The Department of Economics and Finance is pleased to announce the winners of the Chris Matthews Cup. As part of Francis Tapon's Theory of Strategic Management course (ECON 4800), the Chris Matthews Cup is awarded along with a gold medal to the in-class group with the highest graded paper and web presentation.
The 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.
Economics Professor Louise Grogan's research on the loss of independence for women living in many post-communist countries in the former Soviet Union is in focus in the current edition of the Portico magazine. See this article in the current issue of Portico magazine. The article is also available on the Portico website.
Economics professor Ross McKitrick is making great music for a great cause, as a musician and member of the Guelph-based Celtic band The WIld Oats. The band's latest album, The Dog-Eared Hymnal, Vol. 1, was released last month, with proceeds to go towards funding clinical medical supplies in Tanzania through World Vision Canada.
Please be advised that there has been a possible breach of personal information within the Department of Economics and Finance. Read more information in this notice.
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
Professor Louise Grogan's research on women in the Former Soviet Union is front and centre today in At Guelph. In the article, the economics professor tells At Guelph that women are becoming less modern than the generations preceding them. Read "Women Make Little Progress in Former Soviet Union"