Tiff Macklem – Dean of Rotman School of Management
Congratulations to alumnus Tiff Macklem (Ph.D. 1989) who will become the Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto on July 1, 2014. Macklem, who has dedicated nearly 30 years to the Bank of Canada, will be stepping down as the Bank’s Senior Deputy Governor on May 1, 2014. (See Bank of Canada’s announcement.)
University Students' Council - Teaching Honour Roll Certificate 2012-2013
Congratulations to Betsy Caucutt, Lance Lochner, Jim MacGee, David Rivers and Peter Streufert on receiving a USC Teaching Honour Roll Certificate for the 2012-2013 academic year. This award is given to instructors who receive an accumulated average of 6.3 or higher out of 7 on the first 14 questions of the Western Senate-mandated course and teacher evaluations. A list of past USC Honour Roll recipients can be found here.
Jim Davies on Global Wealth
Professor Jim Davies’ latest issue of the Global Wealth Report 2013 (joint with Anthony Shorrocks) from Credit Suisse Research Institute is trending in the news this week. The Report offers investors an in-depth study providing the best available estimates of the wealth holdings of households around the world since 2000. (See article in Market Watch from the Wall Street Journal.)