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Adam Rosen (Duke University) | Econometric Analysis of Incomplete English Auctions

Fri, March 9, 3:00pm - 4:30pm KTH-334 Host: Arthur Sweetman

Mar 06, 2018

Bridging the Gap

Is basic income the last opportunity to bolster Canada's middle class? Read what Professor Wayne Lewchuk (Economics and School of Labour Studies), LIUNA Chair in Global Labour Issues, has to say.

Mar 06, 2018

Ivan A Canay (Northwestern University) | The Wild Bootstrap with a “Small” Number of “Large” Clusters

Wed, February 28, 12:30pm - 1:45pm KTH-334 Host: Arthur Sweetman

Feb 27, 2018

The 91 Most Important Economic Charts to Watch in 2018

Maclean's talked to Michael Veall (Economics) who weighed in on the most important economic charts to watch in 2018.

Dec 05, 2017

Seungjin Han (McMaster University) | Repercussions of Fast Rising Top Inequality

Fri, December 1, 3:00pm - 4:30pm KTH-334 Host: Pau Pujolas

Nov 28, 2017

Canadian graduates all pass the barista bar

Contrary to the cultural meme, Canadian graduates in all subjects earn far more, on average, than coffee shop workers, say Ross Finnie, Richard Mueller and Arthur Sweetman (Economics).

Oct 27, 2017

McMaster Data Center receives $2.7M to support research infrastructure development for economic, social & health data

The Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN) – a national network housed at McMaster – received nearly $2.7 million for the CRDCN Transition to High Performance Computing: Liberating Data for Research and Policy project.

Oct 20, 2017

Johnny Cotoc (McMaster University) | Why do left governments pay more on sovereign debt markets?

Wed, October 18, 12:30pm - 2:00pm KTH-334 Host: Seungjin Han

Oct 16, 2017

Thomas Jungbauer (Cornell University) | Matching and Price Competition with Multiple Vacancies

Fri, September 29, 3:00pm - 4:30pm KTH-334 Host: Mark Tremblay

Sep 26, 2017

Higher orange juice prices on the way in wake of Irma's damage to Florida groves

Professor Emeritus Atif Kubursi says 'economics tell you that if you have something in short supply, the price will rise.'

Sep 25, 2017

Why the rich should revolt — and it's not for the reasons they think

The Financial Post, Ottawa Citizen and Windsor Star carried a piece highlighting research by Economics Professor Michael Veall into income inequality among Canadians.

Sep 22, 2017

Kaepernick-style protests grow but unlikely to affect NFL's bottom line

Assistant Professor Hannah Holmes discusses with CBC News the unlikely prospect that a growing movement of NFL players sitting down in protest during the national anthem would have a significant effect on the league's revenues.

Sep 22, 2017