Stephen Williamson named 2018 recipient of the Bank of Canada's Fellowship Award.

Stephen Williamson - Bank of Canada Fellowship Winner

Stephen Williamson wins Bank of Canada Fellowship

Stephen Williamson named 2018 recipient of the Bank of Canada's Fellowship Award.

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Audra Bowlus Department of Economics Chair

Update from the Chair

Greetings from the Chair! I am pleased to bring you Western Economics' sixth annual alumni newsletter.

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Grant L. Reuber

In memoriam - Grant Reuber

We mourn the loss of former Chancellor and Professor of Economics, Grant L. Reuber. He died July 7, 2018 at the age of 90.

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Amanda Michaud and Juan Carlos Hatchondo

New faculty join Western Economics

We are pleased to welcome new faculty members. Meet Amanda Michaud and Juan Carlos Hatchondo.

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Debra Merrifield Western Award of Excellence Recipient 2017

Award of Excellence winner

We congratulate Debra Merrifield on being a recipient of the 2017 Western Award of Excellence, the highest honour for staff member achievement.

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Andrew Nevin

Global perspective

One of Western’s youngest-ever graduates is helping Canada find its economic place in the world by combining his education, expertise and passion to understand.

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Upcoming Events

Social Science at the Ceeps - October 19, 2018

Western Homecoming - October 19-21, 2018

In Memorium

In 2017 Western Economics mourned the loss of Professor Emeritus Ron Wonnacott and in 2018 Professor Grant Reuber.


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Recent Gifts

The Department of Economics is grateful to an anonymous donor who has generously given $100,000 to our new Visiting Scholars Fund. This gift will support our workshop and seminar program and will allow us to bring in top economists for longer visits.

The Department of Economics is also pleased to announce the establishment of the Kevin H. Burley Economics Scholarship, a $5,000 annual award for undergraduate students heading to top graduate programs in the UK or US. So far, two deserving students have won this award.

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