CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity - Policy Brief 7
The CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity's Policy Brief 7, "Family Support and Income-Contingent Student Loans," is based on research by CIBC Centre Director, Lance Lochner, Centre Faculty Fellow and Economic Policy Research Institute Director Todd Stinebrickner and Western graduate student, Utku Suleymanoglu. Their research examines student loan repayment, the important role of family support in enabling repayment for many students, and the implications of expanding income-contingent repayment schemes for student loans. (See Western Media Release.)
Ranked 4th in the Latest QS Rankings
According to the latest round of QS World University Rankings, Western Economics is ranked No. 4 in Canada and Nos. 101-150 globally. This year’s Rankings by Subject ranked 689 institutions in total. Western Economics overtook Queen’s University in the 2012-13 rankings and is behind only the University of Toronto (#26), UBC (#36) and McGill (51-100). (For more information see Western News.)
Economics Career Night – Tuesday, March 4, 2014 6:00 p.m. Spencer Engineering Building Room 2202
All Economics students are invited to hear presentations regarding careers in Economics. Meet Economics Alumni, Directors of Western’s Economics MA/PhD Program and MFE Program, and Coordinator of the Business - Finance Program at Fanshawe College. This event is sponsored by the Department of Economics, Western Economics Society (WES) and the Social Science Student Levy. Light refreshments will be served. We look forward to seeing you Tuesday.