News archive - 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

MA students selected to participate in National Policy Challenge

We are happy to announce that an economics team, composed by MA students Ramsha Jaweed and David Kim, has been selected to participate in the National Policy Challenge organized by CRDCN (the research data centre network created by the government to facilitate access to confidential government data). The teams submitted a proposal to analyze a policy problem of their own choosing with confidential microdata.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

ECON 484/673 students visit Wastewater Treatment Plant

From the Water Insitute's page: 

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Economics student wins 2017 Co-op Student of the Year Award

Matt Condie, Honours Economics and Arts & Business student, was awarded the 2017 Co-op Student of the Year award. This award is presented to one student per faculty every year for exceptional contributions to one or more of their work term employers. Matt stepped up to the plate in a big way during his work term at HubHead Corporation and successfully reinvented the company's social media presence.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Barriers for consumers of marijuana post-legalization, Professor Sen reports

With the new federal legislation legalizing cannabis consumption across Canada coming into effect this week, Economics Professor Anindya Sen's research has been highlighted in the media on a few occasions over the last few days:

Friday, September 7, 2018

How do International Students fare in the job market after graduation?

Professor Mikal Skuterud and PhD student Zong Jia Chen studied the labour market performance of former international students with their Canadian counterparts. Check out the report titled, "Comparing Outcomes: The Relative Job-Market Performance of Former International Students".  

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