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Friday, June 8, 2018

How do company mergers affect the shareholders?

Our research offers some robust evidence and clarity on how firms benefit from mergers in terms of market value and market share

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Professors Lori Curtis and Kate Rybczynski win research award

Along with international co-authors, Professors Lori Curtis and Kate Rybczynski win ICPM Research Award for paper on Population Structure and Asset Values. Their work on portfolio allocation and asset market outcomes suggests that an older population structure generates only mildly lower returns on capital. Congratulations Lori and Kate!

Friday, May 18, 2018

Global Water Supply and Potential Future Conflicts; Professor Roy Brouwer comments

“This is an eye-opener,” said Roy Brouwer, an economist and executive director of the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute who was not involved in the analysis. “It raises awareness that things are changing and that in some areas something has to happen to counter and anticipate some of the catastrophes that may be waiting for us in the not-so-far future.”

Monday, May 14, 2018

Professor Ana Ferrer named to Labour Council Expert Panel

Congratulations to Professor Ana Ferrer for being named to the Labour Market Information Experts Panel! More information can be found in the Daily Bulletin

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.