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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Announcing the Nihar and Mina Bose Graduate Scholarship

I am pleased to announce that Professor Sukesh Ghosh and Mrs. Nandita Ghosh have made a financial gift to the Department to create the Nihar and Mina Bose Graduate Scholarship in Economics.  The scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduate student registered full time in the Department of Economics at the University of Waterloo.

Margaret Insley

Chair, Department of Economics

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Galen Wray invited to present research in 2018 Bank of Canada Poster Session at CEA Conference

Galen Page with poster

Congratulations to undergraduate Math Econ student Galen Wray who was invited to present her research titled Short-Term Inflation Forecasting in Canada Using Machine Learning in the Bank of Canada Poster Session at the Canadian Economics Association Conference held last week. The conference ran from May 30-June 4 in Montreal. Wray had to apply and was one selected as one of twelve undergraduate students to present her work. 

Thursday, March 29, 2018

MA Co-op Capstone Presentations

ECON 674 Students and Professor Joel Blit

On Friday March 23rd, MA co-op students in ECON 674 completed their capstone presentations.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Econ 323 T.A. Quinlan Lee receives Amit & Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching

Quinlan Lee

The Department of Economics congratulates Quinlan Lee on receiving the Amit Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student. This award formally acknowledges excellence in teaching by a registered student. Quinlan has been facilitating ECON 323 tutorials while completing his undergraduate studies in Economics.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Professor Larry Smith named Director of the Problem Lab

Larry Smith

Economics professor Larry Smith will spearhead Canada's first problem lab designed to help students with the first steps of entrepreneurship by helping them understand a significant problem.