Mar. 21: Stephen Kosempel Appointed Chair of Department of Economics and Finance

Photo of Stephen Kosempel, Department ChairThe Department of Economics and Finance is delighted to announce that Stephen Kosempel has been officially appointed as Chair of the department.

Stephen Kosempel has been with the department since 1999, and has served as Interim Chair since January 2012.  Dr. Kosempel has been appointed to a five year term, effective April 1, 2014.


Nov. 20: Study on Controlling Malaria Spread Co-Authored by Prof. Ross McKitrick

A new study co-authored by Professor Ross McKitrick and Finnish professors Larry and Lena Huldén indicates that segregated sleeping arrangements is an effective strategy for controlling the spread of malaria. According to the study, malaria-spreading mosquitoes are more likely to return to the same location for blood meals if there are many people sleeping in one area. Read the full release on this study

Sept. 17: Prof. Ross McKitrick discusses changing IPCC models

In today's National Post, Professor Ross McKitrick writes about the changing global warming expectations in the lead-up to the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. In his article, he focuses on the gap between predictions and what the data is really telling scientists about the rate at which our climate is warming. Read "IPCC models getting mushy"

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