News for Future students

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Memorial University Professor visiting to conduct research

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Dr. Nahid Masoudi is an Associate Professor of Economics at Memorial University of Newfoundland whose research interests focus on Environmental and Resource Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Game Theory, and Public Economics. She will be visiting and collaborating with researchers in the Department of Economics for the next 4 months while on sabbatical from her position at MUN.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

PhD Grad Sara Aghakazemjourabbaf and Margaret Insley featured in Science for Environment Policy

Research by Waterloo Economics PhD grad Sara Aghakazemjourabbaf and faculty member Margaret Insley has been featured in Science for Environment Policy, a news service published by the European Commission's Environment Directorate-General. The article recommends stringent environmental bonds to cover clean-up costs for mining waste.

Thursday, March 17, 2022

JP Lam on preparing for pandemics

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JP Lam, a UWaterloo Economics professor, is special advisor and team lead working on a project for AI outbreak (pandemic) detection. Read how the team is preparing for the next pandemic.

Monday, January 17, 2022

And that’s a wrap! First ECON-nection mentorship program concludes

Our Student Outreach Coordinator for Fall 2021, Yana Tiwari, presents Vicky Chen with a W Store gift card

The end of the Fall term in 2021 also marked the conclusion of the department’s first ever mentorship program for new Economics majors. The ECON-nection mentorship program connects 2A Economics students, who are in the first term of their studies as an Economics major, with upper year Economics students as their guide and friendly colleagues.

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."

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