News archive - May 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Professors Lori Curtis and Kate Rybczynski win research award

Along with international co-authors, Professors Lori Curtis and Kate Rybczynski win ICPM Research Award for paper on Population Structure and Asset Values. Their work on portfolio allocation and asset market outcomes suggests that an older population structure generates only mildly lower returns on capital. Congratulations Lori and Kate!

Friday, May 18, 2018

Global Water Supply and Potential Future Conflicts; Professor Roy Brouwer comments

“This is an eye-opener,” said Roy Brouwer, an economist and executive director of the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute who was not involved in the analysis. “It raises awareness that things are changing and that in some areas something has to happen to counter and anticipate some of the catastrophes that may be waiting for us in the not-so-far future.”

Monday, May 14, 2018

Professor Ana Ferrer named to Labour Council Expert Panel

Congratulations to Professor Ana Ferrer for being named to the Labour Market Information Experts Panel! More information can be found in the Daily Bulletin

Monday, May 7, 2018

Recent graduate Heather Bone (BA '17) on Doug Ford's minimum wage tax relief

Recent Economics graduate Heather Bone (BA '17) writes on the proposed tax relief for minimum wage earners by Doug Ford. Heather is currently a Master of Economics student at the University of Toronto. Great article, Heather! 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Department end-of-year graduate student lunch

Econ MA students
On April 19, the Econ PhD and MA students wound up the year with faculty and staff at the University Club.