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  • Professor Emeritus David Laidler: Recipient of the Thomas Guggenheim Prize 2015

    Professor Emeritus David Laidler: 2015 Thomas Guggenheim Prize Recipient

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    Western Economics: Alumni Award Winners

  • Lars Stentoft

    Professor Lars Stentoft: CRC Research Chair in Financial Econometrics

  • Salvador Navarro

    Professor Salvador Navarro: W. Glenn Campbell Fellow - 2015-2020

  • Charles Zheng

    Professor Charles Zheng: Christopher J. Grimes Faculty Fellowship, 2015-2020


Article in The Economist Draws on Research by Terry Sicular and Coauthors

A recent article in The Economist, "Ham-fisted handouts: China’s biggest anti-poverty programme isn’t working," October 31, 2015, draws on research from a World Bank report by Terry Sicular (with coauthors Jennifer Golan and Nithin Umpathi), that raises concerns about government anti-poverty programs.

Fourth-year Economics Student, Murray Wu, in the News

Among a team of eight, Murray Wu, fourth-year economics student, has developed a revolutionary way to change the traditional electric plug which he believes will make things easier and safer around the home.  For more information, see Western News.

Lance Lochner Among Winners of the 2014 Harry Johnson Prize

Lance Lochner, with his co-authors Philippe Belley (PhD 2011) and Marc Frenette, were awarded the Harry Johnson Prize for the best article published in the Canadian Journal of Economics in 2014. Their article, "Post-Secondary Attendance by Parental Income in the U.S. and Canada: What Role for Financial Aid Policy," appeared in the May 2014 issue.

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