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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

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.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Congratulations to our 2015-2016 grads

On Wednesday, June 15 our newest Economics graduates from the Undergraduate, Masters and PhD programs walked across the stage at the Arts convocation to accept their degree.

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/

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Prof Ana Ferrer publishes new video: "The value of a university education"

Think Like a Canadian Economist, the new video series hosted by the Institute of Research in Public Policy (IRPP), features a short piece by Professor Ana Ferrer. Titled "The value of a university education", this episode takes a look at the short term investment and the long term gains of post-secondary education.