News archive - 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

MA student Ramsha Jaweed wins second prize in CRDCN Policy Challenge Competition

Ramsha Jaweed, Econ MA student, wins second prize in the Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN) Policy Challenge Competition. Competitors came from UBC, Calgary, Western, McMaster, Toronto, and Laval. The competition is an opportunity for students to use their research results to inform real-world Canadian policy-making and propose innovative policy solutions.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Graduate student award winners - 2018/2019

The graduate student award winners for the 2018/2019 year are as follows:

The Ken Stollery Graduate Memorial Award: Chulsoon Kim and Gray Boyko, MA students

The Nihar and Mina Bose scholarship: Renfang Tian, PhD student

Macroeconomics award: Ramsha Jaweed, MA student

Microeconomics award: Tong Zhou, MA student

Econometrics award: Wenzuo Xu and Oliver Loertscher, MA students

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Professor Mikal Skuterud comments on Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program

Professor Mikal Skuterud discusses immigrant employment in the tech sector in this CBC article titled, "A new immigration stream is coming for Ontario tech workers, but is it necessary?". Read the full article for Professor Skuterud's thoughts. 

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Canada’s skills gap in data analysis?

In an article published in the National Post, Professor Anindya Sen points to a skills gap in data analysis in Canada and, in particular, in our ability to interpret and gain useful insights from the data.  Professor Sen argues that this gap can be partly addressed by training in the the social sciences and humanities, which not only provide perspective in behavioural theories and trends but also aids in spearheading ethics and governance in the data science world.

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