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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.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Prof Mary Ann Vaughan shows her Warriors team spirit!

Economics continuing lecturer Mary Ann Vaughan is featured in the UWaterloo 2014-2015 Report on Going.

Vaughan is a passionate supporter of the UWaterloo Warriors, and for nearly 20 years she has supported the men's hockey team.

Read Warriors hockey team nets more than a new fan in the Report on Giving. 

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Rachel Kelly Appasamy receives the Arts Departmental Award in Economics

Congratulations to Honours Economics student Rachel Kelly Appasamy who received the 2014-2015 Arts Departmental Award in Economics!