Congratulations to PhD student Yichun Huang who successfully defended her PhD last week! Her thesis is titled, “The Economics of Water Conservation Regulations in Mining: An Application to Alberta's Lower Athabasca River Region”. Yichun was supervised by Margaret Insley. The department is proud of all the hard work that Yichun has put in. We wish Yichun all the best in her future endeavours!
Economics Professor Ana Ferrer, who is also Interim Associate Vice President, Research Oversight and Analysis at the University of Waterloo, has had an article featured in the IZA World of Labor. You can check out the article titled, "Are married immigrant women secondary workers?". Congratulations, Ana, on this excellent achievement!
Congratulations to Professor Roy Brouwer for being awarded SSHRC funding for the “Payments for wetland ecosystem services as a nature-based solution to sustainably manage urbanized watersheds" project. Professor Alain Nimbona will be a collaborator on this three year project as well. For the full story, see the article on the Water Institute's website.
Congratulations to Associate Professor Kate Rybczynski, who has been awarded a Waterloo Gender Equity Grant, as part of the He for She campaign. PhD student Annie Pan will be working on the project with Professor Rybczynski.