News archive - April 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Econ Prof is a Waterloo Warriors Superfan

Mary Ann Vaughan has participated in clothing drives, sponsored golf tournaments, joined the Adopt-a-Warrior program and created the Mary Ann Vaughan Athletics Excellence Award for Men's Hockey.

Read the full article in Exchange, a magazine for business and economic development, to see what the Waterloo Warrior's hockey teams means to Mary Ann Vaughan.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Once legalized, how do you buy pot?

Professor Anindya Sen discusses the challenges of regulating prices once purchasing marijuana is legalized in Canada. He looks at eliminating the black market, price margins and accessibility.

Full details available on Global News:
Here's how you will buy pot once it's legalized in Canada 

Monday, April 17, 2017

#Monkmania Lives On with UW Economics Alum

Eric Monkman represented the University of Cambridge's Wolfson College team on University Challenge - a popular British TV trivia show. Though his team did not win, Eric Monkman finished the challenge as a social media star, adored for his uncanny breadth of knowledge and quizzical style. The full article can be read here.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Associate Professor Mikal Skuterud named IZA Research Fellow

Associate Professor Mikal Skuterud was recently invited to become a Research Fellow with IZA.