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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Professor Jean-Paul Lam comments on the risk of cryptocurrency investing

In articles published in The Globe and Mail, Financial Post and National Post, Professor Jean-Paul Lam comments on the risks associated with cryptocurrency investing. You can read both The Globe and Mail and Financial Post articles online.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Notice of PhD defence: The labour market integration of immigrants and their role on innovation

The Department of Economics congratulates Jue Zhang on the successful defence of her PhD thesis entitled "The labour market integration of immigrants and their role on innovation", supervised by Professor Mikal Skuterud.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Professor Jean-Paul Lam featured in The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail published an op-ed article written by Economics Professor Jean-Paul Lam. Professor Lam discusses factors contributing to persistent low inflation in Canada and suggests that the Bank of Canada needs to rethink its inflation strategy. Read the full article by Professor Lam online. 

Thursday, November 30, 2017

ECON 472 poster session

Professor Curtis with students in ECON 472

On Thursday November 30th, students in ECON 472 presented posters of their term papers. Faculty and students gathered to see what the class had been working on throughout the fall term. Awards were presented to the top 3 poster presentations. Congratulations to all on a job well done!

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Notice of PhD defense: "Three Essays on the Economics of Innovation as Adaptation to Climate Change" by Hongxiu Li

The Department of Economics congratulates Hongxiu Li on the successful defense of her PhD thesis entitled "Three Essays on the Economics of Innovation as Adaptation to Climate Change", supervised by Professor Horatiu Rus. In January 2018, Hongxiu Li will be joining Roy Brouwer's research team at the Water Institute as a Postdoctoral Fellow.