Profs Make Headlines

June 10, 2011 - In the News

Economics professor Eveline Adomait is featured in the Toronto Star today. The article talks about her new book, Cocktail Party Economics, which aims to help the average person navigate through tricky conversations that can pop up while networking or simply meeting with friends.

“People talk about economics at cocktail parties all the time,” Adomait says. “This book provides you with the information you need to hold a meaningful conversation about a market economy.” Read more

An opinion piece by Prof. Sylvain Charlebois, associate dean of research and graduate studies in the College of Management and Economics, was featured in Tuesday's Globe and Mail.

Charlebois, an expert on global food systems, discusses how the E. coli outbreak in Europe highlights how our food safety systems fail to manage emerging risks.

He says Canada needs to learn from the current outbreak. Instead of merely responding to crises, he says, we need a systemic approach to managing risks, with stronger partnerships between industry and government and policies developed with industry and trade groups.

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