Study finds lower COVID-19 mortality rates in prisons that conduct mass testing
According to a report prepared by assistant professor Kevin Schnepel for the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ), prisons in the United States that conducted mass COVID-19 testing reported significantly lower COVID-19 deaths among incarcerated adults. learn more →
Economics Alumni Feature: Dylan Deppiesse
A promising young data analyst at IRI Vancouver, SFU Economics alumnus Dylan Deppiesse kicked off the Economics Alumni Speaker Series this spring by sharing his career path experiences and personal growth transitioning into the job market after graduation. learn more →
Call for papers! Building Better Financial Futures Challenge
Launched by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, this national student paper competition is aimed at promoting the creation of actionable, evidence-based solutions to current financial challenges faced by vulnerable communities. Submission deadline is April 30, 2021. learn more →
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