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Survey shows some bosses are using the pandemic as an excuse to push workers

Stephanie Ross of the School of Labour Studies and Wayne Lewchuk, Professor Emeritus School of Labour Studies and Department of Economics, McMaster University, have been published in The Conversation.
May 06, 2021

Rory McGee (Western University) "Old Age Savings and House Price Shocks”

Fri, March 19, 2021, 3:00pm - 4:30pm via ZOOM
Mar 17, 2021

McMaster University PhD Student in Economics Thesis Published by the Economics Bulletin

"The Sun's wrath: economic effects of sunspot volatility" written by Michael Batu and McMaster's, Zichun Zhao was recently published by the Economics Bulletin.
Mar 15, 2021

Registration for Bank of Canada Webinar now open to Economics students!

Wednesday, March 17th 4:30pm - 5:30pm - EST via ZOOM
Mar 11, 2021

Now Hiring! Associate Professor, Economics

Spencer Family Professorship in Economics
Mar 03, 2021