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Friday, December 16, 2016

Economics alumna Candace Lau has fashion line debut

Candace Lau (BA, Economics '13) has debuted her fashion line Candace Daniela at Toronto Fashion Week. She balanced working a full time job in Toronto and running her company; a great feat in this day and age. A more in depth article can be found in the December edition of the Alumni Newsletter. Congratulations, Candace!

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Fall 2016 Economics Society Recruitment

The Economics Society is looking for your help for the Fall 2016 term.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Maclean's interview with Prof Lam: "Is there an auto bubble on the horizon?"

Professor Jean-Paul Lam was interviewed by Maclean's Magazine this week to discuss the potential dangers with car loans. Over the last 10 years, Canada's car loan debt has increased to over $120 billion - with a notable spike since the 2008 financial crisis.

Read the full article below for contributing factors to this trend and the possible risks in the near future.

http://www.macleans.ca/economy/business/is-there-an-auto-bubble-on-the-horizon/

Friday, March 4, 2016

Professor Jean-Paul Lam interviewed by Radio Canada and CBC on Ontario's new budget

Economics Professor Jean-Paul Lam was in the Ontario budget lock-up last week. While there were many items tabled in the new budget, highlights include:

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Prof Mikko Packalen encourages innovative scientific work in VOXeu.org column

In a recent VOXeu.org column, UW Professor Mikko Packalen and Dr. Jay Bhattacharya (Stanford University) present a new way to rank scientific journals based on novelty as opposed to impact. This new ranking system was created as a way to encourage scientists to pursue more innovative work.

To read the full argument, visit:
http://www.voxeu.org/article/ranking-journals-novelty