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At the beginning of every semester, the Department of Economics offers workshops to Teaching Assistants (TAs) on best practices in grading writing assignments, and providing students with feedback on their communication skills. read more
In recognition of her research expertise and innovative work, the Bank of Canada has awarded professor and associate chair Jasmina Arifovic with the 2020 Fellowship Award. read more
High achievements and lofty goals are no stranger to economics student Hamza Abdelrahman, whose academic career so far has been peppered with strong academic performance and scholarships. It’s no surprise, then, that Abdelrahman has set his career sights on becoming the prime minister of Jordan, his home country. read more
The Department of Economics is introducing two new ECON courses: ECON 104 Economics and Government, and ECON 182 – Economics in Literature. read more
With a background in industrial engineering, Aida Kazemi did not begin her academic journey in the field of economics. But when she chanced upon an economics course during her engineering studies, she realized that economics was where her interests lay. read more