Economics Ph.D. Student wins GTA Award of Excellence
Congratulations to Cecilia Diaz Campo, who has been awarded the Graduate Student TA Award of Excellence from the Society of Graduate Students. The award recognizes the teaching efforts of extraordinary TAs and is based on student nominations and evaluations. Cecilia is in her second year of the Ph.D. program, and was recognized for her work as the GTA for the first year core econometrics course sequence.
Economics Ph.D. Student wins Social Science Graduate Alumni Award
Phuong Vu has been selected for the Graduate Alumni Award, which recognizes the academic excellence of a graduate student in Social Science as nominated by their department. Congratulations Phuong!
Stephen Williamson Recipient of the 2018 Bank of Canada Fellowship Award
We are proud to announce that the Bank of Canada has selected Stephen Williamson as a recipient of the 2018 Bank of Canada Fellowship Award. Recognized as an international expert in macroeconomics and monetary policy, Williamson holds Western's Stephen A. Jarislowsky Chair in Central Banking. This award recognizes “ his outstanding contributions to research in all four of the Bank's core functions,” says Bank of Canada Governor Stephen S. Poloz (MA '79, PhD '82). “His work is helping to expand knowledge in these fields. Moreover, his commitment to mentoring students and emerging researchers is fostering a new generation of thought leaders in central banking – not just in Canada, but around the world.” See here for the Bank of Canada press release, here for the story in Western News
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