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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

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Galen Wray invited to present research in 2018 Bank of Canada Poster Session at CEA Conference

Galen Page with poster

Congratulations to undergraduate Math Econ student Galen Wray who was invited to present her research titled Short-Term Inflation Forecasting in Canada Using Machine Learning in the Bank of Canada Poster Session at the Canadian Economics Association Conference held last week. The conference ran from May 30-June 4 in Montreal. Wray had to apply and was one selected as one of twelve undergraduate students to present her work. 

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!

Monday, May 7, 2018

Recent graduate Heather Bone (BA '17) on Doug Ford's minimum wage tax relief

Recent Economics graduate Heather Bone (BA '17) writes on the proposed tax relief for minimum wage earners by Doug Ford. Heather is currently a Master of Economics student at the University of Toronto. Great article, Heather! 

Friday, February 9, 2018

Professor Larry Smith named Director of the Problem Lab

Larry Smith

Economics professor Larry Smith will spearhead Canada's first problem lab designed to help students with the first steps of entrepreneurship by helping them understand a significant problem.