News archive - 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019

PhD student participates in the Bank of Canada PIVOT program

John Baker, an Economics PhD student, was the recipient of one of the grants from the Bank of Canada for their PIVOT program. John used search-query data to process the impact of policy measures on household spending in real-time. J-P Lam helped supervise some of his work.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Professor Ana Ferrer featured on IZA World of Labor

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!

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Qidi Hu awarded Governor General's Silver Medal

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.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Roy Brouwer awarded SSHRC funding

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

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Associate Professor Kate Rybczynski wins Gender Equity Grant

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. 

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