John Baker, an Economics PhD student, was the recipient of one of the grants from the Bank of Canada for their PIVOT program. John usedsearch-query data to process the impact of policy measures on household spending in real-time. J-P Lam helped supervise some of his work.
Economics Professor Ana Ferrer, who is also Interim Associate Vice President, Research Oversight and Analysis at the University of Waterloo, has had an article featured in the IZA World of Labor. You can check out the article titled, "Are married immigrant women secondary workers?". Congratulations, Ana, on this excellent achievement!
The Economics department is extremely pleased to announce that Qidi Hu, an Economics 2+2 student from Shandong Normal University, has been awarded the Governor General's Silver Medal for outstanding academic achievement.
Congratulations to Professor Roy Brouwer for being awarded SSHRC funding for the “Payments for wetland ecosystem services as a nature-based solution to sustainably manage urbanized watersheds" project. Professor Alain Nimbona will be a collaborator on this three year project as well. For the full story, see the article on the Water Institute's website.
Congratulations to Associate Professor Kate Rybczynski, who has been awarded a Waterloo Gender Equity Grant, as part of the He for She campaign. PhD student Annie Pan will be working on the project with Professor Rybczynski.