News archive - 2021

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Our Professors feature in Macleans magazine

photo of a shark biting a data line in a chart

Professors Stéphanie Lluis and Mikal Skuterud are featured in Macleans magazine 'chartstravaganza' this week. Learn more about these charted trends and check out the article.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

"What is holding back progress in science, innovation and cinema?"

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Prof. Mikko Packalen comments in The Atlantic and his work is featured.

 

Credit: Bettmann / Getty; The Atlantic

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Professor Emeritus Karl Bennett featured in UWaterloo news

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Recently featured in the UWaterloo daily bulletin was a very interesting article about the Black experience at Waterloo from the 1960s to the 1990s. Some of the early hires of Black professors are highlighted, including Dr. Karl Bennett in Economics, now a Professor Emeritus. These faculty members "had lasting impacts on the community and the world."

Monday, October 25, 2021

Water Institute partners with Brazil

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Roy Brouwer, Executive Director of the Water Institute and Professor in Economics, collaborates with several UWaterloo contributors on a project to address water scarcity in Brazil. Read the full article here.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Dr. Chris Riddell is awarded the 2021 Purvis Prize by the Canadian Economics Association

Congratulations!

Dr. Chris Riddell, along with co-author W. Craig Riddell, were awarded the 2021 Purvis Prize at the most recent Canadian Economics Association meetings in June for their paper “Interpreting Experimental Evidence in the Presence of Postrandomization Events: A Reassessment of the Self-Sufficiency Project”, published in the Journal of Labor Economics in 2020. This prize is awarded to the author(s) of a highly significant, written contribution to Canadian economic policy and is awarded in memory of noted Canadian economist Doug Purvis. More information is available here.

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