2013 edition of Economics Update now online! Read the latest Alumni updates, features on the jobless recovery and racial disparities in the U.S. justice system, and lots more. Economics Update is the newsletter of the Vancouver School of Economics.
Congratulations to Prof. Thomas Lemieux on being named a finalist for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Impact Award for his work studying labour markets and wage inequality. Read more about his thoughts on the growing gap between rich and poor.
In a rapidly globalizing world, future leaders will need international educations, experiences and networks. “Our goal is to prepare graduates for these top roles, where they will be in a position to make real change in the world,” says Prof. Ashok Kotwal, Director of the new BIE program. The inaugural cohort includes students from 23 countries.