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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. 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Professor Joel Blit briefs G7 Sherpas on the future of work

Professor Blit briefed the personal representatives of the G7 Prime Ministers and Presidents (Sherpas) on technology and the future of work during their first G7 Sherpa meeting. Canada holds the G7 presidency in 2018 and has put forward the themes of investing in growth that works for everyone, preparing for the jobs of the future, advancing gender equality, building a more peaceful and secure world, and working together on climate change, oceans, and clean energy.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Professor Jean-Paul Lam interviewed by Radio Canada and CBC on Ontario's new budget

Economics Professor Jean-Paul Lam was in the Ontario budget lock-up last week. While there were many items tabled in the new budget, highlights include:

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Professor Anindya Sen discusses the economics of selling beer in Ontario

Economics Professor Anindya Sen is featured in Waterloo Stories, discussing the sales of beer at Ontario grocery stores.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

"Building a better workplace" - Professor Kate Rybczynski featured in Waterloo Magazine

In the Fall 2015 issue of the University of Waterloo Magazine, Professor Kate Rybczynski discusses various aspects of the gender wage gap, including that for new graduates.