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February 4: Michael Hoy recognized for Distinguished Professor Award

Michael Hoy was honoured at the CME Awards reception on February 3 for receiving the University of Guelph Faculty Association's Distinguished Professorial Teaching Award for the College of Management and Economics.  Professor Hoy was cited for achieving excellence in classroom teaching, excellence in graduate student advising and mentoring and excellence in educational materials development. 

 

Paul Redman's public lecture to be re-scheduled

Due to the weather, Paul Redman's lecture has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled in the near future.  

Mr. Redman will deliver a public lecture on "What Role Can Financial Regulators Play in Stabilizing Financial Markets?" on a date to be announced.  Mr. Redman is the Principal Economist at the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC).   He holds a BA and MA in Economics from the University of Guelph.  

Chair's Honours List Reception

Congratulations to the Economics students that earned a spot on the Department of Economics Chair's Honours List for 2011.  The reception to honour these deserving students was well attended.

July 1: Professor Ilias Tsiakas joins Department of Economics

Welcome to Professor Ilias Tsiakas who joined the Department on July 1.  Dr. Tsiakas was most recently Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Warwick’s Business School.  We are delighted that he is joining us.  His expertise in International Finance, Portfolio Choice and Financial Econometrics will substantially strengthen our complement of faculty in the field of Financial Economics.

May 10: Information for Incoming Economics Grad Students

May 10 Update: Preliminary Quantitative Methods (PQM) Online Course

To help students prepare for the M.A. Economics program, the Department of Economics offers an on-line pre-MA mathematics and statistics course. Students work at their own pace. A teaching assistant will be available to assist with any difficulties that may arise.

Course Objectives:

1) To review a series of mathematical topics and help prepare incoming MA students for graduate level courses in economics.

2) To identify students who may need additional preparation in mathematics.

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