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Monday, March 4, 2019

Economics PhD students win third place in Datafest competition

Four students sitting next to each other on chairs

Congratulations to our PhD student team of Andres Arcila Vasquez, Iuliia Nesterova, John Baker, and Zehua Pan (pictured below), who received third place in the inaugaral Datafest organized by Professor Anindya Sen, Director of the Master of Public Service program on Friday, March 4, 2019. Economics had two MA teams as well - Team 1 - Hongcan Zhang, Keyi Zhang, Sophie Yin, Haochang Li, and Team 2Siwei Shen, Wenzuo Xu, Tong Zhou, Yongyun Zhou.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Economics Grad Receives 2018 Arts Young Alumni Award

The Arts Young Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions in their professional field, in the community, and in public service within 10 years of graduation. This year, the recipient of this award is Mandy Tao, a graduate of the UW Economics program (2011).

This Arts Young Alumni Award is another proud achievement Mandy can add to her already impressive resume. Currently serving as the Director of Strategy at Merck, Mandy has also been busy co-founding "Education Togo Switzerland", learning new languages and climbing volcanoes.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Economics student wins 2017 Co-op Student of the Year Award

Matt Condie, Honours Economics and Arts & Business student, was awarded the 2017 Co-op Student of the Year award. This award is presented to one student per faculty every year for exceptional contributions to one or more of their work term employers. Matt stepped up to the plate in a big way during his work term at HubHead Corporation and successfully reinvented the company's social media presence.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Joint Economics and Legal Studies student, Ciara Burrows, wins prestigious scholarship

Ciara Burrows, a fourth year student majoring in Economics and Legal Studies, has won a $25,000 scholarship from an insurance firm, Hamilton Insurance Group. Congratulations, Ciara! 

See the article in the Royal Gazette

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