Rybczynski discusses the positive impact integrative therapies has on absenteeism

John Weeks, Publisher/Editor of The Integrator Blows News and Reports comments on Kate's research in the Integrative Practioner

Friday, June 16, 2017

Professor Lam appears on The National

Appearing on The National, CBC interviewed Economics Professor Jean-Paul Lam on June 14, 2017. In the interview Professor Lam discusses the Federal Reserve Bank's decision to raise interest rates and the impact of the rate increase on Canada.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Spring 2017 Convocation


On Wednesday June 14, 2017 the Faculty of Arts held their spring convocation ceremony. 79 students majoring in Economics crossed the stage, officially becoming University of Waterloo alumni.

The Faculty of Arts hosted a reception following the convocation ceremony in the SLC Great Hall for graduates and their families to celebrate their recent academic success.